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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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Names missing from certified candidates list in Compton

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City Clerk Alita Godwin has began cerifying andidates for the April election.  The clerk’s office has five days to complete verifying signatures.   Some candidates, running for the same seat, have the same signatures and according to the clerk’s office, individuals can only nominate one person, per seat.  We should see a final list by […]


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Local candidates receive early endorsements

Election watch 2017 is upon us.  Local elections will take place in Compton, Gardena, Inglewood and Los Angeles.  Early endorsements have been received by local candidates and many have failed to identify a sound platform for running.


City of Compton sued by Compton Unified

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Compton Unified School District (CUSD) has sued the City of Compton in an attempt to force them to enforce the municipal code, that regulates businesses.  Particularly, marijuana dispensaries.  After sending notice to the city and with no apparent response, after giving them less than a week to respond, CUSD moved forward with litigation.


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Mayor of Compton is headed to the United Kingdom

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Compton Mayor Aja Brown is part of a delegation, of mayor’s, who are headed to the United Kingdom (UK). They will meet with British officials and business leaders to discuss infrastructure, public-private partnerships and urban leadership.


Compton and the SEIU connection

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If you aren’t reading the Compton Tribune, you are missing out on some great articles and opinion pieces.  In the October 15th edition, Compton activist, William Kemp, attempts to link the mayor Aja Brown with the disgraced Tyrone Freeman, once head of the powerful SEIU.


Compton mayor passess 100 day mark

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Compton mayor Aja Brown came on the scene out of nowhere.  Yes, she had a strong background in government, but was a relative newcomer to politics.  Having previously served on the Planning Commission for the City of Pasadena, Brown stunned Compton residents by defeating former mayors Eric Perrodin and Omar Bradley.


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