Pacific Palisades Woman Arrested After Unlicensed Marijuana Grow Spanning 3 Locations Uncovered in San Bernardino

December 13, 2017 at 3:18 pm
A marijuana growing operation spanning three facilities that were not properly permitted was discovered in San Bernardino on Wednesday and the woman who owns the properties was arrested, police said. Two of the locations were large warehouse spaces while a third was a residence that had been converted into an indoor growing space, according to ... More

Taking a Look at the Landmarks Los Angeles Lost in 2017

December 13, 2017 at 3:13 pm
Taking a Look at the Landmarks Los Angeles Lost in 2017 Our mini memoriam for some places that disappeared this year December 13, 2017 Chris Nichols L.A. History Comments With every passing year, the landscape around us changes that much more, especially as the skyrocketing value of real estate leaves us with less fun fringe ... More

LA settles lawsuit for woman who died in police custody with $300,000

December 13, 2017 at 3:06 pm
The Metropolitan Detention Center. Photo by John Schreiber. The Los Angeles City Council agreed Wednesday to pay nearly $300,000 to settle a lawsuit stemming from the death of woman who police say hanged herself while in custody but became a focal point of the Black Lives Matter movement. The council voted 13-0 to award $298,000 ... More

The Saddest Los Angeles Restaurant Closures of 2017

December 13, 2017 at 3:06 pm
The pace at which Los Angeles’s restaurant scene has grown in 2017 is simply staggering. There are more places to dine on fantastic food at all price points and spaceship levels than perhaps ever before, but that doesn’t come without at least some level of contraction as well. Just like last year, 2017 saw the ... More

L.A. backs requirements that could freeze out Wells Fargo from city contract

December 13, 2017 at 3:03 pm
Los Angeles lawmakers pressed forward Wednesday with new requirements that likely would prevent Wells Fargo from hanging on to a multimillion-dollar contract with the city. The decision is the latest fallout from the scandal surrounding Wells Fargo, which admitted to creating as many as 3.5 million… More

“There is a gaping, tamal-shaped hole in the heart of the city’s tamale scene” — Mourning the closure of Juanito’s of East L.A.

December 13, 2017 at 3:02 pm
EAST LOS ANGELES — In the middle of his annual recommendations on where to buy Christmas tamales, L.A. Times columnist Jonathan Gold delivers a bombshell wrapped in masa and corn husks: Juanito’s Tamales has closed. Gold mourns the loss of one of his favorites: “Most years, I end up back at Juanito’s, whose thin-shelled tamales ... More

Malibu Senior Center to Host Free Lecture “The Market Beat” December 15

December 13, 2017 at 3:01 pm
The Malibu Senior Center is hosting a free lecture, “The Market Beat,” on Friday, December 15 from 11:30AM – 12:30 PM. The lecture, facilitated by Kal Klatte, will offer insights into how economics have affected the stock market. Join the discussion with like-minded people who want to learn, educate, have fun and invest better. This informal discussion group ... More

LA County supervisors press for better sexual harassment policies

December 13, 2017 at 6:11 am
Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, formerly Los Angeles County Hall of Administration.; Credit: jann_on/Flickr Creative Commons Mary Plummer Several Los Angeles County supervisors challenged officials in charge of sexual harassment policies to make it easier for county workers to file complaints and see them resolved, with one suggesting penalties for misbehavior may need to be ... More

Taylor Swift store pops up in Santa Monica

December 13, 2017 at 12:28 am
Taylor Swift fans, rejoice: A store has popped up in Santa Monica with merchandise from the pop music sensation. More

Sylmar Baseball Field Damaged In Fire

December 13, 2017 at 12:28 am
SYLMAR (CBSLA) — Hundreds of kids are without a place to play baseball because of the destructive wildfires. Last week when fires hit Sylmar, fastball winds nailed the Sylmar Independent Baseball League’s fields, toppling several trees. “I played in this park since I was 3. I’ve never seen it like this, so I’m pretty bummed about it,” ... More

SoCal Edison Under Scrutiny For Possible Cause Of Wildfires

December 13, 2017 at 12:28 am
LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — An investigation has been launched into whether the utility company had something to do with one or more of last week’s devastating fires, one of which is still raging. The Thomas Fire near Santa Barbara is still only 25 percent contained. Investigators say the company had equipment near where one of the fires ... More