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High Levels of Lead Again Detected at Exide

Excessive levels of lead were detected in recent emissions from the much-debated Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Vernon, air quality regulators announced. According... Read more »

Student-Run Farmers Market Promotes Healthy Lifestyle

Cesar Chavez Elementary School Green Thumb Club students team up to sell cilantro and other greens to a fellow student.(Montebello Unified School District) Students... Read more »

Ten-Year Old Visits Pope; Father Released from Immigration Center

Ten year old, Jersey Vargas, who asked Pope Francis to help reunite her with her father—who is facing deportation—got  her wish today when her father was released... Read more »

Women’s Economic Future Tied to Affordable Childcare

Without affordable, quality childcare, many women will be unable to get the jobs they need to raise them and their children out of poverty, a panel of women elected... Read more »

Campaign Urges Permanent Residents to Pursue Citizenship

About half of the 3.4 million legal permanent residents in California who are eligible for U.S. citizenship live in Los Angeles County, according to data from the... Read more »

County to Offer Free Lead Screenings to Residents Living Near Exide

Los Angeles County health officials announced Wednesday they will offer free blood lead screenings to residents who live, work or attend school near the Exide Technologies... Read more »

Signature Gathering OK’d For 4th Marijuana Legalization Initiative

Backers of an initiative that would legalize possession, use, cultivation, transportation and distribution of marijuana and hemp have until Aug. 18 to submit enough... Read more »

Commerce Crowns New Queen, Royal Court

A new queen and royal court were crowned Saturday at the 54th Annual Miss Commerce Pageant.  Twenty-year-old Denize Rodriguez was named Miss Commerce during the... Read more »

L.A. Doubles Up On Summer Youth Jobs

The city of Los Angeles will offer twice as many jobs to young people this summer, with a total of 10,000 openings, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday. The Walt... Read more »

Busch Celebrates Auto Club 400 Victory

Kyle Busch celebrates his career 29th victory last weekend in Lancaster at the 18th Annual Auto Club 400 at the Auto Club Speedway in Lancaster. The race included... Read more »

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