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Shutdown Whiteman Airport!

We are calling on the county of Los Angeles to shutdown whiteman. For 75 years Whiteman Airport has been more detrimental than beneficial to our community. There has been one to many crashes in the community. Prioritize the public safety of Pacoima residents, shut it down!

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Pacoima Beautiful rolls out first electric bike share program in the San Fernando Valley

Los Angeles, CA – Pacoima Beautiful, the leading San Fernando Valley environmental justice organization, celebrates the launch of the first electric bike share program to benefit the community of Pacoima and surrounding neighborhoods.

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“Pasan muy cerca de la casa y da miedo”: comunidad de Pacoima pide el cierre del aeropuerto Whiteman

13 accidentes relacionados al aeropuerto Whiteman se han registrado en los últimos 10 años, el más reciente en enero de este año cuando una avioneta se estrelló con las vías del tren cercanas.

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Congressman calls for temporary closure, investigation of Whiteman Airport

Following several recent plane crashes at Whiteman Airport in Pacoima, Rep. Tony Cárdenas, D-Panorama City, called Monday on Los Angeles County and the Federal Aviation Administration to place a 30-day moratorium on flights at the airport and conduct a safety audit.

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After plane crashes and close calls, pressure mounts to close this L.A. airport

The day the plane fell from the sky, Eva Avalos was sipping coffee under her mulberry tree.

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Activists call for closure of Whiteman Airport

LOS ANGELES — Community members in Pacoima are calling for the closure of Whiteman Airport.

They say it’s dangerous for people who live in the area because of recent crashes.

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Pacoima locals call for Whiteman Airport's closure after fatal plane crash

After yet another airplane crash stemming from Whiteman Airport in Pacoima, said to be the 78th to date, residents are voicing their concerns yet again - calling for its closure.

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