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Compton Mayor did NOT mislead the community

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City of Compton residents were confused by a recent article that claimed the city received a $1.3 billion dollar grant.  The article initially appeared in Essence Magazine.  Titled Aja Brown’s Master Plan some residents questioned the size of the grant and whether it were true or not.  After researching, 2UrbanGirls found the information that confirms […]


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Compton’s Classical Christmas Concert was a huge success

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As we head into the New Year, I failed to mention a little of what I did over the holidays. In addition to relaxing and seeing Selma, I was invited to listen to the Los Angeles Youth Orchestra (LAYO) at the Classical Christmas Concert, hosted by City of Compton Councilman Dr. Willie Jones.


City of Compton responds to California Policy Center

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On November 5th, the California Policy Center (CPC) compiled a list of “California’s Most Financially Stressed Cities and Counties” labeling them the “unlucky 13”.  The City of Compton was ranked #1.  The sites disclaimer states the figures were through fiscal year ending 6/30/2013.  If they couldn’t find thruogh 2013, then 2012 numbers were used.  They went on […]


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Compton City Council Meeting Focuses on Wal-mart

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City of Compton residents attended the city council meeting Tuesday, December 16th, and the question on everyone’s mind was “is Walmart coming to town?” In a face book post dated June 25, 2014, newly elected Latino councilman, Isaac Galvan, excitedly posted about a meeting he finished with the retailer.  With $20 million owed to the […]


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Wal-Mart plans to sneak into Compton

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Compton city councilman Isaac Galvan jubilantly declared, in a Facebook post in Juneof this year, how he met with a business who wanted to open a location in the “Hub City”.  He was quite vague on the company’s name but did allude to the company wanting to “roll back” prices.  We know that means Wal-Mart.


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Trial Ordered for Compton School Trustee Skyy Fisher

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A Compton Unified School District trustee accused of committing a sex act on a  friend as he slept in a San Diego hotel room the two men were sharing must stand trial on a felony charge, a judge ruled Wednesday.


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Has the City of Compton addressed their Unfunded Pension Liabilities

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City of Compton Mayor Aja Brown campaigned on a platform to get the city back on track.  A main point of contention during the 2013 election was the looming $40 million dollar deficit the city faced.  Mayor Brown initially dismissed the deficit amount as being due to errors and in late August, the city submitted […]


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