Posts Tagged ‘Westchester’

49ers’ Aldon Smith Says He Has a Bomb at LAX, Gets Arrested

April 13, 2014 at 8:27 pm

San Francisco 49ers football player Aldon Smith was arrested at a Los Angeles International Airport checkpoint today after he allegedly made a comment about having a bomb as he was undergoing security screening, an airport police sergeant said. Continue reading: Venice-Mar Vista Patch News

LAX shooting: Bonin calls for community-oriented disaster planning at airport

April 8, 2014 at 7:11 pm

Members of the L.A. City Council met with LAX officials to work on improving emergency evacuation and communications at the airport.; Credit: Rina Palta / KPCC The Los Angeles International Airport was unprepared for evacuating and communicating with passengers and the surrounding community during the November 1 shooting in Terminal 3, L.A. City Councilman Mike […]

Man Drowns in Hotel Pool near LAX

April 7, 2014 at 6:14 pm

The man was pulled from the pool by good Samaritans at the hotel and pronounced dead at the scene by Los Angeles firefighters. Continue reading: Marina del Rey Patch News

City of Los Angeles hopes to establish citywide Internet access

April 7, 2014 at 5:14 pm

Thirty percent of L.A. residents can’t access the Internet via a high-speed connection and one city councilman wants to change that — but doing so will take years and cost billions of dollars.  Los Angeles City Councilman Bob Blumenfield announced Monday the city will spend the next month seeking input from vendors and industry experts […]

Disabled woman denied flight out of LAX due to expired license

April 5, 2014 at 9:34 am

A woman left disabled from a stroke was denied a flight out of LAX because of an expired driver’s license. Continue reading: Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Weather and Traffic

A Survey for City-Wide Wi-Fi

April 4, 2014 at 5:43 pm

Do you want internet access wherever you go? Los Angeles City wants to hear from you. Take this survey to give your input on how much you access the internet, what you use it for, and how much you think faster and slower internet access should cost (if at all) Angelenos. It takes about 2 […]

Small tsunami waves hit California following Chile earthquake

April 2, 2014 at 11:20 pm
Chile Tsunami Travel Times

Small tsunami waves and other unusual “water movements” have arrived on the coast of California following an 8.2 earthquake that struck Chile’s northern coast Tuesday. Continue reading: L.A. Now –

Scope of alleged LAX baggage theft operation still being determined

March 28, 2014 at 7:33 am

Authorities are still trying  determine how long an alleged theft ring at Los Angeles International Airport was operating, but say a group of baggage handlers was responsible for one of the largest property heists in the airport’s history. Continue reading: L.A. Now –

L.A. heat wave: 90s in valleys, 80s at beaches this weekend

March 13, 2014 at 11:00 pm

Spring does not technically begin for at least another week, but summer-like weather is already headed to Los Angeles, with temperatures this weekend possibly beating 90 degrees in some areas. Continue reading: L.A. Now –

Dave & Busters hits a home run in Westchester

March 12, 2014 at 7:20 pm

It’s about time someone stepped up to the plate at the Howard Hughes Center. This center has seen some vacancies in recent years, but I’m here to tell you that this is changing.With the arrival… Continue reading: Examiner Los Angeles Edition Articles

Airport Workers Rally Over ‘Unsafe Conditions’ At LAX After Man’s Death

March 6, 2014 at 10:51 pm

Cesar Augusto Valenzuela was struck and killed on the LAX mid-field service road on February 21 after falling from a luggage tug, according to a police report. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

LA County warns of ocean storm runoff

March 4, 2014 at 6:57 pm

A surfer at Pismo Beach.; Credit: Bill Gracey/Flickr Creative Commons Los Angeles County health officials are warning beachgoers to be wary of water near storm drains, creeks and rivers. The Department of Public Health said in a statement that though the storm has come and gone, an advisory is in effect until Wednesday because the recent rainfall […]