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Sale of sick puppies ‘has got to stop,’ says Manhattan Beach woman who won a court case

A Manhattan Beach woman who unknowingly purchased a gravely ill puppy in an online deal consummated in a Chino parking lot has accomplished what has been a struggle for others who say their hearts were broken: She won a judgment against the seller. Sara Strizzi acknowledges, however, that it could be difficult to collect the $5,126.92 awarded to her by San Bernardino Superior Court Commissioner Daniel C. Lough. The seller who Strizzi sued said in an email that she plans to appeal the decision. S...
Tags: News, California, Animals, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Stella, American Airlines, Phelan, Lucia, Chino, Marina del Rey, Manhattan Beach, Victorville, San Bernardino Superior Court, Animal Legal Defense Fund


Rapper, music producer MF Doom dies at 49

By Jordan Moreau | Variety LOS ANGELES — Daniel Dumile, best know as the rapper and producer MF Doom, died Oct. 31, his wife announced on the artist’s Instagram page on Thursday afternoon. He was 49. “To Dumile. The greatest husband, father, teacher, student, business partner, lover and friend I could ever ask for,” his wife wrote. “Thank you for all the things you have shown, taught and given to me, our children and our family. Thank you for teaching me how to forgive beings and give another ch...
Tags: London, News, Minneapolis, California, New York City, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Obituaries, Obituary, Wu Tang, Rolling Stone, Marvel Comics, Highland Park, Marina del Rey, Madlib


Reward offered for information on injuries inflicted on pelicans in Marina del Rey and Ventura Harbor areas

SAN PEDRO — A $5,000 reward was offered Monday by the International Bird Rescue in San Pedro for information that helps find whoever is responsible for severely injuring four California brown pelicans. The pelicans were recently brought to the IBR clinic with severe injuries to their pouches and necks, and staffers suspect the wounds are “deliberate and malicious,” according to the nonprofit organization. Three of the four pelicans were from the Marina del Rey area, and the fourth was rescued ne...
Tags: News, California, Animals, Sport, Birds, Soccer, San Pedro, Marina del Rey, Duerr, IBR, Ventura Harbor, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, International Bird Rescue, Crime and Public Safety, Rebecca Duerr


Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard charged with sex trafficking, racketeering, and other crimes targeting dozens of women and underage girls

Phillip Faraone / Contributor / Getty Images Peter Nygard was charged with sex trafficking, racketeering, and other crimes targeting dozens of women and underage girls spanning 25 years, US authorities said Tuesday. The Canadian fashion mogul was arrested in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on Monday at the US government's request. Authorities said that victims were assaulted by Nygard or his associates, with some drugged to ensure they met his sexual demands. Nygard denied all allegations. Visit Busi...
Tags: Fashion, New York, Crime, California, Sex Trafficking, US, Trends, Fbi, Canada, Retail, Manhattan, Bahamas, Manitoba, Times Square, Winnipeg, Marina del Rey


Actor Tommy Lister, who played ‘Deebo,’ dies at 62 in Marina Del Rey

Actor Tommy “Tiny” Lister was being remembered today by other actors a day after he died at 62 years old of apparent natural causes in his Marina Del Rey home. Deputies were dispatched shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday to Lister’s home in the 4100 block of Via Marina, near Marina Beach and Basin D, according to Deputy Grace Medrano of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Lister’s friends and business associates had reported that they were worried about his wellbeing because they hadn’t hear...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, News, America, Sport, Soccer, Obituary, Quentin Tarantino, Adam Sandler, Compton, Jackie Brown, Los Angeles County, Marina, Marina del Rey, Medrano, Lister, Basin


It’s ‘the end of an era’ for Jerry’s Famous Deli

While a few dozen employees were having their farewell together inside Jerry’s Restaurant and Deli in Studio City Friday afternoon, loyal customers were lining up outside. It was a last chance to say goodbye to a beloved L.A. spot. They were waiting to have their last meal or take out their favorite foods before the iconic eatery shut its doors, possibly for the last time. The Ventura Boulevard deli has taken a lethal hit from the coronavirus pandemic. And even with its high-profile name in a la...
Tags: Business, Hollywood, News, Restaurants, Sport, Soccer, Community, Mitchell, Fairfax, Burbank, Jerry, Marina del Rey, Weiss, Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, Deli


