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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

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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

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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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State Senator Calls For Investigation Following Death Of LAX Baggage Handler

“No one should have to worry that their spouse won’t come home from work because they were hurt or killed on the job,” said Ted Lieu.”

03/14/2014

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Airport Workers Rally Over ‘Unsafe Conditions’ At LAX After Man’s Death

Cesar Augusto Valenzuela was struck and killed on the LAX mid-field service road on February 21 after falling from a luggage tug, according to a police report.

03/06/2014

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AAA Offers Safety Tips For Driving In The Rain After Accidents Doubled During Slick Conditions

According to the California Highway Patrol, more than 100 accidents happened on the roads Wednesday night – double the amount during the same time period last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2014

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Canadian Meat Packers Announce Recall Of Salami, Ham Shipped To California

Approximately 8,895 pounds are affected by the recall, said the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

02/22/2014

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