Posts Tagged ‘Westchester’

Hoverboard-riding rapper Wiz Khalifa is briefly detained by authorities at LAX

August 26, 2015 at 12:05 pm

Rapper Wiz Khalifa said he was riding a hoverboard at the Los Angeles International Airport over the weekend when authorities stopped him and held him to the ground. Continue reading: – Los Angeles Times

City to Allow Ridesharing at LAX Despite Background Check Controversy

August 26, 2015 at 9:05 am

A divided City Council voted to allow companies such as Uber to operate at LAX, but some city leaders worry drivers aren’t vetted enough. Continue reading: Beverly Hills Patch

Scorching heat breaks records in Southern California as 2 million flock to beaches

August 17, 2015 at 8:42 am

The weekend heat wave sent more than 2 million visitors to Los Angeles County beaches as scorching temperatures slashed records across Southern California. Continue reading: L.A. Now – Los Angeles Times

Photos: Iconic Randy’s Donuts Gets Drought Makeover

August 12, 2015 at 12:53 am

  The giant donut beacon on top of Randy’s Donuts in Inglewood received a temporary makeover today to encourage Angelenos to conserve water. Continue reading: LAist

Rescues at Los Angeles County beaches rise due to hot temperatures, currents

August 5, 2015 at 12:35 pm

Lifeguards made around 2,000 rescues in an 11-day period that ended Sunday at shores from Zuma Beach to San Pedro.  The high number of rescues throughout Los Angeles County are due to a mix of warm temperatures and strong rip currents, said Kenichi Haskett, captain with the lifeguard division. There was a large surf Tuesday, Wednesday […]

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: – 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: – 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