Saturday Aug 30
California passes plastic bag ban, would be first such law in U.S.
The California state legislature enacted a ban on plastic grocery bags on Friday near the end of its two-year session, a measure that if signed into law would become the first of its kind in America.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Sentencing continued for man convicted of murdering Whittier High football player in 2009
NORWALK >> The sentencing was delayed for a Huntington Park man convicted of the fatal shooting of a Whittier High School football player during a robbery at a Whittier house party five years ago.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Brooklyn Teacher Allegedly Sent Nude Photo To Female Student
A math and science teacher in Brooklyn is accused of sending a "photo of his genitals" to a 16-year-old student, according authorities.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Plastic bag ban stalls in California amid manufacturers' opposition
Prospects are dimming for a ban on plastic grocery bags in California, as the legislative session winds down and supporters remain three votes short of a majority in the face of strong opposition from manufacturers.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
CHP Stumbles Into Marijuana Farm After Car Crashes Into Building
Authorities chasing a driver in a Los Angeles suburb got a surprise when his car crashed into a building that turned out to contain a marijuana farm.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
CA Chase Exposes Possible Pot Grow
A CHP pursuit that ended with a vehicle crashing into a warehouse may have uncovered a marijuana grow operation inside.
My FOX LA
3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes The Malibu Area
At approximately 10:03 am Pacific Time on Friday, August 15th, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake shook the Los Angeles area, centered 9km south/southwest of Malibu Beach, according to the USGS.
My FOX LA
CHP Investigates After Car Crashes into Suspected Marijuana Grow House
A Sargent from the California Highway Patrol's Special Investigation Unit says they found "criminal activity" inside a warehouse in Huntington Park after a car crashed into it during a police chase overnight.
HIGHLAND: Auto theft leads 17-year-old girl arrested
A 17-year-old girl and her 22-year-old accomplice was arrested on suspicion of stealing a car in Highland, a San Bernardino Sheriff's Department news release stated.
NBC Los Angeles
Car Crashes Into Building During CHP Pursuit
After leading CHP on a pursuit, a man lost control of his vehicle and drove into a building on the 6300 block of Regent Street in Huntington Park on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Lake Elsinore Valley News
Three people caught selling counterfeit goods at Winchester swap meet to pay $18,000 in restitution
Three people caught selling counterfeit CDs and DVDs at a Winchester swap meet were ordered to pay more than $18,000 in restitution and fines and spend a little time behind bars, the Riverside County District Attorney's Office said today.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Central Basin Municipal Water District incumbents face many challengers
NORWALK >> After a series of lawsuits cost the Central Basin Municipal Water District thousands in legal bills and its insurance carrier, incumbents Robert Apodaca and Art Chacon now face a slew of challengers in the Nov. 4 election.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Los Angeles Times
California expands lead soil testing area near Exide plant in Vernon
Work crews begin to remove soil from yards at the first of several homes in the Boyle Heights area where high levels of lead contamination were found near the Exide Technologies battery recycling plant.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
The Free Dictionary
The Watts Riots Begin
The six-day riot resulted in 34 deaths, 1,032 injuries, 3,438 arrests, and over $40 million in property damage.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Whittier Daily News
Man faces life in prison for 2009 killing of Whittier High football player
WHITTIER >> A Huntington Park man could be spending the rest of his life in prison for the April 3, 2009 fatal shooting of a Whittier High School football player during a robbery at a Whittier house party.
The Daily Breeze
Daughter of LAPD sergeant gets 2 years in Gardena hit-and-run death
The daughter of a Los Angeles Police Department officer will receive two years in state prison for running over and killing a 60-year-old postal worker in Gardena and driving away, authorities said Wednesday.