Posts Tagged ‘Westchester’


City of LA runs out of rain barrels:, but you can still get a cheap one in SoCal

November 12, 2014 at 1:34 am

; Credit: Photo by Susy Morris via Flickr Creative Commons The city of Los Angeles recently announced that it’d be administering rain harvesting workshops, along with 1,000 free rain barrels that residents could use to irrigate plants. But the classes sold out quickly leaving thousands of Angelenos asking: What about me? Turns out: There are […]

City of LA giving out free rain barrels to residents

November 10, 2014 at 10:04 pm

; Credit: Keep Los Angeles Beautiful City of Los Angeles residents looking for ways to decrease their water bill have an opportunity to pick up a free rain barrel that can be used to irrigate plants. The barrels, donated by the Coco-Cola company, were formerly used to collect soda syrup. In the yards of city […]

In Ballona Wetlands preserve, homeless are unwanted intruders

November 10, 2014 at 10:04 pm

As land manager of the Ballona Wetlands just south of Marina del Rey, ecologist Richard Brody thinks he has a "dream" job — but one that comes with an unusual caveat. Continue reading: L.A. Times – California | Local News

Fuel Truck Collides Into Aircraft At LAX; 1 Injured

November 3, 2014 at 5:49 pm

One person was reportedly transported to a hospital after a truck carrying fuel plowed into an airplane on a tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Health Officials Say Stay Away From Ocean Near Storm Drains

November 2, 2014 at 11:29 am

With the first rain of the autumn flushing crud into storm drains, health officials have warned against touching water near storm runoff that flows into the ocean. Bacteria and bad chemicals can be washed into the ocean from such drains and creeks, according to the Department of Public Health. No beaches have been closed, and […]

Rep. Maxine Waters Requests Meeting With LAX Officials On Ebola

October 20, 2014 at 11:38 pm

Rep. Maxine Waters today requested a meeting with officials from Los Angeles International Airport and a variety of federal agencies to discuss procedures being taken to screen passengers and respond to potential cases of Ebola at the airport. Continue reading: BH Courier

Sick passenger who prompted Ebola scare at LAX recently visited Africa

October 12, 2014 at 8:58 pm

Health officials determined the sick passenger who sparked an Ebola scare Sunday afternoon at Los Angeles International Airport did not have the disease but had recently visited Africa. Continue reading: latimes.com – Los Angeles Times

Aeromexico flight aborts take-off from LAX due to blown tires

October 4, 2014 at 9:21 am

Aeromexico Flight 18 aborted take-off from Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday morning because of two blown tires. Continue reading: abc7.com RSS Feed

Westchester goes Hollywood

October 3, 2014 at 7:57 pm

Loyola Marymount University’s film program has rapidly ascended to one of the nation’s best By Michael Aushenker What a difference a decade makes. At the turn of the 21st century, if industry types thought about Loyola Marymount University at all,… Continue reading: The Argonaut Newspaper

Smartphone apps let neighbors report water wasters

October 2, 2014 at 9:42 pm

With Californians being urged to cut water use as the state’s historic drought drags on, a growing number of local water agencies are enlisting the public to play water cop with their smartphones. Continue reading: latimes.com – Los Angeles Times

Jet that carried Ebola victim later landed at LAX

October 2, 2014 at 6:35 am

A United Airlines jetliner that brought the first American Ebola victim into the U.S. later made several stops at LAX. Continue reading: abc7.com RSS Feed

Reality TV crew’s bag causes bomb scare at LAX

September 28, 2014 at 7:28 pm

File photo.; Credit: Mark Luethi via Flickr Creative Commons Authorities say passengers were ordered off a plane in Los Angeles and a bomb squad was called over a piece of luggage with wires sticking out that belonged to a crew from a reality television show. Los Angeles Airport Police Sgt. Karla Ortiz says passengers were boarding the plane operated by […]