Safety

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USC Students Prep For Age Of UAVs With Drone Safety Course

A scenario is unfolding inside a warehouse in El Sereno to give students an education into the safe operation of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

04/24/2015

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DOJ Files Suit Against Michaels, Claims Retailer Failed To Report Glass Vase Safety Hazards

Federal investigators say Michael’s stores failed to report serious safety hazards from poorly-made and breakable glass vases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2015

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Pomona School District Employee Stabbed In Back In Parking Lot

A Pomona Unified School District employee is recovering after being stabbed in the back during a lunch break from work on Tuesday.

03/24/2015

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Aquarium Of The Pacific To Address Fallout Fears On Fukushima Anniversary

Can swimming or surfing in waters off the Southern California coast expose beachgoers to dangerous levels of radiation from the Fukushima disaster?

03/11/2015

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LAX Runway Improvements Could Result In Flight Delays

A three-year construction project at LAX will begin Friday that could result in flight delays.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/06/2015

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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

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