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Category Archives: Compton

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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Authorities discover marijuana cultivation center in Compton

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Well lookey here.  A clandestine marijuana growing operation was discovered in the South section of Compton, which resulted in the arrest of at least a dozen individuals.


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LA Weekly misleads readers on UPS coming to Compton

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LA Weekly thinks its awesome that UPS is headed to Compton.  The mayor and her public relations team have sent over comments to LA Weekly regarding the announcement that UPS is coming to the Brickyard South Bay parcel.  Tax breaks played a HUGE role in the Forbes 500 company, ranked 47th on the annual list, agreeing […]


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Compton prepares to pay for PR campaign in support of Metro’s Forever Sales Tax

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It’s raining money in the city of Compton.  The city is preparing to spend $12,500 to spread the “good news” about the Metro forever sales tax and educate the public.  Compton taxpayers just spent $50,000 getting educated on Measure P.  Metro’s forever tax is to pay for Metro projects, so why are Gateway cities being asked […]


The peculiar prosecution of a local elected official

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Former Compton school board trustee Skyy Fisher is NOT a predator.  Fisher was described as a “predator” by San Diego Police Det. Francis Bradley to this author.  Det. Bradly played a pivotal role in the prosecution of Fisher that resulted in his being sentenced to six years in prison.  Like “Steven”, Fisher is also a […]


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