Which buildings will survive the Big One? LA Times found 1,000+ that may not

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L.A.’s hidden earthquake dangers http://www.latimes.com/… Thousands of Southern Californians live and work in a type of building vulnerable to collapse in an earthquake. To assess the danger, a team of Times reporters combed through thousands of city and county records to identify these buildings — concrete structures built before 1976. We found more than 1,000. Experts say we’re […]

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Bold Prowler Attacks Woman in Arleta

From http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Bold-Prowler-Attacks-Woman-in-Arleta-222461331.html VIDEO: http://www.nbclosangeles.com/video/#!/on-air/as-seen-on/Prowler-Stalks-Arleta/222464961 A prowler in Arleta has been committing increasingly bold break-ins over the last week, sexually assaulting and beating a woman in the latest case, police said Wednesday. “The greatest concern is the suspect’s actions are becoming bolder, with the last incident being an actual attack on a woman,” LAPD Detective Marc […]

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Scam Alert for DWP Energy Efficiency Programs

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In the last few months there have been a few instances of individuals approaching small business customers with LADWP’s CLEO application, asking for cash up front to perform lighting retrofit work, and then never returning to perform the installations that were promised. Please urge community members to note that LADWP does not charge for energy […]

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Mayor Villaraigosa Announces $5 Million in Grants for Earthquake Early Warning System

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Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined with the US Geological Survey and the Los Angeles/Long Beach Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Approval Authority members to announce $5 million in federal funds for the region’s Earthquake Early Warning System. “Our partners at the US Geological Survey and Caltech have been working on the development of a cutting-edge early […]

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LAPD Mission Division Arrests Man Accused of Flashing Arleta Residents

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The Arleta Neighborhood Council would like to personally thank LAPD Mission Station and all of the Officers who assisted in catching the suspect accused of flashing our residents here in Arleta. Community Policing works when members of the public work hand in hand together with our Los Angeles Police Department.  Our residents will now be able to walk on our sidewalks without the fear. You […]

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Advisory: No Prize in Lotto Scams! Spanish-speakers targeted for Lotto scams in SFV. Don’t be a victim.

No Prize in Lotto Scams – Trending in SF Valley Los Angeles.  Detectives are warning San Fernando Valley Spanish-speaking residents against falling victim to con artists offering shares in a big winning Lotto ticket in return for “trust” money. “The old adage holds true: ‘If it seems too good to be true, it probably is,’” […]

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LASD Advisory: Protect Your Bicycle from Thieves

Bicycles are not cheap. That’s why you need to take measures in protecting it from thieves. Follow these steps and share them with fellow riders. Record the serial number, make, model and color of your bike. This information is usually located somewhere on the frame. Put the information in your cell phone or somewhere easily […]

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New California Laws Beginning in 2013

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We hope all you had a great New Years celebration with your friends and family. Please take a look at some of the new laws that took effect as of Jan 1, 2013 in our great state: Cars and drivers Insurance: Drivers pulled over by police are permitted to show officers their proof of insurance […]

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Robbed? Here’s How To Get Your Stolen Goods Back

Photo by Everett Collection via Shutterstock If you had your iPhone, iPod, iPad, iMac or even your bicycle stolen, there’s now a way you can get your precious property back, thanks to the Los Angeles Police Department’s Knock-Knock “fence” burglary task force. Earlier this year, the task force began their mission probing fences, which are described in […]

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Winter Shelter Hotline

LAPD has an important message for the community! 2012-2013 WINTER SHELTER PROGRAM Shelter Locations PROGRAM BEGINS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2011 ( Sylmar Shelter is Delayed until Mid-December) The program will provide 1,491 beds at 19 sites in 15 cities and communities throughout the City and County of Los Angeles. Selected community non-profit homeless services providers […]

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