The bomb squad was called to the scene.
Chong, of course, is known as one-half of the cannabis-fueled comedy duo Cheech & Chong, a partnership that produced six gold records and eight films, which he co-wrote and directed.
City leaders held a public hearing Wednesday night to discuss the complaints that keep being leveled against the Sriracha hot sauce factory in South Los Angeles.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge was expected Friday to rule on whether to grant a request to temporarily shut down an Irwindale chili sauce factory over complaints from local residents.
A sulfuric acid spill sickened 30 people at a business in Carson Monday night.
Sriracha prices could go up if the factory where the wildly popular chili sauce is made is forced to shut down over the odor produces.
Los Angeles School Police Department headquarters were evacuated Tuesday due to reports of a foul odor, officials said.
Air quality inspectors were investigating complaints of a foul odor Monday in Santa Fe Springs.
A Hazmat incident prompted the evacuation of a building and forced street closures in La Habra Friday morning.
A strange odor led city firefighters to downtown Los Angeles Saturday evening.
Authorities on Monday investigated widespread reports of a foul odor detected across the San Fernando Valley.
A Southwest Airlines flight headed for Burbank was turned back on Tuesday morning after reports of a strange odor in the cockpit.
Western Medical Center in Santa Ana was evacuated Saturday evening because a gas-like odor was detected.
Sen. Barbara Boxer wants the Environmental Protection Agency to act urgently to save the town of Mecca from seeing more people fall ill.
Fire officials say they have received multiple 911 calls about a a “widespread and mildly irritating” odor concentrated mostly in the Boyle Heights area.