I stayed at Hotel June in L.A., which is offering day rates for professionals looking for WFH alternatives, but I think you'll find the strongest value if you make a night out of it

  Alesandra Dubin/Business Insider Proper Hospitality, a group renowned for design-forward properties, recently opened Hotel June, a more affordable offering near LAX in Los Angeles.Rooms start at $130 per night, but during the pandemic, there are day rates to use guest rooms as workspaces from $99.The inviting pool and restaurant, as well as the sophisticated decor, make it a COVID-safe destination for a local getaway.I booked a standard Spacious King Room to see what it was like to st...
Tags: Instagram, Cdc, US, NFL, Los Angeles, Trends, Venice, Palm Springs, Southern California, Lax, Santa Monica, Marina del Rey, Jonathan Adler, Baja Mexico, Westlake Village, Pelotons


Festival Pass: How to watch Ohana and Bonnaroo online this weekend; more streaming shows

Festival Pass is a newsletter that lands in your inbox weekly. But during prime festival season you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now. I’m worried about Simon Le Bon. Not the Duran Duran frontman, but my houseplant (a stunning calathea ornata beauty star I named after the singer) that has spider mites. I’ve mentioned it before, but I’ve gotten REALLY into houseplants during the pandemic. I also name them after rock stars so they have a built-in soundtrack. (Didn’t we all do that elementary...
Tags: Hollywood, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, James Brown, Things To Do, Soccer, Tennessee, Mick Jagger, Elton John, Metallica, Music Festivals, Coachella, Taylor, Slipknot


Janice Hahn awarded medal for work on behalf of Merchant Mariners who served in WWII

John Pitts, the national president of American Merchant Marine Veterans, Inc., recently presented Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn with a medal commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II to recognize the years she spent fighting for recognition of the Merchant Marine’s WWII veterans when she served in the United States Congress. Pitts presented the supervisor — who represents a large swath of LA County’s coast and southeast, from Marina Del Rey to Long Beac...
Tags: News, Congress, US, Sport, Soccer, United States, Long Beach, Bill, Local News, Donald Trump, Pacific, US Navy, San Pedro, Los Angeles County, U S Armed Forces, Pitts


Katheryn Winnick Sails Out of Marina Del Rey Home

Even though she only bought it just over two years ago for $2.5 million, Canadian actress (and badass third-degree Taekwondo black belt) Katheryn Winnick now has one of her two residences in L.A.’s upscale and beachy Marina Del Rey neighborhood up for sale at $3.3 million. On a quiet, unassuming street about 1.5 miles from […]
Tags: Actors, Los Angeles, Entertainers, Marina del Rey, Katheryn Winnick, Coldwell Banker Realty, Marina Del Rey Home


Protests continue despite triple-digit temperatures and surge in COVID-19 cases

LOS ANGELES – More than a dozen demonstrations against systemic racism and police brutality are scheduled Saturday, July 11 despite a National Weather Service forecast of triple-digit temperatures in some parts of Southern California and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The nationwide movement sparked by the Memorial Day death of George Floyd in Minneapolis continues more than six weeks after he was killed while in police custody and now embraces a wide range of issues. Events scheduled today i...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Minneapolis, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, John Wayne, Orange, Usc, Southern California, Santa Monica, Marina del Rey, South Los Angeles, Irvine


Police protests continue throughout Southern California on July 4

It’s a holiday weekend, but the marches, rallies, and other actions against systemic racism and police brutality continue across Southern California. The nationwide movement sparked by the Memorial Day death of George Floyd in Minneapolis now embraces a range of issues as it enters a sixth week. The protests continue despite a sharp rise in the spread of COVID-19, particularly in Southern California. Events on today’s schedule in Southern California include:  9:30 a.m. in Hollywood at Hollywood...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Minneapolis, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Seattle, Donald Trump, Lapd, Pacific Coast Highway, Southern California, City Hall, Santa Monica, Lancaster, Marina del Rey


