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D.C. native proves that growing up urban can yield business success

Growing up in one of D.C.’s toughest neighborhoods, Darryl Washington was stunned to reach the White House. He had traveled a long road from notorious Southeast Washington. As a kid, Washington thought of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. as an address for dignitaries, politicians, and socialites — and certainly not the eventual stomping ground of a youngster Read More…

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Compton oil recycling facility hosts open house

COMPTON — Nearly 1,000 residents joined county Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Mayor Aja Brown and Compton City Council members Janna Zurita, Emma Sharif and Isaac Galvan July 18 at the second annual open house at the DeMenno/Kerdoon (DK) oil recycling plant here. “DeMenno/Kerdoon is the largest oil recycler in the western United States and an important Read More…