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Articles by Nancy Martinez

Exide Residential Cleanup Continues

State regulators have ordered Exide to make major changes to pollution control systems at its Vernon plant, and to pay for the clean up contamination at nearby homes.
categories BusinessCity AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsGreen NewsHealthNeighborhoods

Sup. Solis Met With Praise, Hope

City officials across the first district welcome Solis to Board of Supervisors.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Molina Hopes to Be Remembered as a ‘Champion’ Who Listened

Term limits ends her more than 2 decades as supervisor.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Political Novice Chosen to Fill Vacant Bell Gardens Seat

An activities department assistant at Briarcrest Nursing Center in Bell Gardens was appointed and sworn-in Monday night to fill the council left vacant nearly two months ago by the death of Mayor Daniel Crespo.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Chicana Artist Shares A New Type of Children’s Book

For her first entry into Spanish language children’s literature, Gonzalez, a Chicana activist and founding member of the Grammy award-winning band Quetzal, has adapted “A is for Activist,” written and illustrated by Innosanto Nagara.
categories Arts & CultureEducationPoliticsYouth

Vernon CommUNITY Fund Awards First Grants

City will award nearly a quarter million dollars to local nonprofits.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoods

Exide Ordered to Pay for Clean Up

Battery recycler will pay millions to address contamination.
categories BusinessCity AffairsGreen NewsHealth

Bell Gardens to Appoint Crespo Replacement

Residents have until Nov. 18 to apply.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

DTSC’s Orders Exide to Pay Millions

Agreement requires Vernon plant to set aside millions for clean up and fines.
categories BusinessCity AffairsHealthPolitics

County Considers Lawsuit Against Exide

Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina, joined by members of the County Toxic Threat Strike Team and legal counsel, announced she would ask her fellow supervisors next week to consider legal action against Exide.
categories BusinessCity AffairsHealthNeighborhoods
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