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Probe Into LA Explosion Begins as Firefighters Recover

LOS ANGELES — Investigators on Monday began combing the wreckage of a fire and explosion at a downtown Los Angeles vape and marijuana accessories wholesaler to determine its cause as 12 injured firefighters started the long process of recovery. Seven …

Unwitting Insurers May Be Subsidizing Marijuana Grow Houses

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. — While California has a $1.4 billion legal marijuana market, a black market of perhaps equal size is thriving. Some enterprising growers are working on ways to get home insurers to cover their capital costs. A presentation …

Los Angeles High-Rise that Caught Fire Lacked Sprinklers

LOS ANGELES — A 25-story West Los Angeles apartment tower that caught fire, forcing firefighters to pluck stranded people from the rooftop and a ledge, had no sprinklers even though the same building burned seven years ago, authorities said. Flames …

California Earthquake Warning App Sends First Public Alert

LOS ANGELES — California’s new earthquake early warning cellphone app issued its first public alert when a modest tremor occurred this week in a rural area of the state, a newspaper reported. MyShake app project manager Jennifer Strauss said more …

Los Angeles and San Francisco Don’t Lose Power Even When Their Suburbs Do

Swaths of Southern California are being plunged into darkness on purpose to prevent power lines from sparking fires during the state’s latest windstorm. But the lights are staying on in Los Angeles. Just like San Francisco, L.A. has avoided the …

Deadly Los Angeles Wildfire Burns With Subdued Fury After Change in Weather

Firefighters have tightened their grip on a deadly Los Angeles wildfire burning with subdued fury on Sunday after extremely dry desert winds that had stoked the flames gave way to moister, gentler breezes blowing in from the Pacific. The so-called …

Sullivan Brokers Wholesale Insurance Solutions Announces Bridget Livingston Joins Firm as Broker in Healthcare Practice Group

Los Angeles, CA, March 2, 2015- Sullivan Brokers Wholesale Insurance Solutions is pleased to announce that effective February 17, 2015, Bridget Livingston has joined the firm as a Broker in the Healthcare Practice Group. In addition to her solid Healthcare …

Thinking About Usage Based Insurance? Get Real Life Experience Advice in Boston and Los Angeles

Seminar for insurance carrier professionals will offer frank insights and experiences on developing a successful UBI program Scottsdale, AZ, October 6, 2014: We’ve all seen the statistics. Telematics and UBI are exploding at an exponential rate. From 1.85 million insured …

Construction Workers Escape California Garage Collapse

Officials say a portion of a parking garage being built in Los Angeles collapsed minutes after nearly 200 construction workers were alerted that something was wrong and fled to safety. Traffic was briefly snarled when a section of the structure …

Comprehensive Street Repairs and Earthquake Retrofit Years Away in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was elected this spring after promising to fix the city’s battered streets, but he acknowledged Tuesday that his administration has made little headway paving long-neglected roads. In a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press, the …