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City Council heaps praise on outgoing police chief

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Outgoing Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck was honored by the City Council June 20, one week before he is set to step down. Beck was praised as a leader who helped soften the department’s image in minority communities while making key reductions in homicides. Beck announced in January Read More…

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Officials highly critical of trash-hauling companies

LOS ANGELES — Multiple Los Angeles City Council members trashed the city’s new commercial waste-hauling system last week, publicly grilling representatives of the companies that have been contracted to operate the six-month-old RecycLA program that has been rife with problems. “I could not possibly care less how hard it is for you to make this Read More…

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City’s new trash program plagued by complaints

LOS ANGELES — In response to thousands of complaints about the city’s new commercial trash-hauling program, Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz introduced a motion Jan. 10 that seeks information on service providers while threatening to cancel any that are not meeting their obligations. The RecycLA went into effect in July 2017 and has been Read More…