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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

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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

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