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The tangled race for Katie Hill’s former seat in Congress: How we got here

In January 2019, Katie Hill broke into a wide grin as she prepared to speak to a jubilant Saturday morning crowd at the Women’s March LA. With an eye toward the future, the promising millennial candidate’s speech turned serious. Women were gathering heightened clout in DC, she said, but it was only the beginning, she declared. Friday’s Forum What: Congressional District 25 Candidate Forum When: 5:30 to 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 21. Where: Student Union, Northridge Center, 18111 Nordhoff St., No...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, Obama, Congress, Navy, California, Washington Post, Youtube, Washington, La, Reagan, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Gop


Fiery crash injures woman, shuts down lanes on the 5 Freeway in Santa Clarita

A fiery crash on the 5 Freeway injured a woman and closed all northbound lanes Wednesday night in Santa Clarita. The crash near Calgrove Boulevard occurred about 6:30 p.m., said California Highway Patrol Officer Elizbeth Kravig. A female driver was pulled to safety and hospitalized with injuries after her car caught fire, said a photographer at the scene. The auto was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. A car burns on the northbound 5 Freeway Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, near Ca...
Tags: News, California, Fire, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Long Beach, Local News, Lapd, Northridge, Santa Clarita, Simi Valley, Van Nuys, Metrolink, Calgrove Boulevard, Top Stories LADN


Killing of rapper Pop Smoke: LAPD asks for public’s help in solving case

HOLLYWOOD — Authorities asked for the public’s help Thursday morning in identifying the suspects responsible for the shooting death of rapper Pop Smoke. The Los Angeles Police Department said officers went to 2033 Hercules Drive in the Hollywood Hills about 4:10 a.m. Wednesday in response to a 911 call that originated on the East Coast. Police did not immediately identify the shooting victim, but Pop Smoke’s record label, Republic Records, issued a statement confirming the 20-year-old’s death, w...
Tags: New York, Celebrities, News, Instagram, Shooting, Nicki Minaj, Sport, Soccer, Paris, Beverly Hills, God, Homicide, Party, Orange County, Lapd, 50 Cent


Arleta High School receives false bomb, shooting threats during visit by Rep. Tony Cardenas

A 14-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of calling in shooting and bombing threats to Arleta High School shortly after Congressman Tony Cardenas spoke to students there and was still in the campus auditorium. Both threats were fake, police said. LAPD and Los Angeles School Police Department  officers swarmed the campus at around 9:30 a.m., shortly after the pair of phoned-in threats were reported not long after Cardenas made his speech. Police asked Cardenas to stay for a few minut...
Tags: Politics, News, Police, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Lapd, Perez, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles Unified School District, Ahmed Elsayed, Pacoima, Cardenas, Tony Cárdenas, Top Stories LADN, Los Angeles School Police Department


Sherman Oaks home burglary suspect may have been part of prolific ‘knock-knock’ crew

Burglary detectives in Los Angeles say they nabbed a prolific “knock knock” burglar active for years across the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys. They’re also looking for a possible co-conspirator who escaped on foot following a suspected burglary in Sherman Oaks on Sunday. The detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Valley station said officers arrested Donte Caldwell, 27, after he was spotted running from a home in the 15500 block of Moorpark Street with another man. In a ...
Tags: News, Burglary, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Orion, Local News, Lapd, Ventura County, Monrovia, San Fernando, San Gabriel, Los Angeles Police Department, Caldwell, West Valley, Sherman Oaks


Reseda man suspected of sexual assaults on teenage boys

RESEDA — A Reseda man is jailed on suspicion of sexually assaulting two teenage boys, and police said Wednesday there may be additional victims and asked anyone with information to come forward. Lewis Sibomana, 30, was arrested on Feb. 9 and booked on suspicion of multiple felonies, including sodomy and oral copulation of unconscious victims involving minors, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Sibomana remains in custody in lieu of $225,000 bail. On Jan. 21, Sibomana allegedly “befr...
Tags: News, Sexual Assault, California, Sport, Soccer, Harvey Weinstein, Local News, Lapd, Los Angeles Police Department, Weinstein, North Hollywood, Reseda, Top Stories LADN, Crime + Public Safety, Lewis Sibomana, Sibomana


