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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 »

Write-In Candidate Leading in Vernon Race

Two votes may make the difference in Vernon’s latest election, according to a preliminary vote count that has a write-in candidate leading a longtime sitting councilman. Leticia... 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 »

Legisladores Avanzan con la Limpieza de Exide

Cuando Teresa Márquez escuchó por primera vez que el gobernador Jerry Brown había propuesto $176,6 millones para acelerar y ampliar la limpieza de casas y otras... Read more »

Lawmakers Move Bills for Exide Cleanup

When Teresa Marquez first heard that Gov. Jerry Brown was proposing $176.6 million to expedite and expand the cleanup of homes and other properties contaminated... Read more »

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

Today, Thur., April 7 5-6:30pm- Teen Volunteer Board at East Los Angeles Library. Join the teen volunteer board to earn high school and college credit. Library located... Read more »

L.A. County Sets Up Strike Team to Oversee Oil Wells

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to set up a “strike team” to ensure that oil and gas wells in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County are... Read more »

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