WESTCHESTER — A 4-year-old girl whose life was saved by a Los Angeles firefighter who was vacationing in Hawaii when the girl fell to the bottom of a resort swimming pool was reunited with her rescuer Dec. 4 in an emotional gathering in Westchester. Young Sophia Rouse handed firefighter/paramedic Daniel Harris a floral lei during […]
By Dennis J. Freeman Contributing Writer COMPTON — The Compton Unified School District kicked off Computer Science Education Week with a mini-science expo at district headquarters Dec. 4. Students attending public schools (elementary, middle school and high school) within district boundaries were transported in by bus to take part in the daylong event. The district’s […]
December 10, 1984 Desmond Tutu, a South African archbishop known for his work as a human rights activist, received the Nobel Peace Prize at Oslo City Hall in Norway. He was given the honor for his opposition to South Africa’s brutal apartheid regime. For more information on black history, arts and culture, visit www.caamuseum.org.