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L.A. DIGEST: Dr. Dre funds Compton food giveaway

COMPTON — The city of Compton will run a drive-through meal giveaway program funded by Dr. Dre, a Compton native, and Interscope Records co-founder Jimmy Iovine through June 16. Compton will run the program with Everytable, a food company that, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, has become a major emergency food relief resource Read More…

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Compton nears completion of second phase of street repairs

COMPTON — City officials hope to begin work on the third phase of the city’s street repair project in the coming weeks. After almost 30 years of neglect, potholes that have plagued Compton streets are disappearing with the near completion of the repairs. The projected start date for this final stage was summer 2019. However, Read More…

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State audit is critical of Compton spending

COMPTON — Overspending of more than $16 million a year, pervasive internal deficiencies and a lack of City Council oversight have contributed to a multimillion-dollar budget deficit in Compton, according to a state controller’s audit released March 15. According to the review published by state Controller Betty T. Yee, at the start of the 2007-08 Read More…