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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

The Los Angeles Police Department has obtained two  Draganflyer X6 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (pictured above). (Photo courtesy Draganfly Innovations Inc)

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

Prescription pill bottles

Patient Safety Supporters Call For Mandatory Drug Testing For Doctors

Families who claimed to have been victimized by dangerous or intoxicated doctors announced Monday the delivery of hundreds of thousands of signatures for a ballot measure that would require mandatory drug testing for doctors.

03/24/2014

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Students To Take Trial Run Of Computer-Based Standardized Testing

State and local education officials Monday unveiled a new computer-based standardized testing model aimed at giving students an “academic checkup”.

03/24/2014

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Feds Approve California Switch To Computer-Based Standardized Testing For K-12

Federal education officials on Friday approved California’s plan to roll out new computer-based standardized tests this spring.

03/07/2014

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) similar to the one pictured above are expected to become more commonplace in American skies over the next several years. (Photo credit: CBS)

SoCal Left Off FAA List Of Drone Testing Sites

County officials from Southern California voiced disappointment after the FAA announced Monday the selection of nine states to host research sites for drone testing.

12/30/2013

Tuberculosis testing

TB Tests Expanded At Indio High School After 45 Students Exposed

Hundreds of teachers and staff at Indio High School were being tested for tuberculosis Friday after a student was diagnosed with the contagious and possibly deadly infection.

12/20/2013

World AIDS Day

LA County To Observe 25th Annual World AIDS Day

The first-ever global health awareness day, World AIDS Day, was first held in 1988.

11/30/2013

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Brown Signs Bill Ending Current Standardized Tests

A bill ending the standardized tests that California public school students have taken in reading, math and social science since 1999 received Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature on Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/02/2013

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Schools Lose Key Academic Ratings Over Alleged Cheating

Campuses in over a dozen school districts were stripped of a state academic rating over allegations of cheating and other misconduct involving standardized test scores, according to a report.

09/24/2013

Adult entertainment actress Cameron Bay told reporters she was on a recent movie set with an actor who was allowed to continue filming intimate scenes even after he cut himself and was bleeding. (CBS)

Actors Call On Porn Industry To Require Performers To Wear Condoms

A pair of adult film actors recently infected with the AIDS virus are calling on the porn industry to require all performers to use condoms.

09/18/2013

The Exide Technologies plant has been closed since March. (credit: CBS)

County To Offer Free Blood Testing For Residents Near Vernon Battery Recycler

Residents who live near a Vernon battery recycling plant are being offered free blood testing to detect possible lead poisoning, according to reports.

09/13/2013

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