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State Shuts Down Battery Recycling Plant

State regulators ordered a partial shut-down of an Industry lead-battery-recycling plant, saying operators failed to install a leak-detection system in a hazardous-waste... Read more »

It’s More Than Just ‘Being There’ That Matters

Boyle Heights resident Nydia Gonzalez vividly remembers the day her 4-year-old daughter reminded her of the importance of “quality time.” Little Yaretzy had... Read more »

Man Arrested in Connection to Vernon Hit-and-Run

A 29-year-old man suspected of causing a fatal accident in Vernon and fleeing the scene was arrested in Alabama and sent back to California to face charges, authorities... Read more »

What About a Tax On Marijuana Businesses?

How quickly things change. It wasn’t too long ago that the prospect of legalizing marijuana for recreational use was unthinkable, and now the Los Angeles Count... Read more »

Exide Complaints Go On Record

For several years now, Joe Gonzalez of Boyle Heights has voiced his complaints to officials with the Department of Toxic Substances Control; repeating himself at... Read more »

Community Calendar

Today, Thursday July 14 4-6:30pm—Eagle Rock Library Summer Adults Film Screening of Charles Lindbergh’s most famous feats & stars Jimmy Stewart as the legendary... Read more »

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USDA to Keep Children Fed While School Is Out

To ensure children from low-income areas do not go hungry this summer, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) will serve more than 200 million free lunches to children... Read more »

Public Input Being Sought for Exide EIR

The public’s final chance to weigh in on the scope of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) being prepared for the massive cleanup of lead and other toxic chemicals... Read more »

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