Archive for June 2012

Board awards contract to demolish Ujima Village

The Board of Supervisors Tuesday awarded a contract to National Demolition Contractors to remove the hazardous materials from the Ujima Village housing development and demolish the property located at 941 East 126th Street in the unincorporated area of Willowbrook. Residents moved out of the 300-unit complex in […]

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Statement on hydraulic fracking and the Inglewood Oil Field

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  Hydraulic fracking continues to be a subject not only of local, but international concern.  I too am very concerned about this issue, and the potential environmental, economic and social impacts of hydraulic fracking, specifically as it relates to the communities that surround the Inglewood Oil Field. […]

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Culver City and Farmdale Metro stations now open to the public

[vsw id="44424674" source="vimeo" width="610" height="344" autoplay="no"] The Culver City and Farmdale stations along Metro’s recently opened Expo Line opened to the public on Wednesday, June 20. To mark the occasion, patrons boarding trains at the two newly opened stops received free passes to use the Expo line […]

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Contribute your input to the updated draft of the Los Angeles County General Plan

The  Los Angeles  General Plan Update will guide growth and development in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County through the year 2035.  It provides a framework of goals, policies and implementation strategies centered on the theme of sustainability –  basically how to meet our current needs without compromising the […]

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Board of Supervisors Relocates Honey’s Little Angels Day Care Center

At the urging of Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today voted to relocate Honey’s Little Angels day care center, which sits on the site of a state-led toxic substances investigation in Willowbrook. Beginning this summer, the center will be housed in a […]

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The Baldwin Hills community health assessment is complete

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has completed the final component of the Baldwin Hills Community Health Assessment, which consisted of a health survey of the residents surrounding the oil field. One thousand individuals were interviewed and self-reported illnesses, including asthma and other health concerns. […]

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