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New Fee on Car Batteries Could Expand Exide Cleanup

When Larry Mendoza learned Gov. Jerry Brown had signed legislation imposing a fee on car batteries to fund the cleanup of lead contaminated sites like those near... Read more »

Pot Use May Cause More Accidents, Warns AAA

Drug-impaired driving is a rising problem statewide and nationally, and a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in California could make it worse, the Automobile... Read more »

Maywood’s Crippling Debt Blamed on ‘Weak’ Controls

Maywood elected officials failed to properly oversee the city’s financial management, leaving the city with crippling debt, according to a state audit released... Read more »

Colombian ‘Drug Pins’ Extradited to Los Angeles

Two alleged Colombian drug kingpins were scheduled to appear Wednesday before a federal judge in Los Angeles on charges of overseeing shipments of thousands of pounds... Read more »

Video Does Little to Calm Anger in Police Shooting

Police Chief Charlie Beck Tuesday released security video of the chase that ended with the fatal police shooting of an 18-year-old man in South Los Angeles, but... Read more »

Latinos at the Ballot Box

When Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump kicked off his campaign by calling Mexicans rapists and drug dealers, Latinos were propelled into the forefront... Read more »

L.A. Mayor Asks Commerce Council to Support Measure M

Hoping to garner support for a November ballot transit measure, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti made a trip to Commerce City Hall Tuesday to ask the city council... Read more »

Community Calendar: Oct. 6, 2016 – Oct. 12, 2016

Today, Oct. 6 4-6pm – Air Quality Summit “Which Way Forward?” at Pitzer College Featuring Keynote Speaker Kevin de Leon. The Robert Redford Conservancy will... Read more »

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Police Shoot, Wound Man in Lincoln Heights

A suspect was shot and wounded Wednesday afternoon by police near County-USC Medical Center and the university’s Health Sciences Campus in Lincoln Heights. No... Read more »

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