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Lake Elsinore wildflower fields will reopen — along with $10 weekend shuttles, new parking rules

The dazzling poppy fields of Lake Elsinore will be open again this weekend. But this time, those flocking from across Southern California to see the orange hillsides will have an army of workers keeping them company — and some new rules. After several weekends that turned chaotic when hundreds of thousands of visitors descended on Walker Canyon off the 15 Freeway, the city announced Thursday, March 21, that it would mount a massive effort to control crowds and address other problems. The city cl...
Tags: Environment, Sport, Soccer, Disneyland, CHP, Local News, Riverside County, Southern California, Lake Street, Lake Elsinore, Walker Canyon, Top Stories PE, Temescal Canyon Road, Steve Manos, Lake Elsinore Want, Walker Canyon Forty Riverside County


At this Sun Valley school, the ‘miracle’ of springtime egg-hatching ‘never ceases to be amazing’

A bunch of kindergarteners huddled around the incubator on Wednesday gawking at fluffy baby chicks that recently hatched, supporting their studies about the science and development of the domesticated fowl for the past 21 days. Some of the 5-year-olds at Stonehurst Avenue Elementary STEM Magnet in Sun Valley tried to put the days-old yellow and black chicks to sleep by reading them books like their parents do for them at home. Cynthia Christopher’s kindergarten class receives chicken eggs to...
Tags: News, Education, Sport, Soccer, Bacon, Local News, Sun Valley, Christopher, Los Angeles Unified School District, Ramon, Myla, Sun Valley Calif, Top Stories LADN, Photos And Videos, Michael Ortega, Stonehurst Avenue Elementary STEM Magnet


LAUSD continues to struggle to stay afloat as it waits for new revenue, latest financial report shows

By Taylor Swaak | LA School Report School board members have approved L.A. Unified’s latest budget, even though the district is still far from being financially sustainable. The revised fiscal stabilization plan lays out the district’s response to county concerns about deficit spending, inadequate reserve levels and reliance on non-guaranteed funds to keep itself afloat. But instead of providing clarity, the latest budget highlighted the district’s deepening reliance on new funding sources as it...
Tags: News, Education, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, City Council, Price, Local News, Gavin Newsom, Reliance, Scott Schmerelson, LA school, Reseda, Local Control Funding Formula


Podcast: U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal on Medicare for All and how to pay for it

In the podcast interview, Seattle's Democratic congresswoman explains her single-payer health-care legislation and answers questions on other controversies, including the 2020 presidential race and calls to break up Amazon and other tech giants.
Tags: Health, Amazon, News, Local Politics, Seattle, Local News, Pramila Jayapal, Nation & World Politics


Chance of rain lingers in Southern California

LOS ANGELES — Scattered showers are expected in Southern California Thursday from a storm that, a day earlier, produced virtually no rain in some communities but heavy downpours in others, along with lightning, thunder and hail. Most of Thursday’s rainfall likely won’t materialize until the afternoon, said National Weather Service meteorologist Dave Bruno. The last of the storm, which arrived Tuesday night, probably won’t show up until Saturday evening, he said, adding that the next weather syst...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Rain, Local News, Orange County, Nws, Southern California, Compton, Porter Ranch, Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County


Grunion run 2019 schedule: Everything you need to know about what it is and how to watch

Grunion greeters came out in large numbers to observe the mating ritual of the small critters at Doheny State Beach. SCNG FILE PHOTO California grunion swim to shore to lay their eggs on Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro. Cabrillo Marine Aquarium offers its last “Meet the Grunion” program each summer. Sound The gallery will resume in seconds California grunion, the only known fish whose fertilized eggs incubate out of the water, are shown on Cabrillo beach in San Pedro during a prog...
Tags: News, California, Mexico, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Baja, Local News, Santa Barbara, Beaches, Southern California, San Pedro, California Department of Fish, Landesman, Sammi


Grunion season begins: Here’s the run schedule and other tidbits to know before heading out to watch spawning ritual

Grunion greeters came out in large numbers to observe the mating ritual of the small critters at Doheny State Beach. SCNG FILE PHOTO California grunion swim to shore to lay their eggs on Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro. Cabrillo Marine Aquarium offers its last “Meet the Grunion” program each summer. Sound The gallery will resume in seconds California grunion, the only known fish whose fertilized eggs incubate out of the water, are shown on Cabrillo beach in San Pedro during a prog...
Tags: News, California, Mexico, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Baja, Local News, Santa Barbara, Beaches, Southern California, San Pedro, California Department of Fish, Landesman, Sammi


Rob Johnson to resign early from Seattle City Council, triggering appointment process

Rob Johnson's resignation will trigger an appointment process, and the City Council will have 20 days to select a temporary replacement.
Tags: News, Local Politics, City Council, Local News, Seattle City Council, Rob Johnson


Coroner identifies man killed on Whittier Boulevard in East LA

EAST LOS ANGELES — The Coroner’s office on Thursday identified a 35-year-old man who was shot and killed in East Los Angeles. The victim was identified as Jaasiel Ruiz of Los Angeles, according to the coroner’s office. Deputies responded about 12:40 a.m. Tuesday to a call of a gunshot victim on the 6100 block of Whittier Boulevard and located Ruiz suffering from gunshot wounds, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. He was pronounced dead at the scene. ...
Tags: News, Shooting, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Homicide, Local News, Malibu, Los Angeles County, East Los Angeles, Ruiz, East LA, Homicide Bureau, Koerner, Whittier Boulevard, Top Stories LADN


Remember Amy, the dog-like pig? She’s grown up and retired now

Amy the pig was the star pupil in dog-obedience class four years ago. After showing her stuff in shows and visiting retirement homes, she's retired now, rooting around with a half-sister and friend and just being a pig.
Tags: Photography, News, Pets, Local News, Amy


Thought for the day, March 21, 2019

The Anne Frank exhibit, 2003, at the United States Holocaust Museum Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. (Photo by TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images) Anne Frank, German-born Jewish diarist “The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature. As long as this exist...
Tags: Washington, Sport, Soccer, United States, Local News, Anne Frank, San Fernando Valley, Thought For The Day, Tim Sloan, Anne Frank German, Holocaust Museum Memorial Museum


Shoplifting suspect fatally hit by car after being Tased by Mount Vernon police

A man suspected of shoplifting was Tased by a Mount Vernon police officer while running across Freeway Drive. He collapsed onto the road, then was struck by a vehicle and killed.
Tags: Crime, News, Local News, Northwest, Puget Sound, Mount Vernon, Freeway Drive


Seattle Opera names Christina Scheppelmann as its new leader

Christina Scheppelmann, currently artistic leader of the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Spain, will become the fourth general director in Seattle Opera's 56-year history and one of only two women to lead a large-budget opera company in the U.S.
Tags: News, Entertainment, Classical Music, Local News, Seattle Opera, Barcelona Spain, Christina Scheppelmann, Gran Teatre del Liceu


Ford Mustang slams deeply into Arleta home

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. A woman crashed this Ford Mustang into a home late Wednesday, March 20, 2019, on the 8600 block of Roslyndale Avenue in Arleta, driving deeply into ...
Tags: News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Ford Mustang, Beverly Hills, Local News, Los Angeles Daily News, Littlerock, Newhall, Pico Robertson, Prange, Top Stories LADN, Arleta


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


Seattle police investigating shooting in Cal Anderson Park

Police are investigating after one person was shot in Cal Anderson Park Wednesday night, according to Seattle Police Department.
Tags: Crime, News, Seattle, Local News, Cal Anderson Park


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


Brush fire escalates to three-alarm fire in White Center as nearby apartments evacuated

The brush fire broke out in White Center around 3 p.m. and spread into an apartment complex, damaging seven units.
Tags: News, Local News, White Center


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


A hot economy continues to bring in new revenue — but Democratic lawmakers say new taxes still needed

Budget season in Olympia began with a healthy revenue forecast and promise of a fight over taxes.
Tags: News, Economy, Local Politics, Local News, Northwest, Democratic, Olympia


‘You don’t get people shot here:’ Kittitas mourns deputy slain in shootout

The events in Kittitas, Kittitas County, on Tuesday night are difficult to grasp for this town that prides itself on its tranquility: A Kittitas County sheriff's deputy was shot and killed a Kittitas city police officer was wounded in a shootout with a traffic-stop suspect.
Tags: Crime, News, Local News, Northwest, Kittitas County, Kittitas Kittitas County


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


Deputies find driver who crashed in White Center had numerous stab wounds

The man is at Harborview Medical Center in critical condition, according to the King County Sheriff's Office.
Tags: Crime, News, Local News, Northwest, Harborview Medical Center, White Center


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