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Posted on: March 23, 2017

City Council/Successor Agency Meeting

Due to the evacuation of City Hall on Tuesday, March 21, the City Council/Successor Agency meeting was postponed to Tuesday, March 28. City Council meetings begin at 6:30 p.m.  

Meeting Agendas
Posted on: March 20, 2017

Coyote Warning

A coyote attacked a small animal in the Village area today. This is the second attack on a small animal to occur in the City. As a reminder, please do not feed coyotes and do not leave pet food or other food sources (pets, trash, etc.) outside, especially...


Posted on: March 9, 2017

Library Seeking Earth Day Art Show Submissions

Submit your artwork inspired or made from recycled items to Veterans Library by April 8. Artwork will be exhibited at the Earth Day Art Show being held on Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Senior Center.  Visit your local library f...more

Art Show Flyer
Posted on: March 9, 2017

City of Commerce Temporarily Closes Veterans Park Facility

On February 17, 2017, the City of Commerce temporarily closed Veterans Park in order to determine the impact the heavy rainfall has had on the facility and on the lead abatement efforts currently underway.  On June 6, 2016, the City Council auth...more
Posted on: March 8, 2017

Coyote Attacks Dog in Commerce

Recently, a small dog was attacked by a coyote in the Rosewood Park area. The City has been addressing the problem; two coyotes have been successfully captured and removed from the City. You can help protect your family and pets by keeping your property a...more

CA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Posted on: March 7, 2017

Walmart No Longer Commerce Retail Center Option

Walmart has pulled out of the proposed development on Washington Boulevard and Atlantic Avenue because they have changed their business model, which is now geared toward e-commerce. The City of Commerce is considering other companies being pursued by the ...Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2017

City of Commerce Temporarily Closes Veterans Park Facility

On February 17, 2017, the City of Commerce temporarily closed Veterans Park in order to determine the impact the heavy rainfall has had on the facility and on the lead abatement efforts currently underway. The City expects to have more information about t...Read on...

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: 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

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Posted on: March 25, 2017

Exide Drop-in/Q&A Sessions

A representative from the Dept. of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) will be available to answer residents’ Exide-related questions during four upcoming Q&A sessions. Residents are encouraged to drop in at any time during any of the sessions, ...Read on...

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: March 27, 2017

Fallen Streetlight at Atlantic and Ferguson

A fallen streetlight has been reported at Atlantic and Ferguson. Eastbound Ferguson Drive is closed and traffic is being diverted onto Goodrich.It is not known how long L.A. County will need to make repairs.