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Caught on Video: Surfer Uses Drone to Feed Shark off San Clemente Coast

June 5, 2017 at 11:38 pm
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With more shark sightings occurring recently on San Clemente beaches, professional surfer Kalani Robb decided to use the opportunity to perform — and records — a stunt he says was aimed to make people aware of how many great whites are in the water.  Mary Beth McDade reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 […]

Pit bull shot by off-duty officer inside popular Ghirardelli shop in Hollywood

June 1, 2017 at 9:01 pm
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A pit bull was shot by an off-duty Los Angeles police officer inside the famous Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop in Hollywood. Continue reading: Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Weather and Traffic

Los Angeles vows to undermine Trump over Paris climate agreement: ‘LA will not be dissuaded’

June 1, 2017 at 12:11 am
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Downtown Los Angeles from the Griffith Observatory. Photo by John Schreiber. Faced with the possibility of President Donald Trump withdrawing the United States from the landmark Paris climate agreement, Los Angeles leaders announced plans Wednesday for the city to adopt the accord’s stipulations. Councilman Mike Bonin introduced a motion that would direct the city’s departments […]

13-year-old girl reported missing in Boyle Heights

May 31, 2017 at 6:26 am

Los Angeles police are looking for help to find a missing teenage girl last seen in Boyle Heights. Continue reading: KABC-TV Los Angeles News, Weather & Traffic | Southern California News

Build it and be banned: Lawmakers move to block state contracts for any builders of Trump’s border wall

April 25, 2017 at 12:36 pm

California legislators took the first step Tuesday to ban state government contracts for any company that helps build President Trump’s promised wall along the Mexico border, with the author of the plan urging colleagues “to be on the right side of history.” Continue reading: latimes.com – Arts&Culture

Upscale Marina Del Rey complex not to blame for security guard murder

March 14, 2017 at 5:11 pm
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The widow of a security guard shot to death at a Marina del Rey apartment complex in 2013 by a subordinate lost a round in court Tuesday when a judge dismissed the part of her lawsuit against the property owners. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Benny Osorio granted a motion by Normal Pearl, an attorney […]

Woman acquitted in slaying of Santa Monica model may sue police, court says

March 14, 2017 at 3:51 pm
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A federal appeals court decided Tuesday that a woman acquitted of killing a model and aspiring actress in 2008 may sue a Santa Monica police detective for allegedly dissuading a defense witness from testifying during the murder trial. A panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decided 2 to 1 to reinstate the […]

LAPD Searching for Suspect in Attempted Kidnapping of 14-Year-Old Girl Walking Home From School

March 10, 2017 at 4:43 pm

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted kidnapping of a 14-year-old girl in Los Angeles. LAPD released this sketch of a suspect on March 10, 2017 wanted in connection with an attempted kidnapping of a 14-year-old girl. The incident was reported March 1 around 4:40 p.m. near […]

Repairs to crumbling portions of 15 Fwy estimated at $3M after storm erosion

February 18, 2017 at 11:30 am

After portions of the 15 Freeway in the Cajon Pass gave way, causing a semi-truck and fire truck to fall into the creek below, emergency repair costs are estimated to be $3 million. Continue reading: Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Weather and Traffic

Immigration arrests in L.A. spark fear, outrage

February 9, 2017 at 10:08 pm

Arrests made by federal immigration officials in Southern California this week have heightened anxiety about a promised crackdown by President Trump on people in this country illegally. The arrests sparked a protest in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday evening, with immigration advocates claiming… Continue reading: L.A. NOW

This Muslim-Run Volunteer Project Helps Feed L.A.’s Hungry and Homeless

February 8, 2017 at 8:32 pm
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In 2009, a group of Muslim-American friends decided to make peanut butter sandwiches and distribute them on Skid Row.  “It was something we felt was needed in the community,” Zia Qureshi says. “Friends would come, then volunteers who heard of us through social media, and before we knew it, we got a non-profit status.” Qureshi […]

9th Circuit Court of Appeals hammers on government arguments for Trump’s travel ban

February 7, 2017 at 6:40 pm
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A panel of judges reviewing President Trump’s travel ban hammered away at the government’s arguments that the ban was motivated by concerns about terrorism, but also questioned an attorney who said it unconstitutionally targeted Muslims. Continue reading: Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Weather and Traffic