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Meth Use Continues to Rise Among in Westside Homeless

April 1, 2019

April 1, 2019

By Sam Catanzaro The City of Santa Monica has released the results of their 2019 Homeless Count, and while homeless...

Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Partners With Local Law Enforcement to Take Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

October 25, 2017

October 25, 2017

Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center, in partnership with local law enforcement agencies, encourages community members to participate in...

Carrie Fisher Shown to Be Under the Influence of a Variety of Substances at Time of Death, Coroner’s Office Reports

June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017

Carrie Fisher had cocaine, alcohol and opiates, and MDMA, also known as ecstasy, in her system when she went into...

Police Attempt to Track Down Woman Accused of Drugging and Stealing From Nightclub Patrons

June 7, 2017

June 7, 2017

Police Tuesday were trying to track down a 20-year-old woman suspected of drugging and stealing money and jewelry from victims...

Professional Wrestler X-Pac Arrested on Suspicion of Carrying Illegal Drugs

May 3, 2017

May 3, 2017

The professional wrestler known as X-Pac who was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on suspicion of possessing illegal drugs...

Take Back Drugs Day

April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017

Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles, in partnership with local law enforcement agencies, is encouraging the community to participate in the...

Neither Alcohol Nor Drugs Were Factors in Monday’s Fatal Crash

April 11, 2017

April 11, 2017

Neither alcohol nor drugs appear to have been factors in a multi-vehicle crash in Beverly Hills that left one pedestrian...

Southern California Automobile Club Warns of Rising Rates of Impaired Driving

October 5, 2016

October 5, 2016

Drug-impaired driving is a rising problem statewide and nationally, and a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in California could make...

UCLA Study Challenges Safety of E-Cigarettes

June 28, 2016

June 28, 2016

A UCLA study released yesterday suggests that e- cigarettes may not be significantly safer than tobacco cigarettes. The research, which was...

Supervisors Approve Unused Drug Disposal Campaign

June 15, 2016

June 15, 2016

The Board of Supervisors voted yesterday to back an educational campaign about how to dispose of unused drugs and syringes, but...