Angelo Bellomo

LA County Department of Public Health

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Director of environmental health for the LA County Department of Public Health

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In Boyle Heights, East LA and other neighborhoods, a company called  Exide  recycled lead batteries without a full permit from the State Department of Toxic Substances Control.

County Steps in to Speed Exide Clean-up

In Boyle Heights, East LA and other neighborhoods, a company called Exide recycled lead batteries without a full permit from the State Department of Toxic Substances Control.

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Gourmet food trucks are the toast of neighborhoods all over Los Angeles, from Venice to downtown's Grand Park.

Food Truck Safety: Public Health Problem or False Alarm?

Gourmet food trucks are the toast of neighborhoods all over Los Angeles, from Venice to downtown's Grand Park.

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