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The deadly MERS virus as seen under a microscope. (credit: CBS)

16 Being Monitored In LA County For Possible Exposure To Deadly MERS

The California Department of Public Health says the 16 people were all passengers on a flight with a man who is now hospitalized with the disease in Florida.

05/22/2014

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Animal Control Officials Urge People To Vaccinate Dogs Against Parvo After Deadly Outbreak

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control on Wednesday said there has been a large outbreak of the often-fatal virus with many cases centered in and near the Antelope Valley.

05/07/2014

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Man Wanted For Stealing More Than $35K Worth Of Electronics From LA County Stores

The suspect’s latest heist was an $800 smartphone from a Best Buy in Torrance, authorities said.

04/23/2014

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Everything You Wanted To Know About #LArain

The Los Angeles County Operational Area Emergency Operations Center (CEOC) was launched Saturday at 6 a.m.

03/01/2014

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Glendora Residents Brace For Potential Mudslides In Anticipation Of Storm

Residents affected by the recent Colby Fire in Glendora are not hesitating to prepare for California’s first Winter storm of the year.

02/25/2014

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ACLU Sues Supervisors Over Cross Returned To LA County Seal

The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California is challenging a decision by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to restore a cross to the county’s official seal.

02/06/2014

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Mobile App Allows LA Residents To Report Graffiti, Request Repairs

The mobile app, named “The Works,” was expanded Tuesday to connect users to the departments of Parks and Recreation, Public Health, and Regional Planning.

01/28/2014

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Sheriff Lee Baca To Retire At End Of The Month

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca Tuesday announced he will retire at the end of the month after 16 years as the head of the department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/07/2014

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Authorities Warn New Year’s Eve Revelers Not To Drive Impaired

Law enforcement agencies across the Southland have issued a warning Tuesday for drivers who insist on driving impaired on New Year’s Eve.

12/31/2013

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Report: Quarter Of GPS Devices Used To Track LA County Felons Don’t Work

An investigative report in the LA Times Sunday revealed that a quarter of all GPS devices used to track convicted criminals in LA County do not work.

12/29/2013

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LA County To Observe 25th Annual World AIDS Day

The first-ever global health awareness day, World AIDS Day, was first held in 1988.

11/30/2013

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Council Members Call For Investigation Of Concrete Building Earthquake Risk

Two Los Angeles City Council members called on the city Tuesday to investigate the risk to older concrete buildings following media reports estimating at least 50 of the more than 1,000 at-risk buildings would crumble in a major earthquake.

CBS Los Angeles–10/15/2013

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Analysis: Many LA Buildings At Risk During Quake

More than 1,000 aging buildings in Los Angeles County could be at risk of falling down during a major earthquake, according to an analysis by the Los Angeles Times.

10/14/2013

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Oxnard Beset By Fumigation Burglaries

The Oxnard Police Department is warning residents to be aware of a rash of fumigation burglaries in the community.

10/09/2013

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1,000-Acre Brush Fire Forces Evacuation At Camp Pendleton

Fierce winds stoked several small fires across Southern California on Saturday, forcing 260 residents and hospital patients to evacuate the Marine Corps’ Camp Pendleton causing a key freeway junction to shut down and damaging cars and homes.

10/05/2013

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