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Compton mayor endorses LAX police chief for sheriff

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — New Mayor Emma Sharif has pledged her support to the city’s former City Manager Cecil Rhambo, who has announced he...

State calls for Compton audit; city manager’s status in limbo

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — The city is facing a state audit after failing to submit financial statements for multiple years. The audit comes at...

Carson clerk post spared from cuts in salary, duties

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer CARSON — A proposal by members of the Carson City Council to reduce the salary of the city clerk by $100,000 a...

Incumbent faces firefighter in Compton’s Council District 3

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — Local voters are weeks away from the June 1 general election that could see a dramatic shift in the shape...

‘An abuse of power:’ Report accuses sheriff’s deputies of harassing grieving families

Wave Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — A report alleging that sheriff's deputies target and harass families mourning the loss of loved ones killed...

Compton mayor’s race, three others, headed to runoff

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — Voters have declared they want change after participating in the city’s all vote-by-mail April primary election. Candidates who didn’t receive...

Compton mayoral candidates decry smear campaign

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — Voters here are in the midst of an all vote-by-mail election that will culminate April 20. Residents are complaining of nasty...

Former Compton top cop weighs in on upcoming election

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — Residents have begun casting ballots in the city’s all vote-by-mail municipal election, which will conclude April 20. Safety concerns and the...

Compton mayor endorses her choice to succeed her

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — Mayor Aja Brown surprised many people when she announced she wouldn’t seek a third term to serve as mayor in...

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