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{ Council Highlights and Other Stuff }

€ David Irons told the City Council that he may be beating a dead horse when it comes to returning restrooms in the park, but he would rather beat a dead horse than a wild stallion any day. More...

Council approves stipend for Beautification Committee

COMPTON—The Compton City Council unanimously approved paying Beautification Commission members for their services at its Tuesday, April 3, meeting. The Council adopted an ordinance creating the commission on Feb. More...

Court upholds California affirmative action ban

LOS ANGELES—Affirmative action proponents took a hit Monday as a federal appeals court panel upheld California's ban on using race, ethnicity and gender in admitting students to public colleges and universities. More...

Kudos to CareerLink grads

Mayor Eric J. More...

Drones

Coming to a sky near you as interest surges

BERKELEY—Sharp-eyed dog walkers along the San Francisco Bay waterfront may have spotted a strange-looking plane zipping overhead recently that looked strikingly like the U.S. stealth drone captured by Iran in December. More...

LA looks to revive its mythic past with streetcars

LOS ANGELES—Half a century after the last of the lost Pacific Electric Red Cars rumbled through Los Angeles, a move has begun to return streetcars to downtown LA. More...

Students of the Month honored

Mayor Eric J. More...

Heidi Klum files for divorce from Seal in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES—Heidi Klum moved to formally end her marriage Friday from singer Seal a little over two months after they separated. More...

LASD investigating missing police radios

COMPTON—The Compton police radio fire mystery took another turn on Wednesday, March 28, as allegations that the radios were offered for sale on eBay prompted an investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff ’s Department. More...

Court papers shed new light on Iraqi beating death

EL CAJON—The family of a slain Iraqi-American woman flew to Iraq with her body just days after police sought a court order to search their house, cars and electronic devices for clues in the case that generated international outrage amid specul More...

Calif. college votes to delay disputed 2-tier fees

SANTA MONICA—Trustees at a Southern California community college reversed course April 6 on a plan to provide classes using a two-tiered fee scale, voting to cancel a summer pilot program after students were pepper sprayed at a board meeting la More...

News in brief

LAPD investigates death after weight-loss surgery More...

PLAY BALL!

Dennis Gilbert throws out the first pitch at the Dennis Gilbert Youth Baseball Tournament in Compton. More...

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