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Los Angeles City Mayor Speaks with Experts from Medical and First Response Industries about COVID-19 Pandemic
April 17, 2020
According to her years of study in the HIV Pandemic, Cynthia Davis stressed the differences in behavior between the two viruses. HIV took over 40 years to reach 1.5 million cases globally, coronavirus took 2-3 months to reach 500,000 positive cases within the U.S. alone. Dr. Davis stressed the physical guidelines and the importance in testing to combat the spread of COVID-19. Cynthia Davis declared, “...You want to use what is called, Universal Precautions, which means you treat everyone as if they have been infected with COVID-19 and take the appropriate precautions.” This includes hand washing, wearing a mask, and practicing social distancing. ... read more »
6 L.A. Firefighters Quarantined After Treating Woman With COVID-19 Virus
March 13, 2020
Six Los Angeles city firefighters will be under quarantine until Monday after learning a patient they treated at Union Station earlier this month eventually tested positive for coronavirus, the fire department announced today. ... read more »
Woman Killed in Crash ID’d’; Two Boys in Serious Condition
December 6, 2019
Two boys remained hospitalized today in serious condition with injuries they suffered in a two-car crash in the Green Meadows area of South Los Angeles, while authorities identified the woman in their car who died at the scene, authorities said. ... read more »
Build with Strength Applauds Los Angeles City Council for Ensuring Safer Buildings
December 5, 2019
Unanimous 4-0 vote moves “Building a Safer Los Angeles” ordinance forward ... read more »
Arraignment Set for Motorist Charged in Building Crash that Killed Woman
July 12, 2019
Connie Jo Howard, 59, was charged Thursday with one count each of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage causing injury and driving with a 0.08 percent blood alcohol content causing injury in connection with the July 3 crash. ... read more »
4.0 Aftershock Hits Ridgecrest Area
July 12, 2019
A magnitude 4.9-magnitude aftershock to last Friday's 7.1 earthquake hit the Ridgecrest area of Kern County today, the U.S. Geological survey reported. ... read more »
“Are You Prepared? Shift Happens!” Conference Friday, January 11th at CSUN: Transforming Disaster Into Prosperity
January 7, 2019
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 »
Lakers Host 12th Annual ‘Season of Giving’ Thanksgiving Dinner 2018
December 22, 2018
Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma, Josh Hart, and Moritz Wagner served Thanksgiving dinner to nearly 250 special guests including the Los Angeles Fire Department, L.A. County Sheriffs, and at-risk youth at the Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center in downtown L.A. on Thursday. ... read more / watch video »
Firefighters Killed Throughout L.A. History to be Honored With Street Signs
May 24, 2018
The street signs will be paid for by the United Firefighters of Los Angeles City union and installed by the Transportation Department, while the Los Angeles Fire Department Historical Society will provide the names of the 62 firefighters and where they died.  ... read more »
HERE COMES TASTE OF SOUL!
October 19, 2017
 From Rodeo Blvd to Stocker Ave., this festival continues to best in L.A.  ... read more »
Two South L.A. Churches Catch Fire
July 16, 2015
Two churches, one in South Los Angeles and a second nearby in the unincorporated Florence-Graham area of Los Angeles County, caught fire early morning on July 9, and authorities said the first blaze was arson. ... read more »
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