Friends, family rally to bring home long-distance rower, Long Beach resident Angela Madsen

By Gary Metzker, Contributing writer An effort is underway to help bring Paralympian and long-distance rower Angela Madsen’s body back to Long Beach from Tahiti — as tributes continue to come in days after her death. Madsen, a three-time Paralympian and U.S. Marine veteran, , halfway through her attempt to become the first openly gay athlete and oldest woman to row alone across the Pacific Ocean. Madsen, a Long Beach resident who set out on her journey to Hawaii from Marina del Rey in April, w...
Tags: News, Time, Sport, James Brown, Beijing, Soccer, Hawaii, Long Beach, Obituary, Local News, Brown, Deb, Gilroy, Angela, Marina del Rey, U S Marine


Long Beach Paralympian Angela Madsen dies rowing alone across Pacific Ocean

By Gary Metzker, Contributing writer Long Beach’s Angela Madsen, a three-time Paralympian and U.S. Marine veteran, has died while trying to become the first paraplegic, first openly gay athlete and oldest woman to row across the Pacific Ocean, her wife said Tuesday, June 23. She was 60. Madsen set out from Marina del Rey in a with the goal of reaching the Hawaii Yacht Club, in Honolulu, within four months. Deb Madsen, the rower’s wife, said in a Tuesday Facebook post that Angela Madsen sent h...
Tags: Facebook, News, Sport, Soccer, Hawaii, Va, Long Beach, Obituary, Oakland, Disneyland, Local News, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, Southern California, Great Britain, Atlantic Ocean


The body of former WWE star Shad Gaspard found on a California beach

Gaspard, 39, was swimming at the newly reopened Marina Del Rey Sunday when he was apparently caught in a rip current.
Tags: California, Cnn, Marina del Rey, Gaspard, Shad Gaspard


Opening weekend at L.A. County beaches busy with rescues, medical aids and lots of people

Current and former Redondo High School track and field athletes, Emily Uhrinak, Matt Todden and Justin Yafkowitz, practice some cross-training on the slack line on the first weekend that beaches have been partially reopened in Hermosa Beach on Saturday, May 16, 2020.(Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) People were ready to get back to the beach. From San Pedro to the Ventura County line, beachgoers showed up over the weekend to get sand in their toes for the first time in more t...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Ventura County, Beaches, San Pedro, Santa Cruz, Los Angeles County, Barnes, Marina del Rey, LA County, Hermosa Beach, City News Service, Los Angeles County Sheriff 's Department, Top Stories LADN


Underwater search resumes around Marina del Rey for former WWE wrestler whose son was rescued

MARINA DEL REY — An underwater search resumed Monday around Marina del Rey for a former professional wrestler whose 10-year-old son was rescued from the surf. The boy and his 39-year-old father, identified by his wife as former WWE wrestler Shad Gaspard, were reported missing at 3:56 p.m. Sunday near 4200 S. Ocean Front Walk, Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said. County lifeguards pulled the boy from the water. He was evaluated by LAFD paramedics but did not require hosp...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, County, Missing Persons, Stewart, Marina, Marina del Rey, Gaspard, Los Angeles County Fire Department, LAFD, Margaret Stewart, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT


10-year-old boy rescued, father still missing in water off Marina del Rey

Rescuers saved a 10-year-old boy from the surf in Marina del Rey on Sunday, May 17, but his 39-year-old father remained missing that evening. Callers reported missing swimmers near 4200 S. Ocean Front Walk at about 3:56 p.m., Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said. County lifeguards took the lead and pulled the boy from the water. He was evaluated by LAFD paramedics but did not require hospitalization, Stewart said. Lifeguards and the U.S. Coast Guard were still searching ...
Tags: News, Accidents, Sport, Soccer, Stewart, Coast Guard, U S Coast Guard, Marina del Rey, Los Angeles Fire Department, LAFD, Margaret Stewart, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Ocean Front Walk, Crime + Public Safety


Amid criticism, Los Angeles County sheriff walks back plans to close Altadena, Marina del Rey stations

