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COMPTON " THE HUB CITY'S FINEST " (Motto: Birthing A New Compton)!!

This Group is for "All" who once lived in Compton, or were educated in the Compton Schools, and for those who still live in the "Hub City. Feel free to display articles regarding "Events" taking place in the City of Compton!!"

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COMPTON "THE HUB CITY'S FINEST" (MOTTO: BIRTHING A NEW COMPTON)!!

COMPTON "THE HUB CITY'S FINEST" (MOTTO: BIRTHING A NEW COMPTON)!!

Elected Officials

01. Aja Brown - Mayor

(Previous Mayor: Eric J. Perrodin)

(Previous Mayor: Omar Bradley)

(Previous Mayor: Walter R. Tucker III)

 

02. Janna Zurita - Councilwoman District 1

(Previous Councilwoman: Barbara Calhoun)

(Previous Councilwoman: Delores Zurita)

 

03. Isaac Galvan - Councilman District 2

(Previous Councilwoman: Lillie Dobson)

 

04. Yvonne Arceneaux - Councilwoman District 3

 

05. Dr. Willie O. Jones - Councilman District 4

(Previous Councilman: Isadore Hall III) *(Moved on to State Assembly)*

(Previous Councilman: Amen Rahh)

 

06. Craig J. Cornell - City Attorney

(Previous Legrand Clegg : City Attorney: RETIRED)

 

07. Alita Godwin - CMC, -  City Clerk

(Previous Charles Davis:  City Clerk)

 

08. Douglas Sanders - City Treasurer

 

09. Bryan Batiste - City Manager & G. Harold Duffey - City Manager

(Previous Willie Norfleet : Interim City Manager)

(Previous Charles Evans: City Manager)

(Previous John D. Johnson II:  City Manager)

10. ???????? - City Controller

(Previous Willie Norfleet : City Controller)

 

 

 

 

 

The City of Compton Newspaper: "The Compton Bulletin"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Changing Face of Compton

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Compton is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. It is home to almost 100,000 citizens. Known as the “Hub City” because of its unique position in almost the exact geographical center of Los Angeles County, Compton is strategically located along the Alameda Corridor, a passageway of 25 percent of all U.S. waterborne international trade. Compton is rapidly emerging as a large industrial center in Los Angeles County for transit and distribution, business services, high technology, home and lifestyle products, metals, financial services, and textile manufacturing.

 

Mayors of Compton, 1937-2007 (may be incomplete!)
A. Leroy Aylmer 1937

Harry T. Laugharn 1950-53

Frank G. Bussing 1953-57

Del M. Clawson 1957-63

Douglas Dollarhide 1969-73

Doris A. Davis 1973-77

Lionel Cade 1977-81

Walter R. Tucker, Jr. 1981-90

Walter R. Tucker III 1991-92

Omar Bradley 1993-2001

Eric J. Perrodin 2001-

 

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

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Comment by WILLIE W. WILLIAMS JR. 10 hours ago

FRIDAY MORNING INSPIRATION:
ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE

Do you believe all things are possible?
When is the last time you did one of your “all things are possible”?
Or, do you settle for what you do all the time, every day?

Do you settle because you believe it’s too late?
Do you settle because you don’t think you have enough to get it done?
Do you settle because anything else is just too hard?
Didn’t you say you believe all things are possible?

The song, you can sing it. The book, you can write it. The dish, you can cook it. The shelf, you can build it. The business, you can start it. The class, you can pass it. The habit, you can break it. The sickness, you can heal. The addiction, you can be delivered. The betrayal, you can forgive. The lie, you can tell the truth. The hurt, you can let go.

With GOD all things are possible. Got one more question, how great is YOUR God?
Do you believe with God all things are possible?
Why believe all things are possible and not DO all things?

No more excuses, “all things are possible” take the first step today!

Written by

Kimberlyn J. Jones

Because of Calvary,

Bishop Willie Williams
The Prayer Ministry
"In GOD We Trust"

Comment by WILLIE W. WILLIAMS JR. yesterday

THURSDAY MORNING PRAYER:
Lord, as we take a deep breath in and let it out, we are reminded how great You are. When we place our right hand over our heart and feel our heart beat we are reminded how awesome You are. When we feel the coolness of the morning we are reminded how merciful You are. Lord thank You for loving us! Thank You for giving us the breath of life. Thank You for commanding our heart to keep beating. Thank You for keeping the blood running warm through our veins. Thank You for blessing us to still be here today. We are so grateful we don’t want to waste one minute on trivial arguments, discussions or meaningless thoughts. We are so grateful we want to live today to be a blessing to someone else. Lord we love You and we want You to be glorified in our life today. Smile in us and on us today and let us show the world Your smile through us, in Jesus Name, Amen.

