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Category: Public Safety

No Shortage of Issues, Hollenbeck Residents Tell L.A.’s City Attorney

The turnout to meet new neighborhood prosecutor was low, but vocal.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPublic Safety

Alhambra Police Department Invites Residents to 'Coffee with a Cop'

Residents are invited to ask questions and talk to police officers in an informal setting.
categories NeighborhoodsPublic Safety

Residents Don’t Trust Exide to Live Up to Deal

A decision by state air quality regulators that could allow a controversial acid-lead battery recycling plant in Vernon to reopen by the end of the year is being met with anger by people living near the facility.
categories BusinessCity AffairsHealthPoliticsPublic Safety

Montebello Credits Focus on Gangs for Drop In Homicides

Montebello residents blame other crimes on ‘outsiders.’
categories NeighborhoodsPublic Safety

Crowd Lambasts Beck to LAPD Commission

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck sat motionless as speaker after speaker criticized his job as the city’s top cop during a meeting of the city’s police commission Tuesday evening in Lincoln Heights.
categories City AffairsPoliticsPublic Safety

Safety Comes First This Fourth of July

Think ahead to keep family and pets safe.
categories Arts & CulturePublic Safety

Hazardous Flame Retardants Found in Preschools, Child Care

A new study of preschools and day care centers finds that flame retardants are prevalent indoors, potentially exposing young children to chemicals known to be hazardous.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsGreen NewsHealthPublic SafetyYouth

No Surprise Racism Lurked Underneath U.C. Santa Barbara Mass Murderer’s Rage

There was no surprise that laced in Elliot Rodger's warped, sick, and perverse harangues was a generous dose of racist rage and stereotyping.
categories Public SafetyRace/Ethnic Relations

Fatal Shooting Disturbs Traffic, But Is Little Noticed by Passersby

The fatal shooting Tuesday of 52-year-old man in the Northeast Los Angeles neighborhood of Hermon tied up traffic for hours on the northbound Pasadena (110) freeway near Avenue 60, but did little to disturb the tranquil afternoon for dog walkers, cyclists and people out for an afternoon stroll on the pathways adjacent to the patch of dirt where police found the victims’ body.
categories NeighborhoodsPublic Safety

Sheriff Candidates Face Off in Boyle Heights

They claim distance from department scandals.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPoliticsPublic Safety
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