Posts Tagged ‘Westchester’


Bridge demolition to tie up LAX traffic

July 25, 2014 at 11:30 am

A cellphone- and web-based traffic information service will offer a special feature this weekend to help steer motorists around a bridge-demolition project that will close a stretch of Century Boulevard. Continue reading: Los Angeles Wave – news,news/

Painter in Cherrypicker Electrocuted in Westchester

July 16, 2014 at 12:15 am

According to reports from the scene, the man and the basket of the cherry picker caught on fire and burned for several minutes. Continue reading: Venice-Mar Vista Patch News

Dozens of giant African snails seized at LAX

July 15, 2014 at 8:51 am

Nearly 70 live giant African snails, a popular delicacy across West Africa, were seized recently at LAX. Continue reading: abc7.com RSS Feed

Federal officer fires shot during pro-Israel rally in Westwood

July 14, 2014 at 9:46 am

A federal officer fired a shot Sunday during a rally on the Israeli conflict in Gaza outside a Federal Building in Westwood. Continue reading: abc7.com RSS Feed

‘Supermoon’ bringing more high tides to Southland beaches

July 12, 2014 at 8:50 pm

This weekend’s "supermoon" is having people looking to the skies, but weather experts warn the big moon is also bringing high tides to local beaches. Continue reading: L.A. Now – Los Angeles Times

$500 fines for water-wasters in drought-stricken California?

July 10, 2014 at 6:11 am

The State Water Resources Control Board will vote on a new plan Tuesday that, if approved, would fine water-wasters beginning August 1. Continue reading: abc7.com RSS Feed

Rip currents expected at Southland beaches for Fourth of July weekend

July 4, 2014 at 10:00 am
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Officials are warning Southern California beachgoers that a building south swell will heighten the risk of dangerous rip currents throughout the Fourth of July weekend. Continue reading: L.A. Now – Los Angeles Times

Humble Potato Ventures Over to Westside Dining Hub

July 3, 2014 at 7:10 pm
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After a relatively quiet few years in Westchester, nearby all those college students at Loyola Marymount, Humble Potato is going slightly eastward to Culver City, with a planned location just across from the trio of A-Frame, Waterloo & City, and The Corner Door. Humble Potato specializes in Japanese-style fast food like chicken curry meatball sandwiches […]

Plane Departing LAX Had To Turn Around After A Burst Water Pipe Flooded The Aisles

July 2, 2014 at 6:07 pm

‘Community’ actress Yvette Nicole Brown was on board to provide Twitter updates of the leaky plane. [ more › ] Continue reading: LAist

New L.A. ordinance outlaws single-use plastic bags at small grocers

June 28, 2014 at 10:25 pm

A new Los Angeles city ordinance taking effect Tuesday will outlaw single-use plastic bags at mom-and-pop convenience stores. Continue reading: L.A. Times – Environment

LA Mayor To Announce Construction Of LAX Light Rail Station

June 27, 2014 at 6:35 am
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Mayor Eric Garcetti was scheduled Friday to officially announce a new light rail station at Los Angeles International Airport that will eventually take travelers directly into the airport. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Construction near LAX to slow commute last weekend in July

June 24, 2014 at 8:45 pm

People expecting to travel to Los Angeles International Airport the last weekend of July may want to plan ahead. Local transportation officials warned today that a portion of Century Boulevard will be closed for 57 hours due to a bridge-demolition project.  A Metro contractor will begin demolishing a defunct railroad bridge at Century and Aviation boulevards at 9 […]