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String Of Quakes Spur Renewed Calls For Early Warning System

A San Fernando Valley lawmaker is among several members of Congress calling for funding of an early warning system that could alert residents before an earthquake hits.

04/03/2014

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DWP Wait Times Improve; Officials ‘Working Out’ Billing, Meter Issues

Customers with the Department of Water & Power can expect shorter wait times while calling about billing issues even as the utility continues to work toward improved services, officials said Wednesday.

03/05/2014

The Tooshlights system utilizes an ultrasonic sensor to trigger a LED light to change to either a red or green color, which in turn signals venue attendees about the stall’s occupancy.(Photo courtesy Tooshlights)

Gotta Go? Hollywood Bowl Rolls Out Green-Light System For Restrooms

The Hollywood Bowl is making it easier for guests to “know where to go.”

10/25/2013

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USGS To Get $5M For SoCal Early Quake Warning System

An earthquake warning system aimed at protecting the Southland will get a much-needed financial boost Friday.

04/19/2013

State Senator Alex Padilla has called for 2013 and 2014 milestones for rolling out texting to 911. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Agencies Weigh In On Proposed Two-Way 911 System

Emerging technology could soon change the way the government communicates with the public during an emergency.

02/11/2013

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SoCal Lawmaker Calls For Early Quake Warning System

A San Fernando Valley lawmaker Monday announced plans to create a statewide earthquake warning system in California.

01/28/2013

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LA County Court Worker Found Dead As Layoffs, Budget Cuts Announced

Pink slips are being handed out to over 150 employees even as hundreds more may lose a huge chunk of their paycheck.

06/15/2012

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$6M Donation Not Enough To Revive Quake Early Warning System

Will it take another disaster like the 1994 Northridge earthquake to strengthen financing for a statewide earthquake warning system?

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/04/2012

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LA Fire Chief: Dispatch System ‘Level Of Reliability’ Improved

Chief Brian Cummings wants Angelenos to rest assured that the majority of the fire department’s technological glitches have been fixed.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/20/2012

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Deputy Patrol Cars To Be Outfitted With ID Technology Used In Iraq

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies are getting some high-tech equipment for their patrol cars.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/06/2011

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Homeland Security To Change Terror Alert System

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says the color-coded terror alert system will be replaced next week by two warnings: elevated and imminent.

04/20/2011

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LAUSD To Introduce New Student, Teacher Ranking System

The Los Angeles Unified School District changing the way it ranks students and teachers.

04/12/2011

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West Coast Quake Warning System Would Be Costly

Imagine being alerted by cell phone that the ground under your feet will start shaking in 30 seconds.

03/14/2011

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Microsoft Unveils New Operating System For Smart Phones

The software giant has made its latest entry in the smart phone arena. The question is, will shoppers care?

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/11/2010