Posts Tagged ‘Westchester’


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. […]

Cut to the front of the security line at LAX with a fingerprint and iris scan — but it will cost you

June 21, 2017 at 12:56 pm

With a fingerprint and a quick iris scan, passengers flying out of Los Angeles International Airport can now confirm their identity biometrically and avoid at least part of the airport’s security screening line. Clear, a New York-based identity-authentication company, began operations at all terminals… Continue reading: latimes.com – Arts&Culture

It’s too hot to fly! American cancels SoCal flights amid searing temps

June 20, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Even this older American Airlines Boeing 767 would presumably be large enough to fly without problem in extremely hot desert weather. Blistering heat in Palm Springs and Phoenix forced American Airlines to cancel at least six flights of smaller aircraft scheduled Tuesday between the two desert cities. And some flights between Los Angeles and Phoenix […]

Hot at the beach? You bet, say forecasters, who warn temperatures are going to get hot and hotter

June 19, 2017 at 1:53 pm

Dockweiler State Beach. Photo via LA County Department of Beaches and Harbors The region’s heat wave entered its second week Monday, with highs again forecast to hit triple-digit territory in some L.A. County communities, and forecasters said the above-normal heat will extend into next week. “Strong high pressure building across the southwestern states will cause […]

LAPD Beefs Up Security Measures at LAX in Wake of London Bridge Attack

June 4, 2017 at 10:43 am

Please enable Javascript to watch this video The Los Angeles Police Department is ready to respond to an emergency in the wake of the London Bridge terror attack, and are reminding citizens to report any suspicious activity and to remain vigilant. Nerissa Knight reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on June 4, 2017. Please […]

Mayor’s Message

June 2, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Mayor Eric Garcetti today led a coalition of mayors across the United States in denouncing President Trump’s decision to walk away from the Paris Climate Agreement. “Climate change is a fact of life that people in Los Angeles and cities around the world live with every day. It is a grave threat to our health, […]

Safety improvements come to Vista del Mar in Playa del Rey, but not everyone is happy

June 1, 2017 at 9:00 pm
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Vista del Mar, a picturesque beach-front roadway that links the South Bay to the Westside, has undergone a makeover designed to slow down vehicles, accommodate bicycles and eliminate a dangerous crossing for beachgoers. Los Angeles city work crews are putting the finishing touches on the project, which cut a lane of traffic in each direction […]

405 Freeway near LAX will have temporary lane reductions

June 1, 2017 at 5:51 am

Interstate 405 in the Sepulveda Pass of Los Angeles.; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images KPCC Staff If you frequent the 405 freeway around Los Angeles International Airport late at night, your commute might be slowed a bit through June 10. Metro began lane restrictions on the freeway this past Tuesday, as part of the construction for […]

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 […]

LAX One Of Several Airports Chosen For Expanded Security Screening

May 24, 2017 at 11:17 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Travelers at some U.S. airports are being asked to place electronic devices bigger than a cellphone in separate bins so that they can be examined more closely. The Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday that it has been testing the procedure at 10 airports for more than a year, and it may […]

Jet collides with truck at LAX

May 20, 2017 at 6:39 pm

A passenger jet collided with a utility truck on Saturday after landing at Los Angeles International Airport. Six people were injured, one for them critically, according to a statement from the Los Angeles Fire Department. Continue reading: CNN.com – Top Stories

Jet collides with truck at LAX

May 20, 2017 at 6:24 pm

A passenger jet collided with a utility truck on Saturday after landing at Los Angeles International Airport. Six people were injured, one for them critically, according to a statement from the Los Angeles Fire Department. Continue reading: CNN.com – Top Stories