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Monte McNair Named Sacramento Kings’ New General Manager

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento Kings have chosen Vlade Divac’s replacement. On Thursday, the team announced that they have hired Monte McNair for the role. “Monte is one of the NBA’s top basketball minds who has played an instrumental role in building several winning teams in Houston,” said Kings Owner and Chairman Vivek Ranadivé in a statement. Kings Name Monte McNair General Manager » https://t.co/PS2dSegp6H pic.twitter.com/imD6IJqyVC — Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) September 17, 2...
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Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Sept. 17-24

  Joseph Cibere’s “Mountain Mist” watercolor. The artist and watercolor teacher gives an online art demonstration on Sept. 21. (Photo courtesy of Joseph Cibere)     Take a chance on cultural and educational experiences, Sept. 17-24.   EVENTS   Outside-In Tour of the Lanterman House: Docent-led tours of the historic bungalow-style house (listed on the National Register of Historic Places), 6 or 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 and 24 and Oct. 1 and 8. Admission $5; $3 seniors and ages 12-18. Reservation...
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Bobcat fire will take longer to contain as blaze continues to grow, authorities say

The Bobcat fire continues to grow as it moves into day nine of burning in the San Gabriel Mountains, north of Azusa, and fire authorities now estimate it will take longer to get it contained. By early Monday, Sept. 14, the blaze had charred 36,366 acres, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Containment remained unchanged from the previous night, sitting at 6%. Forest Service authorities had previously estimated the fire would be contained by Oct. 15 but on Monday pushed that date to Oct. 30. Th...
Tags: News, California, Sport, Soccer, Wildfires, Ventura County, Arcadia, Forest Service, Southern California, Wilson, Los Angeles County, Azusa, San Gabriel Mountains, Sierra Madre, Los Angeles Daily News, Bear Creek


Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Sept. 10-17

  Michelle Friars “Kandi Kids,” carbon pencil and charcoal on paper, is part of the “Brand 48 Annual Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper” that opens virtually on Sept. 12. (Courtesy of Michelle Friars)     Take a chance on cultural and educational experiences, Sept. 10-17.   EVENTS   Pepperdine University – Waves of Flags and 9/11 Service of Remembrance: The 13th annual display of flags, both American and foreign, honoring and remembering the 2,977 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist ...
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With trick-or-treat discouraged in L.A. County, Halloween fans must scare up a little creativity

When Jasen Smith learned this week that public health officials were advising against trick-or-treating and prohibiting other Halloween attractions such as haunted houses and block parties in Los Angeles County this year, he really wasn’t too surprised. County officials recently issued word that trick-or-treating was prohibited, then backed down from that stance on Wednesday — but nonetheless discouraged the annual tradition. Meanwhile, Smith, a 33-year-old Woodland Hills resident, was already p...
Tags: Halloween, Hollywood, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Chatsworth, Smith, Ventura County, Cruz, County, Southern California, Los Angeles County, Ramsey, Simi Valley


Southern California homebuilder sales jump 33% from pandemic low

Southern California homebuilders’ rebound from the pandemic continued in July with closed sales up one-third from April’s lockdown low. My trusty spreadsheet shows 1,635 completed sales of newly constructed residences in July — that’s up 33% from April when the economy was suffering its initial coronavirus shock. Home selling has been an economic bright spot as buyers take advantage of low mortgage rates while seeking bigger spaces. It’s been a wild year for builders. Yes, new home sales in the...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, News, California, Housing, Los Angeles, Sport, Development, Soccer, Orange County, Orange, Riverside County, San Diego County, Ventura County, Southern California, San Bernardino


Election 2020: San Fernando Valley races take shape as candidates qualify and runoffs set

With the Los Angeles County’s deadline to run for office passing on Aug. 7, qualified lists of candidates for local office have been set for the Nov. 3 election. Here is a list of some local races to keep an eye on as mail-in ballots begin to hit mailboxes in October. Here is a brief roundup of who’s running — as of Aug. 24 — in the San Fernando Valley and neighboring communities. L.A. City Council District 4 — Ranges from Sherman Oaks and Van Nuys to Toluca Lake, and then through the Cahuenga P...
Tags: Hollywood, Sport, Soccer, Ventura County, Los Angeles County, Burbank, LA County, San Fernando Valley, Koreatown, Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys, Toluca Lake, City Council District, Burbank City, Cahuenga Pass, Andra Hoffman


