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LA County Health Workers Call For Tougher Ebola Protocols

County health officials and health care providers Thursday called on the federal government to step up protection protocols in response to the Ebola crisis.


(credit: CBS)

LA County Social Worker Strike Ends

A four-day strike by county social workers ended Tuesday afternoon, with the county asking union leaders to return to the bargaining table.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/10/2013


Social Workers Go On Strike In Bid For More Hiring, Reduced Caseloads

Thousands of children’s social workers went on strike Thursday after contract talks with Los Angeles County officials broke down.



SoCal Edison Worker Found Dead In Riverside County

A Southern California Edison employee died Thursday while performing a rescue at an industrial site, according to officials.


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Lawmaker Calls For Tougher Regulations For Short-Term Day Care Centers

A state lawmaker wants to establish basic standards for the short-term day care centers that are growing in popularity at fitness centers, shopping malls, grocery stores and other businesses.


(credit: CBS)

Worker Injured In Fall At OC Water Treatment Plant

A worker was rescued Thursday afternoon at a water treatment plant site after falling at least 12 feet into a vaulted area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/11/2013

Police are on the hunt for the person, or persons, who beat this store clerk to death. (credit: Fallbrook Village News)

Beloved Clerk Beaten During Temecula Guitar Store Robbery Dies

Authorities say a man who was severely beaten during an apparent robbery at a Temecula shop on Friday has died.


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LADWP Worker Found Dead Inside Power Plant In Long Beach

An employee of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) was found dead inside a power plant in Long Beach.


(credit: CBS)

Crews Rescue Worker Stuck In Eucalyptus Tree In Brentwood

Rescue crews found a tree trimmer in a precarious situation in Brentwood on Monday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/07/2013

1 Dead, 1 Injured In Fontana Industrial Accident

An industrial accident left one man dead and another injured at a concrete casting company Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/12/2012

Crowds gather outside the re-launch ceremony of Disneyland's Space Mountain attraction at Disneyland on July 15, 2005, in Anaheim, California. (Credit: Matthew Simmons/Getty Images)

Injured Disneyland Worker Still Critical After Space Mountain Accident

A Disneyland worker remains hospitalized in critical condition after he was struck by a Space Mountain roller coaster.


(credit: AP)

Worker Hospitalized Following Accident At Hazmat Sorting Facility

A worker at a hazardous materials sorting facility in Inglewood had to be hospitalized Monday when a canister released an unknown material that had dozens of people complaining of eye irritation.


(courtesy LAPD)

Suspect Dressed As DWP Worker Sought In Valley Home Burglary

Police are hunting for a distraction burglary suspect who may be posing as a Department of Water & Power employee.


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NRC: San Onofre Worker Returned To Work After Fall Into Nuclear Reactor Pool

Federal regulators said an employee at the San Onofre plant fell into a reactor pool last week, but did not present any radiation threat.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/03/2012

(courtesy LASD/Palmdale)

Man Disguised As Walmart Worker Walks Out Of Palmdale Store With 4 TVs

It was a very prosperous New Year’s Eve for one thief in a daring burglary at a Walmart store in Palmdale.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/06/2012