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2017: YEAR IN REVIEW: Homeless, new marijuana laws top 2017 stories

The year 2017 will be remembered as the year Donald Trump became president of the United States, making it an interesting year as far as news-making was concerned. What is and what isn’t news became as important as the main issues of the year. In Southern California, 2017 was the year government leaders finally decided Read More…

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Solis blasts cleanup plan for Exide

VERNON — County Supervisor Hilda Solis has blasted a cleanup plan released by state officials for neighborhoods surrounding the shuttered Exide battery-recycling plant in Vernon, saying the plan moves too slowly and will leave thousands of residents exposed to dangerous levels of lead. “This community has suffered enough, not only at the hands of Exide, 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…