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Compton still deliberating on solutions for local homeless

COMPTON — The City Council is expected to decide next month on the best method of provide housing and for the city’s homeless population. Richard Rojas, the city’s director of Community Development, brought the ordinance proposal to the council.  “The reason we are presenting this for the council’s consideration is to comply with some direction Read More…

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Dash, Brown pull out of race for Congress

COMPTON — Mayor Aja Brown is withdrawing from the 44th Congressional District race, just one week after actress-turned political commentator Stacey Dash left the race. Both were running to unseat U.S. Rep. Nanette Barragan, who is both well-funded and well-endorsed in the district, which is largely Democratic. The district includes Compton, Watts, San Pedro and Read More…

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Compton voters to decide on two marijuana measures

COMPTON — Legal sales of marijuana in California began this month, but the city of Compton still bans dispensaries and other marijuana businesses. However, that could change soon. On Jan. 23, the city is having a special election on marijuana. Under the new state law — Proposition 64, approved by voters in November 2016 — Read More…