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City of Carson says MTA’s Measure M is not transparent, files suit on behalf of taxpayers

Declaring that Measure M, the MTA proposed transportation sales tax increase on the November 8, 2016 general election ballot, is misleading and unclear to taxpayers, residents and the general public, the City of Carson filed a lawsuit today, asking t More...

Alleged drug dealer killed in attempted robbery

COMPTON—It was a 71-year-old narcotics dealers who was shot dead in Compton Saturday morning, as robbers wanted his drugs and money, deputies and the coroner said today. More...

Nurses win $1.7 million in discrimination case

Community Hospital of Long Beach and the former managers of one of its units were collectively ordered to pay $1.7 million in punitive damages in a case brought by three ex-employees who claimed they were subjected to harassment and discrimination by More...

News

Legislation punishing ransomware passes Assembly

SB 1137 clarifies that introducing ransomware into any computer, system or network is punishable as extortion The Assembly today passed legislation by Sen. More...

‘SNL’ star Leslie Jones’ personal site offline after hacking

LOS ANGELES—Leslie Jones, the black “Saturday Night Live” and “Ghostbusters” actress-comedian, is again the target of racist and sexist online attacks. More...

Clinton says controversies behind her; public begs to differ

NEW YORK—Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family’s foundation against Donald Trump’s criticism on Friday and declared she’s confident there will be no major further accusations involving the foundation, her emails or an More...

FBI shoots Compton man

The FBI is investigating an agent-involved shooting that killed a man who was not the subject of the search warrant agents were serving at the time. More...

Search for gun in fatal shooting continues

Authorities today continue to search for the handgun that the suspect in a fatal deputy-involved shooting allegedly pointed at a sheriff’s deputy during a foot pursuit. More...

Man surrenders after barricading himself

A man who barricaded himself in a stranger’s garage for nearly three hours in Compton last week eventually surrendered without incident, authorities said. The man was one of three people suspected in a shooting around 10 p.m. More...

Opinion

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

“Measure M … lacks basic transparency as it does not tell voters how much this tax will cost each year, which is mandated by state law. More...

As Compton classes open optimism is high

As the 2016-17 school year begins, we should all be very optimistic about what’s happening in the Compton Schools. More...

What the Compton schools can teach our city

I am a daughter, a sister and a mother from Compton. I also happen to be an elected official. More...

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