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva is walking back plans to close his department’s Altadena and Marina del Rey stations, and merge them with two others, after local residents pushed back and elected officials expressed alarm this week at the proposed changes. The sheriff said Wednesday that neither of the stations will close entirely, but administrative staff working in Altadena and Marina del Rey will merge with the Crescenta Valley and South L.A. stations, respectively. He said last we...
Tags: Crime, News, Police, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Marina del Rey, Board of Supervisors, Altadena, Crescenta Valley, Sheriff s Department, Hahn, City News Service, VILLANUEVA, Mark Ridley Thomas


LA County CEO says sheriff doesn’t need to close Altadena, Marina del Rey stations

When Sheriff Alex Villanueva said he was planning to close stations in Altadena and Marina del Rey due to predicted severe coronavirus pandemic-related budget cuts last Monday, the move came as a surprise to some L.A. County officials. The Civilian Oversight Commission, the civilian board keeping an eye on the Sheriff’s Department, sent a letter to Villanueva the next day. They said they were “alarmed to learn of your recent proposal” to shutter the two stations. “You should know that many membe...
Tags: News, Coc, Police, Sport, Soccer, Lapd, Northridge, Marina del Rey, Altadena, Apple Valley, LA County, Sheriff s Department, Monterey Park, EOC, VILLANUEVA, Sheila Kuehl


Altadena, Marina del Rey sheriff’s stations will close because of budget cuts

Los Angeles County sheriff’s stations in Altadena and Marina Del Rey will close this year because of steep budget cuts, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Monday. The county’s Board of Supervisors voted last week to hold back $61 million from the Sheriff’s Department, forcing cuts to a broad swath of services. The board is facing billions of dollars in lost tax revenue as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered much of the county. Villanueva said Altadena will combine with the Cresce...
Tags: Texas, News, Police, Sport, Soccer, Chatsworth, Lapd, Northridge, Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, Marina del Rey, Board of Supervisors, South Los Angeles, Altadena, Apple Valley, Crescenta Valley


Coronavirus pandemic changed this award-winning photographer’s methods — perhaps forever

This is the latest in a series of stories, “Standing Strong,” that shares how people are coping with the coronavirus crisis. Share your stories by emailing to Holly Andres at [email protected] — I have spent almost my entire adult life as a photojournalist. UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will take on challenger Alexander Volkanovski, at UFC 245 on Dec. 14 in Las Vegas. Photographed at Burton Chace Park in Marina del Rey, Thursday, Dec 6, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Dail...
Tags: News, La, China, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Ufc, Local News, Venice Beach, Jen, Simi Valley, Tarzana, Marina del Rey, Johanna, Robert Capa, Los Angeles Daily News


Long Beach’s paraplegic star Angela Madsen to row across Pacific

By Gary Metzger, Contributing writer The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of the world’s five oceans. It extends approximately 9,600 miles. It connects Asia and Australia to the Americas. Traversing the ocean on a ship is arduous. Now imagine rowing across it. Well, if all goes well, Long Beach’s Angela Madsen will have rowed more than 25% of the Pacific by July. If you’re counting, that’s about 2,500 miles. Madsen, a three-time Paralympian and U.S. Marine veteran, is aiming to set a wor...
Tags: Asia, News, Australia, California, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Hawaii, Long Beach, Disneyland, Local News, Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Savage, Indian Ocean, Great Britain


Coronavirus cancels UCLA women’s rowing team’s season after one competition

The UCLA men’s and women’s basketball teams were able to complete their nonconference and regular seasons, even reaching their respective Pac-12 tournaments. Softball and baseball had played their full nonconference schedules. But the UCLA women’s rowing team got to compete only once this season before the NCAA and Pac-12 canceled the winter and spring sports seasons along with the national championships due to the COVID-19 virus. “It’s very heartbreaking for the student-athletes and the coaches...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Ncaa, Ucla, Bruins, Marina del Rey, San Diego State, Mick Cronin, Don Liebig, Amy Fuller Kearney, Fuller Kearney, Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association


