Lead Story West Edition

Construction begins on South L.A. water treatment plant

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Construction work began Sept. 8 on a water treatment plant here that will use chloramine, instead of chlorine, to disinfect drinking water. City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson said the change to chloramine — which is being made to meet federal regulations — will “ensure that residents of Green Meadows and Watts have Read More…

Lead Story Northeast Edition The Press

Cleanup continues at Maywood warehouse fire

MAYWOOD — “Significant accomplishments” were made over the July 4 weekend in cleanup operations of hazardous materials released by a spectacular fire at a Maywood warehouse last month, officials said July 5. The three-alarm fire on June 14 gutted the warehouse in the 3500 block of Fruitland Avenue that housed Gemini Plastic Enterprises, authorities said. Read More…