“Southern California leads the nation in air pollution deaths, new study says”, Press-Enterprise, 8/10/16
“In the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale area, about 1,341 people are estimated to die each year because of bad air.”
“The researchers noted that they believe their results are conservative. They did not count deaths from cancers that take decades to develop or deaths from the exacerbation of other chronic illnesses such as diabetes.”
“In First Discussion Of Police/Fire Budgets After Sales Tax Hike, Some Councilmembers Indicate They’d Like To Restore Some Fire / Police Levels Beyond What Mgm’t/Mayor Propose…But None Offer Any Plans Or Commit To Doing So”, LBReport.com, 8/10/16
As predicted by Adouki & Assoc., Measure A dollars have not been devoted substantially to improving public safety — instead the budget increase is a true pittance, just eight new sworn officers versus a reduction of 200 during the recession.
“Understanding The School District Bond Measure”, Long Beach Business Journal, 8/1/16