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 September 10, 2012.
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch Monday for parts of Los Angeles.
The two earthquakes that struck Beverly Hills this week occurred at the junction of two major fault lines, one of which produced one of Southern California’s deadliest temblors.
Both faults are quite long, meaning they are capable of producing a destructive quake.
Portions of the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass will be closed this weekend and next so that workers can prepare the remaining span of the Mulholland Bridge for the final phase of its demolition.
As Hurricane Isaac relief efforts continue, American Red Cross chapters nationwide are uniting to help every family create a disaster plan. Whether it’s a hurricane, earthquake or house fire that threatens, families need a disaster plan first to make sure they are ready when emergencies happen.
Transportation officials are scheduled to unveil a safety measure Monday morning designed to keep trains from colliding even in case of human error.
If a disaster strikes, how will you and your family be ready? During the month of September, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Ready.gov teams are focusing on planning and preparing for disasters during National Preparedness Month.