LA Daily News
To rein in rogue L.A. sheriffa s department, inspector general is good first step: Editorial
The bad news has been piling up at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department over the past couple of years, beginning with reports of widespread inmate abuse in the jails and continuing right up until a few days ago.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Small city governments can create toxic problems
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge last week ordered the Irwindale, California plant that produces the highly popular "rooster sauce" Sriracha to cease operations that could be emitting odors that are "extremely annoying, irritating and offensive to the senses warranting consideration as a public nuisance."
Ventura County Star
Business briefs: Union Bank hires mortgage adviser
Union Bank announced that Adam Hollinger has joined its retail consumer lending team as a mortgage consultant in Agoura Hills.
After rocky start, Mexican avocado season stabilizes
Although rains in September may have slowed harvest during the early part of the Mexican avocado season, volumes have ramped up, and importers and suppliers reported a consistent, steady supply in mid-October.