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Central Basin moves forward with whistle-blower lawsuit

COMMERCE — The Central Basin Municipal Water District’s board of directors’ three new members weighed in on a whistle-blower lawsuit filed by director Leticia Vasquez for the first time on June 25. The new members took office in February in accordance with state legislation authored by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D-Downey, increasing the number of board Read More…

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Construction begins on recycled water treatment plant

PICO RIVERA — Ground was broken Sept. 22 to formally mark the beginning of construction on a high-tech $110 million treatment plant designed to purify recycled wastewater and reduce local dependence on imported water. Officials of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California were joined by state Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, and Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, Read More…

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Filing for June primary election ends March 11

NORWALK — With the March 11 deadline to file for the June 7 primary election near, several area incumbents are unchallenged while a number of candidates are scrambling to replace incumbents who are seeking other offices. The filing period began Feb.16. Assemblyman Ed Chau, a Democrat, based in Pasadena, has filed papers for re-election in Read More…