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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


Brawl on Hawaii-to-LAX flight sends jet back to islands

LOS ANGELES — A flight from Honolulu to Los Angeles returned to Hawaii because of a fight between two passengers on board, it was reported Wednesday morning. The Hawaiian Airlines flight left for Los Angeles at 5:50 p.m. Pacific time Tuesday, and about two hours into the flight, a fight erupted and the captain chose to return to the airport in Honolulu, KHON-TV in Honolulu reported. Police were waiting for the plane when it arrived, the station said. Video from inside the aircraft showed at leas...
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Lot E at LAX will open March 28, bringing more long-term economy parking spaces

After cutting the number of economy long-term parking spaces nearly in half in 2017, LAX is set to bring that number back up. Los Angeles International Airport is still in the process of shutting down Lot C, but airport officials announced on Monday, March 18, that Economy Lot E will open Thursday, March 28. The new lot, located off 111th Street between Aviation and La Cienega boulevards, will initially offer about 2,000 spaces and will expand to 2,700 by the end of June. Like Lot C, the daily r...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Seattle, Local News, Southern California, Lax, Los Angeles International Airport, La Cienega, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories Sun, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT


Officials to tout 2.25-mile LAX Automated People Mover at groundbreaking

LOS ANGELES — A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Thursday for the 2.25-mile Automated People Mover at Los Angeles International Airport, which aims to cut down on auto traffic traveling in and out of the facility, officials said. The project has a targeted opening date of 2023. The groundbreaking ceremony will include Mayor Eric Garcetti, members of the City Council, officials from Los Angeles World Airports and other leaders. The Automated People Mover train is seen above the terminal l...
Tags: Business, Politics, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, City Council, Electric, Seattle, Eric Garcetti, Southern California, Lax, Los Angeles International Airport, People Mover, LAWA, Crenshaw LAX


Spirit Airlines to launch flights between Burbank and Las Vegas

Spirit Airlines will begin service at Hollywood Burbank Airport in June with three daily flights to Las Vegas, the company announced Tuesday, March 12. The one-hour flights, beginning June 20, will complement the airline’s existing service from Los Angeles International Airport to Las Vegas with one-way introductory fares starting at $59. The Vegas flights also will serve as a gateway to more than two dozen other Spirit destinations including Austin, Columbus, Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, Indianapol...
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Officials warn of measles exposure at Los Angeles airport

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Health officials warn that travelers at Los Angeles International Airport may have been exposed to measles last month. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health says a passenger who had a layover at LAX on Feb. 21 was diagnosed with the highly contagious illness. The department says people who were […]
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Traveler with measles passes through LAX

LOS ANGELES — A traveler with infectious measles passed through Los Angeles International Airport in February, county health officials said Tuesday as they urged anyone who might have been exposed to watch for symptoms of the illness. According to the county Department of Public Health, an infected passenger arrived at the LAX Tom Bradley International Terminal, Gate 133, at 9 a.m. Feb. 21 aboard China Eastern Flight 583. The passenger had a layover at Delta Air Lines Gate 32 in Terminal 3, even...
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Here are the 3 ways OneCoin defrauded cryptocurrency investors for billions

The alleged ringleaders of OneCoin, the multi-billion dollar cryptocurrency-fuelled pyramid scheme, have finally been busted. On Friday, US authorities apprehended brother-and-sister duo Konstantin Ignatov and Ruja Ignatova at Los Angeles International Airport over their role in the international blockchain-based scam, reports Bloomberg. Ignatova, the founder of OneCoin, was charged with securities fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering, but as yet is not under arrest. Ignatov is alleged to hav...
Tags: Startups, US, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Los Angeles International Airport, Locke Lord, Ignatov, Hard Fork, Konstantin Ignatov, Ruja Ignatova, Bloomberg Ignatova, Mark S Scott


