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Continuing Southern California storms bring warnings of potential new evacuations

Danny Candelaria, of Seven Oaks, removes snow chains from his truck along Hwy 38, north of Forest Falls in the San Bernardino National Forest on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Lucas Feduska, 6, of Buena Park, plays in the snow with family along Hwy 38, north of Forest Falls in the San Bernardino National Forest on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Sound The gallery will resume in...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Pasadena, Local News, Orange County, Orange, Riverside County, Nws, Malibu, Southern California


LAPD used drone for first time in recent Koreatown standoff that ended with arrest of robbery suspect

The Los Angeles Police Department used a drone for the first time during a standoff last week between SWAT officers and a robbery suspect in Koreatown. LAPD Chief Michel Moore said Tuesday the drone was used to give officers a view inside a second-story apartment in the 300 block of Berendo Street, where police believed the suspect was hiding during the Jan. 9 standoff. The drone allowed SWAT officers to “safely approach the location knowing the suspect was not lying in wait,” said Deputy Chief ...
Tags: News, Police, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Lapd, Frank, Moore, Los Angeles Police Department, Koreatown, Steve Soboroff, 3rd Street, Vermont Avenue, Top Stories LADN, Soboroff, Horace Frank


Revenge porn restraining order against LAPD officer extended by judge

A judge Tuesday, Jan. 15, granted a female Los Angeles police detective a five-year extension of a restraining order against the senior lead officer of the LAPD’s Central Division, who allegedly distributed sexually explicit photos of her without her permission. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James Blancarte said the allegations against Officer Danny Reedy are among the most serious with which he has to deal. He ordered Reedy to stay at least 100 yards from Detective Ysabel Villegas and to sur...
Tags: News, California, Office, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Lapd, Los Angeles Superior Court, Reedy, Bloom, Villegas, Michael Williamson, Lisa Bloom, Top Stories LADN, Jorge Villegas


Citrus College, Azusa Pacific University placed on lockdown

Citrus College was placed on lockdown Tuesday, Jan. 15 at around 11:30 a.m. for an unspecified threat, according to a tweet from the college. Citrus Alert: on 1/15/18 an order has been issued to lock down Citrus College. If you are not on campus, stay away. Go to the nearest room, turn off lights, lock door, and remain quiet. Remain locked down until an All Clear has been issued. — Citrus College (@CitrusCollege) January 15, 2019 Students and staffers were told to stay away from the campus ...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Los Angeles County, Citrus College, GLENDORA, Check, Rachel White, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories Sun, Top Stories Breeze


Citrus College placed on lockdown

Citrus College was placed on lockdown Tuesday, Jan. 15 at around 11:30 a.m. for an unspecified threat, according to a tweet from the college. Citrus Alert: on 1/15/18 an order has been issued to lock down Citrus College. If you are not on campus, stay away. Go to the nearest room, turn off lights, lock door, and remain quiet. Remain locked down until an All Clear has been issued. — Citrus College (@CitrusCollege) January 15, 2019 Students and staffers were told to stay away from the campus ...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Los Angeles County, Citrus College, GLENDORA, Foothill Blvd, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories Sun, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT


Evacuations ordered for Woolsey fire burn area; Malibu schools closed

As Southern California braces for more wet weather, Los Angeles County officials have issued mandatory evacuation orders Tuesday for people living in areas in the Woolsey fire burn area and all Malibu public schools have closed due to the possibility of mud and debris flows. The evacuation orders went into effect at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, according to a notice posted to the county’s website. The National Weather Service is forecasting the incoming series of storms will bring rain and snow to S...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Sport, Soccer, Riverside County, Malibu, Southern California, Los Angeles County, Woolsey, Encino, Temescal Canyon High School, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB


Mudslide damages Encino house and guest house, 14 other homes under voluntary evacuation

