FEMA should bring these back instead.Someone needs to tell the Federal Emergency Management Agency that everyone will be at work at 11 a.m. tomorrow, when it will conduct a nationwide test of its Emergency Alert System via ... television and radio!
Yeah, news flash, our overpaid federal geni ... More >>
Camron Stoneâ€‹Sit in a tree. Go to jail. That's how they roll in Arcadia.
The "Arcadia 4" tree-sitters are having a press conference April 19 at 10 a.m., (Criminal
Justice Center, 210 West Temple Street), where environmentalists John Quigley
and Camron Stone, and actors Daryl Hannah and Ed Begl ... More >>
L.A. County Fire rescuers in Haiti.Members of the Los Angeles County Urban Search and Rescue task forces have to be some of the busiest first responders in the world. Last month they were in Haiti pulling people from the rubble of a devastating earthquake there. On Monday a task force prepare ... More >>
The Los Angeles County Fire Department's Urban Search and Rescue task force in Haiti rescued at least five women over the weekend in Haiti. The the saves, which upped the team's total rescues in the earthquake-devastated nation to nine, have put the unit "in high spirits," according to Inspec ... More >>
File photo.Suddenly the fictitious flood waters of South Los Angeles are receding: The Federal Emergency Management Agency has backed off its expanded flood zone map that added 876 homes to an area it said was prone to a "hundred-year flood." (Info and revised map). The flood-zone expansion m ... More >>
File photo.Quick, when's the last time you remember flooding in South Los Angeles? Stumped? So are we. Which is why it's so strange that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has forged ahead with new flood-zone maps that show parts of South L.A. in low-lying, flood-prone areas. The result ... More >>
KCET is about to unleash, tonight, a stunning expose of FEMA and Los Angeles City Hall that involves an unintentional but outrageous shakedown of South Central Los Angeles residents for "flood" insurance costing an eye-popping $900 to $1,700 a year. Mostly black and Latino homeowners in virtually no ... More >>