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1 hr ago | Press-Telegram

Man, 80, says he shot pregnant intruder in Los Cerritos neighborhood

LONG BEACH >> Authorities today pondered the future of an 80-year- old man who says he shot to death a woman who was running away after ransacking his home in the Los Cerritos neighborhood even though she told him she was pregnant.


Related Topix: Cerritos, CA, Long Beach, CA

1 hr ago | My FOX LA

Man Stabbed to Death During Assault Near Carson Intersection

A man was killed and two others injured in an assault by six men in Carson, authorities said today.


Related Topix: Carson, CA

3 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

Southern California to sizzle Thursday, officials issue heat warnings

The Southland will sizzle in above-normal temperatures today -- with valley areas in the 100s -- amid warnings to the public to take steps to guard against becoming ill in the heat.


Related Topix: California, Weather, Newport Beach, CA, Laguna Beach, CA, Long Beach, CA

7 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Man wanted for Cook County murder arrested in Los Angeles County

A 71-year-old man was arrested in Los Angeles County on a murder warrant issued out of Cook County earlier this month.


11 hrs ago |

Bieber citizen's arrest advised by cops

Law enforcement officials were called out to the 'Baby' singer's Beverly Hills home six times over the weekend - four times for excessive noise in the middle of the night - and as well as speaking to the 20-year-old star and his management team about the situation, they have now also spoken to fellow residents.


Related Topix: Drugs, Calabasas, CA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Chino man with a pretty eyesa facing 250 years to life in prison for San Gabriel Valley robbery spree

Jose Lewis Avila, 32, of Chino, was convicted Wednesday, July 23, 2014, of a series of follow-home robberies targeting Asian women in the San Gabriel Valley in March and April of 2011.


Related Topix: Alhambra, CA, State Prisons, Prison

The Fresno Bee

Brown keeps mostly mum on teacher tenure ruling

In his first public comments on the controversial Vergara v. California ruling that struck down teacher tenure laws in June, Gov. Jerry Brown offered little insight into his thinking on the ruling.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jerry Brown

The Modesto Bee

Murder suspects caught in LA returned to Mexico

The Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday that 33-year-old Jose Adrian Mendoza Del Muro has been charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder in connection with a shooting in the Mexican state of Zacatecas.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico, South Gate, CA, Modesto, CA

The Modesto Bee

2nd ex-councilman sentenced for Bell corruption

Prosecutors say 64-year-old George Cole was sentenced Wednesday to 180 days of home confinement, ordered to pay more than $77,000 in restitution and perform 1,000 hours of community service.


Related Topix: Bell, CA


Mesmerizing Clip Imagines Los Angeles Without Traffic

Los Angeles roadways are some of the country's most congested, but this mesmerizing clip imagines how the city might look without traffic.


Los Angeles Times

Man charged for allegedly killing accomplice during botched robbery

A man accused of fatally shooting his accomplice while attempting to rob an El Sereno liquor store has been charged with murder.


Decanter Magazine

California's Malibu Coast winemakers secure AVA status

The Malibu coastline outside Los Angeles has become California's newest American Viticultural Area , which winemakers hope will raise the region's profile.


Related Topix: Malibu, CA, Wine, Drink

Pasadena Star-News

Los Angeles County adopts water conservation regulations

LOS ANGELES >> The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to limit outdoor watering and require water suppliers to closely monitor use.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Tue Jul 22, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Rise in chlamydia, gonorrhea cases renew call for STD home test kits for women

Cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea continue to rise in Los Angeles County, prompting public health officials to steer female teenagers and women toward ordering free, in-home test kits to help prevent the disease from spreading.



Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena Pops gave beloved Gershwin music plenty of charm

But what he really is cherished for is his singing. He has made a career of performing the great songs of what's known as the Great American Songbook.


Related Topix: Easy-Listening, Michael Feinstein, Arcadia, CA

The Modesto Bee

Fire burns Los Angeles-area charter school

A Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman says firefighters received the call at 2:21 p.m. Tuesday saying smoke and fire was showing through the roof of Animo High School in Inglewood.


Related Topix: Fire, Inglewood, CA, Modesto, CA

CBS Local

Crews Tackle Massive Fire At Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School

Fire crews Tuesday were battling a fire that caved through the roof of Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School, officials said.


David Foster's Stepdaughter Arrested For Dui

The teenage stepdaughter of legendary record producer David Foster has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence .


The Daily Breeze

Patients with tuberculosis waitlisted at Olive View despite available beds across Los Angeles County

Tuberculosis cases have been on the rise, primarily among the homeless, but there are plenty of county hospital beds for those who need to be quarantined, health officials told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.


KSAT-TV San Antonio

Singer Ray J Norwood charged with sexual battery, vandalism, resisting arrest

Ray J Norwood has been charged with four misdemeanors in a case in which he's accused of grabbing a woman's buttocks, smashing a police car window and spitting on a cop.


Related Topix: Ray J, Black Entertainment, R-N-B, Criminal Defense Law, Law