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New Center to Offer ‘Specialized’ Fire Training

Ground was broken Tuesday on a new regional training center where firefighters from Vernon and surrounding cities will receive specialized firefighting training... Read more »

Community Calendar: July 21, 2016 – July 27, 2016

Today, Thursday, July 21 2pm–Point of View Film Program Presents Independent Lens: The Longoria Affair at the Montebello Library. A documentary on the Mexican... Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

For Many, This 4th of July Was Akin to a War Zone

Did you feel like you were living in a war zone this 4th of July? If so, you were not alone. The loud thunderous blast from fireworks —most presumably illegal... Read more »

Community Calendar: July 7, 2016 – July 13, 2016

Today, Thursday July 7 4-5:30pm—Cypress Park Library Summer Author Program Presents Community Educator & Author Sara Rafael Garcia. Enjoy the chance to interact... Read more »

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