DA sets Oct. 15 deadline for Compton to stop payments to city officials

The Los Angeles County dis­trict at­tor­ney’s of­fice set an Oct. 15 dead­line for Compton to stop pay­ing its may­or and coun­cil mem­bers thou­sands of dol­lars a month for sit­ting on vari­ous city com­mis­sions. The D.A.’s of­fice con­tends that the pay­ments vi­ol­ate the city’s charter, which sets coun­cil mem­ber and may­or salar­ies at $600 a month.