Lead Story West Edition

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

Officials seek state oversight for Sativa Water District

By Dennis J. Freeman Contributing Writer COMPTON — Local officials have ramped up efforts to force Sativa Los Angeles County Water District to operate either under state-controlled stewardship or be disbanded altogether. Leading the charge has been U.S. Rep. Nanette Barragán, county Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Janice Hahn and Assemblyman Mike Gipson. The elected officials Read More…