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Sativa Water District now under county management

By Dennis J. Freeman Contributing Writer COMPTON — Martha Barajas, a longtime Compton resident, has been leading the charge for Sativa Water District to be disbanded altogether for the district’s practice of delivering unsafe water to its customers. On Nov. 1 she got her wish when County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, state Sen. Steve Bradford and Read More…

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3,000 attend black male empowerment summit

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer CARSON — There was everything from haircuts to health screenings Sept. 8 when an estimated 3,000 men gathered on the Cal State Dominguez Hills campus for the second annual 2018 KJLH Men’s Empowerment Summit. The summit featured numerous community resources, a slate of guest speakers and panel discussions covering such Read More…

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Inglewood celebrates Memorial Day with City Hall ceremony

By Dennis J. Freeman Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — City officials and other dignitaries paid homage to U.S. servicemen and women during the city’s 70th annual Memorial Day Service, which took place at the Inglewood War Memorial just a few feet away from City Hall May 28. According to the Inglewood War Memorial Committee, which sponsors Read More…