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Driver sustains minor injuries after car slams into home in Arleta

ARLETA — A car slammed into a house Wednesday night in Arleta, causing minor injuries to the driver. The crash was reported about 6:45 p.m. in the 8600 block of Roslyndale Avenue, according to Nicholas Prange of the Los Angeles Fire Department. The car, driven by a woman, went deeply into the home, a battalion chief told a reporter at the scene. Related Articles Car kills pedestrian in Pico-Robertson area of LA Six-vehicle crash blocks lanes on 5 F...
Tags: News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Local News, Littlerock, Newhall, Pico Robertson, Prange, Top Stories LADN, Arleta, Crime + Public Safety, Nicholas Prange


Woman critically injured in stabbing during carjacking in Sunland-Tujunga

SUNLAND — A driver was stabbed in the chest during a carjacking in the Sunland-Tujunga area of Los Angeles Wednesday. The carjacking was reported just after 6 p.m. in the 10800 block of Eldora Avenue, according to Officer Tony Im of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section. #BREAKING Pregnant woman injured in stabbing, carjacking in Sunland-Tujunga areahttps://t.co/kZKLX5C9Fi — ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) March 21, 2019 A man stabbed the female driver in the chest and too...
Tags: News, Stabbing, Los Angeles, Sport, IM, Soccer, Pittsburgh Steelers, Pasadena, Local News, Azusa, Los Angeles Police Department, Tony Im, Sunland Tujunga, North Hollywood, Panorama City, Top Stories LADN


LA County health officials ID 2nd measles case involving LAX Passenger

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County health officials said Wednesday they have confirmed another case of measles involving a passenger who arrived aboard a flight at Los Angeles International Airport. The newest case was a passenger on United Airlines flight 240 that arrived at the airport on March 5 and may have been in the area of Gate 76A at Terminal 7 between 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The person also visited an Enterprise Rent-A-Car location at 1719 Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica the following day s...
Tags: Health, News, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Local News, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Lax, Santa Monica, Los Angeles International Airport, Department of Public Health, Los Angeles Los Angeles County, LA County, Wilshire Blvd, China Eastern


L.A.’s Garcetti, other mayors call for more state money for homelessness programs

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and mayors from a dozen other major cities met with Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders in Sacramento Wednesday to call for more state resources in the 2019 budget for homelessness programs. According to Garcetti’s office, the mayors highlighted the success of the Homeless Emergency Aid Program, which allocated $500 million in 2018 for homelessness programs. “Last year, California’s mayors fought hard for hundreds of millions of state dollars t...
Tags: News, California, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Homeless, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Gavin Newsom, Legislature, Garcetti, Darrell Steinberg, Big City, Newsom, Top Stories LADN


LAPD arrests man in sex crimes dating to the 90s in Pacoima; 5 girls were victimized

SAN FERNANDO  — A 56-year-old man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to sex-related charges involving four girls in the 1990s and a fifth in 2012. Felipe Ceja Bautista was charged March 13 with two felony counts of continuous sexual abuse, along with one felony count of committing a lewd act on a child and three felony counts of lewd acts on a child 14 or 15. Felipe Ceja Bautista (Photo courtesy LAPD) The criminal complaint alleges that all but one the crimes occurred between January 1990 and Dece...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Local News, Lapd, San Fernando, Los Angeles Police Department, Pacoima, Bautista, Top Stories LADN, Los Angeles Police Department Police, Sexual-abuse, Crime + Public Safety, Felipe Ceja Bautista, Mission Area Sex Assault Detective Kittle


Police continue investigation of anti-Semitic flyers found early this week near West Valley schools

Police on Wednesday continued investigating multiple anti-Semitic flyers found plastered near West Valley schools earlier this week, and they encouraged anyone with information to contact investigators. The posters plastered on and around at least two campuses were printed with swastikas and offensive messages equating Nazism with Zionism and the state of Israel. At least five of the flyers were found Monday morning around El Camino Real Charter High School in Woodland Hills, and another one alo...
Tags: News, Israel, Sport, David, Soccer, Palestine, Local-news, Orange County, Lapd, Brad Sherman, Valley, ADL, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, El Camino, West Valley


