Posts Tagged ‘Westchester’


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 […]

Storms tear up seafloor, causing riptides, huge spike in rescues

September 17, 2014 at 5:51 pm

A summer of Pacific storms and hurricanes has significantly changed the seafloor along California’s coast, fueling stronger riptides and triggering more rescues by lifeguards, officials said Wednesday. Continue reading: L.A. Times – Opinion Blog

Southland Lifeguards On High Alert As Many Flock To The Beach To Beat The Heat

September 17, 2014 at 12:41 pm

Dangerous rip currents were a concern for officials Wednesday as many people were flocking to the beach to avoid the record heat. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Work Begins On $508 Million LAX Renovation Project

September 16, 2014 at 3:41 pm

Mayor Eric Garcetti joined city leaders and airport officials today to mark the start of a $508 million facelift for the terminal that houses Southwest Airlines at Los Angeles International Airport.   Continue reading: BH Courier

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti calls for boosting minimum wage to $13.25 after three years #RaiseTheWageLA

September 1, 2014 at 5:15 pm
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Leading a Labor Day rally at a park in South Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed on Monday creating a minimum wage in Los Angeles that would reach $13.25 after three years. Continue reading: L.A. Now – Los Angeles Times

Drone Spotted Near LAX Touches Off Debate About Safety

August 23, 2014 at 7:50 pm

A commercial airline pilot flying near LAX spotted a drone leading to a growing debate about safety. Authorities said they are trying to track down the drone’s owner. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles