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New leader appointed at Carson Sheriff’s Station

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer CARSON — Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has promoted a second African-American deputy to lead a station that primarily serves Black...

Compton officials express concern over housing the homeless

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — Projects Homekey and Roomkey were part of a statewide effort launched by Gov. Gavin Newsom, which began in March 2020 with a...

Compton council approves bond measure for street repairs 

By 2 Urban Girls Contributing Writer COMPTON — Despite being named the state’s riskiest city, a divided City Council passed a controversial $45 million street repair...

Compton tops state’s list of fiscally challenged cities

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — State auditors have named the city of Compton as the city with the most financial risk in the state. Compton has...

Compton elected officials seek raises during pandemic

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON —The city of Compton is facing a $9.8 million revenue shortfall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to layoff's,...

Compton councilman linked to cannabis business probe

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — City Councilman Isaac Galvan continues to attend City Council meetings after the FBI recently raided his home concerning activities not...

Young basketball player gunned down

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — Local basketball star Carl Lewis has been shot and killed in the parking lot of a popular food eatery in...

Compton post office to be renamed in honor of Black marine killed in Vietnam

By Taylor Goodson Contributing Writer COMPTON — A local post office will be renamed in honor of the nations’ first African American Marine Medal of Honor...

‘Girl Talk’ discussion focuses on Harris’ election

By Sue Favor Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — The election of Kamala Harris as the first female vice president of the United States, and the...

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