Because of Calvary,

Bishop Willie Williams
The Prayer Ministry
"In GOD We Trust"

Comment by WILLIE W. WILLIAMS JR. on Wednesday

WEDNESDAY MORNING PRAYER:
Lord, for Your goodness, kindness, mercy and grace we say, thank You! For waking us to see a new day, we say, thank You! For providing our need and granting us some of our desires and wants we say, thank You! You are a good God. You are a mighty God. You are an awesome God. You are a loving God. You are a faithful God and we praise You for loving us with all of You. We declare by faith this is a good day and we shall rejoice and be glad in it through it all. We pray one for another, asking You to help us remember You are God and You change not, just as You’ve always taken good care of us, You will do the same today. We ask Your healing touch on Herbert DuBois and Aaron Carr. Draw them closer to You and help them remember You are the God Who heals and give them the courage to trust Your hand. We pray also for Apostle Rebecca Berry, Bishop Eldoris Bonner, y wife, Dr. Claudetta Williams, my entire family and Pastor Darlene Verser; asking for restoration as only YOU can provide. We thank You for Your Word, we believe what You said You will do, so we thank You in advance for great things today, in Jesus Name, Amen.

Because of Calvary

Bishop Willie Williams
The Prayer Ministry
"In GOD We Trust"

Comment by WILLIE W. WILLIAMS JR. on Wednesday

TUESDAY MORNING PRAYER:
Thank You Lord for today! Yes Jesus loves me! Lord we thank You for loving us. We thank You for giving us a testimony. We thank You for letting us experience for ourselves that You are real. We thank You for our struggles, for we have found our struggles have made us strong. We have learned Who to talk to, we have learned Who to lean on and we have learned how to wait. We don’t always understand why, but we’re learning trusting You is the best way. Lord, we thank You for growth. We thank You for continuing to draw us closer to You. Our mind is made up, we won’t turn back, but we will continue to move forward expecting You to exceed abundantly above all we ask or think. Help each one to have an “I CAN” attitude, and believe nothing is impossible if we would only believe. We believe God!!! Great things today, in Jesus Name, Amen.

Because of Calvary,

Bishop Willie Williams
The Prayer Ministry
"In GOD We Trust

Comment by WILLIE W. WILLIAMS JR. on Monday

MONDAY MORNING PRAYER:
Praise the Name of Jesus! Thank You Lord for another day of life. Thank You Lord for a wonderful weekend and we look forward to a victorious week ahead. We pray one for another, asking You to give us the strength and courage to keep pressing forward. We don’t know what this day will bring, but we do know You promised to never leave us. You’re with us so we can praise You in advance for the victory today. We can praise You in advance for not turning back. We can praise You in advance for finally getting to the door we’ve been waiting to open. We can praise You in advance for the job. We can praise You in advance for our healing. We can praise You in advance for direction. We can praise You in advance for our deliverance. We can praise You in advance for a good day today. We look forward to great things today. Be glorified in our lives today, in Jesus Name, Amen.

Because of Calvary,

Bishop Willie Williams

The Prayer Ministry

"In GOD We Trust"

Comment by WILLIE W. WILLIAMS JR. on October 24, 2014 at 8:48am

FRIDAY MORNING INSPIRATION:

WHERE ARE YOU?

Stop blaming me for where you are today.

Stop blaming me for what you allow me to do.

Stop blaming me because you don’t know who you are and you let what I said affect you.

Stop blaming me for not living up to your expectations.

Stop blaming me because your dream is still so far away.

“LIFE” happens to everyone. You’re not special because “IT” happened to you. You don’t deserve more attention because “IT” was difficult.

Don’t get upset with me because I didn’t pay “IT” enough attention.

We can always find an excuse to not do what we’re supposed to do.

We can always find a reason to not move forward. BUT, reality is no one can stop you, except you.

No one can kill your dream, except you. You are the reason you are where you are today.

You are the reason your life does not seem to have any value. You are the reason you’re bitter and continue to hold on to grudges.

You are the reason because you cannot see YOU for blaming others, looking for excuses, or finding a reason not to.

I don’t know about you, but I believe God put a lot of thought into making me. He gave me everything I need to be more than a conqueror in all things.

What did He give? He gave me Jesus! I declare, I can do all things because God gave me everything I need.

Stop blaming me, throw away the pity-party invitations, get rid of the excuses! Where are You? Make the decision today to let everyone see YOU.

You have everything YOU need to shine, shine, shine!

