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Jim Featherstone

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General manager of the Los Angeles Emergency Management Department; former director of the Executive Board at the United Firefighters of Los Angeles, the firefighters union, and its chief negotiator

Jim Featherstone on KCRW

Hundreds of homeless people are living in dangerous places, including storm channels that have been dry during years of drought but which could become raging torrents when the Niño…

Heavy Rains May Threaten Hundreds of LA's Homeless

Hundreds of homeless people are living in dangerous places, including storm channels that have been dry during years of drought but which could become raging torrents when the Niño…

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The former president of LA's Fire Commission has told the Los Angeles Times, " The public just doesn't understand what goes on " in the fire department.

Putting out Fires at the Fire Department

The former president of LA's Fire Commission has told the Los Angeles Times, " The public just doesn't understand what goes on " in the fire department.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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