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3 hrs ago | Glendale News-Press

Former mayor accused of sexual harassment

Lolita Gonzalves used to think of Councilman Dave Weaver as a father figure, but that was before she filed a complaint with Glendale's city attorney alleging that he groped her at a Mexican restaurant last year.


8 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Coronera s reports released on Blackler twins found dead in Naples in February

LONG BEACH >> The mysterious deaths of twin sisters in the upscale Long Beach neighborhood of Naples continues to perplex those who knew them, and recently released coroner's reports offer few answers.


Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Los Angeles, CA

12 hrs ago | Local NEWS 8

Wife accuses actor Columbus Short of violence

The allegation is part of Tanee Short's affidavit filed Tuesday asking for a restraining order to keep her husband away from her and their 2-year-old daughter.


Related Topix: Scandal, Entertainment, Television, Columbus Short

14 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Sriracha sauce maker considers relocation

After a months-long battle with the city of Irwindale over complaints about a spicy odor, Sriracha sauce creator David Tran said Wednesday that he is now seriously considering moving his factory to another location.


Related Topix: Irwindale, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Tony Cardenas, Democrat, Ventura County, CA

18 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

4 arrested in melee at Lancaster mobile home park

Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say four people have been arrested and one person is hospitalized following a melee at a mobile home park in Lancaster.


Related Topix: Lancaster, CA

22 hrs ago | AltWeeklies

Los Angeles Police Commission Comes to Town

Most Harbor Area residents missed the historic Los Angeles Police Commission meeting held at Peck Park on April Fool's Day.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, San Pedro, CA, Music

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Trio of 'pimps' busted in multimillion-dollar Compton prostitution ring

A trio of "pimps" who controlled a multimillion-dollar prostitution ring in Compton were arrested, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department announced.


Related Topix: Compton, CA, Inglewood, CA

My Mother Lode

Police: Nearly 100 burglaries tied to theft ring

A statement from the Signal Hill Police Department said police were taking members of the suspected "liquor theft crew" into custody Wednesday.


Related Topix: Signal Hill, CA, Orange County, CA


Firetruck rams California eatery; 15 injured

Fifteen people were injured, including at least five firefighters, when two firetrucks collided in a Los Angeles suburb Wednesday, sending one careening across a sidewalk and into a restaurant.


Related Topix: Monterey Park, CA, Alhambra, CA

Man Found Burned, Bound, Naked Beside I-605

A man who was found burned, bound and naked beside the San Gabriel River Freeway in the Industry area died at a hospital today.


Related Topix: Industry, CA, Pomona, CA

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

2 fire trucks collide in Monterey Park, one person critically injured

Two fire trucks collided Wednesday sending one of the vehicles into a restaurant Wednesday.


Related Topix: Monterey Park, CA, Fire, Alhambra, CA

The Daily Breeze

District attorney confirms probe into high pay of Centinela Valley school leader

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office confirmed Wednesday that it has launched an investigation into the hefty compensation for Jose Fernandez, the Centinela Valley high school district superintendent who has been placed on paid leave .


Related Topix: Education Etc., Lawndale, CA, Hawthorne, CA, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Ladera Heights, CA

My Mother Lode

School district shakeup after high pay revealed

A Southern California school district board has voted to replace its president and appoint a new interim superintendent to replace Jose Fernandez, who was placed on paid leave after coming under fire for his outsized compensation.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

The Economist

Los Angeles: Clipped wings

LIKE protagonists in a Hollywood movie, Los Angeles seems always to be hurtling towards triumph or disaster.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA

Norwalk Citizen News

Former California city leader to be sentenced

Residents of the modest, blue collar city of Bell on the edge of Los Angeles say no sentence would be too long for a former official convicted of masterminding a corruption scandal that nearly bankrupted the city.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

Pasadena Star-News

Sheriffa s deputies search for missing man with dementia in San Gabriel

Los Angeles County Temple Sheriff's Station is searching for a critical missing male adult, sheriff's officials said in a press release.


Related Topix: San Gabriel, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Burned, bound man found lying on northbound 605 Freeway

A man was found lying on the freeway Tuesday partially bound at his feet and hands and badly burned, Sgt.


Related Topix: Baldwin Park, CA


With all votes counted, turnout on Long Beach election night increases

LONG BEACH >> A week after the primary election, the City Clerk's office is preparing to audit its count of votes in preparation of certifying the results.


Related Topix: Long Beach, CA

The Modesto Bee

Former fire chief pleads no contest to radio theft

Los Angeles County prosecutors say former Compton Battalion Chief Marcel Dione Melanson entered the no contest plea Tuesday to arson and embezzlement.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA

San Bernardino County Sun

Southern California housing market shows two sides in March

Southern California's housing market took on a split personality in March with sales stuck near a six-year low while prices hit a six-year high, a market tracker said Tuesday.


Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA