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  1. Compton fight turns deadly when gunfire kills teen boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Press-Telegram

    The shooting was reported in the 700 block of South Mayo Avenue around 10:50 p.m. Sunday, said Deputy Kelvin Moody of the Sheriff's Information Bureau. Jeremiah Dunn died at the scene, said coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter.

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  2. Compton fight turns deadly when gunfire kills teen boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | LA Daily News

    The shooting was reported in the 700 block of South Mayo Avenue around 10:50 p.m. Sunday, said Deputy Kelvin Moody of the Sheriff's Information Bureau. Jeremiah Dunn died at the scene, said coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter.

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  3. Call for Entries 1st Annual HubCity International Film FestivalRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | PR.com

    Compton, CA, February 04, 2016 -- -- Propaganda Multimedia, and DOC Entertainment and are proud to announce the call for entries to the 1st annual HubCity International Film Festival September 2-3-4, 2016. The HubCity International Film Festival will present quality and award winning documentaries from independent filmmakers from around the globe.

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  4. Compton protesters march against human sex traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2013 | Examiner.com

    Hundreds of protesters, including residents, community activists and leaders marched down Long Beach Boulevard in Compton , Thursday evening to protest human sex trafficking . The crowd marched from Palmer Avenue to Carlin Street, carrying flameless candles and signs chanting, "Our children aren't for sale," down a stretch of the boulevard frequented by pimps and their customers to buy and sell young girls.

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  5. Hundreds March Long Beach to Compton to Protest Los Angeles Sheriff Murder of Noel AguilarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | IndyMedia

    ... became a rallying cry for a protest held January 16, 2016. Over 300 people marched a three-mile route to the Compton station of the LASD, where Noel's killers Albert Murad and Jose Ruiz report to duty. North Long Beach-In the mid-morning of Monday, ...

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  6. Celebrate King Maker's Day in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Receive a Free Book!*Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | PR Log

    ... CA, January 26, 2016. On Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Noon, Author Goodie Goodloe, Ph.D. will appear at the Compton Library, located at 240 W Compton Blvd, Compton, CA, in celebration of the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr and will give away 100 ...

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  7. Two men charged in robbery spree across San PedroRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Daily Breeze

    ... c Ave. Detectives are continuing to work to tie more of the nine crimes to them. Henry and Houston, who have ties to Compton and Inglewood but stay at friends' homes in San Pedro, have pleaded not guilty to the charges in Long Beach Superior Court.

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  8. Residents of Compton, California weigh in on Oscars snub and racial discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | The Raw Story

    ... of institutional racism at the Oscars have been big news in Hollywood and around the world, the district of Compton has taken the dearth of black nominees at next month's Academy Awards personally. South of downtown Los Angeles, Compton was the home ...

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  9. At least one skull used in Santeria ceremonies found in Compton shop, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Los Angeles Times

    L.A. County sheriff's detectives say they found at least one apparently human skull used in Santeria ceremonies at this Compton shop. L.A. County sheriff's detectives say they found at least one apparently human skull used in Santeria ceremonies at this Compton shop.

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  10. Human skulls found in Compton religious shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Press-Telegram

    Sheriff's Homicide Bureau detectives were sent about 11 a.m. to the store, which is in a strip mall in the 1500 block of North Long Beach Boulevard.

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  11. Bones, remains found in Compton building; sheriff investigatingRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Los Angeles Times

    Remains and bones were found at a location in Compton Friday, and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating. Commander Keith Swensson said investigators are trying to determine whether any of the remains are human and whether they are linked to a crime.

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  12. Dozens Protest Shooting of Death of Noel Aguilar by Sheriff's DeputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Patch.com

    Dozens of protesters decrying the fatal deputy-involved shooting of a 23-year-old man in 2014 rallied in Long Beach today, blocking the Metro Blue Line tracks before marching to the sheriff's Compton Station, where two were arrested for allegedly throwing rocks and bottles. About 3 p.m., some of the protesters blocked the train tracks in the area of Compton Avenue and Willowbrook Avenue.

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  13. Can Roy Choi's Locol fight South L.A.'s fast-food stranglehold?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Los Angeles Times

    ... called for more healthy fare. This has become a major priority for officials in South Los Angeles. In 2003, nearby Compton, which officials described as a "food desert" with little access to healthful and affordable foods, got a farmers market. ...

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  14. LA County to renew reward for information in 1975 killing of LB police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Press-Telegram

    ... identification. The badge and ID were recovered on March 12, 1976, from a vacant residence at 915 S. Acacia Ave. in Compton, but the gun has not been found. Police described two potential suspect vehicles: a mid-1970s Cadillac Fleetwood with a blue ...

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  15. Rhoda Wolfson, Long Beach social justice activist for more than 60 years, dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Press-Telegram

    ... toddlers, Joe, Ellen and Paula. In 1956, the Wolfson family moved to North Long Beach, and her children attended Compton public schools from kindergarten to high school. “We stayed in Compton because mom wanted us to be in an integrated ...

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  16. Protesters block Blue Line train near North Long BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Press-Telegram

    Several protesters blocked a northbound Blue Line train Saturday afternoon near the Long Beach-Compton border during a rally in support of a man fatally shot by sheriffs deputies in 2014. More than 400 people had announced they would attend the rally, organized on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day to mark the “power of the people,” according to a Facebook post announcing the gathering.

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  17. This Week in Livable StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    ... 7020 South Figueroa Street in South L.A., or at 6:30 p.m. at East Rancho Dominguez Park at 15116 Atlantic Avenue in Compton. All meetings listed here - schedule continues through February, with meetings throughout L.A. County . Take the parks survey ...

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  18. Datebook: Collages of L.A., an architectural dance project, abstractions of the InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    A detail from 'Untitled (Pony Ride, Compton, CA),' from 2015 by Sadie Barnette. The artist, who just completed a residency at the Studio Museum in Harlem, is back with a solo show at Charlie James Gallery. A detail from 'Untitled (Pony Ride, Compton, ...

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  19. Man Found in Southbay Rail Road Tunnel ID'd as Anthony MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Patch.com

    A man whose body was found in a tunnel area near railroad tracks in Compton was identified Thursday as a Hawthorne resident. The body was discovered late Tuesday night near the Union Pacific tracks, close to the intersection of North Alameda Street and Rosecrans Avenue, according to Lt.

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  20. Man found dead in Compton tunnel was Hawthorne residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | LA Daily News

    A man whose body was found in a tunnel area near railroad tracks in Compton was identified today as a Hawthorne resident. The body was discovered late Tuesday night near the Union Pacific tracks, close to the intersection of North Alameda Street and Rosecrans Avenue, according to Lt.

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