Lawrence 'Doc' Freeman
News Obituaries

Noted Compton educator Lawrence Freeman dead at 92

Funeral services for noted educator Lawrence C. Freeman were held Thursday morning at Holman United Methodist Church, where Compton residents gathered to celebrate the life of the city’s second icon to die within three weeks. Freeman, whom everyone called “Doc,” died June 23 at age 92. Stunned upon learning of Freeman’s death, Jonathan Taylor, community Read More…

Preparing for Easter
News Religion

St. George Greek Orthodox Church to conclude Easter observance Sunday

DOWNEY —St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 10830 Downey Ave., will conclude a week of Easter services this Sunday. Easter is celebrated later than other religions as the Eastern Orthodox church uses the Julian calendar while most western churches use the Gregorian calendar, thus the observance falls on different dates each year, explains Father John Constantine, pastor of Read More…