Lawyers begin questioning potential jurors in LA’s Durst trial

Attorneys began questioning prospective jurors on Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the trial of millionaire New York real estate scion Robert Durst, who is charged with murdering a friend inside her Benedict Canyon home in December 2000. With the trial expected to stretch for an estimated five months, attorneys and Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mark Windham will look to choose 12 jurors and 12 alternates, with the jury selection process estimated to take at least two weeks. Prospective jurors have alre...
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Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Madison Beer, Daya and more will headline anti-DUI benefit at the Palladium

The Noah Benardout Foundation is presenting its first annual LOVR Benefit Concert at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on March 21. The event will feature performances by Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Madison Beer, Daya Braves, Walk the Moon’s Nicholas Petricca, Romeo of Farr, Saint Bodhi, Dreamers, Lemmo, El Javi, Ryan Baer and many more. The LOVR Benefit Concert will advocate for an end to DUI (driving under the influence) with the assistance of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), the Los An...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Coldplay, CHP, Lapd, Concerts, West Hollywood, PAUL, Hollywood Bowl, AP Rocky, Hollywood Palladium, Ross King, Mothers Against Drunk Driving MADD


Gov. Gavin Newsom vows action on ‘disgrace’ of homelessness in state

Gov. Gavin Newsom touted California as a thriving model of success in many areas during his second State of the State speech Wednesday but called the worsening scourge of homelessness a “disgrace” and vowed aggressive measures to confront it. Newsom outlined a five-point framework that included emergency actions to quickly and humanely reduce street homelessness, provide mental health treatment for the homeless, spur affordable housing production, stabilize funding to tackle the problem and meas...
Tags: Business, Florida, Politics, News, California, La, California News, Sport, Homelessness, Soccer, Oakland, Lapd, Gavin Newsom, San Pedro, South Bay, Bay Area News Group


New York Rapper Pop Smoke Shot & Killed in Apparent Home Invasion Robbery in Hollywood

Pop Smoke, an up and coming rapper out of New York, was murdered Wednesday morning (Feb. 19) in an apparent home invasion robbery at a house he was renting in Hollywood Hills, California. The Los Angeles Police Department said a shooting was reported around 4:30 a.m. PST at a home in Hollywood Hills. Officials said the home is an Airbnb owned by The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave and her husband, and Pop Smoke was renting the property at the time of the shooting....
Tags: New York, Celebs, Hollywood, Shooting, Guns, California, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Airbnb, Party, Lapd, Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills, Gun Violence, Los Angeles Police Department, Hollywood Hills


Police agencies must do a better job of protecting privacy

California police agencies are making use of automated license plate reading technologies, but aren’t doing enough to protect the privacy of those affected, reported the state auditor last week. There is often a tension between law enforcement’s use of novel technologies to gather information that might help hold lawbreakers accountable and the civil liberties of Americans — especially but not only those who have done nothing wrong but who routinely find themselves swept up in overly broad data ...
Tags: California, Opinion, China, Sport, Soccer, Editorials, Department Of Justice, Lapd, Trump, Legislature, ALPR, Sacramento County Sheriff 's Office Since


Charges pending in death of Hollywood Hills sex therapist Amie Harwick

HOLLYWOOD — A 41-year-old Playa del Rey man remained in jail Tuesday in lieu of $2 million bail after his arrest on suspicion of murdering Dr. Amie Harwick, a prominent Hollywood marriage and sex therapist who was once engaged to “The Price Is Right” host Drew Carey. Gareth Pursehouse, a former boyfriend of the victim, was arrested about 4:30 p.m. Saturday and booked on suspicion of murdering Harwick, according to jail records and the Los Angeles Police Department. Agents from the FBI-LAPD fugit...
Tags: Hollywood, Celebrities, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Homicide, Lapd, Carey, Hollywood Hills, Playa del Rey, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF


Charges pending in death of Hollywood sex therapist once engaged to Drew Carey

HOLLYWOOD — A 41-year-old Playa del Rey man remained in jail Tuesday in lieu of $2 million bail after his arrest on suspicion of murdering Dr. Amie Harwick, a prominent Hollywood marriage and sex therapist who was once engaged to “The Price Is Right” host Drew Carey. Gareth Pursehouse, a former boyfriend of the victim, was arrested about 4:30 p.m. Saturday and booked on suspicion of murdering Harwick, according to jail records and the Los Angeles Police Department. Agents from the FBI-LAPD fugit...
Tags: Hollywood, Celebrities, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Homicide, Lapd, Carey, Drew Carey, Hollywood Hills, Playa del Rey, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB


Watch it live: LA City Council District 12 Forum tonight

The race for the Northwest San Fernando Valley’s LA City Council seat winds its way to a West Hills school on Monday. LA City Councilman John Lee will face off with challengers Loraine Lundquist and Asaad Alnajjar in a forum that will be livestreamed on youtube. So, if you can’t make it to the campus of deToledo High School from 6 to 7:30 pm. Monday night, no worries. You can watch it live right here on your cell phone or on your computer screen: The forum, organized by deToledo High School, ...
Tags: Facebook, Elections, News, Sport, Soccer, Homeless, Chatsworth, Local News, Lapd, Affordable Housing, Aliso Canyon, John Lee, LA City Council, West Hills, LA City, LA Daily News


Drew Carey mourns his former fiancee, therapist Dr. Amie Harwick

A 41-year-old Playa del Rey man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Dr. Amie Harwick, a prominent Hollywood marriage and sex therapist who was once engaged to “The Price is Right” host Drew Carey. Carey took to social media Monday, Feb. 17, to talk about the death of his former fiancee. “I hope you’re lucky enough to have someone in your life that loves as much as she did,” Carey tweeted, adding a short video clip of the couple. Gareth Pursehouse, another  former boyfriend of the victim,...
Tags: Hollywood, Crime, News, Sport, Soccer, Lapd, Carey, Playa, Drew Carey, Hollywood Hills, Carey Carey, Playa del Rey, Top Stories LADN, Amie Harwick, Harwick, Crime + Public Safety


LAPD Under Review By California AG For Alleged Misuse Of The State's Gang Database

The goal of a statewide gang database in California was to identify and crackdown on gang activity, but now the state attorney general is looking into an allegation that the LAPD misused it.
Tags: News, California, Lapd, LAPD Under Review By California AG


New Penny Dreadful: City of Angels Teaser Reveals a Prophecy

New Penny Dreadful: City of Angels teaser reveals a prophecy Showtime has released a new teaser for their upcoming Penny Dreadful spinoff series Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, featuring Game of Thrones alum Natalie Dormer’s Magda as she narrates a deadly prophecy that threatens to bring an end to all. The series is scheduled to debut on Sunday, April 26. Also featuring new footage, you can check out the video in the player below! RELATED: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay Miniseries...
Tags: Video, TV, Hollywood, Viola Davis, Movies, Natalie Dormer, Los Angeles, Star, Showtime, Michelle Obama, TV News, Lapd, City Of Angels, Penny Dreadful, Nathan Lane, Magda


1 killed in wrong-way crash on 405 Freeway

LOS ANGELES — A person was killed Sunday morning in a wrong-way vehicle crash on the San Diego (405) Freeway in West Los Angeles, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash on the northbound freeway, at Getty Center Drive, occurred a little after 2:25 a.m., the CHP reported. Details are still sketchy, but a vehicle was going northbound on the San Diego (405) Freeway and then made a U-turn, just south of the Ventura (101) Freeway. It was later reported that a dark-colored SUV was going southbo...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Long Beach, California Highway Patrol, CHP, Lapd, Simi Valley, West Los Angeles, Van Nuys, Metrolink, Ventura 101 Freeway, Top Stories OCR, San Diego 405 Freeway


