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Officials critical of Exide cleanup progress

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles city councilman and a state legislator called out the state for what they said has been an incredibly slow response to the cleanup of contamination at the former Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon. Councilman Jose Huizar, whose district includes the Boyle Heights neighborhood that has been impacted by […]

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Councilmen criticize homeless efforts of city, county

LOS ANGELES — Saying there is little evidence the city or county is doing anything to create more or better shelters for the homeless, two councilmen said an emergency plan is needed to provide a safe place for all of Los Angeles’ residents who sleep on the streets. A motion introduced Feb. 20 by Councilmen […]

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City considers adding public restrooms to help fight hepatitis

LOS ANGELES — With the city facing an outbreak of hepatitis A, the Los Angeles City Council approved a plan Oct. 27 to create a system of portable restrooms to help address the problem. Councilman Mike Bonin recently introduced a motion, seconded by Councilman Jose Huizar, that calls on the city to begin the steps […]