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Hit & Run Drivers Not Only Go To Jail; They Ruin Lives

LOS ANGELES – There’s an epidemic sweeping the nation that has sent thousands of people to emergency rooms over the last 12 months. The number of hit and run crashes has skyrocketed and there are few places that have it worse than Southern California. In January, Los Angeles County...

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How to Avoid A Crash At An Intersection

SAN FRANCISCO – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates over 5 million auto accidents occur each year. Roughly one-third of those accidents happen at intersections. In California, intersections are some of the deadliest places for drivers to be but they’re also unavoidable. “Unfortunately, people can sometimes get...

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Safeway to Shell Out $10M in Hazardous Waste Settlement

OAKLAND, Calif. – Grocery chain, Safeway Inc. has agreed to pay almost $10 million to settle allegations that its stores improperly disposed of hazardous waste and sensitive customer information in California. According to the Safeway lawsuit, an investigation found Safeway would “routinely and systematically” send items like batteries and...

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