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Hermosa Beach Fire Department to be Disbanded

The Hermosa Beach Fire Department will be disbanded on Saturday, December 30, 2017, at 8 am. Firefighters from the Los Angeles County Fire Department will start protecting Hermosa Beach at that time. Hermosa Beach will be the 59th city which is contracting … Continue reading

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Can’t Call For Help? You Can Text 911 in Emergency

The Southland’s 911 emergency-response system entered the smart-phone era Friday, with residents across most of Los Angeles County now able to send a text message to 911 if they are unable to call for help. The Text to 911 system … 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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