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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.
Dan Walters: Water plan's size, pork may sink it
Maywood is one of California's tiniest and most troubled cities, a plot of scarcely 750 acres southeast of downtown Los Angeles.
The "New" FPPC Bringing Down the Gavel
The FPPC, Fair Political Practice Commission, is becoming more strict issuing fines instead of "warning letters" that will grab everyone's attention to watch those required filing dates.
Los Angeles Times
State fines ex-Maywood water company head in money-laundering case
The former head of a small water company in Maywood was fined $4,500 by the state's Fair Political Practices Commission on Monday for campaign money laundering involving a cash-for-check exchange that benefited a southeast Los Angeles County political action committee.
Bond set at $750,000 in meat cleaver attack on man
A Chicago Heights man was ordered held in lieu of $750,000 bail Sunday after he allegedly attacked a 19-year-old man with a meat cleaver.