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Amid Scrutiny, Uber Says It Will Focus More On Safety

Uber’s head of global safety wrote in a blog post Wednesday that in 2015 the company will “build new safety programs and intensify others.”

12/17/2014

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Calif. Nurses Continue With 2-Day Walkout Over Ebola

Registered nurses at two Southland hospitals and those in over a dozen other states continued a two-day strike to demand better equipment for handling Ebola patients, despite the United States being Ebola-free.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/12/2014

A suspect was fatally shot in Cypress after leading police on a chase. (credit: CBS)

LAPD Investigates 3 Officer-Involved Shootings During Weekend

The LAPD is investigating three separate officer-involved shootings after a violence-filled weekend in the Southland.

11/09/2014

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Five Travel Scams To Avoid

Here are five of the most common travel scams you need to be on the lookout for when traveling.

10/30/2014

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List Of Cars Affected By Airbag Recall

A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?

10/22/2014

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US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

10/22/2014

San Marcos Cocos Fire

KNX Ready Or Not: Emergency Fire Preps

If you haven’t cleared a defensive space around your home and if you haven’t packed what you need to evacuate, then fire officials say you’re not ready for a fire.

09/18/2014

A student on his way to school walks past a Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) school, in Los Angeles, California on February 13, 2009. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has threatened to send layoff warnings to at least 20,000 state workers unless a budget agreement is reached Friday.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

School Safety Program To Tackle Truancy, Gun Violence Prevention

City prosecutors said Monday they have a plan to help staff and parents tackle issues surrounding safe passages to school, truancy prevention, environmental safety, parent education and gun violence prevention.

09/08/2014

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USC Announces New Security Measures In Wake Of Exchange Student’s Murder

The University of Southern California Friday announced new security and safety programs in the wake of a Chinese exchange student’s murder.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2014

Chief Charlie Beck spoke Friday at a conference designed to make schools safer. (credit: CBS)

Police Agencies, School Administrators Meet On Making Campuses Safer

Since the massacre at Sandy Hook, there have been 72 incidents on school campuses including shootings or reports of someone being armed.

08/01/2014

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How To DIY Safely

From simple home repairs to high-scale improvements, DIY projects can provide an enjoyable experience and rewarding results.

07/16/2014

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Construction Workers To Call On LA Developer To Use ‘Ethical Contractors’

Construction workers including Latino immigrants and their supporters Thursday were expected to rally outside the offices of a Los Angeles developer to call on the firm to provide safer conditions to workers.

07/10/2014

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Are Self-Driving Cars Legal?

Autonomous vehicle developers are testing self-driving cars on public streets, but don’t expect to buy your own just yet.

06/23/2014

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From Home To Car: The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.

05/21/2014

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GM Adds 218,000 Chevrolet Aveo Cars To Growing Recall List

The recall is General Motors’ 29th this year, bringing the total number of recalled GM vehicles in the U.S. to around 13.8 million.

05/21/2014

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