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Housing chill? Los Angeles County’s homebuying, prices dip in August

Los Angeles County’s homebuying cooled as prices and sales dipped slightly in August from July. It was the same across Southern California as prices dipped in August from July — first decline since January. Sales slowed, too. With that backdrop regionally, here are 12 must-watch trends my trusty spreadsheet found within DQNews/CoreLogic’s report on closed transactions August for Los Angeles County … 1. Sales: 7,799 existing and new residences sold — down 5% from July, though, up 14% from Augu...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, News, Housing, Sport, Soccer, Orange County, Riverside County, San Diego County, Zillow, Ventura County, Southern California, Fed, Los Angeles County, San Bernardino County, Housing Data


Triple-digit heat wave continues in Southern California

LOS ANGELES — Summer may be coming to an end, but a mid-summer-like blast of heat is hitting Southern California on Wednesday, and it will persist into Thursday before a cooling trend begins. A heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service will be in effect until 8 p.m. Wednesday in the San Fernando Valley, with temperatures of up to 105 degrees expected. Other valley areas will also experience unusually warm weather, with temperatures about 10 degrees above normal, according to the NWS. ...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Environment, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Orange County, Nws, Southern California, San Fernando Valley, Fullerton, Sandberg, Top Stories LADN


Meet Macho: Speedy pup aims for world record, one balloon pop at a time

His tiny legs a blur, Macho dashed around first base. He sped to second and with flash of his teeth, he popped the balloon affixed to the base. Without missing a beat, the 10-pound Russell Terrier accelerated around third as coach Lori Signs waved him on to home plate. “Get it!” Signs called out. “Get it!” Macho did just that. Pop! Another small balloon burst in his mouth as he crossed home. On Tuesday, Macho was showing off his skillset in Thousand Oaks at the Conejo Creek baseball diamond. The...
Tags: Local News, News, Community, Dodger Stadium, Dodgers, Dogs, Pets, Photos And Videos, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories PSN, Top Stories SGVT, Top Stories WDN


Man found fatally stabbed in bus in Hawthorne

HAWTHORNE  — A man was found stabbed to death inside a transit bus in Hawthorne on Tuesday. The man was found dead at about 2:41 p.m. suffering from multiple stab wounds to the upper torso in the 11900 block of South Crenshaw Boulevard near Holly Park, according to Deputy Morgan Arteaga of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Information Bureau. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The Sheriff’s Department was assisting the Hawthorne Police Department with the investigation. Any...
Tags: Florida, News, La, Stabbing, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Wyoming, Homicide, Robert Durst, Hawthorne, Sheriff s Department, Holly Park, Top Stories Breeze, Sheriff s Homicide Bureau, Hawthorne Police Department


Coronavirus: L.A. County reported 1,238 new cases and 32 new deaths, Sept. 21

Los Angeles County public health officials reported 1,238 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 1,446,348 as of Tuesday, Sept. 21. The total number of cases represents 14.4% of Los Angeles County’s population. Officials reported 32 new deaths linked to the coronavirus, for a total of 25,870 deaths since tracking began. The total number of deaths represents 0.26% of Los Angeles County’s population. There were 19 fewer hospitalizations reported, bringing the offical c...
Tags: Uncategorized, Infographic, Sport, Soccer, Los Angeles County, California Department of Public Health, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Coronavirus


Dodgers’ pending free agents, Part II: Corey Seager

Editor’s note: This is the Tuesday, Sept. 21 edition of the Inside the Dodgers newsletter from reporter J.P. Hoornstra. To receive the newsletter in your inbox, sign up here. In the April 2019 issue of the journal Management Science, a study titled “Process Flexibility in Baseball: The Value of Positional Flexibility” promoted a once-novel thought. “We discover that top [baseball] teams can attribute at least one to two wins per season to flexibility alone,” the co-authors wrote, “generally as...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Reds, Los Angeles Dodgers, Turner, WRC, Lux, Rios, Dodgers, Scott Boras, Friedman, Bryce Harper, Tommy Lasorda, Justin Turner


The Fugees will reunite with a Forum show and reunion tour for 25th anniversary of ‘The Score’

The influential hip-hop group the Fugees announced Tuesday it will reunite for the 25th anniversary of their classic album “The Score” with a brief tour that plays the Forum in Inglewood in November. The 1996 album “The Score” was the second and final album by the group that included Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel. “The Fugees have a complex but impactful history,” Hill said in a written statement. “I wasn’t even aware the 25th anniversary had arrived until someone brought it to my...
Tags: Music, New York City, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Bob Marley, Leon, Inglewood, Hill, HUNTINGTON, Roberta Flack, Jean, Sammy Hagar, Fugees, Palm Springs Air Museum, Top Stories LADN


LA County’s COVID-linked hospitalizations still declining, though daily deaths remain high

The downward trend in Los Angeles County COVID-19 hospitalizations continued on Tuesday, Sept. 21, but daily death figures remained elevated, with another 32 fatalities logged by the county. According to state figures, there were 1,018 COVID-positive patients in county hospitals as of Tuesday, down from 1,034 on Monday. There were 312 patients in intensive care, down slightly from Monday’s total of 315. The number of COVID-positive hospital patients in Los Angeles County has dropped for eight co...
Tags: Health, Business, News, La, Government, US, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Delta, Community, Los Angeles County, Johnson Johnson, Department of Public Health, LA County, Universal Studios Hollywood


Joe Buscaino to step down as council president pro tem due to LA mayoral candidacy

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino said Tuesday he will step down as president pro tem of the City Council because he is running for mayor. “As is the long-held tradition of giving up council leadership when running for another office, today I will be stepping down from my ceremonial position of Council President Pro Tem and will be supporting my good friend Council member Marqueece Harris-Dawson to replace me,” Buscaino said in a statement. Buscaino — a former police officer...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, La, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, City Council, Council, Lapd, Los Angeles City Council, Los Angeles City, LA City Council, Joe Buscaino, Marqueece Harris Dawson


Sweeping recycling, plastics bills await the green light from Newsom

A sweeping package of bills aimed at reducing plastic waste and improving recycling efforts, approved by the Legislature this month, are being celebrated by environmentalists and trash-reduction activists as they await final consideration by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The six bills include a measure that would expand plastic straw restrictions to plastic utensils and condiment packages — and would apply not only to full-service restaurants but also take-out and fast food restaurants, which are currently...
Tags: News, California, China, Environment, California News, Sport, Soccer, Oceana, Local News, Chamber of Commerce, Gavin Newsom, Legislature, Ocean Conservancy, International Coastal Cleanup, Allen, Newsom


LA City Council seeks flexible rental subsidies to quickly house homeless in homes and apartments

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to seek funding to increase rental subsidies for the homeless in partnership with the county Department of Health Services — particularly for those with health problems and mental health needs. “What’s really key about this isn’t just that it’s fast, but that it’s cost-effective … this is actually less expensive than many of the interventions that we rely on. In many cases, this is less expensive than Bridge housing, this is le...
Tags: Business, Politics, News, Housing, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Homeless, Los Angeles City Council, Los Angeles County, Department of Health Services, LA City Council, Hilda Solis, CLA, Mark Ridley Thomas


Is Sirhan Sirhan going to be paroled now? Ask the lawyer

Q: Sirhan Sirhan was convicted of assassinating Robert F. Kennedy, but may now be paroled. If so, on what legal basis? -G.L., Stanton Ron Sokol A: Sirhan Sirhan is 77 years old and has been in prison 53 years. On 15 prior occasions, each parole request was rejected. But very recently a panel of the California Parole Board has recommended he be paroled. This is subject to review by the full board and then, if approved, could still be denied by Gov. Gavin Newsom. As such, the outcome remains u...
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City Council seeks $5 million to help LA neighborhood recover from LAPD bomb squad fireworks blast

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday passed a motion introduced by Councilman Curren Price to identify $5 million in funding — some of which would come from the Los Angeles Police Department budget — to help a South Los Angeles neighborhood recover from a massive explosion set off by an LAPD bomb squad error that injured 17 people and forced many residents from their homes. The June 30 detonation of a large cache of fireworks on East 27th Street, near San Pedro Street, sent 17 residents and f...
Tags: News, La, California News, Sport, Soccer, Fireworks, City Council, TNT, Lapd, Los Angeles City Council, Parks, Hoffman, South Los Angeles, Los Angeles Police Department, Emergency Management Department, South LA


LAUSD teachera union members expected to table vote on Israeli-Palestinian resolution indefinitely

A vote on a controversial resolution expressing support for Palestine and the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel will likely be shelved during a meeting this week of members of the union representing Los Angeles Unified teachers. A substitute motion is expected to be introduced during Thursday’s meeting that calls for the original motion to be postponed indefinitely and for voluntary forums about the conflict in the Middle East to be held instead. According to language in ...
Tags: Education, Israel, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, House, House Of Representatives, Middle East, Palestine, Hamas, Lausd, Seattle, Local News, Gaza Strip, Bds


LAUSD teachers union members expected to table vote on Israeli-Palestinian resolution indefinitely

A vote on a controversial resolution expressing support for Palestine and the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel will likely be shelved during a meeting this week of members of the union representing Los Angeles Unified teachers. A substitute motion is expected to be introduced during Thursday’s meeting that calls for the original motion to be postponed indefinitely and for voluntary forums about the conflict in the Middle East to be held instead. According to language in ...
Tags: Education, Israel, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, House, House Of Representatives, Middle East, Palestine, Hamas, Lausd, Seattle, Local News, Gaza Strip, Bds


Elvira, Mistress of the Dark icon Cassandra Peterson opens up in ‘Yours Cruelly, Elvira’ memoir

Cassandra Peterson was eight years old when she saw her first horror movie. The film was William Castle’s “House on Haunted Hill” starring Vincent Price. She was both repelled and fascinated by it, but it sparked a lifelong love affair with the horror genre that would eventually lead Peterson to create her Elvira, Mistress of the Dark persona and go on to become the Queen of Halloween. This year, Peterson is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Elvira, a character she began cultivating during her...
Tags: Halloween, Books, Hollywood, Instagram, Nbc, California, La, Amc, Vincent Price, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Ford, Dave Grohl, Elvis Presley


LA law prohibiting protests at private homes gets final City Council approval

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council finalized an ordinance Tuesday that will prohibit protests within 300 feet of the target’s residence, a policy developed after activists protesting the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate showed up at two council members’ homes last month. The ordinance received 13 yes votes, with Councilwoman Nithya Raman and Councilman Mike Bonin casting dissenting votes. The ordinance required unanimous approval on its first reading, and was held for a final vote Tuesday...
Tags: Politics, News, Protest, La, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, City Council, Lapd, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council, City Hall, Santa Monica, Martinez, Farrell


Will Disneyland pay-to-ride option make Rise of the Resistance virtual queue harder to access?

Star Wars fans who have watched the Rise of the Resistance virtual queue fill up quickly each day often within seconds have one burning question on their minds: What happens if Disneyland starts selling front-of-line access for the wildly popular attraction? The new Disney Genie service debuting this fall at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure will replace the free FastPass system with a paid Lightning Lane option and begin charging for premium front-of-the-line access. The upcharge Light...
Tags: Florida, New York, California, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Resistance, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Disneyland Paris, Southern California, Disney World, DCA, University of Central Florida, ToonTown


LA Councilman Kevin de Leon announces his much-anticipated mayoral run

After months of speculation, Los Angeles City Councilman Kevin de Leon announced on Tuesday, Sept. 21, that he is indeed running for mayor of Los Angeles. De Leon, 54, instantly stands among the more high-profile names to vie for the city’s highest elected post — and is instantly the race’s most visible Latinx leader. “I believe in the power and the future of this great city,” De Leon told an early morning gathering on the Paseo De La Plaza in the El Pueblo de Los Angeles. “I believe in the pow...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, California, La, Government, Senate, India, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Gop, Eric Garcetti, Usc, Leon


Bubble watch: 1st dip in 7 months for Southern California home prices

“Bubble Watch” digs into trends that may indicate economic and/or housing market troubles ahead. Buzz: Southern California’s median home price increased for six straight months before falling in August from July. That six-month “winning streak” is fairly noteworthy because there have only been three longer streaks since 1988. Source: My trusty spreadsheet analyzed DQNews’ monthly median home price data — based on closed transactions — for six Southern California counties. The Trend Let’s first...
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The search for Gabby Petito’s fiancé resumes today in Florida. Here’s why it’s been so hard to find him.

By Amir Vera | CNN Police in Florida will resume their search Tuesday for Brian Laundrie, the fiancé of Gabby Petito, who has been missing for almost a week. Laundrie’s disappearance comes after he and Petito embarked on a cross-country trip in June, only for him to return alone in September. The search for Petito has made national headlines with daily developments, and Laundrie’s disappearance has only added to the confusion. North Port Police said Tuesday that they will search for Laundrie on...
Tags: Florida, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Cnn, Fbi, Soccer, Moab, Venice, Homicide, Don Lemon, Taylor, Dorsey, Missing Persons, Jake Tapper, Burbank


‘What We Do in the Shadows’ star Harvey Guillén takes us into Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights mazes

Halloween Horror Nights is back and in full swing at Universal Studios Hollywood. But come on: Are the mazes really scary? For more than a decade, we’ve gone through each maze multiple times to see which ones get the adrenaline pumping. This year, we invited a special guest to weigh in on our annual maze ranking. Southern California native Harvey Guillén, best known for his role as Guillermo de la Cruz on the FX series “What We Do in the Shadows,” volunteered to help us decide which attractions ...
Tags: Halloween, Amc, Sport, Netflix, Pandora, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, Amusement Parks, Universal Studios, Southern California, Pomona, Crain, Sawyer, Knott, Frankenstein


Max Scherzer’s time with Dodgers breaking models, driving up price

CINCINNATI — Thirty-seven-year-old pitchers are not usually wise investments. They don’t often rank as one of the most attractive free agents available on the market either. But Max Scherzer’s performance this season – one that could very well make him only the fifth pitcher in baseball history to win four (or more) Cy Young Awards – is not normal. In an age when every acquisition, free agent or otherwise, is analytically micro-measured for whatever marginal advantage or potential handicap it co...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Detroit, Reds, Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, San Diego Padres, Cincinnati, Bauer, Dodgers, Scott Boras, Friedman, Cy Young, Manny Machado


Bubble watch: Investors like warehouses … and strip malls?

