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  • L.A. can, and should, solve its 'wall time' problem

     L.A. can, and should, solve its 'wall time' problem
    Some issues in government are genuinely complex or divisive. Many defy solutions — ending violence in Gaza, say, or protecting children in foster care. What I am about to describe is not one of those issues. This one is costing taxpayers and risking lives, and yet fixing it is eminently doable. The problem is known as "wall time."
  • Boosting our odds: App links CPR trainees to cardiac arrest victims

    Boosting our odds: App links CPR trainees to cardiac arrest victims
    Later this month I'll be marking the two-year anniversary of my death. That's not a line you see too often, is it? My heart gave out after knee surgery, because of an arrhythmia. Even for those who suffer cardiac arrest in a hospital, the survival...

    Trial by fire for L.A.'s 'interim' fire chief

    Trial by fire for L.A.'s 'interim' fire chief
    His first day on his new job was the day of the LAX shooting, and it's been lights and sirens ever since. James G. Featherstone, Los Angeles' interim fire chief, hasn't unpacked his books or hung framed inspirational works like a Frederic Remington...

    Pictures in the News | Jan. 21, 2014

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Los Angeles Fire Department firefighters mop up a house fire and another at an abandoned car dealership. Kiev, Ukraine: Anti-government protesters hold their ground through a night of violent street clashes in the...

    Cause of Echo Park commercial blaze under investigation

     
    It took firefighters nearly two hours to put out a harrowing blaze in Echo Park that started late Tuesday night and engulfed a commercial building, sending flames shooting from the roof.