This daily series is a collection of headlines that emergency managers at the City of Los Angeles Emergency Management Department are interested in. Ready LA will be posting links to top headlines Monday through Friday from throughout Los Angeles and around the world. Click on the links below for the full story.
Here are the top headlines for July 24, 2012.
Encino Tarzana Patch
Crews will begin preparing to demolish the south half of the Skirball Bridge Tuesday night, which will require closures of the 405 Freeway each night for two weeks, according to Metro.
Worried this fire season could be “very active,” fire and insurance officials on Monday urged Los Angeles County residents to take precautions to avoid losing their lives and their possessions in the event of a catastrophic blaze.
The fight over the future of medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles drew patients, union organizers and even a priest to City Hall on Monday on the eve of a major City Council vote on whether to outlaw pot shops.
Officials are monitoring a large piece of possible tsunami debris that appears to be a barge about 25 miles off Washington state’s coast.