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 take steps to solve ‘dirty water’ crisis

COMPTON — Customers of the Sativa Water District, which serves Willowbrook and parts of Compton, are complaining that the water they bathe in, wash their clothes and drink is discolored and getting darker. This week they seem to be getting help from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and their congressional representative. Acting on Read More…