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Board Member George J. McKenna III: School Safety Must Be Our Priority
February 15, 2018
In light of recent acts of weapons related violence at school campuses in several locations across the nation and now in a LAUSD middle school, it is essential that we continue the discussion of school safety and the available methods and policies that we utilize to protect students and staff. ... read more »
Assemblymember Holden’s Introduces Legislation to Help Protect Children from Lead Poisoning
February 14, 2018
Assemblymember Holden’s Introduces Legislation to Help Protect Children from Lead Poisoning ... read more »
MTA CEO Phil Washington Says “Accountability, Safety & Respect for Our Riders Is A Must”
February 1, 2018
Metro CEO calls for investigation of LAPD’s handling of woman removed from subway and encourages de-escalation of confrontational situations as much as possible.  ... read more »
Work to Begin to Connect Future Crenshaw/LAX Line to Green Line; Five Green Line Stations Will Close Temporarily Beginning January 26 with Buses Replacing Trains
January 26, 2018
Work to Begin to Connect Future Crenshaw/LAX Line to Green Line; Five Green Line Stations Will Close Temporarily Beginning January 26 with Buses Replacing Trains ... read more »
SCAQMD Refinery Committee Receives Comments on use of Toxic Chemical at Two Refineries
January 23, 2018
During Saturday’s meeting, SCAQMD staff briefed the committee and the public on development of the agency’s proposed Rule 1410 and received public input on it. ... read more »
Lane Reduction on Inglewood Boulevard in Playa Vista and Culver City Starting January 16
January 20, 2018
Lane Reduction on Inglewood Boulevard in Playa Vista and Culver City Starting January 16 ... read more »
Contractor Emergency Response Program – California Wildfires
January 3, 2018
Contractor Emergency Response Program - California Wildfires ... read more »
Deck the Halls Smartly, Safely
December 21, 2017
Electrical failures or malfunctions — damaged light strands or, in a very tragic 2015 fire that claimed six lives, a corroded electrical outlet — also cause one- fourth of Christmas tree fires. ... read more »
Environmental Justice conference aims to strengthen relationships in the community
December 14, 2017
Last week, more than 200 community activists and champions of the Environmental Justice fight gathered together in downtown Los Angeles at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angeles to hold their annual conference hosted by the South Coast Air Quality Managements District.{SCAQMD} SCAQMD is the air pollution control agency for all of Orange County and the urban portions of Los Angeles, ... read more »
SCAQMD Requires Refineries to Conduct Fenceline Air Monitoring
December 1, 2017
The South Coast Air Quality Management District today adopted a landmark requirement for the region’s eight major oil refining facilities to provide the public with real-time, ... read more »
Overnight Front Desk Closures at Los Angeles Police Stations Begin Tonight
December 1, 2017
While the front desk will be closed, the station will remain open with a phone system installed at the front door to alert officers in case of someone in need of assistance. ... read more »
Facebook turns to AI to help prevent suicides 
November 30, 2017
Facebook is turning to artificial intelligence to detect if someone might be contemplating suicide.  ... read more »
SCAQMD Hosts Third Annual Environmental Justice Conference
November 23, 2017
The South Coast Air Quality Management District hosted  the third annual environmental conference, titled "A Conversation on Environmental Justice", on Saturday, Dec. 2 ... read more »
Compton Human Trafficking Sting Yields 39 Arrests 
November 23, 2017
A human trafficking sting in Compton resulted in 39 arrests and the rescue of a 13-year-old girl, authorities said last week.  ... read more »
All Indoor and Outdoor Residential Wood Burning Prohibited Due to High Air Pollution Predicted for Wednesday, November 15 and Thursday, November 16, 2017
November 16, 2017
Homes that rely on wood as a sole source of heat, low-income households and those without natural gas service are also exempt from the requirement. Gas and other non-wood burning fireplaces are not restricted ... read more »
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