Metrolink restoring some service from San Fernando Valley to Ventura County

Above, a passenger boards a Metrolink train at the Van Nuys station. The agency is restoring two morning trains connecting Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley with Ventura County. (2020 file photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) LOS ANGELES — As traffic on freeways serving the San Fernando Valley and Ventura County returns to pre-COVID-19 levels, Metrolink said Friday it will reinstate two morning trains on Tuesday to serve people who live and work in those areas. Ventura Co...
Tags: Transportation, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Ventura County, Metro, Valley, San Fernando Valley, Union Station, Moorpark, Van Nuys, Metrolink, Ventura County Line, LA Metro


Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Sept. 3-10

    Francini Giraldo teaches Samba dance during the 2019 Music Center’s Dance DTLA series. This year, learn elements of the dance from Giraldo in the finale class on Sept. 4 of the Music Center’s Digital Dance DTLA series. (Photo by Javier Guillen)     Take a chance on new cultural and educational experiences, Sept. 3-10.   EVENTS   2020 Summer Restaurant dineL.A. Restaurant Week: Participating Los Angeles area restaurants offer prix fixe lunch/dinner, today through Sept. 18. Ask for the ...
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Government offices and services closures on Sept. 7 for Labor Day in the LA area

  Mural “Industries of California” by Ralph Stackpole at Coit Tower, San Francisco. (Photo by DSdugan/Creative Commons CCO 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication)     Government offices – Los Angeles city and county, national and state – and courts, libraries and schools are normally closed for the Labor Day holiday. Here is a sampling of other services that are closed, have an altered service or are on a regular schedule on Sept. 7. Banks: Closed, as are New York Stock Exchange markets. Ma...
Tags: California, La, Banks, Government, Trains, Los Angeles, Sport, Transit, Soccer, Glendale, Libraries, Labor Day, New York Stock Exchange, Local News, Ventura County, Riverside


NuVet Labs Owner Blake Kirschbaum Bought the $35 Million Westlake Village Compound

Although his identity remained an enigma for a full year, it’s now publicly known that the mysterious and previously unidentified buyer who paid $35 million in cash for the enormous Westlake Village compound of billionaire producer Thomas Tull was not a foreign billionaire or major financier but rather local Ventura County businessman Blake Kirschbaum, a […]
Tags: Los Angeles, Ventura County, Moguls, Thomas Tull, Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, RE/MAX, Power Players, Blake Kirschbaum


Los Angeles County home prices hit third record high of 2020

Los Angeles County’s homebuying rebounded from pandemic challenges last month with sales just 2% below 2019’s level and a new pricing high set. DQNews reports Los Angeles County’s closed sales stats for July show … • 6,818 homes sold, existing and new — down 2% in a year. Year to date, 34,594 purchases were completed, down 16% vs. 2019. • Record high $670,000 countywide median selling price — up 5.5% over 12 months. The latest median is the third new peak hit this year. July marked a rebound fro...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, California, Housing, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, House, Orange County, Riverside County, San Diego County, Ventura County, Southern California, Los Angeles County, San Bernardino County, Housing Data


Family Members Of Murder Victims Assail Golden State Killer Joseph DeAngelo

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Tearful family members of people killed by Joseph DeAngelo assailed him Thursday for stealing away their loved ones as he escalated his attacks from burglaries and rapes to a series of horrific murders that terrorized California four decades ago. “Today the devil loses and justice wins,” Debbi Domingo McMullan‏, the daughter of one victim, said during the third day of a sentencing hearing for the 74-year-old man known as the Golden State Killer. She called him a “pathet...
Tags: Crime, News, California, Local, Syndicated Local, Ap, Sacramento County, Rancho Cordova, Santa Barbara County, Orange County, Smith, Ventura County, Southern California, Northern California, Feb, Greg


Southern California home prices hit record highs as sales rebound in July

Despite the pandemic, Southern California home prices rebounded in July for a second straight month, with medians at all-time highs in five out of six counties, new housing numbers by CoreLogic/DQ News showed Thursday, Aug. 20. This time, sales revived, too, rising to the highest level for any month in two years. The sales surge occurred despite a paucity of homes on the market. Record low mortgage rates continued to motivate house hunters to venture back into the market, even as unemployment re...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, California, Housing, Sport, Soccer, Orange County, Riverside County, San Diego County, Ventura County, Southern California, Ventura, Los Angeles County, San Bernardino County, Los Angeles Orange County, California Association Of Realtors


