By Sandy Mazza, Daily Breeze: 13 May 2016
They had been waiting for this day for eight years. But it was still wrenching for the Ancheta family when it finally came this week.
Their house in Carson’s infamous Carousel tract was the first of hundreds slated for cleanup of tons of soil contaminated with hazardous waste from old oil storage tanks. Beginning a five-year clean-up process across the 50-acre community, workers ripped out carefully manicured plants and lawns and dug up trees.
Teresa Ancheta winced at the sight of her trees being uprooted in front of the home where she’s lived for 26 years.