South Coast

Vernon Recycling Plant Could Reopen With Tougher Pollution StandardsOfficials 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.
Suspects Sought In OC 'Smash-And-Grab' BurglariesPolice sought the public's help Friday in identifying suspects in two separate burglaries in Orange County.