‘May He Rot In Hell’: Golden State Killer Faces His Victims In 1st Day Of Hearings

SACRAMENTO (CBS13/AP) – The Golden State Killer, a former police officer in California who eluded capture for four decades, faces his victims in court Tuesday on the first of four days of hearings before he is sentenced to life in prison. The scope of Joseph James DeAngelo’s crimes “is simply staggering,” prosecutors said in a court summary released Monday: 13 known murders and nearly 50 rapes between 1975 and 1986. Sixteen of his Sacramento County rape victims plan to confront him Tuesday in a ...
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Golden State Killer Faces His Victims In 1st Day Of Hearings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Killer, a former police officer in California who eluded capture for four decades, faces his victims in court Tuesday on the first of four days of hearings before he is sentenced to life in prison. The scope of Joseph James DeAngelo’s crimes “is simply staggering,” prosecutors said in a court summary released Monday: 13 known murders and nearly 50 rapes between 1975 and 1986. Sixteen of his Sacramento County rape victims plan to confront him Tuesday in ...
Tags: Crime, News, California, Local, Sacramento County, Ventura County, San Joaquin Valley, Sacramento Calif, Bowman, Sacramento County Superior Court, DeAngelo, East Area Rapist, Michael Bowman, Golden State Killer, Joseph James Deangelo, Jane Carson Sandler


California Seeks to Create its Own CFPB-style Agency

The state of California is reportedly seeking to establish its own financial watchdog agency which would operate similarly to the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The proposal would be accomplished through an expansion of the existing California Department of Business Oversight (DBO). This is according to original reporting at NPR. Members of the state assembly contend that the state needs to take its own action to protect its consumers since the federal regulator has beco...
Tags: Featured, California, Finance, Regulation, Npr, Santa Barbara County, Ventura County, CBA, Gavin Newsom, D, SVP, CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, California Assembly, Limon, California State Assembly


Student-led group aims to make high school reading lists more diverse

Amid a new civil rights movement that has swept across the country, a group of high school students and recent grads struck on an idea earlier this year that might, in some small way, improve racial understanding. It was time, they said, to include more diverse authors in the curriculum for literature classes. About a half dozen Southern California young people recently formed Diversify Our Narrative, an organization dedicated to changing high school reading lists by petitioning individual distr...
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Golden State Killer Joseph DeAngelo Faces Life In Prison

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Joseph James DeAngelo Jr., a former police officer, faces a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole for 13 rape-related charges and 13 murder counts stemming from crimes in the 1970s and 1980s across six California counties. He pleaded guilty in June and is set to be sentenced on Friday after three days of testimony from his victims and survivors. The 74-year-old is the elusive Golden State Killer, also known as the East Area Rapist and Visalia Rans...
Tags: News, California, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Ap, Rancho Cordova, Santa Barbara County, Orange County, Ventura County, Jane, Goleta, Irvine, Sacramento Calif, YOLO


Victims Tell Of Trauma, Healing In Golden State Killer Case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jane Carson-Sandler says she has served an effective life sentence in the more than four decades since she was one of the first rape victims of a one-time police officer who eventually became known as the Golden State Killer. Now it’s Joseph James DeAngelo’s turn. Carson-Sandler will be among nearly three dozen victims or survivors who plan to confront DeAngelo this week during an extraordinary four days of court hearings before the 74-year-old is sentenced to life in p...
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Bull Chases Firefighters Battling California Wildfire

The animal "wasn't clowning around," said Ventura County Fire Department.
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Sun Valley church and LA County trade lawsuits in battle over indoor worship services

Los Angeles County officials on Thursday, Aug. 13, sued Grace Community Church and its pastor, John MacArthur, demanding that they comply with statewide public health orders intended to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The county lawsuit seeks a restraining order against indoor, in-person services that have been held for several weeks, in violation of state laws, at the Sun Valley megachurch. The suit came a day after Grace Community Church sued the state, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and ...
Tags: News, California, Religion, America, Los Angeles, Research, Sport, UPS, Soccer, Riverside County, Ventura County, Eric Garcetti, County, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Huntington Beach


Brush fire near Chatsworth burns 20-plus acres

The Peak fire broke out before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, near the 118 Freeway west of Topanga Canyon Boulevard and was about 40% contained as of 1 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. A Los Angeles city firefighter was taken to a hospital in fair condition “for evaluation of heat-related exertion,” said Brian Humphrey of the LAFD. The “Peak Fire” was reported about 11:25 a.m. near the westbound Ronald Reagan (118) Freeway west of Topanga Canyon Boulevard, near Chatsw...
Tags: Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Ronald Reagan, CalTrans, Chatsworth, Local News, Ventura County, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County Fire Department, LAFD, Mike Meadows, Top Stories LADN, Brian Humphrey, Photos And Videos, Topanga Canyon Boulevard


Hot, dry day brings brush fires to Southern California

Amid triple-digit temperatures in some areas, brush fires scorched hundreds of acres of dry, Southern California terrain this week. Most recent were a pair of San Fernando Valley area fires, one erupting in Sunland-Tujunga, which burned 10 acres and a second fire that charred at least 25 acres in between Chatsworth and Simi Valley. The blaze had threatened homes on the Ventura County side of the fire, authorities said. Yet despite the hot, dry weather and the difficulty of maneuvering through ru...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Wildfires, Shirley, Chatsworth, Local News, Ventura County, Forest Service, Palm Springs, Southern California, Beaumont, Los Angeles County, Simi Valley, Azusa


Firefighters stop spread of Shirley fire in Box Canyon west of Chatsworth

CHATSWORTH — A 25-acre brush fire was threatening some homes Friday in Ventura County west of Chatsworth, and Los Angeles city and county crews were assisting Ventura firefighters in the effort to extinguish the flames. The fire was reported about noon near the 200 block of West Box Canyon Road, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. “This fire is in the Santa Susana Mutual Threat Zone, and all three agencies are currently working together,” the LAFD reported. The Shirley fire burns F...
Tags: News, Fire, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Wildfires, Shirley, Pasadena, Chatsworth, Local News, Ventura County, Palm Springs, Ventura, Simi Valley, Winnetka, Los Angeles Daily News


LA County housing mystery: All-time high prices with record low sales?

Los Angeles County homebuyers last month bought the fewest homes for any June on record but still paid an all-time high price. DQNews reports Los Angeles County closed sales stats for show … • 5,063 homes sold, existing and new — down 24% in a year. This was the slowest June for homebuying in the DQNews database that dates to 1988. • $643,000 countywide median selling price — up 4% over 12 months. The latest median, for sales of all residences, breaks the record of $640,000 set in March 2020. Ho...
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Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley and LA area, July 23-30

  Line dance instructor Rick Dominguez leads a crowd at a 2019 Dance DTLA series at the Music Center. This year Dominguez leads a session on July 24 for the Digital Dance DTLA series. (Photo by Javier Guillen for Grand Park)   Take a chance on new cultural and educational experiences, July 23-30.   EVENTS   Ignite the MaTCH (Madrid Theatre Cultural Hub) – Virtual Art Walk: 11:11 A Creative Collective present the event that includes a visual art display, dance, film, music and spoken word ...
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Coronavirus twists Southern California housing: Slowest sales, highest prices

Southern California house hunters, challenged by a pandemic, bought the fewest homes in any June on record while record-low mortgage rates helped push the median selling price to an all-time high. DQ News/CoreLogic reported on Wednesday, July 22 that buyers closed purchases of 17,678 residences — existing and newly built — in June in the six-county region. That’s down 15% in a year as sales fell across SoCal. It was the slowest-selling June in a database that dates to 1988 and was the third cons...
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Things to do – in-person and online – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, July 16-23

  Day trippers may see a tail, or more, of a blue whale during a Summer Whale Watching cruise with Island Packers out of Ventura Harbor. (Photo courtesy of Chuck Graham)     Take a chance on new cultural and educational experiences, July 16-23.   EVENTS   Best Friends Animal Society’s Su-Purrr Kitten Adoption Weekend: Looking into adopting a kitten? Fill out a kitten adoption survey; schedule a virtual meet-and-greet appointment; pick up new friend at Best Friends Lifesaving Center in Mis...
Tags: Facebook, California, Nigeria, America, Los Angeles, Sport, West, Soccer, New Zealand, San Diego, Long Beach, Beethoven, Amy Winehouse, Tokyo, Zambia, Michigan


Naya Rivera, star of 'Glee,' dead at 33 after disappearing from boat

Naya Rivera, who found fame playing Santana Lopez on the hit series "Glee," has died after going missing during a boat ride with her 4-year-old son, Ventura County Sheriff William Ayub announced at a press conference on Monday.
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