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.
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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 »
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 »
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.
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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 »
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.
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »