Exide battery plant to close; 13-year-old killed in Boyle Heights collision; El Sereno road work; L.A. Marathon light show

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MOrning Report

  • The closure of Excide battery plant, which has been blamed for endangering the health of residents in Boyle Heights and neighboring communities, is expected to be announced today. L.A. Times
  • A 13-year-old boy died after being struck by a car in Boyle Heights at Cummings and Sheridan streets. EGP News
  • El Sereno residents living near the Soto Street bridge can expect three straight days – and nights – of road work beginning today. City of Los Angeles
  • The L.A. Marathon course from Dodger Stadium to Santa Monica will be illuminated Friday night with clusters of skyward-pointed spotlights placed about a mile apart. L.A. Magazine

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