Spring storm dumps rain, hail on residents from Thousand Oaks to Brea; flooding closes some roads

A spring storm peppered residents from Thousand Oaks to the northern border of Orange County with hail, rain and occasional lightning on Wednesday, March 20. Rain and snow had been forecast to arrive in the Southland Tuesday evening, but fell later than expected. Hail began falling in northern Orange County as early as 1 p.m. as a storm cell lingered above the Brea area, according to the National Weather Service. The agency also reported at about 2:40 p.m. that another cell holding over the Comp...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Colorado, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Cypress, Local News, Orange County, Ventura County, Southern California, Compton, Santa Clarita, Southland, Carson


LA researchers create tools to help those likeliest to stay homeless

Los Angeles-based researchers say they have created tools that can accurately pinpoint who are at the highest risk of becoming persistently homelessness and may need the greatest attention and help early on. The Economic Roundtable released the prediction tools Wednesday, as a follow-up to a report the group released last year that argued early intervention was needed to stem the stream of people becoming and staying homeless. RELATED STORY: LA County’s homeless need more than housing to stay of...
Tags: News, La, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Homeless, Local News, Harbor, Homeless Shelters, Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, San Fernando, LA County, San Gabriel Valley


Could February showers bring March rattlesnakes? ‘Snakebite season’ begins

After a wet winter, a warmer spring that began Wednesday will send hordes into the great outdoors just as the local snake population awakens from a long hibernation, setting up a dangerous scenario resulting in snakebites and emergency room visits, experts warned. The above-average rainfall ushered in more insects, not to mention the super blooms of wildflowers and a migration of Painted Lady butterflies — all food for rodents. This bounty creates a buffet for mice, gophers and ground squirrels,...
Tags: News, California, Environment, Sport, Soccer, Wildlife, Snakes, San Diego, Spring, Local News, San Bernardino Mountains, Southern California, Don, Clark, Los Angeles Zoo, LA Zoo


Dead whale washes up at San Onofre, lifeguards tow it out to sea

A dead whale washed up at San Onofre State Beach on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Missy Sanders) A dead whale washed up at San Onofre State Beach on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Missy Sanders) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds A dead whale washed up at San Onofre State Beach on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Sally Edwards) A dead whale washed up at San Onofre State Beach on Wednesday, March 20. State lifeguards towed it ou...
Tags: News, California, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Cruz, Beaches, Southern California, San Pedro, State, San Clemente, Hermosa Beach, Wally, San Onofre State Beach, San Onofre, Dockweiler State Beach


How Rick Singer started the college admissions cheating scandal? It began with a reality TV audition

Rick Singer looks straight into the camera, auditioning for his own reality show about the cutthroat world of college admissions. Wearing a light blue sweater vest, he pitches himself as a “life-coach” for families desperate to get their kids into Stanford, Yale and USC. He has the look of a tennis pro and a voice that could pass for New York “fixer” Michael Cohen. “This is a game,’’ he says on the production company video submitted to a network in 2010 and unearthed last week by TMZ . “Just rea...
Tags: Politics, New York, Hollywood, News, California, Stanford, Boston, Africa, Sports, California News, Sacramento, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Higher Education, Phil Mickelson


Canoga Park explosion injures 2, collapses roof

CANOGA PARK — Two people were injured Wednesday in an explosion that damaged three units of a single-story commercial building in Canoga Park. Firefighters were sent to 7851 Alabama Avenue about 11 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The injured were taken to a hospital, but the severity of their injuries was unclear. There was no immediate word on the cause of the blast, which was reported in one unit of the building and also damaged two other units and resulted in a partial roo...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Alabama Avenue, Los Angeles Fire Department, Canoga Park, Top Stories LADN, Crime + Public Safety


Canoga Park marijuana honey oil lab explosion seriously burns 2, collapses roof, police say

CANOGA PARK — Two men were badly burned Wednesday in an explosion in one unit of a Canoga Park commercial building that authorities said apparently was being used as a drug lab. Firefighters were sent to 7851 Alabama Ave. about 11 a.m., along with a hazardous materials team and building inspectors. The blast, which was reported in one unit of the building, also damaged two other units and resulted in a partial roof collapse, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported. Los Angeles firefighters ...
Tags: News, Alabama, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Los Angeles Daily News, Los Angeles Fire Department, Canoga Park, Alabama Ave, Top Stories LADN, Crime + Public Safety, Jacob Salzman, Jeff Collado


LAPD civilian discipline option to be considered by City Council

LOS ANGELES — A new policy allowing police officers to chose a disciplinary panel composed of three civilian members is set to be considered Wednesday by a Los Angeles City Council committee. The City Council voted last year to have the city’s attorneys draft a proposed ordinance that would give Los Angeles police officers facing possible discipline the option of appearing before an all-civilian review board, or the current and only option of two command-level officers and a civilian. The ordina...
Tags: Politics, News, Police, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Aclu, City Council, Local News, Lapd, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council, Wesson, Los Angeles Police Protective League, Police Commission, Herb Wesson


Weak storm hits Southern California on first day of spring

LOS ANGELES — A weak storm headed for Southern California Wednesday — the first day of spring 2019 — and was on track to arrive later than expected, and with less moisture. The storm originating in the southern gulf of Alaska should have reached Southern California Tuesday night, according to what forecasters had projected, but as of early Wednesday morning it remained parked off Northern California, said National Weather Service meteorologist Dave Bruno. “You’ll need an umbrella at some point (...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Colorado, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Santiago, Alaska, Rain, Local News, Orange County, Nws, Southern California, Northern California, Lax


Thought for the day, March 20, 2019

Oscar Wilde, 1889. (Photo by W. and D. Downey/public domain) Oscar Wilde, Irish essayist, novelist, playwright and poet “The little white clouds are racing over the sky/And the fields are strewn with the gold of the flower of March/The daffodil breaks under foot, and the tasseled larch/Sways and swings as the thrush goes hurrying by/A delicate odour borne on the wings of the morning breeze/The odour of leaves, and of grass and of newly upturned earth/The birds are singing for joy of the S...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Local News, Downey, San Fernando Valley, Magdalen, Thought For The Day


Lawsuit aims to boot LA City Council candidate off June ballot for San Fernando Valley seat

Los Angeles City Council candidate Serena Oberstein was the target Tuesday of a lawsuit filed accusing her of being ineligible to run for the seat, which represents the northwest San Fernando Valley. A fellow candidate, West Hills resident Frank Ferry, said he filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court because he believes the city charter prevents Oberstein from being able to run for the June 4 election. Frank Ferry, candidate for Los Angeles City Council in the 12th District. cour...
Tags: News, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Ferry, City Council, Local News, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles City Council, Mitchell, City Hall, Northridge, Santa Clarita, Valley, San Fernando Valley, West Valley


LAPD: More homeless reported killed in L.A. last year, but increase likely from police getting more crime tips

Newly released data showed a steep increase in the number of both homeless suspects and victims of violent crime in Los Angeles, including a jump in reports of homeless people killed last year. There were 39 killings of homeless people in Los Angeles in 2018, 10 more than in 2017, according to a report presented to the city’s police commission on Tuesday. That was about one in seven of all the homicides — 259 total — in L.A. last year. The number included crimes classified as both murder and man...
Tags: News, California, Police, Theft, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Homeless, Craft, Homicide, Local News, Lapd, Wilmington, Azusa, Los Angeles Police Department, San Fernando Valley


This Reseda teacher just won’t let students fail

Brenda Young pretty much rocks. That was the gist of it on Tuesday, as the Los Angeles Unified School District teacher they call “Ms. Y” was chosen as a national LifeChanger of the Year winner during a surprise assembly at John R. Wooden High School in Reseda. But in a way, it was no surprise that this particular award was given to this particular teacher. She’s known for motivating and inspiring her students, with a goal of reaching their full potential. “You will not fail on my time,” is her m...
Tags: News, Education, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, John Wooden, Los Angeles Unified School District, Reseda, National Life Group, Top Stories LADN, Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star News, Pasadena Star News SCNG, Reseda School, Brenda Young


Ask the Lawyer: Can a lawyer encourage a witness to lie?

Q: In trial, two witnesses under oath made statements that are untrue. I got my turn to testify and was able to say what was accurate. My sense is that the lawyer for the other side encouraged those two persons to make up a story to try to help their case. Is that something a lawyer can do without really any consequence? -M.C., Beverly Hills Ron Sokol A: Under California Rule of Professional Conduct 1.2.1, a lawyer is prohibited from counseling or assisting a client in conduct that the lawye...
Tags: California, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, DMV, Beverly Hills, Local News, Manhattan Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Top Stories Breeze, Ron Sokol


Want to see a warship? Seal Beach Weapons Station will host tours March 23-24

In a rare opportunity for the public to board a warship at the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station, the Navy will be giving free tours this weekend of the guided missile cruiser USS Princeton as part of 75th anniversary celebration at the base. The tours will be held Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 24, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.. “The last public ship tour we did on base was in October 2012,” said base spokesman Gregg Smith. The weapons depot was established in 1944, ...
Tags: Navy, Washington, Uncategorized, Sport, Atlantic, Soccer, Military, Local News, Smith, Princeton, Pacific, Pacific Coast Highway, Beaches, Pacific Fleet, Southern California News Group, Top Stories OCR


LAUSD parcel tax measure gets backing from L.A. City Council

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles City Council went on record Tuesday in support of a parcel tax measure on the June ballot in hopes of generating hundreds of millions of dollars for local schools. The City Council’s resolution is non-binding and simply expresses support of the ballot measure, which the Los Angeles Unified School District board last month agreed to put before voters. Several school board members and LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner spoke to the council before the 13-0 vote in sup...
Tags: News, Education, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Social Security, Lausd, City Council, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Unified School District, Austin Beutner, Top Stories LADN


Ah, it’s a super spring bloom in Southern California!

The heavy winter rains have rewarded hikers, lovers and photographers with stunning landscapes not seen for several years. As spring begins, from the Inland Empire to the Antelope Valley, brace yourself for color. California poppies bloom along a trial in Harford Springs Reserve in Perris on Thursday, February 28, 2019. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) A deer grazes in a green pasture along Grimes Canyon Road in Fillmore on Saturday, February 9, 2019. (Photo by Sar...
Tags: Outdoors, News, California, Mexico, Sport, Soccer, Rain, Spring, Tammy, Local News, Pacific Northwest, Malibu, Southern California, San Pedro, Southwest, Lax


Ah, it’s a super spring bloom in SoCal!

The heavy winter rains have rewarded hikers, lovers and photographers with stunning landscapes not seen for several years. As spring begins, from the Inland Empire to the Antelope Valley, brace yourself for color. California poppies bloom along a trial in Harford Springs Reserve in Perris on Thursday, February 28, 2019. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) A deer grazes in a green pasture along Grimes Canyon Road in Fillmore on Saturday, February 9, 2019. (Photo by Sar...
Tags: California, Mexico, Sport, Soccer, Rain, Spring, Tammy, Local News, Pacific Northwest, Malibu, Southern California, San Pedro, Southwest, Lax, Westchester, Chino