405 Freeway ramps near LAX closing for construction

INGLEWOOD — Some ramps on the 405 Freeway near Los Angeles International Airport will be closed overnight beginning Sunday for ongoing construction work, and officials are warning anyone heading to or from the airport to allow extra time and use alternate routes. The closures are scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Sunday and will continue nightly from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Friday, according to Caltrans. The southbound off-ramps to La Tijera Boulevard, Florence Avenue/Manchester Boulevard and eastbo...
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Just Another Crypto Scam

https://www.ccn.com/fbi-nabs-onecoin...-scam-unravels FBI Nabs OneCoin Ringleader at LAX as Massive Crypto Scam UnravelsOn March 6th, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested OneCoin ringleader Konstantin Ignatov at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The government alleges that he was one of several masterminds behind the multi-billion dollar crypto pyramid scheme. OneCoin has faced fines and criminal actions around the world – particularly in India, where 22 promoters have ...
Tags: China, India, US, Fbi, Weapon, Financial Forum, Los Angeles International Airport, Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI, Konstantin Ignatov


Rain begins in parts of Southern California — lightning illuminates the sky in some areas

Lightning strikes illuminated the sky in parts of Southern California on Tuesday night as rain came to the region. Lightning strikes are seen about 9 p.m. Tuesday in Los Angeles as seen from Mulholland Drive looking northwest towards Porter Ranch. (Photo by Michael Meadows for the Southern California News Group) City News Service reported Delta Air Lines Flight 2432 from Los Angeles International Airport to Seattle was struck by lightning and safely returned to Los Angeles International Airp...
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Catering workers at LAX reach labor agreement with management, avoiding a potential strike

Nearly 700 Los Angeles International Airport catering workers who voted last month to authorize a strike in the face of failed labor negotiations have forged a new agreement with employer Flying Food Group. In a vote taken late Monday, 98 percent of the unionized employees represented by Unite Here Local 11 opted to ratify the new contract which runs through June 30, 2022. It includes wage increases and removes the costly health care premiums employees have been paying each month. Some workers’ ...
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19 horses died at Santa Anita in past 2 months, rain suspected as a cause

Santa Anita Park has closed its main track for another day to give equine investigators time to determine whether heavy rains compromised its racing surfaces and led to the death of 19 horses in the past two months. Of the 19 deaths, 14 sustained fatal injuries while either racing or training on the dirt track at the legendary Arcadia facility, according to Mike Marten, a spokesman for the California Horse Racing Board. “The principle focus is on the track where the 14 deaths occurred,” Marten s...
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Where to eat and drink at LAX

Flying can cause all kinds of stresses and worries. Flight delays, for example. But eating is one thing you don’t need to worry about if you’re traveling through Los Angeles International Airport — especially if you’re hungry for burgers. LAX is one of the airports around the US that’s bringing in local restaurants to improve the airport eating experience, and it’s easy to find a kickass airport meal here. It’s also open to you bringing marijuana on regional flights. With all that said, thoug...
Tags: Travel, California, La, US, Ford, All, Lax, Santa Monica, Cassell, Los Angeles International Airport, Sammy, Ashland, Chianti, Trejo, Wolfgang Puck, Yakitori


Cyber-sabotage, wildfires, weather — a web of threats to the power supply could leave Californians in the dark

By Julie Cart | Calmatters Russians hack Ukraine’s electricity network, turning lights off and on at will, rendering the country’s best tech hands helpless to intervene. North Korea takes over the controls of a South Korean nuclear power plant. Snipers with high-velocity rifles unleash a fusillade on a transmission station near San Jose, inflicting $15 million in damage. It’s not the plot of the latest spy novel. Rather, it’s small sampling of actual attacks, the kind of sabotage against vulnera...
Tags: News, Utilities, California, North Korea, Stanford, Government, Senate, China, Russia, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Cisco, Department Of Defense, Sport, Ukraine, Soccer


Rare owls thrive in ghost town near Los Angeles airport

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Researchers have discovered a group of rare owls thriving in a nature preserve near Los Angeles International Airport, according to a newspaper report Sunday. The 10 burrowing owls are the most seen at LAX Dunes Preserve in 40 years, the Los Angeles Times reported. Among the raptors are a breeding pair […]
Tags: Science, News, Los Angeles, Ap, Nation, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles International Airport, LAX Dunes Preserve


