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Gov. Brown Signs Legislation to Fund Exide Clean-Up

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation today providing $176.6 million in funding for environmental testing and cleanup work in neighborhoods surrounding the now-shuttered... Read more »

Justices Appear Divided On Immigration Case

The atmosphere was celebratory, as if they had already won. In reality, victory, defeat or a draw in a case that could determine the future of millions of immigrants... Read more »

L.A. Workers Close to Double Number of Paid Sick Leave

The City Council Tuesday tentatively approved a proposal to require employers in Los Angeles to offer at least six days of paid sick leave to workers — twice the... Read more »

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

Today, Thur., April 21 11am-12pm—Basic Computer Tutoring for Adults at the Montebello Library. Learn basic computer skills? Join the Montebello Library as they... Read more »

Bill to Fund Exide Cleanup on Its Way to Governor’s Desk

The state Assembly today approved $176.6 million in funding for environmental testing and cleanup work in neighborhoods surrounding the now-shuttered Exide Technologies... Read more »

Dedicated Facilities Needed to Treat Lead Exposure

The latest development in the number of cases of lead contamination from Exide Technologies comes from a Los Angeles County public health official’s report to... Read more »

L.A. County Supervisors Frustrated By Pace of Exide Cleanup

County workers have moved quickly to assess soil, arrange cleanup and reach out to 500 families living near the now-shuttered Exide Technologies battery recycling... Read more »

Metro Begins Review of Draft $120 Billion Spending Plan

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is holding a series of community meetings in April to discuss a draft expenditure plan that... Read more »

Community Calendar: April 14, 2016 – April 20, 2016

Today, Thursday, April 14 4-6pm—Vernon Library Celebrates National Poetry Month with Two-Part Poetry Workshops. Experienced poets will help teens bring their... Read more »

Study Finds Children Living Near Exide Have Higher Levels of Lead in Blood

Children who live near the former Exide Technologies battery-recycling plant in Vernon have higher levels of lead in their blood than those who live farther away,... Read more »

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