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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Letter to Parents from Parks & Recreation Director Robert Lipton (English & Spanish)

January 19, 2017 Dear Parents, The City will be hosting a meeting with parents on Tuesday, January 24 at 6 p.m. at the Commerce Council Chambers to discuss the recent arrest of Steven Garcia.  The meeting will provide updated information to the...Read on...
Posted on: January 23, 2017

Neighborhood Watch Meeting

The Public Safety and Community Services Department is hosting a Neighborhood Watch meeting on Wednesday, January 25 in the Bandini Elementary cafeteria.

Meeting Notice
Posted on: January 23, 2017

So Cal Gas Advisory Alert: A Call to Conserve Natural Gas

The Southern California Gas Company has issued an Advisory Alert which asks customers to voluntarily conserve natural gas by implementing three actions: Lower, Wait and Wash. Please visit the So Cal Gas Advisory webpage for details. more

So Cal Gas Co. Advisory
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 23, 2017

City Council/Successor Agency Meeting

The next regularly scheduled City Council/Successor Agency meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers. The meeting will be aired live on Commerce Cable Channels 3 and 32 and also online. The meeting agenda will be ava...more

Meeting Agendas
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: January 3, 2017

Miss Commerce, Young Man of the Year Applications Being Accepted

The Parks and Recreation Department is accepting Miss Commerce 2017 applications from Commerce youth who will be between the ages of 16-21 on March 11, 2017.

The Parks and Recreation Department is also accepting 2017 Young Man of the Year applications...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

8 Stories
Posted on: January 23, 2017

DTSC to Answer Exide Questions

A representative from the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) will be in Commerce to answer residents' Exide-related questions. Two informal walk-in sessions were scheduled to give residents a quick way to have their questions answered while all...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: October 26, 2016

Washington Blvd Road Work Expected to Affect Traffic for Months

During the final phase of construction on Washington Blvd. between Fidelia Avenue and the I-5 ramps, drivers are advised to use alternate routes such as Atlantic, Garfield, Bandini or Slauson. The construction work is expected to take approximately three ...


Construction Notice