Amazon opens 4-star store at Westfield Topanga in Woodland Hills

Amazon has launched its 4-star store, Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Westfield Topanga mall, mere weeks after the e-commerce giant said it would launch another store in Woodland Hills, according to mall owner Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield. Sandwiched between Free People and Lacote clothing shops on the first level of the shopping mall, the store features a selection of top-sellers trending on Amazon.com, including consumer electronics, toys, games, books and kitchen devices, according to the mall’s represen...
Tags: Amazon, California, Digital, Sport, Soccer, Westfield, Kevin Smith, Amazon Books, Corte Madera, Marina del Rey, BURLINGAME, Woodland Hills, Topanga, Westfield Topanga, Topanga Canyon Blvd, Warner Center


Where did all the garden snails go? Here are some ideas

A few weeks ago, I published Kathy Ingraham’s testimonial regarding the disappearance of the common European brown snail from her garden. I asked readers of this column if something similar had happened to them. Here are some of your responses, creating an ice cream cone shaped snail free territory whose top stretches from Westlake Village to Chatsworth to La Canada to Rancho Cucamonga to Riverside and whose bottom dovetails between Laguna Niguel and Murrieta. “Just mentioned to the wife yesterd...
Tags: Gardening, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Chatsworth, Torrance, Riverside, Marina del Rey, Manhattan Beach, Laguna Niguel, La Canada, Murrieta, Jeff Watts, RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Westlake Village


How to set up a wine-and-dine boat cruise for Valentine’s Day weekend in Marina del Rey, Long Beach or Newport Beach

Dinner at a white linen restaurant on Valentine’s Day too cliché? Why not set sail with your sweetheart? With miles of coastline, Southern Californians can arrange their own romantic wine and dine cruises. “If we can get people on the water during a sunset, drinking Champagne and eating charcuterie, then I’m all done as a chef. That’s all I need to do,” said Noah Von Blöm who makes elegant takeaway picnics for the Duffy boat crowd at Arc Butcher & Baker in Newport Beach. Pick something that’s yo...
Tags: Restaurants, Sport, Rock, Things To Do, Soccer, Glendale, Long Beach, Johnny Depp, West Coast, Chris Rock, Caribbean, Usc, Valentine, Shirley Temple, Clark, Newport


Women’s March 2020 kicks off what figures to be a heated election season

The chants, signs and energy were on par with the past three years, even if the crowds for Women’s March 2020, held Saturday, Jan. 18, didn’t match the turnout of previous Southern California events. Still, for many organizers and participants, size wasn’t the point. In their view, the fourth annual Women’s March — in which the rallies in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties were just part of an international event that included more than 250 gathering points in communities...
Tags: Politics, Washington, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Iran, Soccer, Gop, Local News, Orange County, Donald Trump, Southern California, Trump, San Bernardino, Porter, Riverside


New Year’s Eve in L.A.: Top picks for the best ways to ring in 2020

Here’s our select list of New Year’s Eve happenings in and around L.A. Got another favorite? Leave a comment … Free (and alcohol-free) ► The sixth annual N.Y.E.L.A. in downtown’s Grand Park brings Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, the Sinseers, and more along three musical stages, along with 3D video mapping, art projections, food trucks and much fun. A family affair. ► Fireworks, live DJs, dance music, dancers, circuit breaker robot, face painting, bubbles, photo booth, food trucks and other fami...
Tags: Music, Featured, News, La, Los Angeles, RAC, Dave, Nye, Houston, Orange County, New Year's Eve, Maui, West Hollywood, San Bernardino, Dita Von Teese, Robert Pollard


Los Angeles’ urban-runoff projects expand, but dirty-water violators go unpunished, says NRDC report

While the state agency responsible for policing Los Angeles County’s polluted urban and stormwater runoff boasts significant progress in its monumental task, a National Resource Defense Council report this week criticizes the water-quality panel for lackluster enforcement. Dozens of projects to cleanse or divert runoff are underway as the county wrestles with the problem of bacteria and chemicals washing from the concrete landscape into waterways, onto beaches and out to sea. And county voters l...
Tags: Politics, News, Environment, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Bell, Beaches, Bay, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Santa Monica Pier, Marina del Rey, Moe, Santa Monica Mountains, Purdy