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East LA Residents Demand Testing, Cleanup Near Exide Battery Plant

EAST LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — East Los Angeles residents are demanding cleanup efforts near the Exide Technologies battery recycling plant expand amid fears toxic contamination is more widespread than originally thought. 503 more words


Jonny Chingas -- an appreciation

Thirty years ago, I was walking home one evening from my job in the Richmond to my rooming house in the Haight. I came to Watusi Records, about a block from where I lived, and decided to kill half an hour rifling through the dollar bins. 432 more words

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Fatal Crash Into Construction Bridge Shuts Down NB 5 Freeway In East LA

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) —  California Highway Patrol is trying to figure out what caused a driver Saturday to slam into a bridge under construction on the 5 Freeway, at the 710 Freeway interchange, in East Los Angeles. 162 more words