How does LA County prepare for big rain storms?
LOS ANGELES - More rain is coming to Southern California, and when we say those words, they mean a lot to Mark Pestrella and Ray Tremblay. Pestrella heads up LA County Public Works, while Tremblay works with LA County's Sanitation Districts. As the rain moves in, Pestrella says "we're lit...
Woman arrested for allegedly attempting to kidnap 4-year-old boy at Target store in Koreatown
A woman was arrested for allegedly attempting to kidnap a 4-year-old boy at a Target store in Koreatown.
Missing: Have you seen Jolynne?
A 19-year-old woman who requires medication was reported missing Wednesday after being last seen in Palmdale.
Los Angeles Sheriff's Homicide Bureau Investigates After Man Dies in East LA Violence
Tragedy struck the streets of Los Angeles on Tuesday, as a man became the city's latest victim of violence. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau is on the case, probing the death that occurred in the 1100 block of E. 59th Street. The call came in around 3:50 p.m., according to a statement released by the Sheriff's Information Bureau.
Cold Pacific storm to bring wind, rain and snow back to Southern California
With barely 24 hours of dry weather, yet another cold Pacific storm is expected to move into Southern California Thursday bringing moderate rainfall, gusty winds, high surf and mountain snow through Sunday, the National Weather Service reported. Rainfall, which is not expected to be as heavy as recent storms, is forecast for as early […]
Construction site in Venice burned down due to garbage fire, eyewitnesses say
LOS ANGELES – Officials in Venice are looking into what caused a fire that burned a home under construction to the ground. The blaze broke out around 3 a.m. Wednesday morning near Broadway Street and Oakwood Avenue where firefighters arrived to find intense flames according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. According to eyewitnesses, some […]
Los Angeles General Medical Center Seeks Public's Help to Identify Mystery Patient Found at Redondo Beach
The team at Los Angeles General Medical Center is calling upon the public to step forward with any information that could help reconnect an unidentified patient with his relatives after he was admitted more than a week ago, the hospital appears to be at the end of its tether with no clues surfacing thus far, according to a bulletin released by the county. Found bewildered at Redondo Beach, the patient is described as a senior male in his late 60s or early 70s, with an average height of 5'8'' and a weight of 189 pounds, sporting grey hair and blue-grey eyes, and his physique is characterized as medium to heavy.
Story Time For Dogs
Benefits of reading go "beyond species" The aim of Pasadena Humane's "Reading Rovers" program is to create some calm for shelter dogs, by having volunteers read to them one-on-one. Turns out, there are benefits for the readers too. Why it matters: Shelters, no matter how nice they may be, are...
Amtrak through Phoenix would allow residents to take train to Los Angeles
PHOENIX — After almost 30 years, passenger rail service is inching closer to a return to the Valley. Amtrak's last passenger train ran through Phoenix in 1996 and Phoenix's downtown train station closed. The federal government recently gave the state funding to develop a plan to bring it back.
What's next for the abandoned graffiti-covered high rise buildings in downtown LA?
After even more arrests were made at the abandoned high-rise towers in downtown LA on Wednesday, city officials are left wondering what their next step should be towards securing the viral location.The buildings, once destined to be luxury apartments, became a media sensation in late January after more than two dozen floors were found covered in graffiti. Days after, the towers again found themselves the subject of viral social media content when base jumpers were seen parachuting off the tops onto city streets below.In weeks since, nearly 30 people have been arrested for visiting the premises and attempting to add...
NBA star Russell Westbrooks announces 180-unit affordable housing project in South L.A. on land seized by L.A. County
NBA star Russell Westbrooks announced he is building an 180-unit affordable housing unit in South Los Angeles on land that was the site of an intense eminent domain battle in 2017. Westbrooks announcement indicated he has partnered with retail behemoth Target who will have space at the building located at...
Teen attacked by group at LA County beach
An investigation continues after a teen was brutally beaten at Dockweiler beach.
Supervisor Hahn Calls for No Residential Demolitions in Metro’s 710 Freeway Corridor Project
Yesterday L.A. County Supervisor and Metro Boardmember Janice Hahn voiced her unambiguous opposition to home demolitions for Metro's lower 710 Freeway expansion project. Hahn's letter to Metro CEO Stephanie Wiggins states:. As the Long Beach to East Los Angeles Corridor Mobility Investment Plan moves forward, Metro needs to commit itself...
Mother, son attacked by pack of pit bulls in Southern California
LOS ANGELES – Two people are recovering from injuries after they were mauled by a pack of pit bulls in Azusa on Tuesday, authorities said. The attack occurred around 11:30 a.m. in the 5000 block of North Orangecrest Avenue where deputies responded to reports of dogs attacking someone in a backyard, according to the Los […]
Storm and Cooler Weather on the Horizon
Temperatures are expected to start dipping Thursday as a cold storm out of Alaska makes its way into Southern California, with light to moderate rain expected to fall across much of the area Friday into Saturday, and potentially heavy snow falling in higher mountain elevations. Much of the region will...
One of LA’s Best Old-School Burger Spots Is Opening in Orange County
Cathy Chaplin is a senior editor at Eater LA, a James Beard Award–nominated journalist, and the author of Food Lovers’ Guide to Los Angeles. Irv’s Burgers, one of LA’s most beloved old-school burger slingers, is expanding to Orange County for the first time. Opening on Thursday, February 29, the 600-square-foot grab-and-go outlet in Newport Beach will serve the same burgers, chili cheese fries, soft serve milkshakes, and playful doodles that made it a legend. In addition to classic menu items, the new location will serve breakfast starting in April. On the morning menu is a burger-burrito hybrid with a chopped beef patty, Irv’s sauce, onions, eggs, cheddar cheese, and tater tots wrapped in a flour tortilla.
Teen fatally shot near Huntington Park
LOS ANGELES – A 15-year boy was fatally shot in an unincorporated area in the Florence-Firestone neighborhood west of Huntington Park and Wednesday sheriff’s homicide detectives are continuing their investigation of the shooting. Deputies from the Century Station of the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department’s responded around 3:50...
Historic Echo Park church closed after storm damage threatens collapse
Pastor Frank Wulf hopes community donations will help repair what Mother Nature has destroyed at a Los Angeles historic landmark that is now closed. Recent rain has exposed rotten wood at the Echo Park Methodist Church. To make matters worse, the dome on the bell tower is in jeopardy of collapsing.
Suspected attempted kidnapper arrested
Police have arrested the person accused of trying to kidnap a child from a Koreatown Target store.