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The LA Riots – 25 Years Ago Today…

The LA Riots – 25 Years Ago Today…

| April 29, 2017 | 2 Comments

Twenty-five years ago today, a not-guilty verdict was handed down in the trial of four police white police officers who had brutally beaten Rodney King, a black man, after he led them on a high-speed car chase and then resisted arrest.  With racial tensions in the city already strained, and coming not long after another much-publicized case in […]

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Why Your Dog Should be Leashed

Why Your Dog Should be Leashed

| April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Everyone loves the idea of allow their dog to run free to discover the world, chase squirrels, catch a ball, etc.  But sometimes, Los Angeles Animal Services says, it’s best to exercise on a leash. Here are five great reasons to leash your dog for your safety and your dog’s: First and foremost, it’s the law. […]

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LAPD Releases Photos of Recovered Stolen Property

LAPD Releases Photos of Recovered Stolen Property

| April 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you or your neighbors have been burglarized recently, you might be interested to learn that the Los Angeles Police Department has released a list of recovered goods, which residents are being urged to check for their stolen property. Items found include designer purses, coin and stamp collections, computers, cell phones, jewelry and luggage. Photos of the […]

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LAPD Tools: Vehicle Dwelling Map & Art Theft Web Page

LAPD Tools: Vehicle Dwelling Map & Art Theft Web Page

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Everyone knows about the daily work of our Los Angeles Police Department, but in addition to answering emergency calls, taking crime reports and assisting with crime prevention, the LAPD also provides many handy tools and services, two of which have crossed our desk in the last 24 hours. The first of these, and brand new, is […]

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NHM’s City Nature Challenge 2017

NHM’s City Nature Challenge 2017

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Friday, April 14, the Natural History Museum will kick off its 2017 City Nature Challenge, a national event in which cities across the country vie to observe the greatest number of plant and animal species in our yards, parks, schoolyards and other places, and then submit the information and photos to the iNaturalist website/phone app. […]

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Please Take the City’s Public Hazard Mitigation Survey

Please Take the City’s Public Hazard Mitigation Survey

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Community Emergency Response Team disaster training exercise in Temecula. Yesterday, we passed along information about a survey on why people didn’t vote in our recent city elections.  Today, we have an invitation for another survey, this time on city disaster planning. The City of Los Angeles is updating its Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) […]

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