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Word on the Streets: Compton

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There’s a new Sheriff in town.  Former sheriff’s deputy Cecil Rhambo was selected as the latest city manager and has already got to work.  Allegedly to the displeasure of the mayor and city council.


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EXCLUSIVE: Former Sen. Isadore Hall speaks out

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A salacious rumor is making its way around the city of Compton.   A current candidate for city council stated that the city will hold a special meeting, this week, to appoint a new city manager.   The candidate listed a couple of names, as potential candidates, which prompted a call to this blog.


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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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Word on the Streets: Compton employee confesses to theft

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Compton- There are thieves in the temple.  City Hall insiders share the city of Compton is one employee lighter thanks to the alleged confession of theft by the city’s deputy treasurer.  He has been booked in Men’s Central Jail with a bail of $75,000 after being arrested at approx. 2:50 p.m.


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Behind the Scenes: Black politics

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In Compton residents have inundated this blog with comments regarding the race between Sen. Isadore Hall and Nanette Barragán.  Latest vote counts posted to the LA County recorders office on November 28, show Barragán’s lead over Hall has increased to nearly 6,000 votes.  Hall has yet to publicly comment on the results and/or concede the […]


UCLA graduate settles lawsuit with mayor of Compton

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Case settled. Maybe. The Compton Bulletin is reporting that a former city employee has settled a lawsuit which alleged nonpayment of wages.  Mayor Aja Brown vehemently denied the UCLA graduates claims and dismissed them as “baseless” even going so far as to berate the single mother publicly during a city council meeting.  Deanna Jordan was […]


LAPD commissioner receives lobbying contract extension

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How effective are the lobbying services of Strategic Counsel?  Strategic Counsel has been awarded lobbying contracts with both the city of Compton and Compton Unified School District dating back to 2007.  The contract value is $108,000 per year.  In calendar year 2012-13 that figured swelled to $216,000.  Compton residents are concerned if they are getting […]


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