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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Veterans Park Update

On Thursday, February 17, the City of Commerce announced the closure of Veterans Park due to the heavy rainfall that the Los Angeles area experienced during the weekend.  The closure was needed to determine the impact of the heavy rainfall on the...Read on...

Posted on: February 16, 2017

Veterans Park to Close for Assessment

Veterans Park will be closed until further notice beginning at 8:30 p.m. tonight in order to assess any impact caused by the expected rain on the Community Center. The assessment will be conducted along with the lead cleanup effort currently underway. An ...Read on...

Posted on: January 18, 2017

City Employee Taken into Custody

Commerce, CA – On January 13, 2017, a City employee, Steven Matthew Garcia (DOB: 6/9/89), was taken into custody pending results of a County of Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department investigation. On January 18, 2017, the Los Angeles County...more

Posted on: January 18, 2017

Write Your Resume Now!

If you are interested in writing or updating your resume, sign up for the Write Your Resume Now workshop at Rosewood Library on Monday, February 6 at 6 p.m.The workshop will be offered in Spanish on Monday, February 27.

Workshop Information
Posted on: December 28, 2016

Fitness Center Changing Weekend Hours

Beginning in 2017, the Fitness Center, located in the Brenda Villa Aquatic Center, will change its weekend hours to 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Fitness Center can be reached at 323-887-4404.

Posted on: September 7, 2016

Water Conservation Rebates Available for Residents and Businesses

Commerce, CA – Residents and businesses in the Central Basin Municipal Water District city service area, can continue reducing their water consumption while saving money by participating in the District’s Rebate Program. Interested persons and businesses...more

Rebate Information
Posted on: July 2, 2011

Keep Connected in an Emergency with Nixle

Want to receive emergency alerts, advisories and community information from the City of Commerce on your cell phone? Now you can via Nixle, the mass communication system designed to deliver real-time messages right to your phone. Options include English, ...more


2. Exide Technologies

8 Stories
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Exide Technologies: Understand your Soil Sample and Blood Test Results

The Department of Toxic Substances Control is hosting a series of drop-in sessions to help residents understand how to read their soil sample results. Residents should bring their results with them. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health plan...more Details
Posted on: November 28, 2016

DTSC Announces Availability of Reports Related to Exide Technologies

The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has released a Draft Environmental Impact (EIR) to assess the potential environmental effects associated with implementing the Draft Remedial Action (Cleanup) Plan, Offsite Properties within the Exide Prel...more

Notice - English
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Notice of Availability of Exide Technologies Final Closure Plan and EIR

On December 8, 2016, the Department of Toxic Substances Control released the Final Closure Plan and Final Environmental Report (FEIR) for the Exide Technologies battery recycling facility n Vernon, California.

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

Road and Street Alerts

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Washington Blvd. Construction: Between Fidelia and I-5 Freeway

Until early March 2017, drivers will not be able to make left turns while driving on the north side of Washington Blvd. between Fidelia and the I-5 Freeway.  

Posted on: January 31, 2017

Water Line Work on the South Side of Washington Blvd. at I-710

In anticipation of the I-710 Freeway Widening project, California Water Service will be doing water line construction on the south side of Washington Blvd. at the I-710 Freeway. The work will be conducted from 5 p.m. – 5 a.m. for the next four w...

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