What’s that noise? Memorial Day 2015 marked by cross-city flyover of WW2 squadron

May 25, 2015 at 7:56 am
If you’re hearing any loud rumbling in the sky this morning, you may be in the path of a family of vintage World War Two planes flying in tight formation over L.A. to mark Memorial Day. You can catch the public air show at these times around the LA area:  First Flight: 9:45 a.m.: Take ... More

Rip currents threaten swimmers on ‘cooler than normal’ Memorial Day

May 25, 2015 at 7:54 am
A southerly swell has brought dangerous rip currents to the water from San Diego to Oxnard, and the heavy surf is forecast to become most intense on Monday as thousands flock to the beach on the final day of the holiday weekend. More

Patrol car flips over in Malibu; 2 deputies airlifted to hospital

May 25, 2015 at 7:52 am
Two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were airlifted to a  hospital Sunday after their patrol car overturned in Malibu, authorities said. More

Mar Vista Elementary School Needs Volunteers to Help With Million Word Reader Party

May 25, 2015 at 7:43 am
The party will be held in the school library May 29. More

Mark Duplass slides into Silver Lake with second-highest-priced sale

May 25, 2015 at 7:42 am
Mark Duplass and his wife, actress Katie Aselton, have entered a new league with the purchase of a Barbara Bestor-designed contemporary in Silver Lake.  At about $4.4 million, the sale represents the second-most-expensive residential transaction recorded in the L.A. neighborhood. More

Malibu Water Guzzlers Would Pay Triple Charges, Under County Proposal

May 24, 2015 at 9:08 pm
County Supervisors will consider a plan to bill customers who fail to conserve in cities such as Malibu surcharges of up to 200 percent. More

La Fiesta Brava: Venice’s Poster-Child For Gentrification

May 24, 2015 at 9:07 pm
It is Venice’s own tale of David and Goliath, a small family-owned business fighting for survival against a wave of change that washes through the Venice streets.  The buzzword is gentrification and La Fiesta Brava, Venice’s beloved Mexican hole-in-the-wall, is fast becoming a poster-child for those against the inundation of new, up-market developments and restaurants ... More

The Dude Keeping Venice Skatepark Clean Needs Some Help

May 24, 2015 at 9:51 am
  Former skateboarder Jesse Martinez keeps the Venice Skatepark clean for free, but after his truck was recently stolen, friends are asking for support. More

Volleyball: Palisades win City Section Division I title

May 23, 2015 at 11:01 pm
Palisades pulled out a five-set victory over Carson on Saturday night to win the City Section Division I volleyball championship. More

Shark warnings greet Huntington Beach holiday surfers, swimmers

May 23, 2015 at 10:39 pm
People going to Huntington Beach for the Memorial Day weekend are being greeted with signs warning swimmers and surfers to beware of sharks. More

‘Dancing Man’ to celebrate special dance party in Hollywood

May 23, 2015 at 5:50 pm
A British man known as ‘The Dancing Man,’ who gained worldwide attention after photos were posted of him dancing at a party online, is in Hollywood to celebrate a special dance party. More