“Bubble Watch” digs into trends that may indicate economic and/or housing market troubles ahead. Buzz: Two of commercial real estate’s hottest niches in August are competitors looking to cash in on growth in consumer spending — warehouses, that power online shopping; and strip malls, where folks go for stuff they can’t get online. Source: Real estate tracker Green Street’s monthly report on commercial property values for August. The Trend Warehouses and strip malls helped push Green Street’s ...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, News, California, Housing, Sport, Soccer, Essex, Commercial Real Estate, Taco Bell, Buchanan, Green Street, Housing Data, Southern California News Group, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR


Disneyland pays tribute to fallen U.S. Marine killed in Afghanistan airport attack

Disneyland has paid tribute to a fallen U.S. Marine killed in Afghanistan during the Kabul airport attack who was a longtime annual passholder and a huge Star Wars fan that wanted to be buried with the custom lightsaber he built at the Anaheim theme park. Marine Corporal Hunter Lopez, 22, of Indio was one of 13 U.S. service members killed on Aug. 26 in a suicide bombing that took the lives of at least 60 Afghans at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan. Lopez was laid to rest at Riverside National Ce...
Tags: California, Disney, Sport, Afghanistan, Things To Do, Soccer, Kabul, Club, Amusement Parks, Winnie The Pooh, Disneyland, Southern California, Hunter, Disney World, Anaheim, Hughes


Grand Prix: Colton Herta learned a lot from last-place finish in Long Beach in 2019

Car owner Bryan Herta watches as his son Colton Herta prepares to drive during practice for the Indianapolis 500 earlier this year at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Colton Herta drives as he prepares for the Indianapolis 500 earlier this year at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Colton Herta prepares to drive during practice for the Indianapolis 500 earlier this year at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Colton Herta stands ...
Tags: Sports, Spain, Sport, Indianapolis, Soccer, Long Beach, Monterey, Motorsports, Indycar, Acura, Austin Texas, Santa Clarita, Justin, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Pocono, Herta


COVID-19 hospitalizations fall again in LA County; businesses complying with tighter rules

COVID-19 hospitalizations continued declining on Monday, Sept. 20, in Los Angeles County, while health officials again reported generally high compliance with safety restrictions at businesses, despite some lapses in enforcement of mask-wearing requirements. According to state figures, there were 1,034 COVID-positive patients hospitalized in the county as of Monday, a drop from 1,053 on Sunday. There were 315 people being treated in intensive care, up from 310 a day earlier. The county also repo...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, La, Government, US, America, Sport, Soccer, Community, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Department of Public Health, LA County, Universal Studios Hollywood


George Holliday, man who filmed Rodney King beating, dies of COVID-19

LOS ANGELES — George Holliday, a plumber who gained local and national fame 30 years ago when he used his video camera to tape the infamous Los Angeles police beating of motorist Rodney King in Lake View Terrace, has died from COVID-19, it was reported Monday. Citing a friend and business partner, TMZ reported that Holliday, 61, died Sunday at a Simi Valley hospital, where he had been since mid-August. He was not vaccinated and was on a ventilator in recent days, the website reported. On March 3...
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Coronavirus: L.A. County reported 996 new cases and six new deaths, Sept. 20

Los Angeles County public health officials reported 996 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 1,445,121 as of Monday, Sept. 20. The total number of cases represents 14.4% of Los Angeles County’s population. Officials reported six new deaths linked to the coronavirus, for a total of 25,838 deaths since tracking began. The total number of deaths represents 0.26% of Los Angeles County’s population. There were 17 fewer hospitalizations reported, bringing the offical cou...
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Cargo pilot arrested, accused of 3 sexual assaults on OC running trails

A professional cargo pilot from Riverside County has been arrested in Alaska and accused of sexually assaulting three women on running trails at an Aliso Viejo park over the last several months, authorities said Monday. Investigators were looking into whether he may be linked to similar crimes elsewhere in Southern California and beyond. Robert Daniel Yucas, 51, of Cathedral City is accused of raping one woman and attempting to sexually assault two others, and is being investigated for potential...
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