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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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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road Trip

Make the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.

05/09/2014

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Earthquake-Proof Your Home With These Expert Tips

The shaking may have stopped following Friday’s 5.1 temblor in La Habra, but experts warn earthquake-proofing your home could still prevent serious injury when another hits.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/31/2014

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Officials Want To Bolster Security Along Venice Boardwalk

The city of Los Angeles wants to bolster security along the famed Venice boardwalk.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

Prescription pill bottles

Patient Safety Supporters Call For Mandatory Drug Testing For Doctors

Families who claimed to have been victimized by dangerous or intoxicated doctors announced Monday the delivery of hundreds of thousands of signatures for a ballot measure that would require mandatory drug testing for doctors.

03/24/2014

Holiday Traveling

How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling sick.

03/18/2014

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