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A new mobile app from Planned Parenthood allows users to  order chlamydia and gonorrhea testing through their mobile phone.

Uber For STD Testing? Planned Parenthood App Offers Home Test Kit, ‘Discreet’ Results

If you’re wondering whether you have a sexually transmitted disease, there’s an app for that.

06/16/2015

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12 Schools Near Exide Plant To Be Tested For Lead

Are local children playing in school yards contaminated with lead? That is a question that some members of a Boyle Heights community have been asking for nearly two years and they soon may have an answer.

06/12/2015

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List Of LAUSD Schools Near Exide Plant That Will Be Tested For Lead

These are a list of schools within the Los Angeles Unified School District located near the Exide Battery Recycling Plant that are expected to be tested for lead.

06/12/2015

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Calif. Suspends Standardized Testing To Make Way For ‘Common Core’

The state Board of Education voted at a meeting in Sacramento not to produce an Academic Performance Index for the 2014-15 school year.

03/12/2015

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Porn Production Moratorium Ends After Testing

A California-based trade group for the adult film industry has lifted a moratorium on production spurred by a feared HIV exposure on an out-of-state film set.

10/20/2014

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Huntington Beach Students Expected To Resume Classes Thursday With Asbestos Abatement Underway

Affected schools in Ocean View School District have been shut down for the last seven days after an asbestos fiber was found in a wipe test at Hope View Elementary.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/14/2014

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Angry Parents Demand Answers As OC Schools Remain Closed For Asbestos Testing

Frustrated Oak View Elementary students and parents in Huntington Beach marched in front of the Ocean View School District office Monday morning, hoping someone would explain when the children will return to class.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/13/2014

Ocean View School District expert Kerry Rubin confirms one classroom in the 11-school district tested positive for asbestos October 7, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Huntington Beach Schools Remain Closed As Expert Confirms Classroom Tested Positive For Asbestos

Eleven Huntington Beach schools will remain closed for at least another week after an expert confirmed Tuesday a classroom tested positive for asbestos.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/07/2014

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OC Schools To Be Tested For Asbestos In Wake Of Removal Efforts

An Orange County school district will test every room in its 11 schools for asbestos after questions were raised about whether students were exposed to carcinogenic dust during construction projects earlier this school year.

10/07/2014

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Lawmaker Calls For ‘Common Sense’ Testing Of Guns Surrendered At Buyback Events

Assemblyman Mike Gatto wants to prohibit police agencies from administering handgun buy-backs without taking steps to ensure firearms are property identified and tested as potential evidence.

08/15/2014

The California bear forgot to use a condom. (credit: AIDS Healthcare Foundation)

New Billboard Tells Californians The State Is No. 2 In Cases Of Syphilis

AHF says the only way to continue to fight the disease is with condom use and routine STD testing. The AHF hopes humor in discussing the serious topic will lead to awareness.

07/17/2014

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Report: Toxicity Levels At Malibu Schools Higher Than Previously Thought

Some Malibu school facilities may contain illegal levels of a toxic compound that is dramatically higher than previously reported, according to a parent-teacher coalition.

07/17/2014

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Consumer Watchdog Urges DMV To Require Test Drivers In Google Cars

A Westside consumer advocacy group wants the DMV to hit the brakes on putting driverless cars on California roads.

06/16/2014

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LAPD Moves Closer To Testing Aerial Drones For ‘Tactical Events’

Chief Charlie Beck says police could soon begin using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) during manhunts, standoffs and other “tactical events”.

06/05/2014

"Fish kills" similar to the one reported in Menifee Lake have been reported at Redondo Beach (pictured above) and Lake Lindero in Agoura Hills over the last few years. (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Testing Underway After Thousands Of Fish Die-Off In Menifee Lake

Authorities continued testing the water in Menifee Lake Friday after thousands of dead fish have been seen floating since last weekend.

05/02/2014

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