The House Democratic Caucus formally approved Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) selection as the Ranking Democrat on the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security. She has been a member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee since its creation in 2003.
The driver of a big rig truck that struck and killed an LAPD officer last year in Beverly Hills has been charged with gross vehicular manslaughter, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Infected bacteria from contaminated medical instruments is suspected in a “superbug” outbreak at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center that has infected at least seven patients, two of whom died. More than 170 others may have also been exposed to the antibiotic-resistant germs.
California health officials have spent weeks searching for the source of the Disneyland measles outbreak that occurred last December, and some of their detective work points to a measles virus in the Philippines.