Compton

Sheriff’s Dept. has no new information on Kizzee shooting

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Sept. 10 that his department’s internal investigation into the fatal shooting of a 29-year-old man...

Urban Tech Connect will be virtual affair this year

By Alysha Conner Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — A technology conference designed to bridge the gap for under-represented communities, will rely on the latest technology advances...

Recall effort targets two Compton officials

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — Mayor Aja Brown and City Councilwoman Michelle Chambers are facing a recall by the city’s residents. The efforts are spearheaded...

County to spend $25 million on deputy body cameras

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted Sept. 1 to transfer $25.5 million to the Sheriff's Department to fund the...

Sheriff Villanueva to discipline deputies for gang involvement

By 2UrbanGirls, Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Sheriff Alex Villanueva said he will take disciplinary action against deputies accused of being part of secret cliques that...

Los Angeles joins lawsuit over census deadline

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — City Attorney Mike Feuer announced Aug. 18 that Los Angeles has joined other cities and national organizations in filing...

Dodgers Foundation sponsors Compton grab-and-go giveaway

By Faith Petrie, Contributing Writer COMPTON — Despite sweltering temperatures, the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, Dodger outfielder Mookie Betts and Pull Up Neighbor teamed up Aug....

Local officials criticize postal service cutbacks

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Several members of the Southland’s congressional delegation gathered at postal facilities across the region Aug. 18 to decry what...

County meeting five of six state COVID-19 monitoring benchmarks

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The county is meeting five of the state's six coronavirus-monitoring benchmarks, according to the public health director, who hailed...

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An uptick in LA’s COVID-19 cases may be the outcome of Labor Day outings

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer There’s been a recent uptick in L.A. County’s coronavirus cases over the past four days. Officials say this may reflect...

Attorney calls Dijon Kizzee’s killing ‘an execution’

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Dismissing the sheriff's department release of videos and information surrounding the Westmont shooting of Dijon Kizzee by two deputies...

No new developments reported in shooting of deputies

Wave Wire Services COMPTON — Sheriff’s department officials said there were no new developments in the search for the gunman who wounded two Los Angeles...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Janelle Monáe fights enslavement in ‘Antebellum’

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer After a pandemic-delayed release, the racially charged thriller “Antebellum,” starring Janelle Monáe, is now here from Lionsgate and QC Entertainment— the...