The series below was a simple investigation of neighborhoods neglected by the city government in Los Angeles. The video showed the deplorable conditions that existed is some of the poorest communities in L.A. because of refuse that was not collected for weeks. The reaction by the city was swift.
VIDEO: For Alex Rodriguez, the rats and stench are the worst things about the rubbish routinely dumped on the street and alley in his South Los Angeles neighborhood. BELOW: The illegal dumping article as it appeared on the front page of the Los Angeles Times.