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Michael B. Jordan Shares the 5 Products He Never Travels Without (Including His Retainer)

Being Michael B. Jordan takes a few key things: talent, good genes, and some reliable grooming products - one of which is cologne. As Coach Fragrances' newest face, Jordan admitted that he had been mulling over memories associated with scents. "Scent to me is like time travel," he told POPSUGAR. Some smells bring him right back to elementary school, while others remind him of catching buses to Willowbrook or Woodbridge, which are malls he frequented as a teen. No matter the beauty product Jordan...
Tags: Beauty, Perfume, Jordan, Michael B Jordan, Woodbridge, Willowbrook, Beauty Trends, Men's Grooming, Celebrity Interview


Identity released of young mother killed in possible street-racing crash in Willowbrook

A 23-year-old mother who was killed in a violent crash that may have been caused by street racers just hours before Mother's Day was identified Monday.
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Identity released of young mother killed in possible street racing crash in Willowbrook

A 23-year-old mother who was killed in a violent crash that may have been caused by street racers just hours before Mother's Day was identified Monday.
Tags: News, Willowbrook


Michael B. Jordan Says This Scent Reminds Him of a Time He Was “Trying to Get Girls”

Being Michael B. Jordan takes a few key things: talent, good genes, and some reliable grooming products - one of which is cologne. As Coach Fragrances' newest face, Jordan admitted that he had been mulling over memories associated with scents. "Scent to me is like time travel," he told POPSUGAR. Some smells bring him right back to elementary school, while others remind him of catching buses to Willowbrook or Woodbridge, which are malls he frequented as a teen. No matter the beauty product Jordan...
Tags: Beauty, Perfume, Jordan, Michael B Jordan, Woodbridge, Willowbrook, Beauty Trends, Men's Grooming, Celebrity Interview


Magic Johnson helps celebrate groundbreaking of project to renovate the Willowbrook neighborhood park named after him

NBA legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson helped kick off a multi-million-dollar renovation of the Willowbrook park bearing his name Saturday morning. Athens Park Tiny Tots join Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and NBA legend Earvin Magic Johnson to sing America the Beautiful during a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off a $70 million renovation of Magic Johnson Park that will add a host of new amenities to this 120-acre community oasis in Willowbrook on Saturday, March 9, 2019. (Photo by Axel Koester...
Tags: News, America, Sport, Soccer, Basketball, Athens, Nba, Construction, Johnson, Local News, Magic Johnson, State, LA County, Jim Hill, Mark Ridley Thomas, Earvin Magic Johnson


LLCP buys Club Champion

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners has acquired Willowbrook, Illinois-based Club Champion, a provider of custom fitting services and golf equipment in the U.S. No financial terms were disclosed. Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised LLCP on the deal. PRESS RELEASE LOS ANGELES — Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, announced that it has partnered with management to acquire Club Champion, LLC (“Club Champion” or the “Company”). Club Champion is a leading provi...
Tags: Europe, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Company, Los Angeles California, Kirkland Ellis LLP, Los Angeles New York, Willowbrook, United States the United Kingdom, PE Deals, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners LLCP, LLCP, Consumer/Retail, Willowbrook Illinois


Metro train closures will affect more than 100K daily riders in Long Beach, South Bay and downtown Los Angeles

Watts resident Lexi Casas, 17, takes the Blue Line to her hostess job at a restaurant in Belmont Shore. On Friday, while waiting for a southbound train at the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station in South Los Angeles, she was surprised to learn the heavily used line will be closed for upgrades starting Jan. 26 for two, four-month periods. Instead of a one-seat ride, Casas must exit halfway through and board a shuttle bus to reach her workplace in Long Beach. So, like others, she’s considering taking t...
Tags: Transportation, News, Environment, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, CalTrans, Local News, Metro, Compton, Don, Watts, Los Angeles County, South Bay, South Los Angeles


Obama Boulevard coming to LA’s ‘president’s row’ of streets

The LA City Council voted to rename Rodeo Road as Obama Boulevard to honor former President Barack Obama. (2017 AP Photo by Charles Rex Arbogast) LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council voted 15-0 Tuesday to rename Rodeo Road as Obama Boulevard in honor of former President Barack Obama. “We’re thrilled that Angelenos and visitors will forever be reminded of the legacy of President @BarackObama when traveling across L.A.,” Mayor Eric Garcetti tweeted after the vote. City Council President He...
Tags: Amazon, Politics, News, Obama, California, La, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, Beverly Hills, Columbia University, Pasadena, Local News, Orange


Willowbrook brick beating suspect, charged with attempted murder, pleads not guilty

