A chilly Thanksgiving in California, with freeze warnings in the north

November 26, 2015 at 7:39 pm
It’s been an usually warm 2015 so far, but on Thanksgiving Day, California is in for some cool conditions. In the Los Angeles area, temperatures will get into the low 60s during the day and fall into the 50s and 40s in the evening, National Weather Service forecasters said. More

Santa Monica man shoots himself in head after firing at cab driver, police say

November 26, 2015 at 3:29 pm
A Santa Monica father of two was in critical condition Thursday after firing shots at his cab driver before shooting himself in the head and will probably be arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, authorities said. The man and his wife were returning from a date Wednesday when their taxi driver… More

Girls’ basketball: Oaks Christian’s Katie Campbell makes impression in Palisades tournament

November 26, 2015 at 3:29 pm
Katie Campbell of Oaks Christian made 10 three-pointers in a game last season, so the eight three-pointers she made on Wednesday night against Palisades was no surprise. It was her 31-point performance that powered the Lions past Palisades, 79-59, in a quarterfinal game of the Palisades tournament. More

High Tides Produce Flooding Around Coast, NWS Predicts Minor Tidal Conditions Friday

November 26, 2015 at 3:28 pm
Seal Beach residents woke up on Thanksgiving to find parking lots and alleys underwater, while the calm Pacific Ocean lapped below pricey beachfront houses in Malibu, as the normal highest tides of the lunar cycle were even higher than normal. More

Junior Penthouse in Westwood’s Swanky Carlyle Residences Asking $6 Million

November 25, 2015 at 9:04 am
Completed in 2010, Westwood’s Carlyle Residences was in the vanguard of the anti-paparazzi trend that seems to be picking up steam of late.  Boasting “Israeli-trained VIP” security guards, private elevators that open… More

From summer to fall, temps about to change in Southland

November 25, 2015 at 9:03 am
After an unusually warm weekend in the Southland, temperatures will start to decline.  By Thanksgiving Day it will feel a lot more like fall with highs only in the upper 50s to 60s. More

Are your sidewalks damaged? LA crews may be coming your way

November 25, 2015 at 9:02 am
Crews hired by the city of Los Angeles have fixed about 19 miles of damaged sidewalks, with more than 300 projects still to go, city officials reported Monday.  City officials identified 442 sidewalk project sites located next to city facilities as needing repair, with another 67 yet to be assessed, city Bureau of Engineering manager… ... More

Joan’s On Third Sues Joan’s On Third Over Omelet Fluffiness

November 25, 2015 at 9:01 am
Joan’s on Third accused Joan’s on Third Santa Monica of using moldy cheese, the wrong frosting and selling unapproved peach candies. More

Make It Mar Vista: Pop Up Bike Lanes and Parklets at Westside Business Festival

November 25, 2015 at 8:58 am
  This Saturday, the Mar Vista Chamber of Commerce is hosting “Make It Mar Vista” along Venice Boulevard starting at Centinela Avenue and heading west.  The event is the area’s newish small business showcase, highlighting one of the Westside’s more walkable corridors with small shops and locally-owned restaurants. More

Holiday travelers be warned: Huge snowstorm coming to Sierra Nevada

November 25, 2015 at 8:55 am
Nearly 20 inches of snow could fall on the Sierra Nevada from Yosemite National Park to north of Lake Tahoe this week.   Drivers could find blocked and buried mountain passes this Thanksgiving holiday, authorities warned. A massive storm, reaching across about half of the state, is expected to move… More

Girls’ basketball: Chelsey Gipson leads Palisades

November 24, 2015 at 11:22 am
Defending City Section Division I girls’ basketball champion Palisades opened action on Monday night with an 88-22 win over Channel Islands in an opening game of the Palisades tournament. Chelsey Gipson scored 19 points for the Dolphins. Chaminade received 25 points from Leaonna Odom in an 84-52… More