17-year-old shot to death at party in Arleta

A 17-year-old boy was killed and two other people wounded in a shooting at a house party in Arleta, and the gunman was on the loose Saturday morning. Officers responded to a shots-fired call at a home in the 13400 block of Rangoon Street, near Canterbury Avenue, at 10:45 p.m. Friday and found a person, unconscious, with a gunshot wound to his chest, the Los Angeles Police Department said. A witness told police he heard at least 10 gunshots, the LAPD said. The 17-year-old died at the scene, said ...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Homicide, Pasadena, Lapd, Montenegro, Tijuana, Winnetka, Whittier, Los Angeles Police Department, Garden Grove, Brian Rokos, Southern California News Group, Panorama City, Top Stories LADN


Former OC charter school official pleads guilty to theft

SANTA ANA — A former board member of an Orange County-based charter school district pleaded guilty Friday to bilking the district out of $750,000 in what prosecutors called the largest charter school theft in California history when they filed charges in 2014. Jeremy Landau, 49, of Sherman Oaks, pleaded guilty to a dozen felonies that included misappropriation or embezzlement of monies, misappropriation of public funds, grand theft and money laundering, according to court records. He also admitt...
Tags: News, California, Theft, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, Medicare, Lapd, Landau, Koreatown, Sherman Oaks, Gardena, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Crime + Public Safety


Kia ruled not liable in car crash that killed pair

A jury found in favor of Kia Motors in a lawsuit filed by relatives of two Los Angeles County women who alleged that a defective steering wheel caused the deaths of both in a solo-vehicle accident in 2017. The Los Angeles Superior Court panel deliberated for about a day before deciding on Thursday, Feb. 13, that the 2016 Kia Optima did not have a defective electronic steering system at the time of the accident, in which 72-year-old Patricia Ann Daniels and her 53-year-old daughter, Patrice Nadin...
Tags: News, Fresno, Sport, Soccer, Avis, Courts, Kia, Lapd, Pomona, Los Angeles County, Harrison, Winnetka, Kia Motors, Hawthorne, Daniels, Kia Optima


‘Bosch’, Amazon’s Longest Running Show, Ending With Season 7

R.I.P., Bosch. The series, which stars  Titus Welliver as Hieronymus “Harry” Bosch (yes, that’s his name), was just renewed for a seventh and final season, which will make it Amazon’s longest-running show to date. Season six has yet to premiere, but it’s time for you Bosch-heads to start getting ready to say your goodbyes. Based on the books by Michael Connelly, Bosch launched on Amazon in 2014. Bosch season 6 is premiering later in 2020, which is good news for Bosch fans. Not so good news: ...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, Lapd, Bosch, Connelly, Michael Connelly, Harry Bosch, Amazon Originals, Eric Overmyer, Bosch Amazon, Albert Cheng COO, Hieronymus Harry Bosch, Jerry Edgar Jamie Hector, Michael Connelly Bosch, Co Head of Television


Lucifer: Netflix & Warner Bros. TV in Negotiations for Season 6 Renewal

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Lucifer: Netflix & Warner Bros. TV in negotiations for Season 6 renewal Last year, Lucifer fans were very disappointed when Netflix announced renewing the supernatural series for a fifth and final season. Because of this, those fans started a petition to save the show for another season. Soon after that, their hopes and efforts were further crushed when co-showrunner Ildy Modrovich revealed that the fan petition won’t really save the show from its final fate. However, in...
Tags: TV, Movies, Los Angeles, Fox, Netflix, TV News, Lapd, Lucifer, Golden Globe, Tom Ellis, Major League, Len Wiseman, Warner Bros TV, Lucifer Morningstar, ComingSoon, Dennis Haysbert


LA County gets trailers for homeless living as ‘crisis response’ takes shape

Los Angeles County Sup. Mark Ridley-Thomas holds a press conference with Los Angeles Councilman Curren Price, left, after Gov. Gavin Newsom sent 10 trailers to temporarily house homeless families at Safe Landing for Families on South Broadway in Los Angeles on Thursday, February 13, 2020. St. Joseph Center will provide the families with wraparound services. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) Los Angeles Councilman Curren Price, Va Lecia Adams Kellum, pres. and CEO of St. Jo...
Tags: News, Homeless, Homeless shelters, LA County Board of Supervisors, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories PSN, Top Stories SGVT, Top Stories WDN


