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2 hrs ago | LA Daily News
CHATSWORTH >> Sexual fantasy unfolds in a steady rhythm inside Immoral Productions, a San Fernando Valley adult film studio where everything typical of a porn set is laid out and ready for action. There are couches and a table filled with toys that vibrate, throb and glow.
3 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune
City of Industry is suing ex-mayor Dave Perez, saying he owes the city's former redevelopment agency $9.6 million in back rent for using public land without permission for his waste recycling business. The lawsuit, filed on July 6 in Los Angeles County Superior Court, claims Perez and his various companies, Grand Central Recycling & Transfer Station, City of Industry Disposal Co.
7 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, second from left, and company members in a scene from the dress rehearsal of L.A. Opera's new season opener, "La Traviata." Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, second from left, and company members in a scene from the dress rehearsal of L.A. Opera's new season opener, "La Traviata."
12 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Police officials say a military surplus program that provides equipment to local agencies helps them and the communities they protect to stay safe. “The program has been a tremendous asset to public safety,” said Chief Kim Raney of the Covina Police Department.
NORWALK >> A Long Beach man attacked a sandwich shop employee after she caught him stealing items from her car Saturday morning, officials said. Deputies arrested Jose Antonio Garcia, 19, on suspicion of robbery and drug possession following the incident, which was reported shortly after 7 a.m. in a parking lot in the 12300 block of Imperial Highway, just east of Norwalk Boulevard, Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt.
The Los Angeles suburb is turning 14 parking meters into repositories for donations made to nonprofits that serve the homeless, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday. Pasadena's housing director, Bill Huang, says the hope is that people who might be reluctant to hand spare change to a panhandler will be more open to putting it in a meter.
According to Friday's publication of the Santa Clarita Valley Signal , a Murrieta, California, man is facing a charge of felony animal cruelty for allegedly beating his dog with a metal chain leash. On Wednesday evening, 30-year-old Mohamad Taghavi was arrested after he was observed repeatedly punching his German shepherd, and then striking the dog with a metal chain leash; Taghavi appeared to be drunk at the time.
Los Angeles County's Natural History Museum on Friday unveiled the "Blue Moon Diamond," a 12-carat gem described as one of the rarest stones in the world. Deep blue and intensely radiant, it was found in South Africa's Cullinan mine northeast of Pretoria, where the biggest ever rough diamond was unearthed a century ago.
The Southland heat wave is showing no signs of easing up, with three-to-five degree increases forecast for today, according to the National Weather Service. An upper-level ridge of high pressure will build over the area, resulting in an extended period of heat for the region, which combined with rising humidity and dry conditions will result in elevated fire danger and an increased risk of heat-related illnesses, according to the National Weather Service.
Robert Downey Jr.'s son, Indio Downey, leaves the Airport Courthouse in Los Angeles on Friday after pleading guilty to felony drug possession. Indio was arrested in West Hollywood in June.
The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder's Office will launch Monday a mobile-friendly website allowing users to access services in nine different languages, access ballot information and register to vote in November's midterm election. He said 30 percent of the website traffic is already coming from mobile devices and that there was a level of frustration when users tried to navigate it on smartphones and electronic tablets.
Areas under the alert include the East San Gabriel Valley from Friday through Monday in addition to the LA Basin and San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys for Sunday and Monday. "When temperatures are high, even a few hours of exertion may cause severe dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke.
Attendance at Los Angeles County beaches this year hit a new high, along with the number of ocean rescues, county lifeguard officials said Friday. Over the past 20 years, the average number of people who visit county beaches in a year has been about 54.8 million.
The accident was reported at 7:33 a.m. at Sierra Highway and Rush Canyon in Santa Clarita, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
A California Highway Patrol officer videotaped repeatedly punching a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway had just pulled her from oncoming traffic and she resisted by pushing him, a patrol investigator said. Investigator Sean Taketa outlined the July 1 incident in a request to search 51-year-old Marlene Pinnock's medical records.
The Los Angeles County Fair is celebrating its 92nd anniversary with one big party. Here's a list of programs and deals for Friday.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 05:21 pm
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