ENCINO — A voluntary evacuation order was in effect Tuesday morning for 14 homes in an Encino neighborhood where a house and guest house were damaged Monday by a rain-fueled mud flow. A grading expert examined the hillside Monday night and determined no additional slide was anticipated, but as a precaution the voluntary evacuation order was issued about 10 p.m. for the homes on Boris and Martson drives, according to Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department. #Encino; Debris flow into ...
Tags: Weather, News, Sport, Soccer, Rain, Disneyland, Local News, Malibu, Southern California, Stewart, Boris, Knott, San Fernando Valley, PCH, Encino, LAFD


L.A. woman pleads no contest in killing of infant son

NORWALK – A 24-year-old Los Angeles woman pleaded no contest Monday to second-degree murder in the death of her 21-day-old son, who died of blunt head and neck trauma. Calixta Landa, who is being held in lieu of $2 million bail, is expected to be sentenced March 12 to 15 years to life in prison. On July 14, 2016, family members noticed that the infant was pale and limp in his bassinette. The baby was taken to a hospital, where medical personnel said he was underweight and suffering from brain an...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Wisconsin, Homicide, Local News, Mongols, Norwalk, Azusa, Top Stories LADN, Crime + Public Safety, Calixta Landa, Valinda Woman, Sebastian Landa


Man killed by officers in Calabasas after weekend pursuit identified as a Santa Barbara resident

A domestic violence suspect shot to death in the Calabasas area by a Ventura County Sheriff’s Deputy and a California Highway Patrol officer at the end of a vehicle pursuit on the Ventura (101) Freeway was publicly identified Monday by the L.A. County coroner’s office. Dimas Diaz Jr., 43, was a Santa Barbara resident, coroner’s Lt. Larry Dietz said. Paramedics were dispatched at 11:20 a.m. Saturday to the scene on the southbound freeway north of Las Virgenes Street for a “possible DOA,” Capt. Ro...
Tags: News, La, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, California Highway Patrol, Local News, Ventura County, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles County, Eagle Rock Plaza, Redondo Beach, Calabasas, Viera, Camarillo, Ventura Freeway


‘Dine-and-Dash Dater’ surrenders to serve jail sentence

A man dubbed the “Dine-and-Dash Dater” after walking out on checks while on first dates with women at Southern California restaurants surrendered Monday, Jan. 14, to serve the balance of his 120-day jail sentence. Paul Guadalupe Gonzales, 45, in November to three counts of defrauding an innkeeper by non-payment and one count of petty theft. In addition to the jail time, Superior Court Judge Stan Blumenfeld placed Gonzales on probation for three years. He was also ordered to pay $240 in restitu...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Beverly Hills, Courts, Pasadena, Southern California, Old Town, Macy, Mavis, Superior Court, Cass, GONZALES, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories IVDB


Snow shuts down 5 Freeway through Grapevine

  Snow in the Grapevine has shut down the 5 Freeway and has left several motorists stranded Monday, according to the National Weather Service and California Highway Patrol. I-5 shut down due to snow. Many vehicles stuck/stranded. Snow will likely continue for a few more hours. AVOID the Grapevine/Tejon Pass. #LArain #CAStorm pic.twitter.com/WpbcSqr7AR — NWS Los Angeles (@NWSLosAngeles) January 14, 2019 Snow began to fall in the area between Los Angeles and Kern counties around 8:30 a.m., acc...
Tags: Transportation, Weather, National Weather Service, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Traffic, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, CalTrans, Orange County, Nws, Public Safety, Southern California, Kern, San Fernando Valley


Driver in Compton-to-LA pursuit strips down to bra and undershorts before arrest

COMPTON — A suspect potentially linked to a weekend carjacking led authorities on a chase from Compton to the South Los Angeles area Monday before stripping down to a bra and undershorts and then being taken into custody. The pursuit began about 10:45 a.m., when deputies tried to pull over the silver Kia sedan near Wilmington and Manchester avenues, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The motorist led authorities on a chase over surface streets and on the 105 and 110 freewa...
Tags: Hollywood, News, La, Sport, Soccer, Manchester, Chase, Local News, Kia, Compton, Daily News, Wilmington, South Los Angeles, Western Avenue, South LA, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department


