12 Schools Near Exide Plant To Be Tested For LeadAre local children playing in school yards contaminated with lead? That is a question that some members of a Boyle Heights community have been asking for nearly two years and they soon may have an answer.
Whole Foods Market Recalls Raw Macadamia Nuts Due To Salmonella ContaminationWhole Foods Market stores voluntarily recalled raw macadamia nuts Monday due to Salmonella contamination.
AP: Oil Drilling Waste Dumped Into Calif. Aquifers Used For Irrigation, Drinking WaterOil companies in California have been allowed to dump waste materials into underground aquifers that hold water for irrigation and drinking, according to an Associated Press report.
Huntington Beach Schools Remain Closed As Expert Confirms Classroom Tested Positive For AsbestosEleven Huntington Beach schools will remain closed for at least another week after an expert confirmed Tuesday a classroom tested positive for asbestos.
East LA Residents Demand Testing, Cleanup Near Exide Battery PlantHazardous materials workers on Monday began removing lead-contaminated dirt from the yard of a home near the Vernon plant.
As West Africa Ebola Outbreak Worsens, KCAL9 Takes A Look Inside SoCal's 'Quarantine Center' For Infectious DiseaseInfectious disease specialists took KCAL9's Serene Branson inside Olive View - UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar - one of the largest isolation units in the Southland dedicated to decontamination.
State Tests Confirm Lead Contamination In Soil Surrounding Vernon Battery Recycling PlantA study has found lead contamination in the soil surrounding a controversial battery recycling plant in Vernon, according to state regulators.
Ready-To-Eat Salads, Sandwiches Recalled Over E.coli ConcernsA California company is recalling approximately 181,620 pounds of ready-to-eat salads and sandwich wrap products due to the risk that they may be contaminated with E. coli.
California Company Recalls Lettuce Over E. Coli FearsA Northern California produce supplier said Sunday it is voluntarily recalling romaine lettuce that was shipped to 19 states, Puerto Rico and Canada over fears about possible E. coli contamination.
Recall: Prepared BBQ Chicken Salads Sold At Trader Joe'sFederal food safety inspectors say prepared barbecue chicken salads sold at Trader Joe's are being recalled because they contain diced onions that may be contaminated with the potentially deadly listeria bacteria.
Businesses, Landowners Will Pay $6.6M To Fund Toxic Cleanup In South El MonteEleven companies and landowners blamed for polluting Southern California water supplies will pay about $6.6 million to clean up the contamination.
Contaminated Ground Near Willowbrook Day Care Spawns Controversy, LawsuitMore than 1,000 former residents and neighbors of a Willowbrook Apartment complex are seeking environmental justice, claiming that their illnesses are related to contamination in the ground below.