LA County Health Officials Update Supervisors On Ebola Preparedness Health officials Tuesday told the Board of Supervisors that plans are in place to protect Los Angeles County residents against any potential outbreak - however unlikely - of the Ebola virus.
KNX Ready Or Not: Community Emergency Response TeamsThe keys to surviving a major disaster include being prepared and knowing your neighbors.
Report: Slower LASD Emergency Response Times Due To Budget, Staffing CutsBudget cuts and staffing shortages in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department have slowed emergency response times in unincorporated areas, according to reports.
Report: Leadership Overhaul, EMS Changes Key To LAFD ReformA new report says more job stability for LAFD chiefs and an overhaul of the agency's paramedic operations will help reduce concerns over emergency response times.
AP: LAX Phone System Failed During Response To TSA Shooting Several critical communications failures may be to blame for a delayed response to the LAX shooting last November, according to the Associated Press.
LA Fire Department To Streamline 911 CallsThe Los Angeles Fire Department is launching an overhaul of how they handle 911 calls, officials said Monday.
Authorities Seek Patience While They Probe LAX ShootingSeveral law enforcement agencies, who responded to LAX following a deadly shooting rampage in Terminal 3 earlier this month, have asked for patience during their investigation.
City Council Panel OKs Reward Offers, Stiffer Penalties In 'Swatting' IncidentsIndividuals who make false 911 calls to high-profile residences in Los Angeles may soon have to shell out big bucks if they're caught.
CSUN Campus Conducts Shooting DrillA campus shooting drill is taking place on the grounds of Cal State University, Northridge Thursday morning.
UCLA, UCR Fire Back At Article Placing Campuses Among ‘Most Dangerous' In AmericaSchool officials at two local universities are angered by a published report that placed their campuses near the bottom when it comes to safety.
Police, Fire Chiefs: 'Unknowns' Won't Stop San Bernardino ServicesAuthorities in San Bernardino pledged on Thursday to continue providing emergency services to residents just days after the city declared bankruptcy.
Expert Quits After 3-Month Review Of LAFD Response Times Jeff Godown told fire commissioners that department response time may actually be better than it appears before announcing his departure.