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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Where are they Now: Bludso’s BBQ

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Compton residents can rejoice! After abruptly closing, the Hub’s favorite BBQ joint is preparing to reopen under NEW MANAGEMENT.  The company’s co-founder, Damien Scroggins, has a new business partner and is in the process of reopening at its original location, under a new name.  That’s if Building and Safety and Planning departments stop placing roadblocks […]


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Local union endorses candidates before qualifying on the ballot

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What is Kevin Monk thinking?  The city of Compton is preparing to hold elections in April 2017 for the seats of City Clerk, City Treasurer, City Attorney, Councilmembers and Mayor.  The nomination period runs from December 27, 2016, through January 23, 2017.  According to the Compton city clerk’s office, no candidate has qualified for the […]


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What is a ‘Joint Power Authority’

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The South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG) is a joint powers authority of 16 cities and the County of Los Angeles that share the goal of maximizing the quality of life and productivity of our area.  They can also function on behalf of the cities they represent, without telling said city what they are […]


Compton Finance Dept under siege

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aqui When it rains it pours.  Compton city hall is under attack and quite possibly by a former, disgruntled employee.  The world was apprised of the city treasurers and controllers office failure to have internal controls over taxpayers money and the continuance of operating outside of the publics view.  City employees are now reporting the […]


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Funds designated for Compton Campfire site remain under LA County control

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What is going on with the Compton Campfire site?  Compton residents are concerned that funds designated to purchase the property located at 450 S. Raymond St. (parcel numbers 6162-009-901 or 6162-009-907) have languished under the control of Los Angeles County for a couple of years.  Nearly $300,000 in private donations also hang in the balance.


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Nomination period opens for Inglewood city council, school board

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Inglewood City Hall has closed for the holiday season.  City Hall will reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Nomination period for Inglewood council districts 1 and 2, along with school board seats 1, 2 and 3 runs from Monday, December 12, 2016, through, Friday, January 6, 2017.  


FAA declines to allow cranes at Inglewood construction site

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There’s some potential “7-9 bullsh-t” happening with the Rams’ new stadium in Inglewood.Daniel Kaplan of SportsBusiness Journal reports that the Federal Aviation Administration has declined to issue permits for cranes needed to build the structure.


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