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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…

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Region receives federal grant to boost manufacturing firms

LOS ANGELES — Southern California is set to receive an economic boost with the announcement July 8 of a $2.5 million U.S. Department of Commerce grant designed to strengthen the region’s manufacturing base. Commerce Department Assistant Secretary Jay Williams announced the funding at USC, which is one of 89 partners that make up the Advanced Read More…