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Compton mourns death of actor Anthony ‘AJ’ Johnson

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — Residents of the city are mourning the death of a native son. Actor and comedian Anthony “AJ” Johnson, who was...

Compton councilwoman mourns death of twin brother

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — The unexpected death of acclaimed actor Michael K. Williams sent shockwaves throughout the country this week. His death was especially...

Compton appoints new council member, interim city manager

By 2 Urban Girls Contributing Writer COMPTON — The Compton City Council took steps to ensure continuity in government operations by appointing a new council member...

Backpack giveaway gets students ready for school year

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — More than 1,000 backpacks, school supplies and groceries were distributed to Compton residents at Roosevelt Elementary School July 24. City Councilman...

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...

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