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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 Read More…

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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 Read More…