LAFD drones have flown 175 incident-related missions since 2017, report says

LOS ANGELES – Since becoming one of the first major metropolitan fire departments to have a significant drone program and conducting its first aerial mission during the 2017 Skirball fire, the Los Angeles Fire Department has used the devices during at least 175 incident-related missions, according to a report set to be discussed by the Board of Fire Commissioners Tuesday. The report from LAFD Chief Ralph Terrazas outlines the department’s drone program from its inception through March 5, includi...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Drones, City Council, Local News, Lapd, American Civil Liberties Union, Los Angeles Police Department, Koreatown, Los Angeles Fire Department, Ralph Terrazas, Terrazas, LAFD, Hamid Khan


Man shot to death on Whittier Boulevard in East LA

EAST LOS ANGELES — A man was shot and killed in East Los Angeles Tuesday morning. Deputies responded about 12:40 a.m. to a call of a gunshot victim on the 6100 block of Whittier Boulevard and located a man between 25 and 30 years old suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, Koerner said. A description of the suspect or vehicle was not immediately available, and it was unc...
Tags: News, Shooting, Sport, Soccer, Homicide, Local News, Usc, Malibu, Los Angeles County, East Los Angeles, East LA, Homicide Bureau, Koerner, Whittier Boulevard, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories WDN


Thought for the day, March 19, 2019

  Fred Rogers ((Photo by Family Communications Inc./Getty Images)   Fred Rogers, American television producer and star of ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ “As human beings, our job in life is to help people realize how rare and valuable each one of us really is, that each of us has something that no one else has—or ever will have—something inside that is unique to all time. It’s our job to encourage each other to discover that uniqueness and to provide ways of developing its expression.” Mar...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Local News, Fred Rogers, San Fernando Valley, Thought For The Day, Mister Rogers Neighborhood, Family Communications Inc


Palmdale Pizza Hut robbed at gunpoint

PALMDALE — A pizza restaurant in Palmdale was robbed at gunpoint, and authorities searched Tuesday for the thieves. Just before midnight Monday, two men, one armed with a gun, walked into the Pizza Hut in the 200 block of East Palmdale Boulevard and demanded money from an employee, according to Lt. Steve DeJong of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Palmdale Station. The men got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and were last seen leaving the area in a dark gray SUV, DeJong said. Sheriff’s de...
Tags: News, Sheriff, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Los Angeles County, Lancaster, West Avenue, Palmdale, DeJong, Top Stories LADN, Crime + Public Safety, Steve DeJong, Palmdale Pizza Hut, East Palmdale Boulevard


Longstanding Sherman Oaks newsstand re-opens with new business model but not much news

When Tarzana resident Dana Belle bought the Sherman Oaks Newsstand three years ago – a 90-foot-long booth selling an array of local and international magazines, periodicals and newspapers – she didn’t pay much mind to the imperiled nature of the print journalism industry. “I wanted to own a piece of L.A. that’s history,” she said Monday of the business at the corner of Ventura and Van Nuys boulevards that was once a bustling outdoor library for curious-minded locals. She saw value in the nostalg...
Tags: Amazon, Business, News, Media, Youtube, La, Sport, Soccer, Playboy, Local-news, Belle, Magic Johnson, Southwest Airlines, Cvs, Ventura, Daily News


Woodland Hills teen sentenced to probation, community service following deadly Tarzana crash

In a Sylmar courtroom Monday, Pedram Shayesteh stood before a judge as well as a daughter still grieving from a terrible night two years ago. Dabbing his eyes and nose with a tissue, the 18-year-old Woodland Hills man stood up, ready to face his sentence. But first, he would voice his remorse “from the deepest part of my soul” for actions that caused the death of an Encino father. Shayesteh was 16 years old when he was involved in the high-speed crash on Ventura Boulevard in Tarzana that left an...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Local News, Mercedes, Northridge, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Superior Court, Tarzana, Woodland Hills, Ventura Boulevard, Reseda, Sylmar, Encino



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