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City Council Approves Safety Study, Temporary Barriers For Venice Boardwalk

The Los Angeles City Council Tuesday approved an emergency motion requesting a study on the safety along the Venice Beach Boardwalk.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/06/2013

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Fireworks Company Behind Simi Valley Incident Has Good Safety Record

The company behind Thursday night’s accident in Simi Valley that left nearly 30 people injured, has a good safety record, according to fireworks experts.

07/05/2013

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High Heels, Flip-Flops Could Put Drivers At Risk Behind The Wheel

A driver’s choice of footwear could put them at risk behind the wheel.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2013

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CHP Cracking Down On Speeders On I-15 Near Victorville

“Is there a reason you were going so fast?,” said the officer.

06/13/2013

Adrienne Mack, director of the Preparing Parents Foundation, was publicly recognized for her efforts in helping to increase awareness and educate parents on the importance of proper child seat installation.

LAPD Chief Recognizes Child Safety Advocate

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck was among those on hand Tuesday to honor a Southland child safety advocate for her work in the community.

06/11/2013

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Calif. Bills Intended To Strengthen School Safety

The state Senate has unanimously passed two bills designed to better safeguard teachers and students from attacks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/29/2013

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Wash. Collapse Stokes Fears About Safety Of SoCal Bridges

The dramatic collapse of a heavily-traveled bridge in Washington state has raised questions about the safety of bridges in Southern California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/24/2013

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Co-Sleeping, Cluttered Cribs Blamed For Sharp Rise In Infant Deaths

Unsafe sleeping is now the leading preventable cause of infant deaths in Los Angeles County, health officials said Wednesday.

05/08/2013

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Officials Deem Threat Against Stevenson Ranch High School Bogus

Authorities and school administrators said Monday that a threat against a Stevenson Ranch high school was unsubstantiated.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2013

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LAUSD Bus Inspection Reports Show Major Safety Violations

While your children ride LAUSD buses, we obtained the most recent reports, finding fuel leaks, steering violations that could endanger students, and bad brakes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/03/2013

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6 Boys Need Rescue After Being Stranded On Hillside

Six hikers — all boys — has to be hoisted to safety Sunday after they got stranded on a hillside in Veterans Memorial Park.

04/07/2013

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LAUSD Hires 440 Security Aides For Its Elementary Schools

The Los Angeles School District is increasing the safety of its schools. As part of a $4.2 million plan to increase school security, the district has hired 440 security aides armed with radios to patrol its elementary schools.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2013

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Officials Launch ‘Safety On Sunset’ Campaign To Reduce Reckless, Distracted Driving

An awareness campaign to reduce reckless and distracted driving along Sunset Boulevard was announced Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/13/2013

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Ex-Employees File Lawsuit Against Whittier School In Ongoing Stalker Case

Former employees of a Whittier Catholic school filed a lawsuit against the school, its administrators and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles in connection with a man convicted of stalking the principal.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/22/2013

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Boxer Claims SoCal Edison Knew Generators At San Onofre Nuke Plant Were Flawed

Barbara Boxer pressed federal regulators Wednesday to open a probe at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant after uncovering documents that she said suggest the utility that runs it took shortcuts that compromised safety.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/06/2013

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