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2014-01-09 16:21:55

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A judge's sweeping ruling in a residential lead-paint case threatens to send home values in a freefall throughout Los Angeles County, causing a ripple effect that will result in less money for schools, police services and other vital programs supported by property taxes, a leading housing and real estate advocacy organization warns. The dire outlook by the Los Angeles County Boards of Real EstateĀ®, which represents private property rights in...

2013-12-19 20:21:35

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles diners who use Yelp will now begin to see inspection scores for their favorite LA restaurants on the review site. Through a collaborative effort between Yelp and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, the Health Department continues to drive their latest technology advancements. On July 1, 2013, the Los Angeles Public Health Department's Environmental Health Division went live with a multi-department environmental...

2013-11-23 16:20:16

Kobe Bryant Joins Over 12,000 Participants Who Mobilized to End Homelessness in the Homeless Capital of the Nation LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted the 7th Annual HomeWalk to end homelessness, a 5k run and walk in Exposition Park in downtown Los Angeles. Lakers star Kobe Bryant, the event's Honorary Chair for the third straight year, addressed over 12,000 participants and gave the official start to the runners and walkers. With 58,423...

2013-11-09 23:03:36

Recognized locally as one of the most compassionate alternative delivery services in the greater Los Angeles area, the East of Eden Medical Association has been providing patients with the finest top-shelf medicine in a timely fashion. This particular delivery service was recently added to the increasingly large PotLocator network of cannabis-related businesses. (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 The East of Eden Medical Association is a medical marijuana delivery service that is ran and operated...

2013-11-05 08:22:08

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The internationally recognized Los Angeles Auto Show has partnered with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Los Angeles for its annual Charity Preview Night. This year proceeds from the event, which welcomes VIP guests for the world premiere of concepts from foremost auto makers, will go to CASA to assist in their work with Los Angeles County foster youth. The evening will include fine fare, spirits and entertainment to celebrate the...

Bicycle Helmet Usage Low Among Children
2013-10-28 04:51:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Despite California state regulations mandating their use, only 11 percent of Los Angeles County children treated for bike-related injuries between 2006 and 2011 were wearing helmets, according to research presented Saturday at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition. Specifically, the analysis of 1,248 bicycle-related accidents found that children over the age of 12, low-income and minority...

2013-09-12 20:20:29

Newly appointed WRD Division 3 Director will represent 800,000 people in seven cities of south Los Angeles County LAKEWOOD, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District (WRD) of Southern California Board of Directors last night appointed Lynn V. Dymally to fill the vacancy on its board resulting from the passing of WRD Director Lillian Kawasaki on July 18, 2013. Ms. Dymally will represent nearly 800,000 residents in Division 3, which includes the...

2013-08-28 16:21:23

Agreement will eliminate imported water for groundwater replenishment and conserve 23 billion gallons of water per year for future generations LAKEWOOD, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County signed a historic 30-year recycled water purchase agreement which will eliminate the need for water from Northern California and the Colorado River for groundwater...

2013-07-26 23:00:06

Rodent Guys received a letter dated July 23, 2013 announcing they are allowed to use aluminum phosphide on select properties previously prohibited for gopher removal in Los Angeles County. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 The past two years have been a struggle for pest control companies to gain control of pocket gophers in Los Angeles County. The reason exterminators are having gopher removal issues is because of laws that have prohibited the use of a gopher control product called...

2013-07-20 23:04:13

The cities of Los Angeles County, California can now get affordable home security services for the price of about 1 dollar per day. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Households in Los Angeles County, California and across the US now have something to smile about after Alarm Systems Network.com (http://www.alarmsystemsnetwork.com) announced an offer of a home security system and alarm monitoring services for about 1 dollar per day. The announcement comes at a critical time when...


Latest Los Angeles County Reference Libraries

Angeles National Forest
2013-10-30 09:52:34

The Angeles National Forest of the U.S. Forest Service can be found in the San Gabriel Mountains of Los Angeles County, southern California, United States. It was established on July 1st of 1908, incorporating the first San Bernardino National Forest and portions of the former Santa Barbara and San Gabriel National Forests. It covers 655,387 acres and is located just north of the metropolitan area of Los Angeles. A small portion extends eastward into southwestern San Bernardino County, in...

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2005-08-25 09:29:57

The Palos Verdes blue butterfly is a small endangered butterfly native to the Palos Verdes Peninsula in southwest Los Angeles County, California.

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