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Exide Technologies

5 Stories
Posted on: March 10, 2016

City Parks to be Tested for Lead Contamination

COMMERCE, CA – In response to the request of Commerce City officials concerning lead contamination from the Exide Battery Plant in the city of Vernon, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) will be soil testing two parks in the City ...Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2016

California Department of Toxic Substance Control

Visit the California Department of Toxic Substance Control website for news, notices and more.

Posted on: February 23, 2016

South Coast Air Quality Management District

The South Coast Air Quality Management District's website contains information related to reports, meetings, hearing board orders and more.

Posted on: February 23, 2016

Los Angeles Times Articles

Read the articles published by the Los Angeles Times dating from 1981 to 2015.

L.A. Times Coverage of Exide
Posted on: February 23, 2016

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is offering free confidential blood lead screening to people who live or work near Exide Technologies. Please visit the LADPH website for information.

L.A. County Dept. of Public Health

General News

9 Stories
Posted on: June 23, 2016

Citizenship Information Session

The READS Center is hosting a Citizenship Session on Wednesday, June 29 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Rosewood Neighborhood Library Program Room.

Citizenship Info - English & Spanish
Posted on: June 16, 2016

Construction Street Closure

From 8 p.m, on Friday, June 24 to 5 a.m. on Monday, June 27, a street closure will affect Washington Blvd. At least one travel lane will remain open in each direction. Detours will be provided along Jillson St. and Commerce Way.

Information about the ...more

Construction/Closure Notice
Posted on: June 14, 2016

Free Lunch for Kids

Children can get free lunch, Monday through Thursday, June 20 - August 12, at two locations in Commerce:
Bristow Park Library: 11 a.m. - noon and Veterans Park: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

To learn more about this free lunch program, please call the Comme...more

Posted on: June 7, 2016

Get in the Game: Read!

The Commerce Public Library invites all children, teens and adults to “get in the game” by signing up for the Summer Reading Program beginning on June 20. Raffles, activities and more await you!

Summer Reading Program
Posted on: May 31, 2016

Volunteer Opportunity for Teens

The Community Services Department is recruiting teens for the new Teen ComCat (Commerce Community Assistance Team) volunteer program. ComCats assist City staff with crime prevention programs, emergency disaster response and more.

For more information, ...more

ComCat Program
Posted on: May 5, 2016

Save the Date: Comic Book Invasion

The Commerce Public Library has announced that this year's Comic Book Invasion will be held on Saturday, August 27.

Comic Book Invasion
Posted on: March 22, 2016

Edison’s Programs Helps Income-Qualified Residents with their Electric Bills

SCE’s CARE and FERA programs help income-qualified customers by discounting their monthly electric bill. For information about the programs, please call 800-447-6620 or see the brochure.

Posted on: March 8, 2016

Washington Blvd. Construction: Between Ayers Ave. and Indiana St.

Work on Washington Boulevard between Ayers Avenue and Indiana Street has required the reduction of travel lanes, with one lane open for eastbound traffic and one lane open for westbound traffic. Dedicated left turn pockets for each direction are located i...more

Washington Blvd. Project Website
Posted on: July 2, 2011

Keeping Connected in an Emergency

Register your phone number to receive City of Commerce emergency alerts on your phone. During emergencies, the City will send important messages, in English and Spanish, to registered phone numbers, utilizing the Blackboard Connect mass communication sys...more