Powerful rainstorm drenches Southland, triggering widespread flooding and debris flows

A powerful winter storm drenched Los Angeles and Orange counties on Thursday, pummeling the region with rain and wind that led to widespread flooding and debris flows while dumping as much as five inches of rain on the San Gabriel Mountains. Sandra Banuelos, 18, takes a ride on a tire swing over the beginnings of Trabuco Creek at the end of Trabuco Oaks Dr. in Trabuco Canyon, CA on Thursday, February 14, 2019. (Photo by Paul Bersebach, Orange County Register/SCNG) People make their way thr...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, Crime, News, Stanford, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Manhattan, Pasadena, Kristen Stewart, Local News, Orange County, Orange, Pacific Coast Highway


Flying out of LAX? Service could be interrupted if nearly 700 catering workers strike

Nearly 700 catering workers at Los Angeles International Airport have voted to authorize a strike following weeks of failed negotiations over wage increases and more affordable health insurance. The Flying Food Group employees are represented by Unite Here Local 11. In a vote taken late Wednesday, 98 percent of the unionized members voted to authorize the action. The workers staged a one-day strike in 2014 when they were rallying to unionize. Unite Here spokeswoman Maria Hernandez said the emplo...
Tags: Food, Business, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Southern California, Lax, Los Angeles International Airport, Hernandez, Delta United, Varela, Unite HERE, Maria Hernandez, Flying Food Group, UNITE HERE Local, Norma Reyes


Hacker network members charged in 2018 cyber attacks, threats in Southern California

LOS ANGELES — Federal authorities Monday arrested one of two young men charged with making false threats of violent attacks at Los Angeles International Airport and numerous Southern California school districts, and staging attacks on computer systems belonging to a Long Beach company and others. The two defendants allegedly are members of the Apophis Squad, a worldwide collective of computer hackers and swatters intent on using the internet to cause chaos. The collective caused disruptions by m...
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Loose change in US airports total

It’s a phenomenon all travelers can relate to: going through airport security and discovering a few quarters buried in your pockets at the last second. Hurriedly, you toss them into the bin before passing through the metal detector. Once you’re on the other side, you’re rushing to gather your belt, laptop, shoes, and other belongings from the bin, maybe notice those coins at the last minute and think, “Nah. What am I gonna do with 23 cents?” Well, you’re not alone. Hundreds of thousands of tr...
Tags: Travel, Congress, US, Tsa, Airport Security, All, Los Angeles International Airport, US airports, Airport Change, Lost Change, Matador Change


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Feb. 8-15

    Samantha Indrieri’s “Second Take” is part of the “Unusual Views” exhibit opening on Feb. 11 at the Sturt Haaga Gallery at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge. (Photo courtesy Samantha Indrieri)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Hello Kitty Cafe Truck: Fans of “Hello Kitty” products find limited-edit...
Tags: Local News, Art, Books, Comedy, Dance, Lunar New Year, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Theater, Things to Do, Top Stories LADN


Drought concerns lessen in wake of latest rain, but experts still cautious

Recent storms have drenched Southern California enough that areas have almost twice their average rainfall totals. Even drought status has been pushed away for all but the southwest and north edges of the state. “On the whole, it’s good news. But good news on water is only temporary in California,” said Jay Lund, professor of civil and environmental engineering at UC Davis, and director of watershed sciences at the school. “In wet years, we have to prepare for dry years, and in dry years for wet...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, California, Sport, Soccer, Davis, Breaking News, Jeff Taylor, Orange County, Orange, Riverside County, San Diego County, San Bernardino Mountains, Pacific Ocean, Sierra


Hawaiian Airlines flight returns to Los Angeles three times for three separate issues

A Maui-bound Hawaiian Airlines flight returned to Los Angeles International Airport three times over the weekend before finally getting canceled.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Los Angeles, Usa Today, Hawaiian Airlines, Maui, Los Angeles International Airport


