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Mitch Englander

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LA City Fire Chief Sounds Alarm About Hiring Crisis

Acting L.A. City Fire Chief James Featherstone warned the City Council Wednesday of an ongoing hiring crisis, noting the number of firefighters on the payroll has shrunk from 3,213 to 2,853 since 2008.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2014

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LAFD Could Become Sole Provider Of Emergency Medical Services At Dodger Stadium

The Los Angeles Fire Department could soon become the sole provider of emergency medical services at Dodger Stadium.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/19/2013

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New Donations By LA City Council, Board Of Supervisors Bring Dorner Reward To $1.2M

The Los Angeles City Council and the Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday morning to increase the $1 million reward being offered for information leading to the capture of Christopher Dorner.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/12/2013

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City Council Eyes $3B Bond Measure To Fix LA Streets

Would you be willing to cough up an extra $24 a year or so to repair streets throughout Los Angeles? At least one City Council member thinks so.

01/09/2013

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City Council, LA Fire Clash Over Reported Response Times

How fast do LA City Fire and paramedic crews get to your home in the event of an emergency?

03/23/2012