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.

Kids and El Niño: Are you Ready?

El Niño is here, and its effects will likely be felt into the Spring here in California. Are your kids ready? El Niño literally means “the child” in Spanish, but

How to Stack Sandbags

In a previous blog-post, we taught you where to get sandbags in the City of Los Angeles, and how to properly fill them. Now, let’s get to stacking. Sandbags are

Homes wrecked by mudslide

What About El Niño?

Every day in Los Angeles, people are asking, “What about El Niño?” The wet weather phenomenon has become a huge blip on the forecasting radar for the Western United States

young girl holding fire alarm

Your LAFD and MySafe:LA Are Coming to East L.A.

On Saturday November 7, your LAFD and MySafe:LA are coming to East L.A. with another weekend smoke alarm installation canvasing operation! This event will include the LAFD’s Operation Central Bureau Fire Station 25, and will

Family Escape Plan diagram

It’s Fire Prevention Week!

Hey! It’s Fire Prevention Week. Before you say, “got it,” and move on to the next Facebook entry, stop and think about what this means. During the week of October

Older adults hold up emergency Go Bags gifted them by MySafe:LA

Helping Older Adults Be FireSmart

If you’re 55 and older, you’re twice as likely to die in a house fire. In a typical year in Los Angeles, 20 people die in house fires, and the

A young family practices their family escape plan

September is National Preparedness Month

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

The MySafe:LA smoke alarm installation team.

Your LAFD and MySafe:LA Are Coming to Central L.A.

On Saturday September 19, your LAFD and MySafe:LA are coming to Central L.A. with another weekend smoke alarm installation canvasing operation! This event will include the LAFD’s Operation West Bureau Fire Station 52,

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