City of Santa Monica joins lawsuit against President Trump

March 22, 2017 at 8:33 pm
  President Trump signing his Jan. 25 executive orders. Photo: @realdonaldtrump Santa Monica has joined Los Angeles and 32 other cities and counties across the country in asking a federal court to halt President Trump’s executive order threatening the cut-off of federal funds from so-called “sanctuary jurisdictions,” it was announced Wednesday. The coalition filed a ... More
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Flash flood warning issued for northern LA Wednesday

March 22, 2017 at 8:33 pm
A flash flood warning was issued for north central Los Angeles County until 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. More

Photos: That Bedroom From ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Is Now At An L.A. Warehouse

March 22, 2017 at 8:32 pm
When it comes to iconic scenes, 2001: A Space Odyssey is rife with them. There are the beginning scenes, when a group of apes encounter the looming “monolith.” There’s the tense moment when Hal (a probable descendant of the Amazon Echo) gets deactivated. And who can forget that baffling sequence near the end, when our ... More

Moms Hold ‘Nurse-In’ To Demonstrate Against LAUSD For Allegedly Making It Difficult For Teachers To Lactate

March 22, 2017 at 7:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (  — A group of young mothers — who breastfeed their children —  are banding together to support a teacher who says the LAUSD is making it difficult for her to breastfeed her child while at work. Tonya Reyes said the LAUSD is making it difficult for her to breastfeed her  infant daughter ... More

‘Hey Siri, 108’ Prank Circulating on Social Media Prompts Warning From Police Departments

March 22, 2017 at 7:37 pm
Numerous police agencies in the U.S. have issued a warning to iPhone users not to attempt a prank that has recently circulated online involving "Siri," the Apple smartphone’s assistant. Among Siri’s various skills is one designed to save lives – but pranksters are trying to trick iPhone users into activating it, and that could have ... More

UCLA conservation biologists witness wildlife’s comeback after intense drought

March 22, 2017 at 7:37 pm
After five years of excruciating drought, California’s wildlife finally has a reason to celebrate. This vernal equinox — the first day of spring — flora and fauna from Palos Verdes to the Yosemite Valley have been rejuvenated by a historically wet and snowy winter. Life is sprouting, hopping, buzzing and flapping everywhere as ... More

Silver Lake Reservoir To Be Refilled Ahead Of Schedule, Starting In Mid-April

March 22, 2017 at 7:31 pm
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power officials confirmed Wednesday that surplus runoff water from the Eastern Sierra snowpack will be made available to refill the Silver Lake Reservoir ahead of schedule. The refilling process will begin in mid-April and is expected to take about two months. The plan had previously been to begin refilling ... More

4 in 10 LA millennials live with their parents

March 22, 2017 at 3:24 pm
Many don’t earn enough to live on their own A new report from rental site Abodo finds that a whopping 41.5 percent of Los Angeles metro area millennials—defined as people 18 to 34 years old—still live with their parents. That places LA fourth on a list of metro areas with the most millennials living at ... More

LA Weekly Releases Its Annual 99 Essential Restaurants Today

March 22, 2017 at 3:23 pm
There’s a separate 15 Hot New Restaurant list to accompany the listicle Today the LA Weekly unleashed its annual listicle of 99 Essential Restaurants, plus an accompanying Freshman 15, their “favorite up and coming” restaurants in the city. Led by critic Besha Rodell and food editor Katherine Spiers, it’s an expansive collection of places to ... More

L.A. Theater Giving Out Free Barf Bags For Screenings Of That French Cannibal Movie

March 22, 2017 at 3:06 pm
Photo courtesy of Focus World By Emma Specter The Nuart Theater is advertising its showings of French director Julia Ducournau’s Raw with a somewhat unorthodox free-gift-with-purchase: a barf bag. As we reported in January, Raw—a chronicle of a teenage girl’s evolution from meek veterinary student to rabid, lusting cannibal—is definitely bloody enough to warrant a ... More

Cold front brings thunderstorms, windy conditions to SoCal on Wednesday

March 22, 2017 at 1:09 pm
A cold front will bring thunderstorms and windy conditions as it makes its way across Southern California on Wednesday. More