Aram Sahakian

General Manager for the Emergency Management Department for City of LA

General Manager for the Emergency Management Department for City of LA

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The excessive heat warning for Southern California is in effect until Thursday.

Amid heat wave, how are LA’s cooling centers adhering to social distancing rules?

The excessive heat warning for Southern California is in effect until Thursday.

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