East Los Angeles

Officials want Vernon plant closed for time being

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer VERNON — Two elected officials — a county supervisor and an assemblyman — have stepped up their efforts to get the...

MTA board kills plans to widen Long Beach Freeway

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Plans to widen the southern corridor of the Long Beach (710) Freeway were scrapped May 26 by the...

Downey police conduct active shooter workshop

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer DOWNEY — The workshop was held six days before the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that saw 19 students and two...

Vernon plant monitored for carcinogenic emissions

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer VERNON — Sterigenics U.S., an industrial plant that released high quantities of a carcinogenic chemical used to sterilize medical equipment, will...

Exide cleanup crews worried about potential layoffs

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer VERNON — Fears of cleanup crew layoffs surfaced at the second Exide Technologies Advisory Group meeting as the state vets a...

Two area cities provide grants to small businesses

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The cities of Cudahy and Lynwood have launched small business grant programs that will provide $10,000 to selected...

Lynwood to spend $5 million on community pool repairs

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer LYNWOOD — The City Council has approved a $5 million emergency expenditure to renovate the city’s swimming pool. The Lynwood Natatorium was...

710 task force closer to outlining goals, objectives

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — How to achieve equity and sustainability with projects to improve air quality, health and movement of people and...

Dodgers open latest dreamfield in Maywood Park

Wave Staff and Wire Reports MAYWOOD — The newest Dodgers Dreamfield was unveiled at Maywood Park April 30, drawing praise from Los Angeles County Supervisor...

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