Posts Tagged ‘Westchester’

LADWP video promotes water conservation with humor

March 22, 2015 at 5:25 pm

California’s historic drought is showing no signs of easing up. The city of Los Angeles is drafting a new plan to use more local water sources by capturing stormwater throughout the L.A. basin. And Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday proposed legislation to accelerate more than $1 billion in drought-relief bond spending as we cope with a […]

Would-Be Eagle Scout To Try To Trap Birds Of Prey At LAX

February 26, 2015 at 8:55 pm

A would-be Eagle Scout is hoping to catch some real-life birds of prey at LAX. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

LA Homeowners Ditch Lawns To Conserve Water Amid State’s Mega-Drought

February 26, 2015 at 8:55 pm

 A local landscaping company is taking advantage of a government rebate and transforming people’s lawns to a water-efficient alternative. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

2 suspects sought in Westchester Verizon store robbery

February 16, 2015 at 9:21 pm

Two male suspects robbed a Verizon store near Manchester Avenue and Sepulveda Boulevard in Westchester Monday, LAPD said. Continue reading:

False Gunman Warning Sends Panicked LAX Passengers Fleeing Onto Tarmac

February 16, 2015 at 3:16 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A mistaken public announcement that a gunman was on the loose at a Los Angeles International Airport terminal sent about 20 passengers fleeing from the gate area and onto the tarmac Monday, authorities said. The "misinformed" announcement from the public address system apparently stemmed from police activity outside Terminal 2, where […]

Westchester carjacking suspect photos released

February 13, 2015 at 1:42 am

The Los Angeles Police Department has released surveillance images of the suspect wanted for a carjacking in Westchester. Continue reading:

‘Historic’ storm threatens Northeast, nearly 100 LAX flights cancelled

January 26, 2015 at 8:26 am

Officials cautioned Northeast residents to not be misled by a relatively smooth Monday morning commute, and pressed their cautions to prepare for a ‘crippling and potentially historic’ storm. Continue reading:

Playa Vista turning into Silicon Valley South as tech firms move in

January 17, 2015 at 10:33 pm

First came Facebook and YouTube. Then Microsoft moved in. Google is on its way. And now Yahoo, too, is joining the high-tech cluster that has sprouted in Playa Vista. The burgeoning Westside neighborhood is fast becoming the Southern California hub of Silicon Valley, with a growing number of tech companies choosing the relatively undeveloped area […]

LA Residents Will Soon Be Able To Hail a Taxi Using A Smartphone

January 17, 2015 at 8:59 am

Los Angeles wants taxi drivers to get on board with a mobile app that will allow customers to hail a taxi from their smartphones. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

LAX Tightens Security In Wake Of Paris Terror Attacks

January 14, 2015 at 7:27 am

Local airport police say there is no specific threat against LAX, but they are working with federal law enforcement officials to make sure travelers are safe and are reminding them to be vigilant. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Dangerous Rip Currents Forecast For Southern California Beaches

December 24, 2014 at 2:27 pm

There’s a “high risk” of dangerous rip currents in Southern California starting about 10 p.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Bomb squad investigates after ‘suspicious item’ spotted at LAX

December 23, 2014 at 8:21 pm

A Los Angeles Police Department bomb squad was investigating Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday afternoon after a suspicious item was spotted inside a screening machine on the ticketing level of Terminal 4. Continue reading: – Los Angeles Times