LA parks employees discover man shot to death at Valley Glen sports complex

Los Angeles Police Department detectives were investigating the death of a man at a Valley Glen park and sports complex early Monday morning. Investigators at the scene said the man was shot to death at the Valley Plaza Sports Complex at around 1 a.m. Detective Dave Peteque said that’s when multiple men approached the victim in the park. Shots were fired, and the men were seen running away. It took hours for the man’s body to be found, Peteque said — at around 9:30 a.m., a city parks employee ma...
Tags: News, Shooting, La, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Lapd, Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles Fire Department, Top Stories LADN, Valley Glen, Dave Peteque, Peteque, Crime + Public Safety, Whitsett Avenue


Rain in LA, Ventura counties causes road chaos, mudslide in Woolsey fire area

Heavy rain lashed parts of Ventura and Los Angeles counties Monday morning, causing havoc on roads and prompting warnings of mudslides in areas recently burned by wildfires. A series of winter storms that started with rain across the area on Saturday will continue to douse most areas of Southern California until at least Thursday, officials with the National Weather Service said. The NWS said rainfall totals starting Monday morning and lasting through Tuesday morning in Ventura County and wester...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Crash, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, CHP, Local News, Orange County, Nissan, Ventura County, Nws, Malibu


New storm to bring heavy snow to Southern California mountains, possible mud flows to burn areas

LOS ANGELES — A Pacific storm will strike the Southland Monday morning, generating rain and snow, creating treacherous conditions in the San Gabriel Mountains and raising fears of mudslides and debris flows over areas stripped bare by the Woolsey Fire in L.A. and Ventura counties, forecasters said. A winter storm warning denoting potentially perilous conditions will be in effect in the San Gabriels from noon Monday until 10 a.m. Tuesday, the National Weather Service said in a statement. Heavy s...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Rain, CalTrans, Local News, Orange County, Pacific, Nws, Southern California, Ventura, Southland, San Gabriel Mountains


Rain and snow are falling in Southern California, and mudslides are possible in burn areas

LOS ANGELES — A Pacific storm is hitting Southern California Monday morning, generating rain and snow, creating treacherous conditions in the San Gabriel Mountains and raising fears of mudslides and debris flows over areas stripped bare by the Woolsey fire in LA and Ventura counties and the Holy fire in Riverside and Orange counties, forecasters said. Authorities issued voluntary evacuation orders ahead of the forecast storm for portions of Lake Elsinore impacted by the Holy fire. VOLUNTARY EVA...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Rain, CalTrans, Local News, Orange County, Orange, Pacific, Nws, Southern California, Ventura


Flash flood watch issued for 4 Southern California counties; evacuations urged for Inland Holy fire burn area

A voluntary evacuation warning and a flash flood watch for the Inland Holy fire burn area was issued Sunday as Southern California braced for more rain, snow, strong winds and high surf throughout the week. The rain is expected Monday, with the warnings issued ahead of it. The National Weather Service’s flash flood watch will be in effect from Monday afternoon through Monday evening and covers an area that includes Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties, including mountains. Th...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Sport, Soccer, Wildfires, San Diego, Breaking News, Orange County, Orange, Riverside County, San Diego County, Ventura County, Nws, Southern California, San Bernardino


Gunfire in South El Monte injures 2 juveniles

Gunfire struck and injured two minors in South El Monte on Saturday, Jan. 12. The shooting was near the intersection of Klingerman Street and Continental Avenue at about 10:30 p.m., said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lt. John Wargo. He said two juvenile victims were hurt and taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. They were recovering and listed in stable condition Sunday, Wargo said. Their identities were not immediately released. Authorities on Sunday afternoon had no...
Tags: News, Shooting, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Los Angeles County, Azusa, Koreatown, Wargo, John Wargo, South El Monte, Top Stories SGVT, Crime + Public Safety, Continental Avenue, Gable House Bowl, Klingerman Street


