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Posted on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:17:00 GMT



L.A. fire chief raises concerns about 'divisive' workplace incidents ... - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

L.A. fire chief raises concerns about 'divisive' workplace incidents ...
Los Angeles Times
In a two-page memo, Los Angeles City Fire Chief Ralph M. Terrazas said the department has recently experienced a series of "divisive" workplace incidents, including on-duty disagreements over NFL protests.
Reports of Racial Tensions, Conflict Over NFL Protests Lead to L.A. ...KTLA

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Posted on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 03:52:07 GMT



LA fire chief says politics, social issues are dividing firefighters and threaten public safety - LA Daily News


LA Daily News

LA fire chief says politics, social issues are dividing firefighters and threaten public safety
LA Daily News
A representative from the United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, which represents the department's rank-and-file firefighters, did not immediately respond to a request for comment Wednesday. LAFD Assistant Chief Roy A. Harvey, the most senior African ...


Posted on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:48:20 GMT



Veteran L.A. cops and firefighters can work one shift, then collect ... - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Veteran L.A. cops and firefighters can work one shift, then collect ...
Los Angeles Times
Reforms aimed at reducing waste in a program that allows L.A. cops and firefighters to collect their pensions and salaries simultaneously at the end of their careers appear not to have stopped problems, a Times investigation found.

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Posted on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:02:01 GMT



LAFD Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Divisive Incidents ... - Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)


Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)

LAFD Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Divisive Incidents ...
Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)
Los Angeles Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas penned a letter to staff expressing concern with 'divisive' workplace incidents.

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Posted on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:15:38 GMT



LA fire chief holds meeting in Sherman Oaks about homeless encampments in fire-prone zones - KABC-TV


KABC-TV

LA fire chief holds meeting in Sherman Oaks about homeless encampments in fire-prone zones
KABC-TV
... to other city departments. "Wherever you have homeless people hanging out, you're going to have problems like this and the city really needs to do something about it," he said. "I really think that we need to see more effort from our Los Angeles ...
Racial Hostility Amid LA Firefighters Prompts Rebuke From ChiefPatch.com

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Posted on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:18:24 GMT



Essential California: As homeless camps explode in L.A. suburbs ... - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Essential California: As homeless camps explode in L.A. suburbs ...
Los Angeles Times
As Southern California's homeless population has exploded in recent years, the South Bay and Harbor areas have seen their own surge, with an estimated 6145 people calling the camps home, according to the 2017 homeless count — a 4% increase from the ...

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Posted on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:32:14 GMT



California rape suspect knew police were coming. He ran - and brought along cyanide. - SFGate


SFGate

California rape suspect knew police were coming. He ran - and brought along cyanide.
SFGate
"We were planning on executing a search warrant and to take him into custody and arrest him," detective Ninette Toosbuy, a supervisor with the sex crimes division of the Los Angeles Police Department, told the Ventura County Star. Instead, Southern ...
A California rape suspect knew police were coming. He ran — and brought along cyanide.Washington Post

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Posted on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:15:42 GMT



12 Vehicles Destroyed in Santa Fe Springs Carport Fire - NBC Southern California


NBC Southern California

12 Vehicles Destroyed in Santa Fe Springs Carport Fire
NBC Southern California
Santa Fe Springs residents were awakened to a startling surprise as 15 cars were destroyed in a carport fire. Toni Guinyard reports for Today in LA on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (Published 4 hours ago). At least 17 vehicles were destroyed in a carport ...

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Posted on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:28:30 GMT



LAFD's SOBER Unit Finds Success in Early Going - Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)


Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)

LAFD's SOBER Unit Finds Success in Early Going
Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)
The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) has done just that with a one-year pilot program called the Sobriety Emergency Response (SOBER) Unit, which aims to provide better and more efficient medical care for inebriated individuals while helping these ...


Posted on Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:03:21 GMT



How Can LA Keep Artists in the Arts District? - LA Magazine (blog)


LA Magazine (blog)

How Can LA Keep Artists in the Arts District?
LA Magazine (blog)
Last November, Los Angeles city councilman Jose Huizar proposed creating a subsidized housing program for artists. “Here in the city of Los Angeles, the value of our artists in making our city one of the most creative, artistically driven cities in the ...


Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:25:34 GMT



 

 
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