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Compton (Los Angeles, California)

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  • Son of rap producer Dr. Dre found dead; Andre Young Jr. was 20

    Son of rap producer Dr. Dre found dead; Andre Young Jr. was 20
    Rap impresario Dr. Dre's 20-year-old son was found dead over the weekend in his Woodland Hills home, coroner's officials said. Andre R. Young Jr. had been out with friends the night before and was discovered in his bed by his mother at 10:24 a.m....
  • Rage with a brand name: Compton

    YOU could say the often ugly, R-rated brand of hip-hop known as gangsta rap was jump-started by a prank. Dr. Dre, the brilliant record producer, and fellow N.W.A member Eazy-E were motoring through Torrance one afternoon in the late 1980s when Eazy...
  • Gardening club and Dominguez Rancho Adobe enjoy a prickly relationship

    It was a Sunday afternoon in 1974 when a black-suited Claretian missionary known as Father Pat walked into the monthly meeting of the Long Beach Cactus Club looking to make a deal. Turn the sunny dirt patch next to his home at Dominguez Rancho Adobe into...
  • In Compton, Clinton invokes King's legacy

    In Compton, Clinton invokes King's legacy
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton invoked the civil rights legacy of Martin Luther King in an appearance today at a church in Compton -- part of an effort to shore up her support in California less than three weeks before the state's presidential primary....
  • Shootings at parties leave 2 dead, many hurt

    Two teens were killed and at least nine people were injured in weekend gunfire at two crowded parties in south Los Angeles County, investigators said Sunday. The unrelated parties were widely publicized. Details about one event, held at a rented Long...
  • A stoic little town faces tomorrow

    A stoic little town faces tomorrow
    Sigfried Carrle angled his farmer's hat into a forceful wind roaring across the Antelope Valley. He did not blink, even when a fly bounced off his craggy cheek. Dust curdled the air and shrouded the sun, and stalks of wheat trembled like the strings of a...
  • Metrolink killer is sentenced to 11 life terms in prison

    Metrolink killer is sentenced to 11 life terms in prison
    A gasp filled a downtown Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday as a judge sentenced a former Compton laborer to 11 consecutive life prison terms for triggering a commuter train crash that killed 11 people, the deadliest train crash in Metrolink's history....
  • Gang sweep targets Bloods clique in Compton

    Gang sweep targets Bloods clique in Compton
    About 450 state and local police officers swept through Compton, Lynwood and other parts of Los Angeles County early Tuesday, arresting 16 people and serving more than a dozen search warrants in an operation aimed at dismantling a violent clique of the...
  • Charity linked to union probe gets tax exemption

    A nonprofit housing organization has received a federal tax exemption retroactive to 2004 despite being linked to a corruption investigation into the Los Angeles labor union that founded it, according to Internal Revenue Service records and officials....
  • SEIU leader loses post over scandal

    The president of the Service Employees International Union's biggest Michigan local has been removed from office and must refund $33,500 in housing payments that have been linked to a spending scandal at the parent organization's leading California...
  • Union-founded nonprofit spent zero on its charitable purpose in two years

    A nonprofit organization founded by California's largest union local reported spending nothing on its charitable purpose -- to develop housing for low-income workers -- during at least two of the four years it has been operating, federal records show....