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A New Hurdle for L.A. County Emergency-Radio Effort: Cell Tower Fears

After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, local governments began talking about a new emergency communications plan that would connect every cop and firefighter in Los Angeles County on one system. But to the dismay of many, the radio network is still … Continue reading

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Two Communications Towers to Go Up in Whittier, Puente Hills for Emergency Response System

Los Angeles County officials are looking to ensure that its 34,000 first responders are linked to one another and can communicate instantaneously in the event of a large-scale crisis or other catastrophic emergency – an issue that became nearly impossible … Continue reading

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Brown Signs Law Rescuing Funds for Radio Network

A radio network linking Los Angeles County’s 34,000 first responders can move forward under a new state law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. The bill, authored by Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal, D-Long Beach, helps save more than $270 million in federal … Continue reading

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