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(left) Alysia Padilla-Vacarro and daughter Evangelina on the day of her gene therapy treatment. Evangelina, now two years old, has had her immune system restored and lives a healthy and normal life. (Photo courtesy UCLA)

UCLA Doctors Hail Potential Cure For ‘Bubble Baby’ Syndrome

Doctors say a groundbreaking stem cell therapy treatment out of UCLA may have cured “Bubble Baby” syndrome once and for all.

11/18/2014

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LAUSD Cuts Ties With MISIS Contractor

The Los Angeles Unified school district has cut ties with a contractor that provided services connected with student information system that has caused headaches for school administrators district-wide, officials said Thursday.

10/30/2014

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FAA To Create Public Complaint System For Helicopter Noise

For the first time ever, federal regulators are expected to respond directly to public complaints about helicopter noise throughout Los Angeles County.

09/22/2014

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KNX Ready Or Not: Quake Warning System

Living in Southern California, we all know that a damaging, possibly deadly, earthquake could happen at any time.

09/18/2014

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Storm System Ravages Las Vegas With ‘Life-Threatening’ Flooding

Heavy rains – remnants of Hurricane Norbert – triggered a flash flood emergency in and around parts of the city, even wiping away entire sections of I-15.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/08/2014

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LA Schools To Debut Staffer Computer System Despite Complaints

District officials say they will move ahead with plans to launch a new computer system when students return for the new school year Tuesday.

08/07/2014

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Metro Plan Would Link Light Rail Systems In San Fernando, San Gabriel Valleys

Metro officials were scheduled Thursday to vote on a proposal for a light rail system that would connect the San Fernando and San Gabriel Valleys.

07/24/2014

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Lawmakers, Activists Rally In Favor Of Hit-And-Run Alert System

Lawmakers Wednesday unveiled a joint effort to reduce hit-and-run crimes with an Amber Alert-style system to help authorities apprehend those who flee the scene of a traffic collision.

07/23/2014

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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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