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  1. AQMDRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Downey Patriot

    ... bill, scenarios like Hixson Metal Finishing in Newport Beach, Anaplex Corporation in Paramount, Exide Technologies in Vernon and Ridgeline Energy Services in Santa Fe Springs, would have been ceased immediately upon detection. These industries are ...


  2. State investigating allegations of lead-sampling problems, derogatory ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Los Angeles Times

    The Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Vernon, which closed permanently in 2015. California toxic waste regulators are investigating complaints about a contractor hired to test homes for lead contamination near a closed battery recycler in Vernon, including accusations that its employees made racially derogatory remarks.


  3. Hormel Foods makes personnel announcementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | National Provisioner

    ... the role of vice president of supply chain, and Mark Morey, former president of the company's previous Farmer John (Vernon, Calif.) business, will assume the role of vice president of affiliated business units in Refrigerated Foods. "Congratulations ...


  4. Paris & Normandy River CruisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | CBS Local

    ... to the legendary Normandy region of northwestern France. The following morning, the ship reaches the historic town of Vernon, with a later visit to Giverny, the longtime home of impressionist artist Claude Monet and the site for the Impressionist ...


  5. Reclaiming the past: How to make old homes new a " without sacrificing characterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... nostalgic reuse to replicate the comfort and feel of the old and not-so-ordinary. At Silverado Salvage & Design in Vernon, there's row after row of architectural salvage from reclaimed wood to windows to ladders and then some. Visitors also will see ...


  6. These citizen scientists are hoping what they find in the LA River can help them save itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... for the river's northeast Los Angeles section to their neck of the river. Between the pork processing plants of Vernon and the warehouses and strip malls of such low-income southeast county cities as Maywood, Bell, Cudahy, Lynwood and Compton, a ...


  7. Clean-air proposal for ports, rail yards, warehouses relies on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Daily Breeze

    STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER A woman and child walk along the Mt Vernon bridge over BNSF Railway's San Bernardino yard in this August 2013 file photo. Officials with the South Coast Air Quality Management District want to persuade industry to voluntarily reduce air pollution from ports, rail yards and warehouse distribution centers.


  8. 21 L.a. County Ped/Bike Projects To Receive Ca Atp GrantsRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 |

    ... View School District Safe Routes To School Program, city of El Monte - $0.6M award for $0.6M project Pacific Blvd./Vernon Ave. Complete Streets Ped and Bike Project, city of Vernon - $1.9M award for $1.9M project Metro continues to play a big role ...


  9. BCBG will focus more of its efforts onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Internet Retailer

    ... Beckham and Alicia Keys have worn its fashions, which include cocktail dresses, handbags and other accessories. The Vernon, California-based company has laid off 123 people in recent months, according to a filing with the state's Employment ...


  10. VIDEO: In-Depth on Smithfield's latest acquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | National Provisioner

    ... the last 25 years. Ultimately, we have a pig operation in Utah, which is the raw materials supply for that plant in Vernon, California. It's about us bringing together those components of the business. We've got the supply chain. Ultimately now, ...


  11. In LA County pollution cases, enforcement is keyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | LA Daily News

    ... of Paramount last October. The compound can cause cancer and respiratory illness. An Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon was closed after years of poisonous lead contamination. A magnesium explosion at a scrap metal yard devastated an area in ...


  12. Criticized over year-long delay on Exide, state regulators move to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    Exide Technologies in Vernon, a battery plant that regulators accuse of contaminating nearby yards with lead. California regulators moved Thursday to accelerate soil cleanups and other actions to prevent exposure to lead contamination at the highest-risk homes near the shuttered Exide Technologies plant in Vernon.


  13. QFX Introducing Electric BikesRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | World News Report

    / EIN News / -- VERNON, Calif., Dec. 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QFX USA  --   QFX is very excited to announce the introduction of four models of Electric Powered Scooters. All four models are powered by UL Certified Lithium Ion Batteries ...


  14. Former Cudahy city manager stands by his embattled tenure. As for criticism, he says, 'So be it.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... hierarchy corresponded with a period of scandal in Southeast Los Angeles County cities like South Gate, Bell and Vernon. At the center of the controversies were officials, like Perez, whom many saw as local political strongmen. In the city of Bell, ...


  15. Residents in 'limbo' as regulators delay cleaning any lead-tainted homes near Exide battery plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... review. (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times) The cleanup of thousands of lead-contaminated homes near a closed Vernon battery recycler has been at a standstill for months, with regulators arguing they cannot remove tainted soil from any properties ...


  16. LA targets a very dangerous dumpa after trash pile grows to 22 million poundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | LA Daily News

    ... complaints Wednesday against the owners and operators of Clean Up America, a facility at 2900 E. Lugo St., near the Vernon border, that alleges the facility had become a safety and health risk, saying the “aggressive” action was ...


  17. 50,000+ pounds of beef recalled due to tampering of inspection marksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | National Provisioner

    King Meat Services, Inc., a Vernon, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 50,991 pounds of beef products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.


  18. 2016 Newsmakers: Israeli Manufacturing Giant Buys Three LA Contemporary LabelsRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | California Apparel News

    ... Galil laid off more than 100 employees and decided that it would eventually fold the 7 For All Mankind office in Vernon, Calif., into the downtown LA headquarters of Ella Moss and Splendid. The cuts at the three contemporary labels went across ...


  19. Councilman comes up with way to fund LA River upgrades-it could generate $50MRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Curbed

    ... of the river from Warner Center east toward Griffith Park, south through Northeast LA and Downtown, all the way to Vernon. As land values in the district rise, the city would keep a greater portion of the bump in property tax revenue to use for ...


  20. Rehrig Pacific funds EREF internshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Recycling Today

    Rehrig Pacific , Vernon, California, has funded the company's first named internship for the Environmental Research and Education Foundation , Raleigh, North Carolina. EREF's Data & Policy Program was developed as part of the foundation's efforts to expand its mission to advance knowledge and education for sustainable solid waste management.


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