CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 27, 1994 |
The $2,500 check arrived in the mail weeks ago, but Dolores Kyle fumes that she has absolutely no intention of cashing it. Not for the holidays. Not ever. She has tucked the check away with other remnants of the 4 1/2-year legal battle that she and hundreds of her neighbors waged against the Mobil Oil Corp. refinery in Torrance. That battle recently concluded quietly, not with the fanfare of a public trial, but with a secret agreement. The settlement check issued to Kyle was dated Oct. 15.