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The end is near for heat wave in Southern California

June 26, 2017 at 9:41 am

LOS ANGELES – A red flag warning signifying a high risk of wildfire because of high winds, high temperatures, low humidity and dry vegetation will be in effect today in parts of Los Angeles County as the region’s heat wave drags on for one more day before coming to a close after exactly two weeks. […]

Man Fatally Shot While Putting Air in His Bike’s Tires at Riverside Gas Station

June 26, 2017 at 9:41 am

A man who stopped at a Riverside gas station to put air in the tires of his bike was ambushed and fatally shot Sunday night, according to a witness. Police investigate a fatal shooting in Riverside on June 25, 2017. (Credit: Loudlabs) Police received several calls about 9:19 p.m. reporting a shooting had just occurred […]

L.A.’s Newest Brewery Meshes Industry Experience With New-School Ideas

June 26, 2017 at 9:37 am

Monday, June 26, 2017 at 8:34 a.m. A lot’s changed since Will Shelton first entered the craft beer game along with his brothers in the mid 1990s, importing bottles from a little-known Belgian brewery called Cantillon to the East Coast. Cantillon specializes in traditional sour ales, made with aged hops and wild yeast through a […]

NBA experts, fans can’t get enough of rumor-filled offseason

June 25, 2017 at 9:27 pm

Just before 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, one of professional basketball’s top news breakers, Marc Stein, probably reached for his Blackberry (some NBA folks still swear by ’em) and pressed send on a Tweet that would send NBA fans into a tizzy. The Denver Nuggets, one of the league’s asset-rich but superstar-poor… Continue reading: Greenspace

Burglars caught looting Woodland Hills home damaged from explosion

June 25, 2017 at 9:21 pm

Burglars were spotted looting a house that was heavily damaged from a natural gas explosion that broke out inside the Woodland Hills home. Continue reading: Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Weather and Traffic

UCLA alumna rediscovers love for creating visual art

June 25, 2017 at 9:20 pm

Wings are typically made of feathers, but for Bethany Rennard’s high school senior showcase, she fashioned them entirely out of string. Rennard, a UCLA art history alumna, produces both digital and physical art through illustration and graphic design. After a relatively dormant period following her high school years, Rennard revitalized her interest in making art, […]

As Many As 8 Hurt — 1 Critically — After Vehicle Slams Into Motel Pool

June 25, 2017 at 9:19 pm

SAN PEDRO (  —  As many as as eight people were hurt — one critically — when a vehicle slammed into a motel pool in San Pedro. The incident took place at the Vagabond Inn in the 200 block of South Gaffey Street  just before 7:25 p.m., officials said. It was unclear how many people were […]

Best Boozy Brunches In Los Angeles

June 25, 2017 at 6:19 pm

When brunch calls, you answer. At this point, the late morning-early afternoon weekend meal is basically considered a lifestyle for many. Stay on top of your brunch game with these extra boozy spots that promise you a buzzworthy and delicious time. (Credit: Tart Restaurant) Tart The Farmer’s Daughter Hotel 115 South Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, […]

Pool with a view: San Pedro’s refurbished hillside pool set to reopen

June 25, 2017 at 6:16 pm

It took the Allied forces six years to defeat the enemy in World War II. Reopening the wartime swimming pool at Fort MacArthur in San Pedro? That took a lot longer. The irony isn’t lost on Steve Nelson, director of the Fort MacArthur Museum and the man who spearheaded the project that many dismissed as […]

Playa Vista Methane Storage Nightmare Isn’t Over, Allege Local Activists

June 25, 2017 at 4:11 pm

Activists believe Playa del Rey gas storage facility could be the next to have a massive methane leak, following Aliso Canyon. Environmental group, Food and Water Watch, in a promotional flyer, warns to "stop the next methane blow out."   Owned and operated by SoCalGas Company, The Playa gas storage field has 54 active gas wells. […]

Some Believe The Pier Concert Series Has Grown Too Big for Santa Monica

June 25, 2017 at 4:11 pm

Editor’s Note: So many people attended the pier Concert last Thursday 6/22/17, that the Santa Monica Police Department tweeted for people to "avoid the area around the Santa Monica Pier." On social media, some are wondering if we should continue with the pier concert series. After all, the 4th of July fireworks display used to […]

LA-area father arrested on suspicion of killing missing son

June 25, 2017 at 4:09 pm

Aramazd Andressian Jr., a South Pasadena boy who went missing in April 2017, in undated photos provided by his family.; Credit: Family of Aramazd Andressian Jr. via NBC L.A. AP The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says the father of a 5-year-old who has been missing for two months has been arrested on suspicion of […]