A California judge has increased by $50 million the amount that paint makers will have to pay into a fund to remove lead paint from homes across the state.
A demolition crew arrived Wednesday to survey the damage after a massive fire at a historic two-story church in South Los Angeles gutted the building and injured two firefighters.
Residents who live near a Vernon battery recycling plant are being offered free blood testing to detect possible lead poisoning, according to reports.
A local man has been sentenced to 10 months in federal prison for illegally importing thousands of counterfeit male-enhancement pills that contained hazardous lead levels.
California could become the first state to ban lead ammunition.
A consumer advocacy group says new documents show that officials were aware of dangerous arsenic emissions and leaky pipes releasing hazardous waste into the soil before ordering Exide Technologies to suspend operations in April.
California has filed a lawsuit against Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and other food retailers, alleging they are selling ginger and plum candies tainted by lead without warning labels required by state law.
A bill that seeks to ban lead ammunition in California promises to revive a debate between gun groups and environmental advocates.
State health officials are warning consumers to avoid eating a popular line of licorice candy products that may contain levels of lead exceeding state standards.
One-pound bags of Red Vines Black Licorice are being recalled after the state Department of Health found they contained high levels of lead.
Regulators found 343 pieces of toxic jewelry with lead and cadmium concentrations — some as high as 1,000 times than levels deemed safe for consumers.
Leticia Nunez, 38, is accused of selling counterfeit designer handbags, jewelry and other accessories that may have contained hazardous amounts of lead.
The Mateel Environmental Justice Foundation has filed a lawsuit that claims to be excessive levels of lead at Disneyland.
The owners and manager of a downtown Los Angeles jewelry store have been sentenced to up to 30 months in federal prison for illegally importing and selling fake designer jewelry, some of which had dangerous levels of lead.
“Silver Bells” and “O Christmas Tree” are not just classic songs for this Christmas season — they’re also two potential holiday hazards.