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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...

Compton schools welcomes back students

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — The Compton Unified School District welcomed back some students for in-person instruction March 9, following reopening guidelines and protocols established...

Compton mid-year budget review shows revenue is up

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — The Compton City Council convened March 2 to hear a mid-year budget review for fiscal year 2020-21, which showed a...

10 candidates seek to replace Aja Brown as mayor

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — Mayor Aja Brown has opted to not seek a third term in office after publicly accusing the city’s law enforcement...

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...

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