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Legislation allows state takeover of Sativa Water

By Dorany Pineda Contributing Writer COMPTON — A state administrator will assume control of the Sativa Los Angeles County Water District following widespread complaints from residents of dirty, dark and musky water flowing from their faucets –– complaints that ignited a statewide investigation and attempts to eliminate the Sativa district. The interim administrator, who is Read More…

Lead Story West Edition

State agency takes step to eliminate troubled water district

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A state commission voted July 11 to begin the process of dissolving the Sativa Water District, which has come under fire in recent months for delivering brown water to customers in Compton and Willowbrook. The Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) voted unanimously in favor of eliminating the district, after Read More…

Herald American The Press

Proposed rail line threatens Bellflower walking path

BELLFLOWER — County transportation officials are discussing a northern corridor from Vernon to Union Station in downtown Los Angeles for the proposed 20-mile, $5.6-billion light rail commuter train through Southeast Los Angeles County. But those reports in recent meetings in Huntington Park, Downey and Bellflower have not touched on a key issue for the southern Read More…