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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • L.A. schools chief John Deasy highlights gains in annual address

     
    L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy on Thursday announced a sharp decrease in student suspensions and academic improvement that included better performance on tests and higher enrollment in rigorous classes. Deasy cited these gains in an assertively upbeat, 40-...
  • 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....
  • Rally calls for fewer police citations of LAUSD students

     
    Los Angeles education advocates performed street theater and installed public art Thursday in an appeal to dramatically reduce the number of police citations given to students for such offenses as fighting, carrying tobacco, or being tardy or absent...
  • All-male Deep Springs College invites female applicants

     
    Deep Springs College, the small but prestigious school and ranch north of Death Valley, has begun accepting female applicants for the first time in its 95-year history....
  • Man arrested on suspicion of giving teen fatal heroin dose

     
    Los Angeles police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after he allegedly injected a 13-year-old boy with heroin. Topanga-area Det. Dave Teteque said an investigation led officers to believe that 23-year-old Brett Cronin purchased heroin and...
  • O.C. hockey mom convicted in sex assault of boy on her son's team

     
    A Laguna Nigel woman was convicted Thursday of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy who played hockey on a team with her son....
  • Elmhurst chooses new electricity provider

     
    Residents angered by repeated electrical power outages will soon have another option — and it may reduce their bills too. The city of Elmhurst has …...
  • Editorial: Comprehensive and transparent solution to Harford's garbage problem is needed

    Successfully dealing with waste has been a hallmark of successful governments since human settlements evolved into cities. Rome may be remembered for its debauched emperors, but it's also remembered for its aqueducts and related sewage and garbage...
  • City Council: 2 appointments made to Design Review Board

    One seat on the Board of Adjustment/Design Review Board is still up for grabs. The City Council on Oct. 16 appointed Monica L. Simpson and Robin Zur Schmiede to the board for terms to start Feb. 1 and run through Jan. 31, 2015. Councilman Kelly Boyd has...