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Gunfire erupts outside upscale WeHo hotel

January 16, 2018 at 9:52 pm
Authorities were investigating a shooting Tuesday evening outside an upscale West Hollywood hotel on the Sunset Strip. The gunfire erupted about 8:25 p.m. outside the Mondrian Los Angeles Hotel. No injuries were reported, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Sgt. Michael Yocum. The gunman fled in a silver compact car. It’s unclear if he was a ... More

Gluten-free diet not recommended for everyone

January 16, 2018 at 9:51 pm
For those who don’t have serious health concerns, a gluten-free diet can do more harm than good, some experts say. More

LA Man Charged With Murder Of Transgender Woman

January 16, 2018 at 9:50 pm
A Los Angeles man accused of fatally stabbing a 33-year-old trangender woman he met online and then setting her Pico-Union apartment on fire was charged today with murder, attempted robbery and arson charges that could result in the death penalty if he’s convicted. Kevyn Ramirez, 29, of Los Angeles, is charged in the death of Victoria ... More

Cost Climbs By $2.8 Billion For California Bullet Train

January 16, 2018 at 6:27 pm
Officials increased the cost estimate for the first phase of California’s high speed rail project by 35 percent on Tuesday, to $10.6 billion. That would put the entire cost of the train from San Francisco to Los Angeles at roughly $67 billion, although officials said they hope to recover the newly announced costs later. “Our ... More

Time’s Up for James Franco on Sunset Blvd.

January 16, 2018 at 2:08 pm
James Franco‘s art and life are getting uncomfortably close … ’cause the Time’s Up movement is breathing down his neck on Sunset Blvd. A new billboard recently went up in Hollywood for Franco’s movie, “The Disaster Artist” — which sits just in front of a Time’s Up billboard no more than 100 yards away. Unclear ... More

Pacific Storm Brings High Surf to Southern California

January 16, 2018 at 1:54 pm
A Pacific storm system is bringing high surf to Southern California Tuesday through at least Thursday. Wendy Burch reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Jan. 16, 2018. More

LA City officials housing homeless in trailers as model for temporary shelters

January 16, 2018 at 1:25 pm
Los Angeles city leaders are planning to house dozens of homeless people in trailers on a city-owned downtown lot as a possible model for citywide temporary shelters. A proposal that will be submitted to the City Council Tuesday calls for installing five trailers on a parking lot at Arcadia and Alameda streets by the beginning ... More

Serafina Closes in West Hollywood With Plans to Reopen in Santa Monica

January 16, 2018 at 1:23 pm
Serafina, which opened to little fanfare just over a year ago on Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, has announced that it has closed its only LA location and will move it to Santa Monica. There’s no word on when it will reopen in Santa Monica or exactly where, but the celebrity-riddled Italian restaurant seems fit ... More

Gunman Opens Fire on SUV in Hollywood Leaving 1 Man Hospitalized

January 16, 2018 at 6:48 am
Police are investigating a shooting that left one man hospitalized in Hollywood Tuesday morning. Video showed a bullet riddled SUV parked at the Shell gas station at the intersection of North La Brea Avenue and Fountain Avenue. Police were called to the scene after gunshots were reported nearby and the SUV apparently drove to the ... More

L.A. Is in the Midst of a Middle Eastern Restaurant Boom — Here Are 4 of the Best

January 16, 2018 at 6:44 am
Sometimes we just get incredibly fortunate with a bumper crop of restaurants following a unique theme. Of late, it’s the onslaught of great Middle Eastern restaurants. One of the reasons may be that the cuisine wholeheartedly and easily lends itself to the kind of fare health-conscious denizens of L.A. enjoy. Dishes sing with flavor from ... More

Clippers are partnering with LAUSD to give eyeglasses to students

January 16, 2018 at 6:44 am
Blake Griffin was in third grade when his mother took him and big brother Taylor to the eye doctor. Blake’s vision was fine. “My brother couldn’t see at all,” said the Clippers forward, a five-time All-Star. His brother was in sixth grade. He would need glasses. Two decades later, what remains… More