Compton

Young basketball player gunned down

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — Local basketball star Carl Lewis has been shot and killed in the parking lot of a popular food eatery in...

Compton post office to be renamed in honor of Black marine killed in Vietnam

By Taylor Goodson Contributing Writer COMPTON — A local post office will be renamed in honor of the nations’ first African American Marine Medal of Honor...

‘Girl Talk’ discussion focuses on Harris’ election

By Sue Favor Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — The election of Kamala Harris as the first female vice president of the United States, and the...

Compton employees allegedly involved in crash that killed cyclist

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — City employees apparently were involved in the death of a bicyclist who was killed in June 2019 at a local...

NBA player to provide relief funds for businesses

NBA player to provide relief funds for businesses By: 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — NBA basketball player Jrue Holiday and his wife Lauren have pledged the remainder...

Mitchell snags seat on Board of Supervisors

Jackie Lacey trails George Gascón in D.A’s contest By Sue Favor Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Two hotly contested races involving women that captivated South Los Angeles...

Compton to launch largest guaranteed income program in nation

By 2UrbanGirls COMPTON — Mayor Aja Brown has announced that 800 Compton residents will take part in the Compton Pledge, which will provide some of...

Alleged ‘return to school’ waiver stirs confusion in Compton

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — Local residents were sent into a tailspin when a social media post alleged that the Compton Unified School District sent...

Compton adds to reward for suspects in deputies’ shooting

From City News Service COMPTON — The City Council has added $10,000 to a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the...

Latest Articles

Plans to widen freeway delayed over home removal plan

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer DOWNEY — A plan to widen the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway could bulldoze up to 257 homes in Downey, as...

Hollywood neighborhood council opposes homeless ‘camping’ law

By Juliet Bennett Rylah Contributing Writer HOLLYWOOD — The Hollywood Studio District Neighborhood Council has gone on record in opposition to a Los Angeles City Council...

Lakers rebuild roster for another championship run

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Anyone who thought the Lakers wound stand pat this offseason and keep as much of its championship roster together as...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Monica chosen 2020 ‘Soul Train Awards’ Lady of Soul

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Grammy Award-winning singer, actress, philanthropist and entrepreneur Monica will be honored at the “2020 Soul Train Awards” headed our way Nov....