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CPUC to Hold Public Forums on Park Water Rate Increase Requests
Park Water is requesting CPUC approval (A.18-01-003) to increase revenues by $1.1 million (3.21 percent) in 2019 over current revenues; by $1.77 million (4.98 percent) in 2020; and by $1.94 million (5.24 percent) in 2021. In total, the increases would amount to $4.83 million over three years, resulting in a $20.70 bi-monthly increase to the average customer bill by the year 2021. ... read more / view event »
Consumer Beware! Thieves are Using Gift Cards and Other New Scams to Steal Your Money
September 27, 2018
Over 1 million people filed fraud complaints with the Federal Trade Commission last year, according to its Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book.  The secure, online database is based on unverified reports filed by consumers and is available only to law enforcement.  They use the data collected to spot trends, identify questionable business practices and targets, and enforce the law, indicates the FTC.   ... read more »
Data Reveals Poorest Communities in L.A. County Endure Heavy Indecencies of Oil Drilling
September 20, 2018
To date more than 800 organizations have signed on. Meanwhile, eleven of the 15 zip codes, CBD analysts said, include neighborhoods like Wilmington that are considered “disadvantaged” by the California Environmental Protection Agency. ... read more »
Beware of Political Donation Scams 
During Election Season
September 14, 2018
In the Political Donation Scam, thieves pose as campaign workers and call people seeking contributions. The fraudsters may spoof a candidate's phone number and even use recordings of the politician or a purported virtual town hall to make the ruse appear legitimate. ... read more »
California State Parks Encourages Visitors to End Summer Safely this Labor Day Weekend
August 27, 2018
Labor Day weekend unofficially marks the end of the summer, but for many outdoor enthusiasts, it is another opportunity to enjoy a long weekend in the outdoors. Whether visitors plan on enjoying the outdoors in boats, bikes, horses, off-highway vehicles or surfing, camping, exploring the lakes or mountains, or simply enjoying time with friends and family, it is important to plan and learn about the parks they are visiting.  ... read more »
Former Detective Garry McFadden Recounts Busting One of the Country’s Most Notorious Serial Killers, ‘Bad’ Henry Louis Wallace 
August 23, 2018
Recently, McFadden spoke with the LA Sentinel to discuss more in-depth how he and his team brought justice to the city and apprehended a monstrous killer.  ... read more »
Los Angeles County to Expand Opioid Use Prevention and Treatment Efforts
August 14, 2018
Prescription opioid overdose hospitalizations increased from 601 in 2006 to 765 in 2016. In 2017, 488 individuals in Los Angeles County died from an opioid overdose. In response to this growing epidemic, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn, that will streamline prevention efforts and expand Medication for Addiction Treatment (MAT) for opioid users throughout the County. ... read more »
Heat Centers
The heat can be very dangerous, especially for our elders and young folks. Please keep yourself cool and safe by visiting one of the heat centers across the District. They include all of our recreation centers, senior centers, and libraries. ... read more / view event »
Wildfire Impacts on California’s State Parks
August 10, 2018
California State Parks advises outdoor enthusiasts to plan carefully their next outdoor adventure in areas near wildfires. Some parks are closed, while others around the north Sacramento Valley and Sierra north of Calaveras County are impacted by smoke. Visitors with health issues or smoke sensitivity may want to reconsider visiting parks until the air quality improves. To ensure safety, the public is prohibited from entering closed areas. ... read more »
JUUL Labs Offers New Device to Help Smokers Monitor, Change Their Habits
August 9, 2018
Company also Launches Education Efforts to Combat Underage Use. ... read more »
No Charges Filed Against Ed Buck in Death of Gemmel Moore
August 2, 2018
New Video Shows White Democratic Donor Continued to Lure Young Black Gay Men with Money and Meth While Under Investigation for Homicide  ... read more »
SCAQMD Extends Smoke Advisory Due to Cranston Fire
July 27, 2018
A wildfire, named the Cranston Fire, is burning to the east of Hemet in Riverside County within the San Bernardino National Forest.  The burn area was last reported at 11,500 acres with three percent containment.  A second fire, called the Ribbon Fire, is burning to the west of Pinyon in Riverside County.  Southerly winds this morning will transition to an onshore flow this afternoon with predicted gusts up to 25 mph.  Winds will then transition to a northwesterly wind during the evening and overnight hours.  During the overnight and early morning hours, downslope winds might bring smoke into the valleys west of the fire.  ... read more »
Police Officer Fired Shot That Killed Trader Joe’s Worker at End of Chase 
July 26, 2018
The bullet that killed a Silver Lake Trader Joe's assistant manager during a police shootout with a man who took more than a dozen people hostage inside the store was fired by a police officer, not the suspect, Los Angeles police Chief Michel Moore confirmed today.  ... read more »
L.A. Sentinel Goes One-On-One with Newly Appointed LAPD Chief, Michel Moore  
July 26, 2018
This month, the Los Angeles Sentinel had the opportunity to conduct a sit-down interview with Los Angeles Police Department chief, Michel Moore regarding his new position and the departmental goals he hopes to accomplish during his tenure.  ... read more »
Assemblymember Miguel Santiago Announces Senior Scam Stopper Seminars
The Office of Assemblymember Miguel Santiago will be conducting a free seminar to educate seniors, family members, and concerned residents about scams, particularly scams targeting seniors. Attendees will be provided valuable tips, informational materials, and resources.  ... read more / view event »

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