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Richelle Huizar withdraws from race for City Council seat

LOS ANGELES — Two weeks after the FBI conducted searches of her home and two of her husband’s offices, Richelle Huizar, wife of City Councilman Jose Huizar, announced Nov. 21 she is withdrawing from the race to fill her husband’s seat in 2020. Richelle Huizar only publicly announced her intention to run for her husband’s Read More…

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Residents near Exide fear health risks, survey says

VERNON — A majority of households near the closed Exide battery-recycling plant are concerned that someone in their home might get cancer or lead poisoning from hazardous materials, according to a survey released June 30. The Los Angeles County Health Agency announced the results of its door-to-door outreach effort, in which more than 1,500 workers Read More…