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State legislation would increase fines for industrial odors

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer BOYLE HEIGHTS — A bill that would fight non-vehicular air polluters as a tool to deter rendering plants from releasing foul...

Garcetti unveils $11.8 billion budget as final spending plan

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled his proposed $11.8 billion budget April 20, which he said aims to make Los Angeles...

Whittier post office renamed to honor Vietnam vet

Wave Wire Services WHITTIER — The Michigan Avenue Post Office was officially renamed the Jose Ramos Post Office during a ceremony April 20 honoring the...

Vaccination clinics coming to Southeast cities

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer COMMERCE — Surrounded by elected officials from throughout Southeast Los Angeles, county Supervisor Janice Hahn announced April 13 at the Commerce...

District attorney announces crackdown on wage theft

Wave Wire Services WHITTIER — Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced an agreement with the California labor commissioner April 14 to bolster the...

Suit against state legislator seeks prior employment records

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Lawyers for a female former employee of state Sen. Bob Archuleta, D-Norwalk — who is suing the 76-year-old state...

Sports gambling initiative concerns cities with casinos

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — A statewide initiative that aims to legalize sports betting on tribal land casinos later this year has pitted...

Program targets health of residents near Exide plant

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer BOYLE HEIGHTS — Asthma runs deep in Alicia Cruz’s family and lead particles mixed with air pollution are to blame, she...

Freeway task force proposes changes to vision, goals

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The task force assigned to develop a plan for the southern corridor of the Long Beach (710) Freeway...

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