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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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