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Nonprofit Hopes to Crack Down on Speeding, Takeovers With Camera Systems

Authorities responded to at least three street takeovers in South Los Angeles on Sunday.

The nonprofit Streets Are For Everyone is hoping to change the recent uptick in takeovers (also known as sideshows) through the state Legislature with Assembly Bill 645, which would create a pilot program for installing speed safety systems.

California bill (Friedman) would ban cosmetics with chemicals linked to cancer, reproductive harm

26 chemicals targeted for addition to the state’s landmark toxic-free cosmetics law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today California Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) introduced Assembly Bill 496 to ban the sale of cosmetic products that contain 26 toxic chemicals known to have an effect on human health. 

The chemicals include some borate compounds, lily aldehyde, cyclotetrasiloxane, trichloroacetic acid, styrene and certain colors.