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4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

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

8 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Man convicted in stabbing of transients gets life

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office says 58-year-old Domingo Linares Rodas received two consecutive life sentences on Monday.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA

14 hrs ago | CBS Local

Sheriff: 3 Lancaster Teens Arrested For Throwing Eggs At Homeless Woman As She Prayed

Authorities have arrested three Antelope Valley teens for throwing raw eggs at an elderly homeless woman as she prayed, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Lancaster, CA

18 hrs ago |

Blood Moon Rising: How to Watch Tonight's Total Lunar Eclipse

Originally posted at 1:07 p.m. April 14, 2014. Edited to add video. By Jaimie Cura The lunar eclipse on April 15 is being referred to as a blood moon eclipse and if you're like me, you're probably wondering why.


22 hrs ago |

Female Flash Mob Steals $20k of Sunglasses

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department released surveillance video in hopes of tracking down a group of women who stole more than $20,000 worth of sunglasses from a Valencia store using a "flash mob" technique.


22 hrs ago |

Man Shot in Argument at Azusa Bar

A gunman allegedly shot and critically wounded another man Sunday during an argument in a bar near Azusa, and was himself shot and wounded by a security guard, a Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant said today.


Related Topix: Azusa, CA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

CBS Local

LA City, County Officials Release 2014-15 Budget Proposals

Mayor Eric Garcetti and officials with Los Angeles County each unveiled their respective budget proposals for the upcoming fiscal year that begins in July.


Vanity Fair

What Is It Like to Have Too Much Money?

After spending $19 million on their wedding, and $85 million on an L.A. mansion, James Stunt and Petra Ecclestone have purchased one of Britain's great cultural treasures, a 17th-century, $20 million Van Dyck.


Related Topix: Wedding, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England


LA Faces Deadly Meningitis Outbreak Among MSM

Following a frightening outbreak of meningitis among men who have sex with men in New York City last year, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is now urging MSM to get vaccinated.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Gay/Lesbian, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HIV/AIDS


Vigil held for West Hollywood man mistakenly killed by deputies

Friends and family gathered in West Hollywood Sunday night to remember the man mistakenly shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Los Angeles, CA

The Daily Breeze

About Town: Teens showcase cultural understanding at Visions of Unity Awards

Some of the organizers and winners of the 2014 Visions of Unity Awards Competition included: sponsor Shirley Starke Wallace from the Palos Verdes chapter LINKS, Inc; Laura Oelsner, West High School - honorable mention for poetry; Shirley Ho, faculty coordinator; Melanie Nomiya of North High School - third place in the essay competition; Phylishia ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Photography, Arts, Torrance, CA, Hermosa Beach, CA

LA Observed

Register arrives as Tribune undercuts the Times

The Orange County Register on Sunday published a staff photo from this week's new addition to the Los Angeles County newspaper scene - the LA Register, due Wednesday - and a story detailing some of the plans : 50-60 pages weekdays, 80-90 pages on Sundays, with Register sports coverage and a staff of 40 covering news in the Los Angeles area.


Related Topix: Hermosa Beach, CA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Strong winds expected in Southern California starting Sunday evening

Forecasters are warning of gusty winds across parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties starting Sunday night, urging drivers to be careful of sudden crosswinds.


Related Topix: Weather, Ventura County, CA, Acton, CA, Topanga, CA, Mount-Wilson, CA

The Daily Breeze

Frustrating wait for the nursing home inspector

One on her backside was so deep it exposed the bone; others formed on her left leg, heel and big toe.


Related Topix: Arcadia, CA, Healthcare Law, Law

Major Construction Closures Planned this Week for PCH

Traffic patterns on the Westside may change this week, as major construction closures are to go into effect on Pacific Coast Highway between Santa Monica and Malibu.


Related Topix: Santa Monica, CA, Malibu, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Sepulveda, CA

Ventura County Star

Police arrest man after 3 county pursuit ends in Simi Valley

Simi Valley police arrested a man after he led police through three counties in a vehicle pursuit Saturday night, officials said.


Related Topix: Simi Valley, CA, Huntington Beach, CA

NBC Los Angeles

East Los Angeles Deputy Involved Shooting, Barricade

Investigators from Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Internal Affairs Bureau are investigating the circumstances that led up to a deputy involved shooting just before Crystal Hernandez said.


Related Topix: East Los Angeles, CA