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Category: Public Safety

In Wake of Obama's Executive Action, Advocates Warn About Scams

Advocates warn that any time immigration reform is in the news, immigrant families are vulnerable to fraud.
categories ImmigrationPoliticsPublic Safety

Study: 1 in 5 Nursing Home Residents Abused

A new study surprised researchers by revealing that one-in-five nursing home residents suffer abuse by other patients.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthPublic Safety

In Border Disaster, Advocates Seek Names of the Dead

Nearly 6,000 people have died crossing the southern border into the U.S. since 1998. Local authorities have struggled to notify relatives.
categories ImmigrationInternational AffairsPublic Safety

Q&A: Understanding Ebola

UCSF infectious disease physician Charles Chiu discusses the reasons for why this latest Ebola outbreak has spread so far and how it might be contained.
categories HealthPublic Safety

Domestic Violence Victims Encouraged to Seek Help

The “Building a Better You” conference was held in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, held yearly in October.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsPublic Safety

Removing ‘Trash’ Near Park Gets ‘Complicated

Trash piling up in Highland Park may be property of homeless person.
categories City AffairsHealthNeighborhoodsPublic Safety

Hana Kim Sings About Saving Innocents in New Single ‘Heaven Sees Me’

Los Angeles indie artist Hana Kim released a powerful and poignant song “Heaven Sees Me,” which sheds light on the atrocities of human trafficking.
categories Arts & CulturePublic Safety

Fil-Am Activist to Return to Ferguson with Amnesty International USA

Kalayaan Mendoza, a Filipino-American activist who made headlines when he administered first aid to a tear gassed journalist during the August riots in Ferguson, Mo., is once again returning to action as he is set to join Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) this weekend in the front lines of protests that are expected to take place in St. Louis.
categories Public SafetyRace/Ethnic Relations

Alhambra Police Chief Sworn in as President of the California Peace Officer's Association

Yokoyama says he plans to strengthen the sustainability of the organization and advocate for legislation during his term as president.
categories NeighborhoodsPublic Safety

Governor Urged to Sign Exide-Related Bills

Elected officials, activists blame DTSC for failing to protect community.
categories BusinessGreen NewsPoliticsPublic Safety
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