When Reverend Compton donated the land that we now know as Compton, he stipulated that a certain acreage be zoned for agricultural purposes. Thus the City of Compton and Richland F
Compton is experiencing a re-birth thanks in part to the perseverance and vision of some of its residents and political figures.
Today, the lush vegetation along Compton Creek provides a glimpse into a time when the wetlands of Compton and Vernon were zoned for agriculture.
Cliff Williams is the owner of Cliff's Burritos, a Mexican food joint just off the northeast corner of Richland Farms.
Tomas Carlos and his father describes the Charro lifestyle in Richland Farms, Compton.
Years of segregation, poverty and the collapse of the Southern Agricultural complex at the hands of industrialization and failed government policies contributed to the mass migrati