Posts Tagged ‘Westchester’

Surfers hit SoCal coast in search of big waves

January 24, 2016 at 2:43 pm

Surfers took to the coast of Southern California as a high surf provided plenty of big waves for thrill seekers on Friday. Continue reading:

Massive blizzard grounds hundreds of flights at LAX

January 24, 2016 at 2:41 pm

The snow has stopped falling on the Eastern Seaboard but airlines are scrambling to make up roughly 7,000 flights that were canceled over the weekend. At LAX alone, more than 200 flights were canceled since Friday, with another 120 delayed. United Airlines cut service to and from Washington D.C. on Sunday, in the hopes it will […]

Flights canceled at LAX as blizzard closes East Coast airports

January 23, 2016 at 3:50 pm

The blizzard rolling into the Midwest and East Coast resulted in the cancellation of at least 70 flights and delays of 86 more at Los Angeles International Airport with a growing number expected on Saturday.  Shortly after 7 a.m. on Saturday, the flight status page on the LAX website showed a long list of cancellations, […]

LAX flights could face more delays, cancellations due to winter storms

January 23, 2016 at 2:34 pm

People using LAX to fly to or arrive from the east may face more delays Saturday. Nearly 200 flights were cancelled or delayed at LAX Friday due to snow storms in the Midwest and on the East Coast.   Almost all of the cancelled arriving and departing flights were to or from cities impacted by […]

After LAX allows UberX pick-ups, taxi drivers brace for ‘trouble’

January 22, 2016 at 3:50 pm

After months of delays, Uber’s low-cost service started picking up passengers at Los Angeles International Airport on Thursday morning. Travelers were delighted, but taxi drivers were not. “It spells trouble for us,” said William Rouse, general manager of Yellow Cab of Los Angeles, the city’s largest taxicab company. While cab drivers might worry about Uber cutting […]

LMU and World Policy Institute Launch Joint Project

January 22, 2016 at 10:52 am

LMU takes a major step into the field of world politics and foreign policy analysis through the establishment of WPI@LMU, a new collaborative project with the World Policy Institute, a major global policy think tank with a long history of contributions to international relations. Continue reading: LMU Magazine

LADWP oversight official Fred Pickel claims $4 billion in electricity rate hikes is ‘reasonable’

January 18, 2016 at 10:21 pm

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is attempting to raise electricity rates and LADWP oversight official Fred Pickel says the increase is reasonable. The rate hikes would total $4.22 billion by the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Continue reading:

Best cities in the world for shopping? Hey Los Angeles, you’re No. 3

January 17, 2016 at 11:35 am

Attention shoppers! If part of your travel fun involves stylish purchases, here are 25 cities — New York City is tops and Los Angeles takes the No. 3 spot — worthy of pulling out your wallet. That’s the word from Expedia, which Wednesday released a ranking of the best shopping cities in the world. Continue […]

Wow Air to start $99 flights from LAX to Iceland and $199 flights from LAX to Europe

January 13, 2016 at 9:30 am

No-frills carrier Wow Air announced Tuesday it would begin offering flights to Iceland from Los Angeles International Airport at prices as low as $99 each way. The relatively new Icelandic airline also said it would offer $199 flights for travelers who stopover in Iceland and then continue on to… Continue reading: – Los Angeles Times

Boys’ basketball: Westchester opens Western League with rout of Palisades

January 12, 2016 at 1:15 pm

Westchester (12-5) is starting to put it together just as Western League play began on Monday night. Keith Fisher scored 17 points in the Comets’ 76-44 win over Palisades. Will Johnson led the Dolphins with 16 points. Fairfax (16-2, 2-0) defeated Hamilton, 88-45. Continue reading: L.A. Times – Music News

Five injured, 1 killed after being ejected in crash off 405 Freeway near Westchester

January 9, 2016 at 10:38 am

A man in his 20s died after being ejected from a car that veered off the San Diego (405) Freeway, and at least five other people were injured following a two-vehicle crash Saturday morning in the Westchester area, according to authorities.  The collision took place on the southbound 405 Freeway near La Tijera Boulevard at 2:10 […]

Apparently mentally ill man found on road inside LAX security zone

December 26, 2015 at 10:35 am

A 30-year-old man who appeared to be mentally ill was apprehended walking on a restricted service roadway inside Los Angeles International Airport on Friday morning, airport police said. The man’s presence in a security zone did not interfere with any operations or cause any delays for Christmas… Continue reading: L.A. Times – Music News