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With Six Dead, Cops Say Stockton Serial Killer is ‘On a Mission’

Ballistics show the same gun was used in the murders of 6 men—5 in the last three months—and the wounding of one woman

How EntreNous Helped A Compton Student Transition From Hopeless to Hopeful

“I think EQ Office can make a good impact in L.A. by continuing to open their doors to other youth," former student tells LAMag

Video: Robber Shot Dead in 4-on-1 Gunfight at Compton Smoke Shop

Four gunmen tried to rob a store in Compton found and out that the employee they were trying to rob was also armed, and a better shot
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Compton Mayor Aja Brown Will Not Seek Reelection

After leading the city for seven years, Mayor Brown says she will be looking for new ways to serve the community
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How the Death of Mac Miller Informed Thundercat’s New Record

The Compton-bred musician talks 'It Is What It Is,' an album about 'love, loss, life, and the ups and downs that come with that'
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45 Fascinating and Unconventional Landmarks That Define Los Angeles

Underrated. Overlooked. Whatever you want to call them, these offbeat icons will introduce you to the other L.A.

How a Compton Native Turned Cajun Chicken Into a Viral Sensation

Shad's New Cali's cajun chicken is crunch, juicy—and reserved via Instagram

CityDig: This 1926 Map is Straight Outta Compton

Before the days of N.W.A., Compton was an honest-to-goodness farm town

A Different Tune: Three L.A.-Boosting Song Lyrics

Last month, we spoke with Compton mayor Aja Brown about her hopes of dispelling the city’s N.W.A.-era image. To kick things off, we tracked down three ditties with an upbeat take on L.A. that may be worth a listen

Aja Brown: Compton is The New Brooklyn

The Hub City's new 31-year-old mayor on why Compton's ready for a renaissance and what she's doing to make it happen