Family says 13-year-old Jayme Closs is in ‘good spirits’ after kidnapping, escape

The grandfather of a 13-year-old northwestern Wisconsin girl who authorities say escaped a man who killed her parents and held her captive for three months said Sunday she’s in “exceptionally good spirits.” Jayme Closs on Thursday fled the cabin near the small town of Gordon where she said she had been imprisoned. She approached a woman walking a dog and asked for her help. FILE – This undated file photo provided by Barron County, Wis., Sheriff’s Department, shows Jayme Closs, who was discov...
Tags: Facebook, News, Sport, Ap, Fbi, Soccer, Cameron, Wisconsin, Associated Press, Patterson, James, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Gordon, Barron, Barron County, Richard Jones


Man who killed Davis police officer said he was hit by ultrasonic waves

DAVIS, Calif. — Among the evidence recovered from the home of a man who shot and killed a rookie California police officer were two unregistered guns and a letter claiming police had been bombarding him with ultrasonic waves. Police in the city of Davis on Saturday released the letter they say was written by Kevin Limbaugh. The 48-year-old killed himself Thursday after fatally shooting Officer Natalie Corona. Limbaugh wrote police targeted him with ultrasonic waves for years, saying “I can’t liv...
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Large sinkhole in Torrance expected to keep major street closed into Monday

TORRANCE – A large sinkhole at the site of a water main break in a commercial part of Torrance has led to a major street closure expected to last into Monday. The sinkhole was reported about 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 on Van Ness Avenue between Dominguez Street and Arlington Avenue, said Assistant Torrance Fire Chief Carl Besanceney. The street, near the Honda corporate offices, remained closed on both sides Sunday as crews continued repair work. Van Ness is a major feeder street for businesses du...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Honda, Torrance, Van Ness, Palmdale, Calabasas, Van Ness Ave, Dominguez, Arlington Ave, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories WDN


Large sinkhole in Torrance expected to keep street closed into Monday

TORRANCE – A large sinkhole at the site of a water main break in a commercial part of Torrance has led to a street closure expected to last at least into Monday, authorities said. The sinkhole was reported about 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 on Van Ness Avenue between Dominguez Street and Arlington Avenue, said Assistant Torrance Fire Chief Carl Besanceney. The street, near the Honda corporate offices, remained closed on both sides Sunday as crews continued repair work. Van Ness Ave. is shut down be...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Honda, Torrance, Palmdale, Calabasas, Van Ness Ave, Dominguez, Arlington Ave, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories WDN, South El Monte


1 dead, 3 injured in Palmdale crash that sends sedan onto railroad tracks

PALMDALE — One person was killed and three were injured Saturday in a three-vehicle crash in Palmdale in which one vehicle rolled down an embankment onto railroad tracks, authorities said. The crash was reported at 2:44 p.m. at Pearblossom Highway and Small Road, the California Highway Patrol said. One victim was dead at the scene, Los Angeles County Fire Department Capt. Ron Singleton said. A 60-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman were in “moderate condition,” and taken to a trauma center, he ...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Crash, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, Johnson, Pasadena, CHP, Local News, Scott Johnson, Lancaster, Palmdale, Antelope Valley, North Hollywood, Metrolink


Woman found shot to death in Valinda

A woman was found shot to death in Valinda on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 12, authorities said. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department homicide detectives went to the 1300 block of Glenshaw Drive just before 1 p.m. to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of the woman, Deputy Armando Viera Jr. said. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene in Valinda, a community near La Puente. No further details were immediately available. Anyone with information about the incident was asked to c...
Tags: Crime, News, Shooting, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Wisconsin, Homicide, Mongols, La Puente, Azusa, South LA, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department, Top Stories SGVT, Armando Viera Jr


Suspect dead, 101 Freeway closed in both directions in Calabasas following pursuit, officer-involved shooting

