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Former Compton official admits stealing city funds

LOS ANGELES — Compton’s former deputy treasurer has agreed to plead guilty to a federal charge of stealing more than $3.7 million in city funds, according to court papers filed May 16. Salvador Galvan, 47, of La Mirada, is expected to formally enter his plea to one federal count of theft from an organization receiving…

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Compton air being tested for toxins

COMPTON — After a cancer-causing compound was discovered at toxic levels in Paramount last fall, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has decided to run tests for the same substance in Compton. The city was chosen since it is home to a concentration of metal-processing facilities, which are known to emit the substance, hexavalent…

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