10 trailers sent to South LA to shelter homeless families as part of California’s ‘crisis response’

Los Angeles County Sup. Mark Ridley-Thomas holds a press conference with Los Angeles Councilman Curren Price, left, after Gov. Gavin Newsom sent 10 trailers to temporarily house homeless families at Safe Landing for Families on South Broadway in Los Angeles on Thursday, February 13, 2020. St. Joseph Center will provide the families with wraparound services. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) Los Angeles Councilman Curren Price, Va Lecia Adams Kellum, pres. and CEO of St. Jo...
Tags: Facebook, News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Homeless, CalTrans, Lapd, Usc, Gavin Newsom, Homeless Shelters, Los Angeles County, Valley, Martinez, South Los Angeles


‘Unhoused’ symposium at USC gives federal, state and local decision-makers forum to address homelessness

During a meeting Thursday that included the nation’s housing secretary, two former governors and mayors of some of California’s biggest cities, USC researchers released results of a new poll that underscored the urgent nature of the gathering. Homelessness — not climate change or immigration — is the single biggest problem in California, according to about 1,000 likely voters surveyed by USC. Policy makers on Thursday were eager to talk about it. “Declare an emergency,” former California Gov. Gr...
Tags: Facebook, News, California, Housing, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Davis, San Diego, Hud, Homeless, Silicon Valley, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Santa, Lapd


California Supreme Court vacates man’s conviction for LAPD officer’s murder

LOS ANGELES — The California Supreme Court unanimously agreed Thursday to vacate a man’s conviction for the June 1983 killing of a Los Angeles police officer in Lake View Terrace. In a 49-page ruling, the state’s highest court concluded that Kenneth Earl Gay, now 62, was “denied his constitutional right to the assistance of competent counsel” during the guilt phase of his trial, in which he was convicted of murdering Officer Paul Verna. The justices noted that the prosecution has the “opportunit...
Tags: News, Defense, Los Angeles, Sport, Gay, Soccer, Local News, California Supreme Court, Lapd, Santa Clarita, Cummings, Superior Court, Supreme Court Justice, San Fernando Valley, Shinn, Paul Verna


Coroner identifies 2 men killed in Van Nuys shooting; 3 or 4 suspects remain at large

VAN NUYS — Authorities identified two men Thursday who were fatally shot in Van Nuys, and police continued their efforts to find three or four suspects who fled the scene. Police responded to a shots-fired call on the 15300 block of Wyandotte Street about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday and found on the front porch of a residence two men who had suffered gunshot wounds, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Kenneth Mendez, 22, of Van Nuys died at the scene, and Fernando Lopez, 37, of Lancaster, die...
Tags: News, Shooting, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Local News, Lapd, Lancaster, Winnetka, Los Angeles Police Department, Van Nuys, Fernando Lopez, Wyandotte Street, Top Stories LADN, Kenneth Mendez, Crime + Public Safety


Audit Criticizes Privacy Of Some California Police Data

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Four law enforcement agencies in California have compiled massive amounts of data while tracking drivers’ movements through their jurisdictions, but a new audit says those agencies aren’t following the law when it comes to protecting people’s privacy. California Auditor Elaine Howle on Thursday released a review of the policies and procedures with automated license plate readers at the police departments in Los Angeles and Fresno and sheriff’s offices in Marin and Sacra...
Tags: News, California, Local, Syndicated Local, California News, Fresno, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Ap, Fbi, Sacramento County, Scott Jones, Lapd, Hall, Jones


LA County DA Lacey: 66,000 pot convictions to be dismissed

L.A. County District Attorney Jackie Lacey said Thursday, Feb. 13 that 66,000 marijuana convictions will soon be dismissed in terms of Proposition 64. The dismissals are the result of a partnership between the DA’s Office and the nonprofit Code for America, according to a joint statement. Code for America uses computer algorithms to find eligible cases that are otherwise hard to find in court documents that date back decades. “Today’s action marks the completion of the five-county Clear My Recor...
Tags: News, California, La, Marijuana, Office, America, Sport, Soccer, Code For America, Lapd, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Superior Court, Silva, LA County, Lacey, Hermosa Beach