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16 min ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune
MONTEREY PARK >> Officials say an Australian mosquito has made what is believed to be its first U.S. appearance in the Los Angeles area. Los Angeles County vector control officials said in a statement Tuesday that the mosquito that goes by the nickname Aussie Mozzie has been found in Monterey Park and nearby Montebello.
3 hrs ago | Press-Telegram
A 24-year-old man shot three times in the back in the driveway of a Compton residence is expected to survive his wounds, authorities said today. The man was shot by one of three suspects who confronted him near the intersection of South Willowbrook Avenue and Indigo Street around 10 p.m. Monday, said Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt.
7 hrs ago | Examiner.com
On Sunday, July 27, 2014, we took a leisurely drive up the 101 freeway from swelteringly hot Los Angeles County to what started out to be cooler and overcast Oxnard , CA. Oxnard is approximately 35 miles west of Los Angeles.
Supporters of a Nov. 4 ballot initiative to increase medical malpractice awards blasted a Los Angeles County supervisor Monday for scheduling a board vote to oppose the measure after a group he founded accepted a $75,000 donation from opponents. Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas called for the vote Tuesday, three months after the African American Voter Registration, Education and Participation Project received the contribution from No on Proposition 46. Proponents of the measure cast the supervisor's request as an "unethical, sneak attack on patient safety" that amounts to a conflict of interest.
State Sen. Rod Wright submitted his resignation Monday after he was sentenced last week to three months in jail for lying about where he lived when he ran for office. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg accepted Wright's one-sentence letter, which stated his resignation is effective Sept.
One man was killed and a second man was left in critical condition when two armed suspects opened fire at a parked car early Monday morning. El Monte police found out about the incident at 12:49 a.m. when the station received a call from the sheriff's Temple station.
The actress, who worked 12-hour shifts at the Los Angeles County Morgue, claims she handled Whitney Houston 's body when the singer passed away of an accidental drowning, according to the U.K.'s " The Telegraph ." "[A] lot of other people were meant to do it, and they were like: 'No, they can't handle it.
As the region's heat wave lingered into a new week, a red flag warning denoting a risk of wildfire was in effect in much of Southern California today, along with an excessive heat warning intended to focus the attention of residents on the need to protect themselves from “dangerously hot weather.” “A strong ridge of high pressure will maintain very hot weather and near-record temperatures through Tuesday over much of the area,” the National Weather Service said in a statement.
Neal Anderberg and a group of kayakers look over the channel leading to Marina Del Rey in Playa Vista, CA on Thursday, September 11, 2014. This is the 10th year in a row that Neal Anderberg will lead a team of kayakers through the Marina del Rey harbor to pluck cigarette butts, plastic bags and other litter next Saturday.
Southern California continued roasting Sunday as the ongoing heat wave peaked, pushing temperatures well beyond 100 degrees in many areas, triggering power outages throughout the region as air conditioners, and the electrical grid, struggled to keep homes and businesses cool. No temperature records were broken in Los Angeles County Sunday, however Woodland Hills tied it's previous high-temperature of 107 degrees, recorded in 1971, Meteorologist Scott Sukup of the National Weather Service's Oxnard office said.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:47 pm
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