Saturday, October 22, 2016

Lead contamination found at Boyle Heights and East L.A. schools; West Nile Virus detected in East L.A. and El Sereno; Airbnb on the agenda

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MOrning Report

  • Sections of Lorena Street Elementary in Boyle Heights and Rowan Avenue Elementary in East Los Angeles were fenced off after officials found elevated levels of lead in the soil as part of testing related to the clean up of the Exide battery plant. State health officials said there is no “immediate threat” to students and staff but the areas need to be sealed off to conduct more testing. L.A. Now
  • County health officials said that mosquitos with West Nile Virus have been found in El Sereno and East Los Angeles. EGP News
  • Representatives from the office of Mayor Eric Garcetti are scheduled to discuss and hear public comments about the proposed regulation of Airbnb and short-term rentals during tonight’s meeting of the Montecito Heights Improvement Assn.
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