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Structural Engineers Call For Retrofitting Older LA Buildings

Hundreds of structural engineers gathered Monday to address the risks posed by earthquakes to some of the oldest buildings in the city of Los Angeles.

10/20/2014

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The Humor Code’s Five Best Comedy Clubs In The US

While traveling the world exploring the science of what makes things funny, we stumbled on an important question: What makes a good comedy club? According to many of the comics we interviewed, a “good room” is one that’s dimly lit, densely packed, with hard chairs, low ceilings, a red curtain, and nothing at all that’s blue.

04/01/2014

The Orpheum Theatre in the Historic Core of downtown Los Angeles is among several buildings due for a makeover under Huizar's plan.  (Photo credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Entertainment)

‘Bringing Back Broadway’ Plan Aimed At ‘Stringent’ Downtown LA Building Code

City officials and local real estate experts unveiled a plan Thursday to revitalize historic buildings in downtown Los Angeles.

12/12/2013

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Thousands Of Local Schools May Be In Danger Of Collapse During Quake

Parents at Warren High School in Downey were shocked by what we discovered about their two-story concrete classroom building — just one of thousands that state experts said could be putting children at risk in the next big earthquake.

02/14/2012

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Glendale Eyes Crackdown On Super-Sized Fast Food Signs Like ‘You See In East LA’

City Councilman Ara Najarian wants to clear the air when it comes to unsightly signs in Glendale.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/30/2012

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Digital Robbery: Thermal Cameras Allow ATM Theft From Afar

Your body’s own heat could be a gold mine for thieves, revealing your ATM PIN number, according to new research out of San Diego.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/07/2011

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Thousands Of Local Schools May Be In Danger Of Collapse During Quake

Parents at Warren High School in Downey were shocked by what we discovered about their two-story concrete classroom building — just one of thousands that state experts said could be putting children at risk in the next big earthquake.

CBS Los Angeles–05/11/2011

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