USDA Threatens To Shut Down 3 Calif. Plants Linked To Salmonella StrainThe federal government is threatening to shut down three California poultry processing plants linked to a drug-resistant strain of salmonella that has sickened hundreds.
OC Fire Authority To Refund Firms For Missed Hazmat InspectionsOfficials said the number of missed inspections totals about half of the 2,600 that the Orange County Fire Authority is required to conduct.
Safety Inspection Fears Over Bay Area Bridges May Extend To SoCalAn investigation into safety testing practices used on Northern California bridges is raising questions about structures here in the Southland.
Inspections Complete On San Onofre Reactor Tubes That Showed Unusual WearInspections of faulty tubes that caused the shutdown of two reactors at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station have been completed, but findings are not yet being released, Southern California Edison said Friday.
Valley Residents Warned Of Possible Home Fire Inspection Scam Homeowners in the San Fernando Valley are being warned about fire official impersonators who may be knocking on doors claiming to inspect homes.
Thousands Of Elevators Found Running With Expired PermitsEven though elevators are supposed to be inspected every year, we found permits in elevators well past the deadline -- tens of thousands of expired permits statewide. It's a potential for a hazard.
FAA To Order Emergency Inspections Of 80 Boeing 737 JetlinersThe airliner whose roof ripped open 34,000 feet over Arizona has had a busy 15-year life: taking off and touching down more than seven times a day, on average, and possibly developing microscopic cracks in its aluminum skin each time.
Lawmakers To Revisit Letter Grades For Building SafetyShould buildings in California be required to "make the grade" when it comes to earthquakes just like restaurants do for health?
Tamales Recalled Due To Undeclared AllergenA Southern California company is recalling nearly 42,000 pounds of chicken tamales because they contain an undeclared allergen.