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Residents, Southern California Edison butt heads at community meeting

by Michele Willer-Allred, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government

Tensions ran high Tuesday, Oct. 9, at an informational meeting hosted by Southern California Edison.

The meeting, held at King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas, was held to discuss SCE’s plan to shut off power in high fire...

News Briefs: County looks to increase physician awareness of opioid deaths

by Staff Report News, Local Government

LA County officials are hoping that educational outreach on opioid overdoses could save lives.

In 2017, 72,000 Americans died from opioid overdoses, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that...

News Briefs: Governor approves measure aiming to reduce plastic straw use

by Staff Report News, Local Government

On Sept. 20, Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1884, a measure co-authored by Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D–Santa Monica), which would prohibit full-service, dine-in restaurants from offering plastic straws to customers unless...