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Compton (Los Angeles, California)

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  • 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......
  • One dead, three injured in Compton shooting

     
    One man is dead and three others injured after a Sunday afternoon shooting in Compton, authorities said. Homicide detectives were combing the 15700 block of South Haskin Avenue looking for clues, said Deputy Benjamin Grubb of the Los Angeles County......
  • Live review: Alicia Keys at the Pantages Theatre

     
    Alicia Keys entered the pop consciousness 10 years ago with “Songs in A Minor.” In a pre-9/11 world of choreographed teen pop and materialistic hip-hop, the debut album’s mix of classical piano and urban beats provided a fresh breath of....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Football: Friday's scores

     
    Friday, September 3rd CITY NONLEAGUE Birmingham 16, West Adams 7 (corrected score) Panorama 32, South Gate 13 SOUTHERN SECTION NONLEAGUE Alemany 20, Oaks Christian 17 Aliso Niguel 41, Woodbridge 35 Apple Valley 24, Barstow 7 Arroyo 35, Ontario 14 Arroyo.....
  • Compton mayor misses most meetings, still gets paid

     
    Despite being paid one of the highest salaries in Los Angeles County for a part-time mayor, Eric Perrodin of Compton is often missing in action. Between July 7, 2009, and July 13 of this year, Perrodin was absent from board......
  • Football: Week One schedule

     
    Thursday, Sept. 9 CITY NONLEAGUE Bell at Grant, 7 p.m. Belmont at South Gate, 7 p.m. Locke at San Fernando, 7 p.m. Narbonne at South East, 7 p.m. Santee at San Pedro, 7 p.m. Taft vs. Dorsey at Rancho Cienega......
  • Football: It's a homecoming for Stanford players

     
    Stanford is coming to the Rose Bowl on Saturday night to play UCLA in a Pacific 10 Conference opener, and there are lots of former Southern California high school standouts in the starting lineup for the Cardinal. They include tight......
  • Football: Week Two schedule

     
    Thursday, September 16th CITY NONLEAGUE Eagle Rock at Fairfax, 7 p.m. El Camino Real at Sylmar, 7 p.m. Grant at Granada Hills, 7 p.m. Reseda at Cleveland, 7 p.m. San Fernando at Sun Valley Poly, 7 p.m. SOUTHERN SECTION MARMONTE......