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Vernon Recycling Plant Could Reopen With Tougher Pollution Standards

Officials with a Vernon battery recycling plant have agreed to implement tough new pollution control standards after elevated lead levels were found in the soil at dozens of nearby homes.


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Anaheim Residents To Weigh In On Future Of Angel Stadium

Will the Angels leave the city of Anaheim?


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USC Assumes Operational Control Of The Coliseum For 99 Years

The University of Southern California and various local and state government officials Thursday signed off on a lease agreement that keeps USC as the primary tenant of the Coliseum for the next 99 years.

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Mayor Garcetti: Ratepayers Will Save $4B Over 30 Years Under New DWP Contract

Mayor Eric Garcetti Thursday discussed the new contract deal with the Department of Water and Power union leaders.

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Mayor Garcetti, DWP Union Leaders Reach Agreement On New Contract

An agreement has been reached between the city and the union representing workers at the Department of Water and Power, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday evening.


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AFTRA Board Says Yes To Merger With SAG

The National Board of Directors of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) voted Saturday to merge their more than 70,000 membership with that of the Screen Actors Guild.


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NBA Players To Meet In LA In Last-Ditch Effort To End Lockout

National Basketball Association players plan to meet late Monday in a last-ditch effort to end the league lockout.

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Grocery Workers, Stores Reach Tentative Labor Agreement

A tentative agreement between grocery store owners and workers was reached Monday, possibly averting a Southland supermarket strike, according to the employees’ union.

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City Of LA Reaches Labor Agreement For Port Work

Los Angeles has reached a sweeping labor agreement covering $1.5 billion worth of port projects.

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Teacher’s Union, LAUSD Reach Tenative Agreement

The Los Angeles Unified School District announced Friday that it has reached a tentative agreement with United Teachers Los Angeles and will save about 3,400 jobs and maintain class sizes in elementary schools at their current levels.

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Writers Guild Reaches Deal With Hollywood Studios

The Writers Guild of America has agreed to a tentative deal with the studios.


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Charlie Sheen Calls Weapons Search ‘Awesome’

Los Angeles police say they have searched actor Charlie Sheen’s home for guns that might be in violation of a temporary restraining order that was obtained last week by his estranged wife, Brooke Mueller.


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SAG, AFTRA Approve 3-Year Contract With AMPTP

Two film industry unions have agreed to a proposed contract from Hollywood studios in a tentative deal that would eliminate the threat of an actors’ strike for at least three years.


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LAUSD, ACLU Reach ‘Groundbreaking’ Agreement On Layoffs

The Los Angeles Unified School District has agreed to cap teacher layoffs at each school at the district-wide average and end layoffs at certain struggling schools to settle a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California.


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Governor, State Legislature Reach Budget Accord?

Aides to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Legislature’s top leaders said Thursday they had made progress on trying to end California’s record-long budget impasse and would reconvene next week.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/23/2010