Tag Archives: Bill Ivey

Compton residents split on marijuana sales

COMPTON — The debate over whether to allow the sale of marijuana continues as a petition is circulating to put a measure on the November ballot to permit dispensaries to operate legally in the city. “Compton already has marijuana businesses operating in the city without any controls,” said Bill Ivey, the resident who filed the…

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Five challenge Brown in Compton mayor’s race

COMPTON — Four years ago, Aja Brown was a virtual unknown when she unseated three-term Mayor Eric Perrodin. Brown outpolled Perrodin in the primary election and then knocked off two-time former Mayor Omar Bradley in the general election. After four years of leading the city, Brown is seeking re-election in the April 18 primary election…

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Compton Mayor Brown draws five challengers for April election

COMPTON —The field of candidates vying for elected office in the city is expansive, including five candidates hoping to unseat Mayor Aja Brown, who made history in 2013 when she became Compton’s youngest mayor. Brown won that election, defeating both incumbent Mayor Eric J. Perrodin and former Mayor Omar Bradley. Bradley will appear on the…

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