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Compton (Los Angeles, California)

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  • Jim Newton: Compton's racial divide

    Jim Newton: Compton's racial divide
    Imagine if today's Los Angeles were governed by a white mayor and an all-white City Council. And then imagine if that anomaly was protected by city election rules that virtually guaranteed no Latino candidate could land a spot in elected office. The civil rights community would be apoplectic and the public justifiably enraged.
  • Education: The magic of hard work

    Education: The magic of hard work
    The educational establishment of Southern California divides fairly neatly into three groups: those who recognize the need for radical and sustained improvement but fear that it's impossible; those who actively oppose change because their allegiances...

    Baseball: It's South vs. West in Southwest Future All-Star Series final

     
    The mostly Orange County contingent representing the South will face the mostly Los Angeles County contingent representing the West in the championship game of the Southwest Future All-Star Series Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Urban Youth Academy in Compton....

    Assemblyman Hall interested in proposed new congressional district in Compton

     
    State Assemblyman Isadore Hall (D-Compton) announced Friday that he intends to run for a new congressional district outlined in the first draft of new district maps released by the California Citizens Redistricting Committee. As drawn, the new district...

    Palmdale man pleads guilty in 2008 rape, kidnapping case that had gone cold

     
    A 23-year-old Antelope Valley man pleaded guilty Tuesday to kidnapping a woman at gunpoint and raping her in a 2008 case that had gone cold. Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department developed a "DNA hit" last year that...