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley and LA area, Feb. 1-8

  Lunar New Year celebrated on Feb. 2 at The Original Farmers Market in Los Angeles. (Photo, at the 2018 event, courtesy of The Original Farmers Market)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Bianchi Planetarium at Cal State Northridge: “Winter Sky” show, 7:30, and “Light Years from Andromeda: A Journey Between T...
Tags: Local News, Art, Books, Comedy, Dance, Lunar New Year, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Theater, Things to Do, Top Stories LADN


Van Nuys to the Westside by rail? Metro is sharpening its vision for the Sepulveda Transit Corridor

L.A. Metro has narrowed down its concepts for an ambitious project that would whisk passengers between the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles International Airport just in time for the 2028 Olympic games. The proposals for the Sepulveda Transit Corridor have been narrowed from the six options rolled out back in June and include a below-ground train similar to the Red Line and a monorail. The project is expected to woo more than 100,000 passengers every day and provide a faster trip for those wh...
Tags: Transportation, News, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Ucla, Metro, Valley, Los Angeles International Airport, San Fernando Valley, Santa Monica Mountains, Van Nuys, Ventura Boulevard, 405 Freeway, Orange Line


Flyaway bus and parking service free for federal workers during shutdown

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles World Airport announced today that its FlyAway bus service will be free to all federal workers during the ongoing partial government shutdown, and it also will defer billing for federal employees parking at its lots. Thousands of federal workers, primarily from the Transportation Security Administration, Customs and Border Protection and the Federal Aviation Administration, are working without pay at Los Angeles International Airport and Van Nuys Airport. “When TSA agen...
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TSA Screener Sick-Outs Hit 10 Percent As Shutdown Stretches Into Fifth Week

The percentage of TSA airport screeners missing work has hit 10 percent as the partial government shutdown stretches into its fifth week. The Transportation Security Administration said Monday that Sunday’s absence rate compared to 3.1 percent on the comparable Sunday a year ago. The workers who screen passengers and their bags face missing another paycheck if the shutdown doesn’t end early this week. According to TSA, many of them say the financial hardship is preventing them from reporting to ...
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Metro Green Line closures begin today

LOS ANGELES — Green Line service between the Crenshaw and Redondo Beach stations will be suspended for two weeks, beginning today — Friday, Jan. 4 — to complete and activate the connection with the future Crenshaw/LAX light rail line. The stations that will not have rail service are Hawthorne/Lennox, Aviation/LAX, Mariposa, El Segundo, Douglas and Redondo Beach. Work is expected to be completed by Jan. 20, according to Metro. RELATED STORY: Metro train closures will affect more than 100K daily r...
Tags: Transportation, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, CalTrans, Local News, Metro, Lax, Norwalk, Los Angeles International Airport, CRENSHAW, Metro Bus Lines, Redondo Beach, Culver City, Metro Green Line


Van Nuys FlyAway service to LAX is in for some changes — starting Jan. 1

LOS ANGELES – Travelers who rely on FlyAway buses to reach Los Angeles International Airport will have to make note of service changes taking effect in the new year. Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, the cost of parking at the Van Nuys FlyAway Bus Terminal will be $1 per hour, up to a maximum of $5 per day — a net increase of $1 per day. The cost of the one-way Van Nuys FlyAway service will remain unchanged at $9.75. Beginning Jan. 7, service hours will be reduced on the Westwood FlyAway route. T...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Lax, Travelers, Los Angeles International Airport, Victory Boulevard, Van Nuys, Orange Line, Top Stories LADN, Los Angeles World Airports, Orange Line Metro, Woodley Avenue LAWA


Edward Shin made it seem like his San Juan Capistrano business partner was alive, but he had killed him months before

How do you make another person disappear? For Edward Shin, faced with his friend and business partner lying in a pool of blood in their San Juan Capistrano office, it was a pressing question. For more than half a year, Shin found the answer: bold deceptions and brazen lies, taking over his dead friend’s emails and concocting wild tales of exotic trips across the world. Those tales, Shin’s own attorney would later admit, emotionally tortured Chris Smith’s increasingly worried parents and brother ...
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