Thursday Apr 17
Mike Gipson Has His Eye On The 64th
Current Assemblymember of the 64th District, Isadore Hall, has endorsed Gipson for the position stating, "we need to elect experienced leaders with the proven ability to bring people together to get things done."
Juanita Llamas: saying goodbye to family's queen
What makes the death of 90-year-old Juanita Llamas Barretto extra painful is that she was so much like the mother and grandmother we all know and love.
Lead Testing Offered For Residents Living, Working Near Vernon Battery Recycling Plant
Residents who live, work and attend school near a Vernon battery recycling plant are being offered free blood testing to detect possible lead poisoning.
The Miami Herald
Lead worries deepen near Exide plant in Vernon
The first Zoila Meeks heard about pollution from a Vernon battery recycler was when workers showed up at her Boyle Heights home last month and asked to dig up her yard to test for lead.
High lead levels in soil near LA-area battery plant prompt health warnings
State toxic waste regulators said the initial results from 39 homes as well as two schools concerned them enough that they have directed Exide Technologies to create a plan to protect children and pregnant women living in affected homes, as well as perform the additional testing.