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Bob Hope Airport Holds Emergency Drill

A full-scale emergency response training exercise was being held Tuesday at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, according to officials.


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Millions Participate In Thursday’s ‘Great Shake Out’ Earthquake Drill

Millions of Californians Thursday participated in the fifth annual “Great Shake Out” Earthquake Drill.

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Millions Take Part In ‘Great ShakeOut’ Earthquake Drill

Californians Thursday dove under desks and tables in an annual earthquake survival drill.


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San Vicente Closed For ‘Large-Scale Emergency’ Drill In WeHo

A full-scale mass casulty drill was expected to tie up traffic in the city of West Hollywood, authorities said Wednesday.


L.A. County's Sheriff's deputies are expected to have a more visible presence at Union Station as part of Operation Independence. (courtesy LASD)

Downtown LA Drill To Feature Random Bag Checks At Union Station

Over 1,300 law enforcement and homeland security personnel participated in a counter-terrorism drill in downtown Los Angeles.


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Construction Worker Stops Assault After Approaching Attacker With Power Tool

Hermosa Beach police say a 49-year-old woman was walking on PCH and Pier Avenue with her 9-year-old niece Saturday evening, when 29-year-old Joel Jimenez, of Castaic, struck her on the buttocks, pulled her hair and started choking her.

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Japanese Troops To Drill Beach Invasion At Camp Pendleton

The troops will practice an amphibious assault on San Clemente Island and conduct a mock beach invasion at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.


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LAPD Conduct Drill Response To WMD Device In Downtown

Thousands of attendees at a Homeland Security conference in downtown Los Angeles Thursday got a first-hand demonstration of how the city would handle a terrorist attack.


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Medical Teams, First Responders Hone Disaster Skills In Fake Bombing Drill

First responders participated in a mock disaster drill at a South Bay hospital Friday morning involving a fake bombing.

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Multiple Agencies Simulate Major Disaster At LAX

Officials from multiple public safety and emergency agencies converged on Los Angeles International Airport Wednesday for a major disaster drill.


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Drill To Prepare First Responders For The ‘Big One’

First responders from across Los Angeles County are practicing for the “big one” Thursday in a drill designed to measure the response to a magnitude-7.8 earthquake.

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Wildfire Drill To Force Topanga Residents To Evacuate Homes; First Time Ever

The drill is expected to test residents’ response to an emergency in a neighborhood that has only one major roadway by asking them to actually vacate the canyon.

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LAPD: Joint Military Drills In Downtown LA Won’t Disrupt Public’s ‘Daily Routines’

If you notice a heavy military presence around downtown Los Angeles this week, don’t be alarmed — it’s only a drill.


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Poll: Most Californians Oppose Additional Nuclear Plants

A Field Poll finds voter support dwindling for the building of more nuclear power plants in California, but a majority believes the state’s existing plants are safe.


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Emergency Crews Prep For Nuclear Fallout In Massive Quake Drill

As Japan struggles with the nuclear aftermath of its major quake and tsunami, local emergency personnel here in the Southland are training for a similar type of emergency.