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More than 100 Firefighters Battle Sylmar Strip Mall Blaze

Firefighters Monday extinguished a greater-alarm blaze that damaged part of an L-shaped strip mall in Sylmar, and no one was hurt. The fire was reported December 10th at 3:47 a.m. at 12777 San Fernando Road and extinguished in about two … Continue reading

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Coachella Valley police radio system will cut access to local media

The governmental body behind the police radio system covering five law enforcement agencies in the Coachella Valley says it has decided to limit the radio system to law enforcement personnel, a move that would cut off access to local journalists. … Continue reading

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Plane Slides Off the Runway At Hollywood Burbank Airport

BURBANK, CA — A passenger plane conducted an emergency landing and slid off the rain-soaked runway at Hollywood Burbank Airport Thursday morning, according to reports. The Southwest Airlines Flight 278 came to rest just off the runway, CBSLA reported Thursday … Continue reading

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Video: Responders rescue man clinging to tree in rain-swollen river

A dramatic video shows a crew rescuing a man who was clinging to a tree in a rain-swollen river. KTLA reported that Los Angeles Fire Department responders arrived within minutes of the call about a man who was spotted hanging onto … Continue reading

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Villanueva Sworn in as L.A. County Sheriff, Vowing to `Restore’ Department

Alex Villanueva was sworn in as Los Angeles County’s new sheriff Monday, echoing his campaign vow to “reform, rebuild and restore” the department while saying the agency would not be influenced by “divisive policies” from outside the county and state. … Continue reading

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Residents Survive CA Blaze in Chilly Lake

When over a dozen people became trapped by the Camp Fire last week, a firefighter sent them wading into the Lake Concow reservoir. Nov. 14 — CONCOW, CA — When Scott realized that his lakeside home in the wooded hills … Continue reading

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If You Drive in Los Angeles the Cops can Track Your Every Move

It was a particularly chilly cold case. At 1 am on November 18, 2010, officers from the Los Angeles Police Department responded to reports of gunfire in a leafy cul-de-sac near Universal Studios. They found Jong Kim lying in front … Continue reading

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Maritime Mobile Service Network Operators Assist Vessel with Ill Crew Member

Amateur Radio operators associated with the Maritime Mobile Service Network (MMSN) played a significant part in summoning medical assistance on November 9 for a crew member suffering chest pains on board the 48-foot sailing vessel Marie Elena, some 300 miles east … Continue reading

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Woolsey Fire Containment Grows As Fire Crews Battle Strong Winds

Updated November 14, 2018 MALIBU, CA – The deadly Woolsey Fire has burned 97,620 acres, destroyed 453 structures, threatened another 57,000, forced the evacuation of more than 265,000 people in Los Angeles and Ventura counties and is 40 percent contained … Continue reading

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Amateur Radio Volunteers at the Ready for California Fire Duty

  [Updated 2018 November 13 @ 1024 UTC] Amateur Radio volunteers have been active or are standing by on several fronts as wildfires continue to rage in large sections of California.  Camp Fire In Butte County, in Northern California, the Camp … Continue reading

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