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State cites Exide for eight new violations

VERNON — State regulators cited Exide Technologies for eight hazardous-waste violations at its local battery recycling plant, which has been a target of criticism by residents and state and local officials for years, state officials announced Jan. 28. Exide officials said the company is already addressing the issues. According to the state Department of Toxic […]

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Bellflower students help clean up park

BELLFLOWER — More than 100 Bellflower Unified School District elementary and middle school students were joined by Bellflower Mayor Sonny R. Santa Ines, school board members Jerry Cleveland and Paul Helzer, Kiwanis Club members, teachers and parents to beautify Ruth Caruthers Park during a Jan. 30 community service project the students designed as a civic […]

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Rio Hondo College offers nursing assistant programs

WHITTIER — Rio Hondo College offers a community college nursing assistant programs allow students to deepen their training through a pair of special programs, a college spokesperson said. The programs offer for-credit training in the home health and acute care fields through a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on clinical experience structured so students can […]