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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • Two Occupy protesters fight over chalking; 1 man arrested, LAPD says

     
    An argument over chalking between two Occupy protesters escalated into a fight with one men being arrested on suspicion of battery, police said Thursday afternoon....
  • Westbound 60 Freeway shut down in Monterey Park after vehicle accident

     
    Firefighters on Thursday night were trying to rescue at least one victim trapped in a vehicle in a two-car accident that forced officials to close the westbound lanes of the 60 Freeway in Monterey Park. The closure was near Atlantic......
  • State attorney general sues wounded-veterans charity

     
    California's attorney general on Thursday filed a civil lawsuit against a Riverside County-based charity that raises money allegedly to support programs for military veterans and active-duty personnel, particularly for those hospitalized with war wounds....
  • Green Wheels: Fossil Fuels Will Receive $1 Trillion in Subsidies This Year

    Green Wheels: Fossil Fuels Will Receive $1 Trillion in Subsidies This Year
    One of the story lines this mean election season is that the Obama Administration dumps billions on alternative fuel and electric vehicle/battery companies, which then go bankrupt. It's why the name Solyndra is probably not lost on you. ("Legitimate rape"...
  • Briefly In The News: Welcome back gold medal winner

    Briefly In The News: Welcome back gold medal winner
    Join the city of Laguna Beach this weekend in welcoming back local Annika Dries, who helped the U.S. women's water polo team win a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics. The community event will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Community Pool,...
  • Our Laguna: Kinsmans host the last Soup

    Our Laguna: Kinsmans host the last Soup
    The final bowl of Soup at the home of Cheryl and Michael Kinsman was served Sept. 14. Soup was a get together of whoever showed up on the first Friday of the month, starting Jan. 2, 1999, and later moved to the second Friday. Someone made soup, others...
  • Waste Management settles with city for $1.24M over missed collections

    Waste Management settles with city for $1.24M over missed collections
    A month after striking Teamsters Union drivers delayed garbage collections as much as 12 days, Waste Management agreed on a $1.24 million settlement with the city of Seattle, Mayor Mike McGinn's office announced Tuesday. The settlement will pay back...
  • Union vote ends eight-day waste strike

    Union vote ends eight-day waste strike
    Teamsters Local 117 members voted Thursday morning to accept a new contract offer from Waste Management Inc., ending a garbage strike that left hundreds of thousands of customers without trash pickup in the Puget Sound area for the past eight days....
  • St. Tammany Parish Neighborhood Challenged To Recycle For A Greater Good

    St. Tammany Parish Neighborhood Challenged To Recycle For A Greater Good
    Certain residents of St. Tammany Parish are being asked to step up their recycling efforts. In part it's to win a challenge, but also to prove a point. Vanessa Bolano has the story. Recycling bins, trucks, crews are a common sight across St. Tammany...
  • Harford, Baltimore counties enter agreement on trash collection

    Harford, Baltimore counties enter agreement on trash collection
    Baltimore and Harford counties have struck a deal on trash collection they say will benefit taxpayers in both places. Beginning next year, a Baltimore County contractor will take Harford County paper, plastic and other recyclables to a single-stream...
  • Two men, same issues, one position: Mayor

    Delray Beach needs a new mayor, and two men say they're ready for the job. Acting Mayor Tom Carney and former Planing and Zoning Chair Cary Glickstein are vying for the city's highest office in the March 12 election. Both candidates list public...