Written by Kimberlyn J. Jones

Because of Calvary,

Bishop Willie Williams
The Prayer Ministry
"In GOD We Trust"

Comment by WILLIE W. WILLIAMS JR. on October 23, 2014 at 7:25am

THURSDAY MORNING PRAYER:
Lord, You are good and Your mercy endures forever! We worship You for Who You are! We praise You because we declare You are good all the time. You are merciful all the time. You are loving all the time. You are forgiving all the time. You are an awesome God all the time. You are the Great I Am, everything we need You to be all the time! Thank You Lord for this blessed day You created for us to shine. We’re shinning because greater are You Who lives in us than anything that is in this world. You’re greater than any problem that may surface. You’re greater than any sickness that may be revealed. You’re greater and we trust Your greatness that lives in us. We will magnify You in all and over all, trusting You to manifest Your presence in our life. We declare by faith family relationships will be mended, bodies will be healed, lives will be delivered, doors will be opened, and the doors that mean us no good will be shut tight forever. We’re excited about this day, praising You in advance for the first day of the best days of our life, in Jesus Name, Amen.

Because of Calvary,

Bishop Willie Williams
The Prayer Ministry
"In GOD We Trust"

Comment by WILLIE W. WILLIAMS JR. on October 21, 2014 at 7:54am

TUESDAY MORNING PRAYER:

We praise the Name of Jesus! Thank You Lord for waking us to see another beautiful day. Your faithful hand has supplied all our needs, just like You said You would, thank You. We pray each one will remember today, You are faithful, You’re always there and You always keep Your Word. We thank You Lord for giving us wisdom and knowledge, but help us remember to use our wisdom and knowledge wisely by acknowledging You first, in all we say or do. Help us remember the words of the songwriter, “O what needless pains we bear all because we don’t carry everything to God in prayer.” We pray each one will remember we have a friend of Whom we can expect great things. You are a mighty God and the best decision we can make today is to trust Your faithful hand to continue to lead, guide, direct, inspect, instruct, correct, provide and protect us through it all. We expect a mighty move from our great God in our life today, in Jesus Name, Amen.

Because of Calvary,

Bishop Willie Williams
The Prayer Ministry
"In GOD We Trust"

Comment by WILLIE W. WILLIAMS JR. on October 14, 2014 at 9:21am

TUESDAY MORNING PRAYER:
All praises be to the King of kings and the Lord of lords, You are wonderful! Thank You Lord for another beautiful perfect day. It’s perfect for love. It’s perfect for obedience. It’s perfect for letting our light to so shine. It’s perfect for letting the world see You through us. Lord we will not waste this perfect day bringing negative actions and having negative thoughts. We will not waste one minute of this day thinking about yesterday. We will not waste a second fussing, arguing or complaining. We will use this day to allow You to get glory out of our lives. We will use today to work on our vision. We ask special prayer for Quincy Stewart, Sheila Jordan’s family and Ms. Sybil’s sister. We give You praise in advance for a mighty move from You in each life. We are also asking for prayer for our Annual Leadership Conference which begins tomorrow; that God's Anointing would fall, enabling all participants to go forth accomplishing the "Greater Works" of John 14:12, in Jesus Name. As we do, we will rejoice and be glad, Amen.

Because of Calvary,

Bishop Willie Williams
The Prayer Ministry
"In GOD We Trust"

Comment by WILLIE W. WILLIAMS JR. on October 10, 2014 at 8:08am

FRIDAY MORNING INSPIRATION:

CAN WE AGREE?

Can we come to an agreement today?

Can we agree it’s alright if we don’t agree?

Can we agree you’re not always right and neither am I?

Can we agree who’s right and who’s wrong should never overshadow the love we have one to another?

Can we agree sin is sin, there is no big or little? Which simply means, you didn’t do what I did, but you did something.

Can we agree no one should be on a pedestal?

Can we come to an agreement today?

Can we agree my purpose is not greater than yours, and neither is yours greater than mines?

Can we agree it’s time to let go of what I did and what I assumed you did?

Can we agree today is a great day?

Can we agree we have no time to waste today on what happened yesterday?

Can we come to an agreement today?

Can we agree the anger you feel is not just about what I did, but you had your part in it?

Can we agree the hurt and betrayal I feel is not just about you, but I messed up too?

Can we agree it’s time to stop pointing the finger and take a look in the mirror?

Can we agree it’s time to be honest about what we see when we look in the mirror and stop blaming others?

Can we come to an agreement today?

Written by
Kimberlyn J. Jones

Because of Calvary,

Bishop Willie Williams
The Prayer Ministry
"In GOD We Trust"

 

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