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Jul 05, 2015 02:25 pm |

Map Your Neighborhood (MYN) Emergency Prep Workshop – August 1, 2015

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With generous grant support from the Harbor Community Benefit Foundation (HCBF) and Phillips 66 COPE Preparedness  will conduct the “Map Your Neighborhood” emergency preparedness program at Providence Medical Center in San Pedro on August 1 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am. Register ASAP. Our last event was completely booked.
Registration link:   http://www.eventbrite.com/e/emergency-preparedness-workshop-map-your-neighborhood-tickets-16947837438?aff=eac2

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Jul 05, 2015 01:03 pm |

Western Governors Hear Federal Drought Aid Is Coming

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As the Northwest drought deepens, millions of dollars in emergency federal aid are headed toward stricken states, top Obama administration officials told seven western governors Friday.

The White House says it will make $110 million available to help those suffering from effects of drought.

A variety of federal agencies will disperse the money. Some ...

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Jul 05, 2015 12:54 pm |

Seniors Should Spend More Time on Emergency Preparedness Plans

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Older adults might want to spend more time in creating their emergency preparedness plans, especially if they have some mobility issues, according to a county emergency preparedness official.

“You never know when something is going to happen and things can go by quick, especially disasters,” said Ken Kondo, spokesman for the Los Angeles County ...

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Jul 05, 2015 12:42 pm |

California Cities Look to Turn Sewage into Drinking Water

Water+fountainsAs a fourth year of drought continues to drain aquifers and reservoirs, water recycling could be an answer — but residents will need to get past the “yuck factor” first.

It’s a technology with the potential to ease California’s colossal thirst and insulate millions ...

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Jul 05, 2015 12:36 pm |

Work to begin on interim road turn-arounds in San Pedro landslide area; permanent fix plans under way

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With construction set to begin  on interim turnabouts near San Pedro’s landslide site, a contract for design work to permanently rebuilt the portion of Paseo del Mar destroyed in the 2011 White Point landslide should be ready to move forward shortly, a city engineer said this week.

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Jul 05, 2015 12:26 pm |

CERT Training to Start 7/29/15

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Following a major disaster, police, fire, and medical personnel may not be able to fully meet the demand. People will have to rely on each other to meet immediate life saving and life sustaining needs. Learn from experts how to prepare and respond.

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FREE CLASSES BEGIN WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2015

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Jul 05, 2015 12:01 pm |

Drought’s silver lining: Improved water quality along Los Angeles County beaches

Heal the Bay released its annual beach report card for the best and worst beaches Wednesday. The inner Cabrillo Beach shown...

Heal the Bay released its annual beach report card for the best and worst beaches Wednesday. The inner Cabrillo Beach shown here scores poorly. Chuck Bennett — Staff Photographer

From dead lawns to water rationing, California’s four-year drought has brought its share of misery. But despair ...

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