BRIEFLY HERO MOM SPEAKS ON KID POOL SAFETY.A mother who saved her toddler after the boy fell in a backyard pool two years ago joined officials at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles on Friday to draw attention to the alarming increase in the number of fatal and near-fatal drownings this summer among children - particularly toddlers.
Since March, some 25 to 35 children have been rushed to Childrens Hospital due to near drownings, said Dr. Alan Nager, director of emergency services emergency services Emergency care '…services …necessary to prevent death or serious impairment of health and, because of the danger to life or health, require the use of the most accessible hospital available and equipped to furnish those services' .
- San Gabriel Valley The San Gabriel Valley is one of the principal valleys of southern California. It lies to the east of the city of Los Angeles, to the north of the Puente Hills, to the south of the San Gabriel Mountains, and to the west of the Inland Empire. Tribune
Mayor approves sale of school site
In a move to reduce overcrowding overcrowding
overcrowding of animal accommodation. Many countries now publish codes of practice which define what the appropriate volumetric allowances should be for each species of animal when they are housed indoors. Breaches of these codes is overcrowding. in classrooms, Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn on Friday signed an ordinance approving the $50 million sale of a Department of Water and Power building in Sun Valley to Los Angeles Unified that, once converted, will be the first new San Fernando Valley San Fernando Valley
Valley, southern California, U.S. Northwest of central Los Angeles, the valley is bounded by the San Gabriel, Santa Susana, and Santa Monica mountains and the Simi Hills. High School in 30 years.
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Five found guilty in immigrant ring
Five people were convicted of federal charges in connection with the discovery of 63 illegal immigrants who were crammed into a garage in South Los Angeles South Los Angeles is the official name for a large geographic and cultural area lying to the southwest and southeast of downtown Los Angeles, California. The area was formerly called South Central Los Angeles, and is still sometimes called South Central. , prosecutors said Friday.
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FBI agents grab bogus software
Los Angeles FBI agents arrested four men and seized $10.5 million worth of counterfeit Microsoft software that included disks with replicas of the company's new edge-to-edge hologram See holographic storage. technology intended to prevent piracy, officials said Friday.
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3 sent to hospital following gunfire
SUN VALLEY - Three people were transported in stable condition with unknown injuries to local hospitals Friday night after an argument escalated into gunfire at a park near Sheldon Street and Laurel Canyon Boulevard Laurel Canyon Boulevard is a major street in the city of Los Angeles, California. It starts off at Polk Street in Sylmar in the northern San Fernando Valley near the junction of the San Diego (Interstate 405) and the Golden State Freeways (Interstate 5). , police said.
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Officer mugged at service station
NORTHRIDGE - An off-duty Pomona police officer was mugged about 2 a.m. Friday at a gas station at Corbin Avenue and Parthenia Street by up to four men who made off with his wallet before fleeing in a white Ford SUV, authorities said.
The officer, whose name was not immediately available, suffered a cut to his head and was treated at a local hospital and released, police said.
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