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Posted on: July 3, 2017

Traffic Commission Meeting POSTPONED

The Traffic Commission meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, July 12 has been postponed to Wednesday, August 9. At that meeting, residents and business are welcome to discuss the new blue curb (accessible) parking policy regarding parking spaces w...more Meeting Notice
Posted on: June 19, 2017

L.A. Dodgers Tickets Available

See the L.A. Dodgers this summer! Purchase your tickets from the Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, please call 323-887-4434. Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants Sunday, July 30 5 p.m. Game time Ticket price: $20 (regular pri...more
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Teen Summer Reading Program Coming Soon!

Teens, don't miss this year's Summer Reading Program! Activities include a Marshmallow Challenge, Computer Building Workshop, raffles and more! Sign up beginning on Monday, June 19.

Posted on: June 13, 2017

Blue Route, Citadel Express Change

The Transportation Department has announced the modification of the Blue Route and the Citadel Express route. You can access the updated bus schedule online and download the Real-Time Bus Information app to you...more

Transportation Dept.
Posted on: June 12, 2017

Summer Reading Program Begins June 19

Have you heard? The Summer Reading Program is for everyone: children, teens and adults! Sign up at your local library beginning on June 19 and see what fun activities are planned.

Library's Website
Posted on: May 2, 2017

Coyote Alert

The City is reminding pet owners to be vigilant about keeping coyotes away from their property. Please report sightings and encounters to the Animal Control Division at 323-887-4460, ext. 2236. If you leave a message, staff will be alert...more

Coyote Information
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: May 1, 2017

Lawn Mower Rebate Program

Plan to purchase a new cordless electric lawn mower? If so, the South Coast Air Quality Management District wants to give you a rebate! 

Program Details
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: 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

10 Stories
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Dept. of Toxic Substances Control Holding Drop-In Sessions

The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) will be holding recurring drop-in sessions on the the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month. The purpose of the sessions is to help residents understand their soil sample results. To participate in these sessio...more

DTSC Sessions
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: July 3, 2017

Work to Affect Slauson and Eastern

In July and August, work being done by Southern California Edison  will affect traffic in the area of Slauson Avenue and Eastern Avenue. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.more