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Exide: After Long Delay, State Moves to Speed Cleaning of Homes With Highest Levels of Lead

State environmental regulators issued guidelines Thursday that will allow expedited cleanups of high-risk homes near the shuttered Exide Technologies battery-recycling... Read more »

New State Law Makes it Tougher to Seize a Suspect’s Assets

For nearly two decades, law enforcement agencies across the state have been supplementing their budgets by seizing cars, jewelry and other property when they make... Read more »

Los Angeles City Council Introduces Campaign Finance Reform

Four Los Angeles City Council members Tuesday introduced a motion on campaign finance reform that proposes banning developer contributions to city elected officials... Read more »

SCE Offering $1.2 Million in College Scholarships For Local Seniors

High school seniors with an interest in majoring in STEM — science, technology, engineering, math — fields at four-year colleges and universities have a Feb.... Read more »

Supervisors Establish Office of Immigrant Affairs

Immigrant rights advocates faced off with anti-immigrant groups Tuesday outside the county Hall of Administration, trying to shout each other down, before the Board... Read more »

New Metro Hotline Offers Around the Clock Counseling to Harassed Riders

Metro officials announced Wednesday the creation of a 24-hour hotline to provide counseling to transit riders who have experienced unwanted sexual contact or harassment... Read more »

Montebello ‘Kill Squad’ Member Sentenced to Life

A man described by authorities as a founding member of a Montebello-based gang’s “kill squad” was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility... Read more »

Roybal: Man of the People – the Struggle Goes On

Immigration, health care, civil rights, voting rights, jobs and war, all hot button issues today and the focus of a new exhibition exploring the legacy of Edward... Read more »

Trump Slams Media at First Press Conference Since Election

During his first press conference as President-elect Wednesday, Donald Trump denied any involvement in cyber attacks by Russia during the election as suggested by... Read more »

Air Quality Agency Recognizes Environmental Leaders

Two environmental justice leaders who have for years advocated and fought tirelessly for clean air in one of the most polluted regions in Los Angeles County were... Read more »

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