Posts Tagged ‘Westchester’


Sun Sets on Westchester Solar Farm

July 29, 2015 at 10:52 pm

Plans to build a solar energy farm alongside the 405 freeway in Westchester have gone dark after the owner of the land where it would have been built decided against selling it to the developer. Mirasol Development LLC told the… Continue reading: The Argonaut Newspaper

LA City Council Wants to Halt Plan to Let Uber and Lyft Make Pick-Ups at LAX

July 29, 2015 at 10:36 pm

Image via Patrick / Curbed LA flickr pool Just a couple weeks ago, LAX’s Board of Airport Commissioners approved a plan to allow ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft to pick up passengers at the airport, just like a… Continue reading: Curbed LA

408 people rescued from strong rip currents at L.A. County beaches

July 29, 2015 at 10:58 am

Dangerous rip currents have prompted warnings at Southern California beaches after lifeguards rescued more than 400 people swept away by strong waves on Tuesday. Continue reading: L.A. Times – Music News

Can I take Uber or Lyft to LAX? Here’s how to know where and if they go

July 24, 2015 at 11:25 pm

If all goes as planned, travelers soon may be able to summon ride-share providers such as UberX and Lyft to take them home after they deplane at Los Angeles International Airport. For passengers, that’s great news-at least, financially speaking.  A cab from LAX to downtown can cost $50 or more without… Continue reading: latimes.com – Los […]

See the Colorful New Light Show at LAX in Time-Lapse Action

July 22, 2015 at 7:12 am

Rainbow-colored, light-up towers are now officially LAX’s “thing”: the inspiration from Paul Tzanetopoulos’s entryway pylons has spread through the airport with a project called the LAX Central Terminal Area Curbside Appeal and Roadway Improvement Project (sexy name!). Last night,… Continue reading: Curbed LA

Alaska Airlines jet reportedly struck by lightning returns to LAX

July 20, 2015 at 7:08 am

An Alaska Airlines jet that was reportedly struck by lightning after taking off from Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday returned to the airfield shortly after takeoff, officials said. Continue reading: latimes.com – Los Angeles Times

LA County Beaches Re-Opened Following Severe Weather Warnings

July 20, 2015 at 7:08 am

Lifeguards could be seen driving up and down the beaches making sure no one was in the water and everyone was off the beach. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

‘Unusual’ lightning storm expected at SoCal beaches this weekend

July 17, 2015 at 9:05 am
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Tropical Cyclone Dolores will move from Baja California and up the SoCal coast this weekend, where it’s expected to lose much of its momentum. Still, it could bring thunderstorms and lightning to beach areas, the National Weather Service said Thursday. The service has issued a beach hazard warning. The thunderstorm threat comes from the tropical moisture […]

Uber And Lyft Will Be Able To Pick You Up From LAX Starting Next Month

July 17, 2015 at 9:03 am

  Uber and Lyft will be able to pick you up from LAX starting next month. Continue reading: LAist

Westchester Solar Farm Discussion Short-Circuits

July 16, 2015 at 7:10 am

A proposal to turn a narrow strip of land alongside the 405 Freeway in Westchester into an urban solar farm prompted a series… Continue reading: The Argonaut Newspaper

Shuttle Collides With Airport Tug At LAX, Minor Injuries Reported

July 13, 2015 at 10:58 pm

An accident occurred on the runways of Los Angeles International Airport on Monday night when a shuttle bus hit an aircraft tug. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Westchester native killed in lion attack in South Africa

June 5, 2015 at 8:45 pm

The woman who was killed by a lion while on vacation in South Africa, has been identified as 29-year-old Katherine Chappell, who grew up in the Westchester town of Rye and attended Hofstra University. Continue reading: abc7.com