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District Attorney Jackie Lacey Says #JustHangUp on Suspicious Calls
January 14, 2019
Since the fraud awareness campaign began in May 2015, the District Attorney's Office has issued 80 fraud alerts, produced 42 videos shared on social media and distributed 125,000 fliers to nearly 100 senior centers and other public locations throughout Los Angeles County. ... read more »
Joshua Tree National Park to Temporarily Close for Cleanup and Repair
Joshua Tree National Park will temporarily close effective 8 am on Thursday, January 10, to allow park staff to address sanitation, safety, and resource protection issues in the park that have arisen during the lapse in appropriations. Park officials plan to restore accessibility to the park in addition to limited basic services in the coming days. ... read more / view event »
County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs Hosts Recovery Forum for Small Business Owners Impacted by Woolsey, Hill Fires
As part of an interagency collaboration, the County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs will host a Small Business Listening Session on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 in the City of Calabasas to solicit input from impacted business owners regarding their post-fire needs and concerns. The business community is also encouraged to attend to explore economic development opportunities. ... read more / view event »
“Are You Prepared? Shift Happens!” Conference Friday, January 11th at CSUN: Transforming Disaster Into Prosperity
The Valley Economic Alliance in partnership with Valley Nonprofit Resources and Cal State University, Northridge (CSUN) College of Social and Behavioral Sciences will present a disaster preparedness conference this Friday, January 11, 2019 from 7:30am to 1:30pm at CSUN Student Union Center.   ... read more / view event »
Sharon McDougle, The ‘Hidden Figure’ Behind the NASA Spacesuit Team 
January 3, 2019
Behind every great astronaut is a great team suiting him or her up to travel into space. While many history books discuss the story of Mae Jemison, the first African American woman to travel to space, they often fail to mention how NASA spacesuit manager Sharon McDougle, helped prepare astronauts like Jemison for their launch and how she made history herself.   ... read more »
City Of Los Angeles Launches 2018 Christmas Tree Recycling Program
December 20, 2018
City Councilwoman Nury Martinez (District 6), Board of Public Works Commissioner Aura Garcia, LA Sanitation and Environment Director and General Manager Enrique C. Zaldivar, and Los Angeles City Fire Captain Cody Weireter were at the East Valley Sanitation District Yard in Sun Valley yesterday to discuss and demonstrate how to properly recycle Christmas trees and provide important fire safety tips. ... read more »
U.S. Department of Labor Provides Continued Assistance to California Counties Recovering from 2017 Wildfires
December 11, 2018
The U.S. Department of Labor announced additional incremental funding for a Disaster Recovery National Dislocated Worker Grant (DWG) to the California Department of Employment Development to assess workforce needs in response to wildfires that affected the state in October and December 2017. ... read more »
Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners Approves Modernization of Los Angeles Airport Police’s Dispatch and Record-Keeping Systems
December 7, 2018
In accordance with LAWA's strategic goal of innovating for security, efficiency and effectiveness, the new CAD and RMS system will modernize APD's dispatching and records retrieval systems, allowing the division to respond rapidly to situations with a reliable and quick connection to intelligence information and other first-responder agencies. ... read more »
Archdiocese of Los Angeles Updates List of Accused Priests
December 7, 2018
Implementation of Strict Reporting and Prevention Policies and Programs Result in Decline in Incidents and Promote Reporting of Past Misconduct Year Over Year--Out of concern for victim-survivors of abuse and in continued commitment to transparency, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles released an update to the 2004 Report to the People of God list of the names of priests who were either publicly or credibly accused of misconduct with minors. ... read more »
U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES DISASTER DECLARATION FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY
November 16, 2018
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a disaster declaration for Los Angeles County that will make low-interest federal disaster loans available to businesses and residents impacted by the Woolsey Fire announced SBA Administrator Linda McMahon. This SBA disaster declaration covers Los Angeles, Butte and Ventura counties as a result of the wildfires that began in California this month. ... read more »
CSUN Fails its Faculty and Students in Terms of Safety
November 15, 2018
Karin Stanford says she was the target of threats and harassment last year by White supremacists and Donald Trump supporters because of a question on a final exam ... read more »
County’s Hate Crimes Report Cites 15% Rise in Anti-Black Attacks
November 15, 2018
African Americans were victims of 50 percent of hate crimes in Los Angeles County in 2017 with anti-Black assaults rising by 15 percent over 2016, from 112 to 129. ... read more »
HHS Secretary Azar declares Public Health Emergency in California due to Wildfires
November 14, 2018
“We are working closely with state health authorities and monitoring the needs of healthcare facilities to provide whatever they may need to save lives and protect health,” Secretary Azar said. “This declaration will help ensure that Americans who are threatened by these dangerous wildfires and who rely on Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program have continuous access to the care they need.” ... read more »
Accessory Dwelling Unit (AKA Granny Flat) Workshop
An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) also known as granny flat can be a garage, add on room or existing main dwelling room all built or remodeled to become a livable space with kitchen and bath. State legislation was passed in January 2017 to allow home owners to use this law. While many local laws regarding such use are still being worked out, it is now legal to add an ADU to almost any single family residential property. ADU's might help to ease the housing crisis. ... read more / view event »
Check Before You Burn This Season to Help Improve Air Quality
November 2, 2018
The seasonal air pollution prevention program extends from Nov. 1 through Feb. 28, 2019. During this four-month period, residents living in the South Coast Air Basin, including all of Orange County and the non-desert areas of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties, are asked to help improve Southern California’s air quality by not burning firewood on No-Burn Days. ... read more »
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