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MTA to Roll Out Safety Measures for Bus Drivers
March 26, 2015
Surveillance cameras, hard plastic barriers and other measures are being rolled out on Metro buses to protect drivers against assaults, transit officials announced. The measures are in response to a 35 percent rise in attacks against bus drivers since 2012, ... read more »
Heeding the Dangers of Power Lines
March 25, 2015
Tree-trimming equipment should always be kept at least 10 feet away from power lines to avoid the serious injuries and even death that could come with contact. ... read more »
L.A. County Office of Emergency Management Issues Flash Flood Safety Tips
December 11, 2014
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting heavy rainfall that may trigger debris and mud flows. A NWS Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the Los Angeles County burn areas. ... read more »
No Amount of Drinking is Safe During Pregnancy
October 10, 2013
Each year, nearly 40,000 babies are born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The disorders are caused by mothers’ alcohol consumption during pregnancy and range in severity. ... read more »
Board of Supervisors Acts to Promote Child Safety & Wellness
December 27, 2012
Board of Supervisors Acts to Promote Child Safety & Wellness In a step to improve the lives of thousands of children in the county, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has approved a motion authored by Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Michael D. ... read more »
Back to School Safety Tips for Parents to Discuss with their Youngsters
August 28, 2012
Back to School Safety Tips for Parents to Discuss with their Youngsters – LASD SAFETY TIPS:   The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children ( offers the following safety tips for parents to discuss with their youngsters:   Travel with a friend, ... read more »
CONSTRUCTION NOTICE: Adams Blvd., between I-110N HOV off-ramp & Flower St.
August 8, 2012
ATTENTION COMMUTERS, RESIDENTS, AND BUSINESSES IN THE VICINITY OF ADAMS BLVD., BETWEEN I-110 NORTH HOV OFF-RAMP & FLOWER STREET The Metro ExpressLanes Demonstration Project along the Harbor Freeway (I-110) will lessen congestion, ... read more »
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