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Lime and LAPD Partner for ‘First Ride’ Safety Academy
July 18, 2019
Continuing its commitment to safety, today Lime, partnering with the LAPD, kicked off its inaugural LA “First Ride Academy.”  First time Lime riders joined Lime representatives to learn how to safely operate and ride scooters. The event is the start of First Ride Academies that will be held over the next several weeks. These training courses will improve familiarity with scooters so riders know the basics of safe scooter riding and responsible parking. ... read more »
To Discourage Distracted Driving, L.A. Kicks Off Competition
June 13, 2019
The safest driver will be awarded $20,000, with several other categories that will bring the winners $7,500 to $10,000. ... 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 »
Wendy’s Window-Traveling Opens Our Mind and Our Perspective on Life
July 19, 2018
Traveling across the country as well as abroad allows one to take in a variety of opinions and perspectives. Understanding different attitudes and points of view can help navigate the awkwardness of sensitive topics that I was curious to discuss. As I traveled through various parts of Italy and Greece recently, I had the opportunity to share my thoughts about forgiveness, humanity, hope, peace, love and happiness to a variety of people and what I found is that all of us have the same basic concerns.  One of those concerns pertains to the direction the world and mankind is headed in today’s political and global climate, but overall people still believe in humanity and that goodness will prevail.  ... read more »
Funds for Earthquake Warning App Approved by L.A. City Council
July 5, 2018
The mobile app will be designed to provide advance notice that an earthquake is about to strike through a text or other electronic means ... read more »
Season’s 1st Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in L.A. County
June 21, 2018
Los Angeles County health officials have confirmed the county's first case of West Nile virus for the 2018 season, using the diagnosis as a warning to residents to again step up efforts to prevent the spread of mosquitoes that can carry the disease.  ... 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 »
School virtual shooter training program aimed at survival
January 2, 2018
Using cutting-edge video game technology and animation, the U.S. Army and Homeland Security Department have developed a computer-based simulator that can train everyone from teachers to first responders on how to react to an active shooter scenario. ... 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 »
Los Angeles City Council Passes Final Cannabis Laws with Unanimous Vote
December 6, 2017
Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr. led the Los Angeles City Council on December 6, in adopting reasonable regulations governing the cannabis industry while protecting neighborhoods and schools. ... 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 »
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell celebrates #EquityAndJustice
November 7, 2017
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell Celebrates the Passing of #EquityAndJustice Package of Bills ... read more / watch video »
Survive the Disaster: Be Prepared!
September 28, 2017
It seems disaster season has been declared and the one glaring question that should be on everyone’s mind is: Are you prepared for a disaster? ... read more »
Recent Earthquake in Mexico is a Reminder for Los Angeles County Residents and Businesses to Prepare for Earthquakes
September 19, 2017
The County of Los Angeles Chief Executive Office, Office of Emergency Management (OEM) wants to remind all County residents and businesses to take the necessary steps now to prepare for earthquakes and other hazards and threats ... read more »
Youth Learn About Football Safety at the Protection Tour
July 27, 2017
USA Football teamed up with the Los Angeles Chargers to host a football camp that teaches safe techniques during game play. ... read more »
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