Both sides of the 101 Freeway were closed in Calabasas after a pursuit of a reportedly armed and dangerous individual ended near Las Virgenes Road and led to an officer-involved shooting Saturday, authorities said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department posted a tweet just before 12:20 p.m. that a suspect was pronounced dead at the scene and there were no reported injuries to officers. TRAFFIC COLLISION | FS125 #Calabasas | SB 101 North of Las Virgenes Rd | UPDATE: An officer involved shooting ...
Tags: Crime, News, US, Sport, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, Ventura County, 101 Freeway, Moorpark, Calabasas, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Las Virgenes, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB


Hydroplaning crash on 101 Freeway kills South El Monte man, injures 3 others

HOLLYWOOD — A 21-year-old motorist was killed Saturday morning when he hydroplaned his car, triggering a six-vehicle crash on the 101 Freeway in Hollywood and ejecting him from his vehicle. The crash on the northbound freeway, north of Barham Boulevard, occurred about 5:10 a.m., the California Highway Patrol reported. Officials said the motorist was a resident of South El Monte, driving a 2000 Acura sedan at an unknown speed in the No. 3 lane, which had become slick due to rain throughout the ev...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Crash, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, Pasadena, CHP, Local News, Stewart, 101 Freeway, North Hollywood, Metrolink, NoHo Arts District, Margaret Stewart


Magnitude-3.0 quake rumbles San Fernando Valley, epicenter 2 miles east of Northridge

A preliminary magnitude-3.0 earthquake shook the San Fernando Valley Saturday morning, Jan. 12, according to the United States Geological Survey. The temblor, whose epicenter was located about two miles east of Northridge, struck just before 10:40 a.m. and had a depth of about seven miles, according to USGS. There were no reports of damage or injuries. The quake struck just five days before the 25th anniversary of the 1994 Northridge earthquake, a magnitude-6.7 earthquake that killed 57 people a...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Usgs, Southern California, Northridge, United States Geological, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN, Crime + Public Safety


Chatsworth office building catches fire

CHATSWORTH — Firefighters put out a fire Saturday at a two-story office building in Chatsworth that began in one room and spread a little into the structure’s attic. The 31 firefighters dispatched at 8:59 a.m. to 9350 De Soto Ave. had the fire out within 17 minutes of their arrival, said Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department. No injuries were reported, and a cause of the fire was under investigation. The Los Angeles Fire Department sent 31 firefighters to knock down a blaze Sat...
Tags: News, Fire, Sport, Soccer, Chatsworth, Local News, Van Nuys, Los Angeles Daily News, North Hollywood, Sylmar, Los Angeles Fire Department, Panorama City, Margaret Stewart, Top Stories LADN, Chatsworth Photo, Crime + Public Safety


A man usually tells you to walk, not a woman, because of frequency not sexism

Q. Where I live they have been changing the crosswalk buttons to these fancy new ones that beep, flash and talk to you. Why are all of the voices men’s voices? Isn’t this the age of equality? – Patrick Shane, North Tustin A. Patrick lives in unincorporated county territory, near the city of Tustin. After getting some specifics on the traffic signals, he and Honk agreed the city would be best to ask, as at least some of these new-school devices are in Tustin. Krys Saldivar, the manager of the Tus...
Tags: Facebook, Texas, News, Uncategorized, Sacramento, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, United States, New York Times, DMV, New Orleans, Detroit, Delta Air Lines, Department of Motor Vehicles, Linda


Driver suspected of hitting scooter rider during 3 hour police pursuit faces four charges

An Inglewood driver has been charged with two felonies and two misdemeanors related to a three-hour police pursuit in which a scooter rider was hit and injured, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office announced. Karl Flores, 34, was scheduled to appear in the Airport Courthouse Friday, Jan. 11, on felony counts of fleeing a pursuing peace officer’s motor vehicle causing serious bodily injury and hit-and-run driving resulting in injury to another person. He also faces two misdemeanor co...
Tags: Crime, News, Sport, Soccer, Army, California Highway Patrol, Honda, San Diego County, Lapd, Flores, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Carson, Los Angeles Police Department, Culver City, Top Stories LADN



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