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Compton post office renamed for Vietnam-era Marine

By Emilie St. John Contributing Writer  COMPTON — Local and federal officials gathered for a ceremony Dec. 23 renaming a Compton post office for a Black...

Compton settles lawsuit over releasing salary records

By Emilie St. John Contributing Writer COMPTON — The city has a settled a lawsuit over its failure to release employee salary records in a timely...

Compton hosts first girls flag football tournament

By Emilie St. John Contributing Writer COMPTON — A light rain fall didn't stop two girl's flag football teams from playing in their final game during...

Renaissance teen conquering equestrian, art worlds

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Zoie Noelle Brogdon is a modern-day renaissance woman who enjoys breaking barriers. The spirited 17-year-old teen, who attends the...

Compton City Clerk Godwin announces her retirement

By Emilie St. John Contributing Writer COMPTON — City Clerk Alita Godwin announced her retirement during the Nov. 15 City Council meeting. “After more than 40 years...

710 committee members say Compton is being excluded

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Two members of the Community Leadership Committee overseeing the Long Beach (710) Freeway corridor project have accused the...

Kamlager, Perry battle to replace Karen Bass in Congress

Wave Staff Report LOS ANGELES — While the race for Los Angele mayor between U.S. Rep. Karen Bass and developer Rick Caruso is garnering must...

Compton educator nominated for teacher of the year

By Emilie St. John Contributing Writer COMPTON — The state recently bestowed the designation of teacher of the year to five educators in Los Angeles County,...

Compton tops state list of financially distressed cities

By Emilie St. John Contributing Writer COMPTON — The city has been ranked No. 1 on the state auditor’s list of most fiscally distressed cities for...

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