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Supervisors to remove lead-based paint near Exide plant

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted April 17 to use $5.2 million from the Aliso Canyon gas leak settlement with Southern California Gas Co. to clean up lead-based paint in homes around the now-shuttered Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon. Supervisor Hilda Solis said families in Bell, Maywood, Commerce, Huntington Park, Los Read More…

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Protests continue over charges against BLM activist

LOS ANGELES — The effort to have misdemeanor charges dropped against prominent Black Lives Matter activist Melina Abdullah will continue Feb. 7 with a morning rally outside the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center. On Feb. 5, dozens of community activists and supporters stood outside City Attorney Mike Feuer’s office demanding that he drop the Read More…

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Third annual Women’s March draws thousands downtown

LOS ANGELES — Thousands of Angelenos gathered in support of women’s rights Jan. 19 during the third annual Women’s March LA.”  The starting location was Pershing Square in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Crowded at the intersection of 5th and Hill streets, a wave of women (with some men) holding picket signs filled the Read More…