News, Media, and Editorial

As our team works to create a more resilient Los Angeles, we’ll post stories, videos, podcasts, and press information here in the MySafe:LA blog. Because we work throughout the Los Angeles region, we gain insight and experience into many different life experiences. Some of them are worth sharing. We hope you enjoy each post.

Have a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

I love Thanksgiving! It’s a uniquely American holiday, and it’s all about Food, Fellowship, Family, and Football. My late father always called it his favorite

Apparatus Operator Thomas G. Taylor

Arson: Murder by Coward

People are getting away with murder, and often, there’s nobody to stop them. The murder weapon: An arsonist’s torch. Yesterday afternoon (9/29/16), the Los Angeles Fire

Actor Jack McGee talks fire safety

National Preparedness Month 2016

September is National Preparedness Month. You know that family escape plan you keep meaning to draw up and finalize? You know the one, where you

Rec and Parks Kids Learn Fire Safety

MySafe:LA has spent that last few months teaching children fire safety at Rec and Parks facilities across Los Angeles. These presentations are different than our

Fireworks Aren’t For Amateurs

We know you like your Independence, and enjoy doing things yourself.  But trust us, on Independence Day in California, it’s best to leave the fireworks

Water Safety is No Accident

  Summer’s practically here. School’s out, and the heat is on. That means the kids, and us adults, are going to want to get wet

Upturned Highway Due to Earthquake

Earthquakes are no Laughing Matter

We get it … you’re too busy to worry about getting prepared for the next earthquake — unfortunately, ignoring the warnings about earthquakes is no

Example of Flashover

Community Risk Reduction in Action

  It was another meet the neighbors day this past Saturday in Reseda. MySafe:LA and the Los Angeles Fire Department collaborated for a successful Community Risk

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