Safety

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FAA Reveals Proposals For New Regulations On Commercial Drone Use

The Federal Aviation Administration has revealed new proposals for regulations supporting the commercial use of small drones.

02/15/2015

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Venice Residents Sue LA City, County Over ‘Lawless’ Boardwalk

Residents in Venice have filed a lawsuit against the city and county of Los Angeles over what they say is a “lawless Skid Row” around the beach boardwalk.

02/04/2015

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Police Investigate Possible Connection Of Recent Spike In Underground Parking Burglaries

Police are investigating whether a large number of recent burglaries from cars parked in underground parking structures may be related.

01/21/2015

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DMV Regulators To Determine Safety Of Driverless Cars

California’s Department of Motor Vehicles will miss a year-end deadline to adopt new rules for cars of the future because regulators first have to figure out how they’ll know whether “driverless” vehicles are safe.

CBS Los Angeles–12/21/2014

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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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