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GirlSpace teaches unity, leadership, confidence to young ladies

COMPTON — GirlSpace (sisterhood by design) made its debut Jan. 25 at the Douglas F. Dollarhide Community Center. More than 120 black and brown girls, ages 13-17 from surrounding schools, came together in the name of sisterhood.  Buses picked up the girls and chauffeured them to the interactive girls empowerment conference for the day. They Read More…

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Compton still deliberating on solutions for local homeless

COMPTON — The City Council is expected to decide next month on the best method of provide housing and for the city’s homeless population. Richard Rojas, the city’s director of Community Development, brought the ordinance proposal to the council.  “The reason we are presenting this for the council’s consideration is to comply with some direction Read More…

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Compton council supports tax reduction for farming company

COMPTON — Local residents and the City Council shared their mixed feelings on helping an indoor vertical farming company move to the city during a public hearing Sept. 10.  In the end, the council voted unanimously tosupport Plenty’s proposal. San Francisco-based company, Plenty Unlimited Inc., known as Plenty, proposed expanding its company with a new Read More…