Monthly Archives: January 2011

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Courtesy of Liberty Hill By Nick Wilson/Special to LAist Four Los Angeles City Councilmembers co-introduced a motion Friday that would transform L.A.’s toxic hotspots into “Green Zones.” The first-in-the-nation initiative would grant the low-income and heavily polluted communities of Pacoima, Boyle Heights and Wilmington access to economic assistance for cleanup efforts. The motion co-introduced by […]

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Molly Peterson kpcc A coalition of neighborhood groups in Los Angeles is backing a plan to create what they’re calling green zones. In the Harbor area, in Pacoima and in Boyle Heights, local rules would target polluting industries with inspections, promote green businesses with incentives and keep environmental concerns in mind during planning. Leonardo Vilchis […]

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City officials to clean up toxic spots in LA City officials to clean up toxic spots in LA. This morning the Union de Vecinos, together with CBE, Pacoima Beautiful, Coalition for a Safe Environment and allies (ELACC, AGENDA, Eastyards) Announced our Clean Up Green Up LA campaign watch the video LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Community […]

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Community Launches Clean Up Green Up LA Campaign LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Community leaders are joining with city officials in a drive to clean up toxic hot spots in three Los Angeles neighborhoods.Several Los Angeles city leaders are taking steps to clean up the air and soil in some industrial areas of the city.They’ve launched a campaign […]

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HACLA Tenants and Other LA Human Right to Housing Collective Members File Lawsuit against Housing Authority Tenants who were excluded from recent public meetings and processes file suit for violations of the State’s Brown Act and tenants’ right to organize What: Last month, LA Human Right to Housing Collective members filed a lawsuit in State […]

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Los Angeles’ ‘green zone’ plan is aimed at low-income, high-pollution areas ‘Toxic hot spots’ Pacoima, Boyle Heights and Wilmington would get incentives to attract clean industries. Polluters would be targeted with tougher inspections and enforcement. January 21, 2011|By Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times For more than four decades, a grimy, rough-edged stretch of Branford Street […]

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Boyle Heights pide por todos – La Raza – impre.com JAN 13 2011  Vecinos exponen en su posada los problemas que enfrentan Rubén Moreno | 2010-12-24 | La Raza No se trataba de los parajes desérticos que atravesaron María y José cuando, según los evangelios, iban buscando posada. Pero anoche también hacía frío en las calles […]

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