Los Angeles County Fire Department officials confirmed Wednesday a red flag fire warning is still in effect throughout Los Angeles County.
The red flag warning is based on a variety of criteria ranging from temperature to humidity and wind, with the main factors being a humidity level of less than 15 percent and winds greater than 25 mph, Fire Department officials said.
A suicide-prevention campaign called “Know the Signs” was launched throughout Los Angeles County earlier this month, helping to raise awareness about the work of organizations such as Action Family Counseling, a Santa Clarita-based drug and alcohol rehab center.
L.A. County will be held liable for violations of their 2001 storm water permit, after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal. County officials worry that the burden for cleaning water pollution will fall on cities, instead of on those causing it.
Several small decisions affecting the Santa Clarita Valley will be before the county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Specifically, the items include the Acton Metrolink Station and a water management plan for the Santa Clara River, among others.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office and Rotary Club of Los Angeles have partnered to create training material for all local Rotary Clubs, so that they can educate seniors about the dangers of financial scams.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors received a report on Tuesday from several county health departments on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, enrollment numbers and plans going forward.
More than $4 million in improvements for the Del Valle Regional Emergency Training Center in Castaic, could be approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Del Valle trains firefighters with simulations of real world situations.