Tender Greens Lands in Westwood Next Week With a Whole New Look

July 28, 2016 at 1:44 pm
It’s skylight heaven and soft serve galore Westwood continues to grow in the fast casual department, with news that Tender Greens will be debuting a new-look space in the neighborhood this coming Monday. The Glendon Avenue address marks the 22nd total location for the Southern California-based company, which for years has been a home for on-the-go ... More

Weekend Planner: 20 Things To Do In Los Angeles

July 28, 2016 at 1:43 pm
Here are 20 of our favorite events happening right here in L.A. this weekend. Think we missed something or you want other options? Check out the July Guide, too. FRIDAY, JULY 29 DELICIOUS LITTLE TOKYO (Food) Go Little Tokyo presents the food and drink fest Delicious Little Tokyo from Friday through Sunday. Explore the Little ... More

Speaking at the DNC for the first time, Mayor Eric Garcetti will hold up L.A. as a model

July 28, 2016 at 1:43 pm
For ambitious young Democrats from Barack Obama to Julian Castro, the Democratic National Convention has served as a stage to introduce themselves to a national audience.  Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will likewise be seeking to capture the political spotlight when he makes his debut address to the convention Thursday evening in Philadelphia. More

Double shooting in Hermosa Beach investigated as murder-suicide, authorities say

July 28, 2016 at 1:42 pm
A shooting that left two people dead in Hermosa Beach on Thursday morning appears to be a murder-suicide, authorities said. Hermosa Beach police officers responding to a report of gunshots in the 100 block of Herondo Street about 6:30 a.m. found a man and woman in their 20s dead, police said. The… More

Lather On The Sunscreen Today! UV Index To Hit Scorching High Of 11

July 28, 2016 at 10:13 am
Any ultraviolet index reading greater than 10 poses extreme sunburn risk. More

Was it a bird? A plane? Mysterious light streaks across Southland

July 28, 2016 at 9:55 am
People all across Southern California witnessed a mysterious light streak across the sky and depending on you ask the explanation could be a meteor shower or space junk reentering the atmosphere and burning up. Dr. Ed Krupp, the director of the Griffith Observatory, told ABC7 Wednesday the light was part of the Delta Aquarids Meteor ... More

L.A. wants Caltech and Google to count the city’s trees

July 28, 2016 at 8:26 am
The last time anyone counted, there were 700,000 street trees in the city of Los Angeles. That was more than two decades ago. Now, after four years of punishing drought, the city badly needs a fix on the condition of its urban forest. But doing that the old way — by sending out tree counters with… More

Californians seem ready to extend the state’s landmark climate change law

July 28, 2016 at 5:17 am
Updates on California politics: Gov. Jerry Brown promises action on climate talks, acting governor declares wildlfire emergency July 27, 2016, 9:01 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here’s what we’re watching: Gov. Jerry Brown, in Philadelphia… More

LA-Area Residents Report Seeing Lights Streaking Across Sky

July 28, 2016 at 1:10 am
LOS ANGELES ( — Residents from Sacramento to Los Angeles and Las Vegas reported seeing mysterious lights streaking across the night sky. The mysterious flashes of light spurred numerous calls into the CBS2/KCAL9 newsroom from residents in Lennox, Lancaster, Adelanto, and Riverside. The sighting also spurred a plethora of reports and video on social media: ... More

Hobby Drone ‘Limited’ LAFD Ability To Fight Spot Fire Off 134 Freeway

July 27, 2016 at 12:32 pm
LOS ANGELES ( — Firefighters made quick work of a grass fire that started off the Ventura (134) Freeway in the Eagle Rock area Wednesday despite the presence of a hobby drone, authorities said. The roughly one-quarter acre fire was first reported shortly before 11 a.m. in the 7500 block of Figueroa Street south of ... More

Flex Alert issued for California amid sweltering heat wave

July 27, 2016 at 12:32 pm
A statewide Flex Alert has been issued to conserve energy amid a protracted and sweltering heat wave in Southern California. California’s Independent System Operator issued the alert on Wednesday, calling on consumers to conserve particularly during the peak demand hours between 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. Energy supplies were expected to be tight because of ... More