Activists call for end to LAPD cadet program in wake of sex, theft scandals

July 26, 2017 at 8:57 am
LAPD patch. Photo by A group of activists called Tuesday for an end to the Los Angeles Police Department’s cadet program in the wake of the arrest of an officer who allegedly had sex with a 15-year-old female cadet who’s accused of being involved in the theft of three squad cars. The activists from ... More
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Savings accounts for kids? LA hires consultant for LAUSD program

July 26, 2017 at 8:57 am
Photo by John Schreiber. The City Council unanimously voted to hire a consultant to provide analysis and recommendations on the creation of a savings account program for students in the Los Angeles Unified School District. The vote cleared up $80,000 for the hiring of the consultant to help research the creation of a program. City ... More

Gelson’s, Walgreens Stores Burglarized in Encino

July 26, 2017 at 8:56 am
Police are trying to determine if break-ins at a Gelson’s Market and a Walgreens store in Encino early Wednesday morning are connected. A Gelson’s Market in Encino is seen following a burglary on July 26, 2017. (Credit: KTLA) The first incident was reported about 2:30 a.m. after someone ransacked the Gelson’s Market in the 16400 ... More

14 Totally Unique Places In L.A. To ‘Get Your Steps In’

July 26, 2017 at 8:55 am
Walking is an excellent form of exercise. Taking a walk gives you a way to be active and it offers quality catch-up with your partner, bestie (including your favorite four-legged pup), or kid. Walking often prompts time for personal reflection, listening to favorite tunes and just being present. Today’s accessories like Fitbits, Apple watches, and ... More

Worried about election hacking, L.A. County officials are turning to hackers for help

July 26, 2017 at 5:49 am
Local election officials are looking for some good hackers. As part of an effort to create a new voting system, Los Angeles County computer specialists are headed this week to Defcon, one of the world’s largest hacking conventions, where attendees will try to compromise a new target — voting equipment. … More

In Hollywood Hills, dirt haulers lead to dust-up among neighbors

July 26, 2017 at 5:47 am
Large trucks hauling dirt from home construction sites in Hollywood Hills have drawn angry complaints from neighbors citing safety issues.; Credit: Doheny Sunset Plaza Neighborhood Association Josie Huang Los Angeles officials have decided that big trucks can haul away tons of dirt from a pair of high-end construction sites in the Hollywood Hills, but with ... More

SoCal hospitals in an ‘arms race’ against hackers

July 26, 2017 at 5:47 am
; Credit: /iStockphoto Michelle Faust Almost all of the nation’s hospital IT executives are concerned about the security of their patients’ data, according to a recent survey.  When it comes to the security of health care data, Southern California’s in the same boat as the rest of the country. The College of Healthcare Information Management ... More

Protesters call for ICE to release detained South LA pastor

July 25, 2017 at 11:39 pm
Demonstrators gathered in downtown Los Angeles to call for the release of a South Los Angeles pastor who is facing deportation. More

Caught on video: Man flips over street vendor’s cart in Hollywood, unleashing public anger

July 25, 2017 at 11:13 pm
Benjamin Ramirez took his cellphone and began recording his encounter with a bearded man who demanded he move his food cart off a Hollywood sidewalk. “Move the cart, or I’m going to move it myself,” the man said in Spanish. “Go ahead,” Ramirez said. Up to that point, he told the bearded man several times ... More

Whiskey Wednesdays Tastings at The Whiskey Lounge at miro

July 25, 2017 at 9:24 am
Learn, sip and taste at The Whiskey Lounge at miro’s new Whiskey Wednesdays tasting events! Hosted on the last Wednesday of every month in the exclusive underground Vault, enjoy whiskey tastings, cocktails and a lesson from our favorite whiskey brands, as well as curated cocktails featured throughout the month. Tickets are $15 per person, and ... More

Porter Ranch residents protest reopening of SoCal Gas facility

July 24, 2017 at 11:48 pm
Porter Ranch residents are protesting the state’s decision to allow operations to resume at the Southern California Gas Aliso Canyon facility. More