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Van Nuys Man Accused of Leaving His Baby in Car to Get Lap Dances in Strip Club Gets 10 Days in Jail

April 26, 2017 at 2:07 pm
A Van Nuys father who left his 9-month-old daughter inside a car while he went to a strip club to buy lap dances was sentenced to jail and probation on Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Auwin Dargin, 26, pleaded no contest Wednesday to a felony count of child abuse, the DA’s ... More



Four Members Of Congress Launch Their Own Task Force To Celebrate Good Acts By Immigrants

April 26, 2017 at 2:07 pm
(Photo by Julia Wick/LAist) On the same day that the Trump administration announced the opening of its Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) office, a group of four members of Congress announced its own task force dedicated to celebrating the stories of immigrants who’ve helped save American lives. The Saved by American Immigrants National Taskforce ... More

Take a look around Rick Rubin’s comfortably minimalist home in Malibu

April 26, 2017 at 2:07 pm
The music producer has spent years renovating the speaker-filled retreat Legendary music producer Rick Rubin is known mainly for his eclectic mix of collaborators and biblical patriarch style of facial hair maintenance. But, as a recent profile in the Wall Street Journal highlights, his home improvement skills might warrant some attention as well. Rubin has ... More

Massive drug bust in Boyle Heights could lead to more deportations, authorities say

April 26, 2017 at 2:07 pm
Two men accused of smuggling more than 30 pounds of cocaine across the U.S.-Mexico border before being arrested in Boyle Heights this week face deportation because they have been living in the country illegally, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection official said Wednesday. Hugo Rueda, 50, was taken… More

Massive drug bust in Boyle Heights could lead to more deportations, authorities say

April 26, 2017 at 1:57 pm
Two men accused of smuggling more than 30 pounds of cocaine across the U.S.-Mexico border before being arrested in Boyle Heights this week face deportation because they have been living in the country illegally, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection official said Wednesday. Hugo Rueda, 50, was taken… More

Massive drug bust in Boyle Heights could lead to more deportations, authorities say

April 26, 2017 at 1:47 pm
Two men accused of smuggling more than 30 pounds of cocaine across the U.S.-Mexico border before being arrested in Boyle Heights this week face deportation because they have been living in the country illegally, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection official said Wednesday. Hugo Rueda, 50, was taken… More

Massive drug bust in Boyle Heights could lead to more deportations, authorities say

April 26, 2017 at 1:47 pm
Two men accused of smuggling more than 30 pounds of cocaine across the U.S.-Mexico border before being arrested in Boyle Heights this week face deportation because they have been living in the country illegally, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection official said Wednesday. Hugo Rueda, 50, was taken… More

Four Members Of Congress Launch Their Own Task Force To Celebrate Good Acts By Immigrants

April 26, 2017 at 1:46 pm
(Photo by Julia Wick/LAist) On the same day that the Trump administration announced the opening of its Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) office, a group of four members of Congress announced its own task force dedicated to celebrating the stories of immigrants who’ve helped save American lives. The Saved by American Immigrants National Taskforce ... More

Venice site of WWII Japanese internment monument comes full circle after 7-year process

April 26, 2017 at 1:40 pm
The Venice Japanese American Memorial being unloaded to its site prior to its dedication. Photo courtesy of Venice Japanese American Memorial Monument Facebook. A 9-foot-tall, black-granite monument will be dedicated in Venice Thursday, recognizing the 75th anniversary of U.S. internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II and marking the spot where many of them were ... More

The 16 Essential Long Beach Restaurants

April 26, 2017 at 1:39 pm
The LBC gets its due While the D-O-double-G may have rapped about all the drama in the LBC (Long Beach, California), we think it’s the restaurants that deserve special attention. Over the past few years, the Los Angeles-bordering city has truly come into its own with a vibrant craft beer scene, dense population of Cambodians ... More

Curb painter, 50, fatally shot while offering services in Norwalk neighborhood

April 26, 2017 at 1:38 pm
A 50-year-old man was shot and killed early Tuesday evening as he was going door to door offering to paint addresses on curbs in a Norwalk neighborhood. More