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.

MySafe:LA Teaching CPR in L.A. Schools

MySafe:LA, in collaboration with the Los Angeles Fire Department Operations Valley Bureau, has successfully completed a Hands Only CPR training pilot program in high schools in LA’s San Fernando Valley. The

Vehicle crossing a flooded street

Rain Means Being Prepared Now!

Weather forecasters are predicting a major rain event this week. You may know that forecasters are calling this storm one of the strongest in years, with up to six inches of rain

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 holiday, because there were no

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 Department celebrated seven of its heroic

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 make sure you’ve mapped out

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 typical school programming, as there

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 shows to the professionals. Here

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 — at the beach, the

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