Former Janice Hahn aide charged in Compton marijuana store shakedown

The Federal trial for a former staffer of the U.S. Congress, arrested in July on federal extortion and bribery charges, begins Sept. 26. Michael Kimbrew, 44, of Carson, who worked for L.A. County Supervisor Janice Hahn when she served in Congress, faces charges of allegedly taking $5,000 with promises of helping to prevent the closure of a…

Leland Melvin: Astronaut and professional football player

A lot of little boys dream of growing up to be an astronaut or a pro football player, but Leland Melvin is the only person who has done both of those things. Melvin was a wide receiver for the University of Richmond. He was also on the roster for both the Detroit Lions and the…

Today is the Day! The Crowning of the 2017 Miss Compton

Miss Compton Pageant 12 PM – 4PM Douglass F. Dollarhide Community Center 301 N. Tamarind Ave. Compton, CA 90220   The answer will be revealed when the annual Miss Compton Scholarship Pageant takes place on Saturday, August 5, from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Douglas F. Dollarhide Community Center. Sponsorship Opportunities and Appearance…

Who Are the South Bay Lakers?

The South Bay Lakers might have a new name, but the team itself has been an expanding part of the organization for more than a decade. Renamed after their Los Angeles region that includes their El Segundo stomping grounds, the South Bay Lakers are looking to continue increasing the standard of NBA affiliate teams. In…

South Bay Pavilion at Carson: Annual Back-to-School Fashion Show TODAY

Today at 5pm – 6pm South Bay Pavilion at Carson SouthBay Pavilion Mall 20700 Avalon Blvd, Carson, California 90746 You’re invited to our annual fashion show featuring back to school trends that your kids would love! We will feature fashion for all shapes, sizes, and ages. Thanks to our celebrity stylist and partner, Diva Legs,…

SBA Faith-Based Small Business Summit

Fri, August 18, 2017 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM PDT REGISTER TODAY – CLICK HERE  LOCATION Carson Center 801 East Carson Street Community Room A & B Carson, CA 90745 The 5th Annual SBA Los Angeles District Office Faith-Based Small Business Summit provides businesses and faith-based organizations with timely and practical information to be financially…

Carson City Council to city manager: We’ll decide who you hire

Carson City Manager Ken Farfsing clashed with the City Council this week over whether the cash-strapped community has any money to fix deteriorating streets and other infrastructure. When he insisted Tuesday that funds don’t exist for such work in the city’s decimated budget, council members suggested his hiring priorities might be skewed. And, as a…