Compton in the News

2016

Teen Compton pilot flies around country, now wants to circle globe
July 18, 2016
Daily Breeze

'Something for the Summer' --Series Free Tennis and Soccer Lessons
July 18, 2016
KTLA 5 

Jesse Williams, There Game, and Other Celebrities Gather to Discuss Race Relations in America
July 15, 2016
Mic.com

City of Compton Announces New Business Friendly Online Portal
July 14, 2016
Los Angeles Sentinel

Compton empowerment peace summit set
July 12, 2016
Compton Herald

Compton City Council voices support for gun control measure
June 29, 2016
Los Angeles Sentinel

President Obama's Yosemite visits highlights Compton youth
June 21, 2016
Compton Herald 

Obama: "These parks belong to all of us" 
June 19, 2016
Visalia Times-Delta

Presidential visit puts new spin on Saturday in Yosemite
June 18, 2016
The Fresno Bee

Compton teen connects with the president
June 18, 2016
The Fresno Bee 

Getting Compton's young men to trade gang life for working life 
June 14, 2016
CNN Money

Compton youth leaders prepare to make Fresh Tracks to Alaska
May 11, 2016
Compton Herald 

Cultural-Exchange Program will Send Compton Teens to Alaska
May 4, 2016
CBSLA

Straight outta Compton...to Alaska
May 5, 2016
KPCC 89.3FM

Brickyard project bringing future jobs to Compton
April 28, 2016
Wave Newspapers

Compton Mayor Aja Brown's Cesar Chavez Day Message
March 31, 2016
Power 106 

Compton Mayor seeks local girls striving for excellence
Compton Herald
March 29, 2016

Yogurtland opens Compton store
Compton Herald
March 20, 2016

New Grocery Store In Compton Offers Organic Options At Discounted Prices
94.7 The Wave
March 18, 2016

New Grocery Store In Compton Offers Organic Options At Discounted Prices
CBS 2
March 17, 2016

Grocery Outlet Offers Affordable and Fresh Food at Opening of First Compton Store
NBC 4
March 17, 2016

Grand Opening of Grocery Outlet in Compton
March 17, 2016 

Central Avenue Reconstruction Project offers local jobs
Compton Herald
March 12, 2016

Mayor Aja Brown on KJLH's Front Page with Dominique DiPrima discussing Healthy Compton
KJLH 102.3 FM
March 9, 2016

 Mayor’s fitness challenge March 12, at Dollarhide Center
Compton Herald
March 2, 1016

Compton City Council approves clean energy financing
Compton Herald
February 26, 2016

Why Kendrick Lamar Is Having The Best Week Ever
L.A. Watts Times
February 18, 2016

Rewards Totaling $75,000 Offered in Shooting Death of Compton Toddler Autumn Johnson
KTLA 5
February 16, 2016

$25K Reward Approved in Fatal Shooting of 1-Year-Old Girl in Compton
NBC Los Angeles
February 16, 2016

Compton mayor celebrates Kendrick Lamar's Grammys
Los Angeles Times
February 16, 2016

Compton Mayor Lauds Hometown Hero Kendrick Lamar For Impressive GRAMMY Showing
CBS Los Angeles
February 15, 2016

Kendrick Lamar Receives Key to the City
TMZ
February 14, 2016

Rapper Kendrick Lamar Receives Key to the City of Compton
NBC Los Angeles
February 13, 2016

Rapper Kendrick Lamar Receives Key to City of Compton
ABC 7
February 13, 2016

Why it took so long for Compton to get its own movie theater
Los Angeles Times
February 12,  2016

Wisconsin MLK ceremony sparks call for action from Tony Robinson's family
The Capital Times
January 18, 2016

Nation's youngest mayor is the keynote speaker at the WI state capitol MLK observance
WKOW
January 18, 2016

Mayor of Compton Aja Brown Speaks on Kendrick Lamar Receiving Key To The City
Power 106
January 15, 2016

Kendrick Lamar will receive Key to the City at a special ceremony; honor comes on the heels of White House visit, Grammy noms
Compton Herald
January 14, 2016

Kendrick Lamar to Receive Key to Compton
JET
January 14, 2016

Kendrick Lamar Will Receive Key to the City of Compton
BET
January 14, 2016

Much-Needed Jobs Headed To Compton
Here and Now
January 8, 2016

 

2015

As e-commerce rises, Compton makes a play for more distribution centers
KPCC 89.9FM
December 29, 2015

Compton Christmas Grocery Giveaway
Compton Business Journal
December 23, 2015

KENDRICK LAMAR & YG CRUISIN' THROUGH COMPTON ... For Xmas Parade
TMZ
December 12, 2015

Kendrick Lamar to be Grand Marshal of Compton Christmas Parade
Long Beach Press Telegram
December 7, 2015

Compton Officials Announce Violence Reduction Network
Los Angeles Sentinel
October 22, 2015

Compton selected to receive federal aid to reduce violent crime
Los Angeles Times
September 28, 2015

Compton Mayor discusses future of Compton 
ABC 7
September 13, 2015

Compton's Mayor Aja Brown Promises 'the Best Is Yet to Come'
ABC News
January 30, 2015

 

2014

Aja Brown's Master Plan
Essence.com
August 7, 2014

Can This Millennial Mayor Turn Compton Into L.A.’s Next Hot Neighborhood?
Take Part
February 5, 2014