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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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LAPD Kicks Off Bike Patrols On Venice Beach Boardwalk

Los Angeles police are increasing patrols of the Venice Beach boardwalk in the wake of several violent incidents that have taken place on the popular tourist attraction.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/03/2014

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City Officials Consider $1.7M In New Security Measures For Venice Boardwalk

City officials Monday proposed $1.7 million in new security measures to increase safety at Venice’s famed Ocean Front Walk after a woman was killed there last summer.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/28/2014

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Sun Valley Residents Warned To Keep Pets Inside After Mountain Lion Attacks

California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials found mountain lion tracks on Wednesday they believe belong to a cat that killed two dogs in the neighborhood.

01/15/2014

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LAPD Gives Safety Tips For Halloween

Law enforcement and city officials are reminding the public to be safe this Halloween.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2013

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Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/24/2013

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Safety Board Cites Failures On LA’s Angels Flight

Federal safety investigators say operators of the historic Angels Flight funicular railway in downtown Los Angeles intentionally overrode a safety system before two cars derailed last month.

10/10/2013

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USC Freshman Get Crash Course In Campus Safety After Shootings

Public safety officers gave incoming students at the University of Southern California a lecture on personal safety Friday.

08/23/2013

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