Community Sets New Course For South LA's 'Death Alley'For the past year, architecture professor Marcela Hicks and students from L.A. Trade–Technical College have been cleaning up part of the stretch near Florence Avenue to spur reformation — both physically and symbolically.
Cleanup Remains Slow For Thousands Waiting For Exide Contamination FixLA County Supervisor Hilda Solis is concerned new people moving to the area don't know about the contamination.
'CleanStat' Program Aims To Clean Up LA's Dirtiest StreetsFour percent of Los Angeles city's blocks are considered dirty, filled with loose trash or piles from illegal dumping, and need immediate cleaning.
Only On 2: Head Of Agency Charged With Cleaning Up Homes Contaminated By Exide Battery Plant TalksAnthony Guiterrez, who grew up just a few blocks from Exide, said he was suffering from brain cancer.
Southern California Beaches Tested For Tar Balls After SpillCleanup commanders said Saturday that they sampled beaches nearby and as far away as Newport Beach in Orange County to see if oil from the spill was continuing to wash up.
Workers Clean Up Oil Spill On California Beaches By HandThe painstaking task at Refugio State Beach marks a new front in the cleanup after an underground pipeline leaked last month and released up to 101,000 gallons of oil, about 21,000 gallons of which flowed into a storm drain, sullied the beach and washed out to sea.
Crews Say 44 Percent Of California Coast Oil Spill CleanedThe 44 percent includes mostly sandy beaches, which only have trace amounts, or less than 1 percent of oil, said California Department of Fish and Wildlife spokeswoman Alexia Retallack. She said tar and oil is naturally found through seeps at Southern California beaches and should be avoided.
California Cleans Up As Storm Hits SouthwestPerhaps the biggest job was in Camarillo, about 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles, where a mudslide made 13 homes uninhabitable Friday. The debris flowed down a hillside burned by wildfire last year.
Crews Clean Up Debris After Tree Falls Onto Power Line In Eagle RockThe tree fell around 6:30 p.m. on Saxon Drive, taking out a power line and a phone line to a resident's home, both ending up on the street.
'Made In America' Aftermath Garners Mayor's Praise, Residents' ComplaintsAn overnight cleanup effort continued past daybreak Monday as crews worked to revive Grand Park following the two-day event.
Cleanup Continues At UCLA Following Massive Sunset Blvd. Water Main BreakCleanup continued Wednesday on Sunset Boulevard and the UCLA campus after a 30-inch water main broke, spilling up to 10 million gallons of water.