A woman charged with attempted murder and elder abuse for the beating of a 92-year-old man in Willowbrook has pleaded not guilty.
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Public has say on fate of Sativa Water Board, which is delivering brown water to Compton, Willowbrook

A commission is seeking public comment Wednesday, July 11, 2018, on a proposal to dissolve the Sativa Water Board. The Sativa Los Angeles County Water District supplies water to Compton and Willowbrook, where residents pay $65 a month for unmetered service. Residents have recently reported receiving brown water through their taps. (Google Street View) By ELIZABETH MARCELLINO | City News Service LOS ANGELES — The agency seeking to dissolve the Sativa Water Board in Compton will hold a hearing i...
Tags: Business, Politics, News, Los Angeles, Water, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Los Angeles Times, Compton, Los Angeles County, Novak, Public Utilities Commission, City News Service, American States Water Company, LAFCO


Altadena woman identified as victim killed in Glendale freeway crash

GLENDALE — Authorities today identified the Altadena woman who was fatally injured when the car she was driving collided with a big rig on the northbound 2 Freeway in Glendale. The crash occurred about 1:50 p.m. Friday just south of Mountain Street, according to the California Highway Patrol Celeste Milby, 69, of Altadena died at a hospital, the coroner’s office reported. According to the CHP, Milby, driving a 2004 Acura, was attempting to exit at Mountain Street at an unknown speed when the...
Tags: News, Accidents, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, Beverly Hills, CHP, Local News, Acura, Santa Clarita, Lakewood, Altadena, Palmdale, Willowbrook, Pico Rivera, Mountain Street


Several parked cars damaged in early-morning North Hills crash

NORTH HILLS — It was a rude awakening this morning for up to six car owners in North Hills after the driver of a pickup truck lost control and slammed into their parked vehicles. It happened on Hayvenhurst Avenue near Devonshire Street about 12:45 a.m., NBC4 reported. Police told NBC4 the driver of a Ford F-150 truck hit a dip in the road and lost control, smashing into the cars parked on the street. No one was hurt, and the driver was not cited. Related Articles Tractor ...
Tags: News, Accidents, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Local News, Santa Clarita, Lakewood, Palmdale, North Hills, Willowbrook, Pico Rivera, Hayvenhurst Avenue, Top Stories LADN, Devonshire Street


2 motorists injured in crash that sent vehicle into Sherman Oaks home

A vehicle struck this home early Thursday, May 10, 2018, on the corner of La Maida Street and Woodman Avenue, across the street from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks. The home is seen in a Google Street View image. SHERMAN OAKS — Two motorists were slightly injured today in a collision in Sherman Oaks in which one of the vehicles crashed into a house. Paramedics sent to the 13700 block of La Maida Street shortly after 8 a.m. took the women to a hospital in good condition, the Los Angeles...
Tags: News, Accidents, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Local News, Santa Clarita, Riverside, Lakewood, Sherman Oaks, Notre dame High School, Palmdale, Willowbrook, Los Angeles Fire Department, Pico Rivera


Vehicle crashes into Sherman Oaks home

A vehicle struck this home early Thursday, May 10, 2018, on the corner of La Maida Street and Woodman Avenue, across the street from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks. The home is seen in a Google Street View image. A vehicle crashed into a Sherman Oaks home early Thursday after colliding with another vehicle, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported. The vehicle plowed into the home at 13706 La Maida St., said LAFD spokesman Brian Humphrey. There is no report yet on injuries. Related A...
Tags: News, Accidents, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Local News, Santa Clarita, Lakewood, Sherman Oaks, Notre dame High School, Palmdale, Willowbrook, Los Angeles Fire Department, Pico Rivera, LAFD


Tractor crashes through Pico Rivera elementary school window while kindergarten class is in session

A tractor crashed through a kindergarten classroom window on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Students were in the classroom, but no one was hurt. A tractor crashed through a kindergarten classroom window at Pico Rivera’s Rio Vista Elementary School on Wednesday morning. Students and the teacher were in the room when it happened, but no one was hurt, El Rancho Unified Superintendent Karling Aguilera-Fort said in a phone interview Thursday. He said the incident happened around 11 a.m. Wednesday when a t...
Tags: Safety, Accidents, Sport, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Local-news, Santa Clarita, Lakewood, Palmdale, Pacoima, Willowbrook, Pico Rivera, Rio Vista Elementary School, Panorama City, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR


Pedestrian struck and killed in Willowbrook

LOS ANGELES — A pedestrian died today after being struck by a vehicle in unincorporated Willowbrook, authorities said. The crash was reported at 3:51 a.m. at 132nd and San Pedro streets, the California Highway Patrol said. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, the CHP said. The driver remained at the scene, the CHP said. No further information was immediately available. Here is where it happened:
Tags: Accidents, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, CHP, Local News, San Pedro, Willowbrook, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT


Man says he was shot on 14 Freeway because of Armenian flag on his truck

NEWHALL — A young man who was wounded in a vehicle-to-vehicle shooting on the 14 Freeway in the Newhall area said today he believes he was targeted because his truck was decorated with an Armenian flag. The 19-year-old motorist suffered a grazing gunshot wound to his left shoulder and glass fragmentation wounds to his face in the shooting that was reported about 11 p.m. Tuesday on the southbound 14 Freeway between Crown Valley Road in the Acton area and Sand Canyon Road in the Santa Clarita area...
Tags: News, Shootings, Sport, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, Honda, CHP, Local News, Lapd, San Pedro, Santa Clarita, Acton, Woodland Hills, Desert Hot Springs, Palmdale, Willowbrook


Man faces capital murder charges in Studio City recording studio fire that killed 2

Los Angeles firefighters knock down hot spots on the roof of a recording studio in Studio City on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Officials say two people were killed and two others were seriously injured when flames ripped through the studio. Fire spokeswoman Amy Bastman says crews found heavy smoke when they responded shortly before 7 a.m. Saturday to the business on Cahuenga Boulevard. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) VAN NUYS — A 28-year-old man was charged today with capital murder for allegedly se...
Tags: Murder, News, Arson, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, Local News, Lapd, Yo, Chevron, Los Angeles Times, Carter, Pryce, Hayes


LAPD: Dispute may be motive in music studio arson fire that left two dead, two seriously injured

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles man arrested in connection to a fatal fire at a music studio in Studio City on Saturday is believed to have intentionally set the blaze, which left two dead and two others critically injured. Los Angeles police officers talk to witnesses on a cordoned parking lot adjacent to a music studio on Cahuenga Boulevard in Studio City on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Officials say two people were killed and two others were seriously hurt when flames ripped through a music reco...
Tags: News, Arson, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, CHP, Local News, Lapd, Carter, Burbank, Hayes, Pollard, Studio City, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Cahuenga Boulevard, Willowbrook


The ebullience of Nick Rakocevic helps push USC basketball to new heights

Vanderbilt guard Joe Toye (2) shoots against Southern California forward Nick Rakocevic (31) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) Cal State Fullerton guard Kyle Allman, right, drives around USC forward Nick Rakocevic during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Los Angeles, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) Sound Vanderbilt forward Ejike Obinna, left, drives against South...
Tags: Utah, Colorado, California, Oregon, Office, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Ford, Serbia, Basketball, Nba, Sacramento State, Chargers


LA County leaders approve millions for more than 500 affordable homes, but say it’s not enough to keep pace with homelessness

On the heels of a report that found that Los Angeles County’s homelessness is outpacing efforts to build new dwellings, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved $43.6 million in funds for 558 affordable housing units across the region. A total of nine developments would be constructed and spread out in cities and communities including Lancaster, Long Beach, South Gate and in unincorporated areas of Athens-Westmont, East Los Angeles, and Willowbrook. Funding for the projects would come from t...
Tags: Business, Politics, News, California, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Board, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Kidd, Board of Supervisors, Hawthorne, Barger, LA County, San Fernando Valley


LA County leaders approve millions for 500 affordable homes, but say it’s not enough to keep pace with homelessness

On the heels of a report that found that Los Angeles County’s homelessness is outpacing efforts to build new dwellings, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved $43.6 million in funds for 500 affordable housing units across the region. A total of nine developments would be constructed and spread out in cities and communities including Lancaster, Long Beach, South Gate and in unincorporated areas of Athens-Westmont, East Los Angeles, and Willowbrook. Funding for the projects would come from t...
Tags: Business, Politics, News, California, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Board, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Kidd, Board of Supervisors, Hawthorne, Barger, LA County, San Fernando Valley


Missing woman, 84, last seen emptying bank account in Hawthorne

Doris Doss, 84, who suffers from dementia, has been missing since Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. The South LA resident was last seen at a Hawthorne credit union, where she emptied her bank account. (Courtesy photo) LOS ANGELES — Authorities are looking today for a South Los Angeles octogenarian who was last seen in Hawthorne. The family of 84-year-old dementia patient Doris Doss said they filed a report with police after she went missing Thursday, NBC4 reported. Doss was last seen Thursday at a credi...
Tags: Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, South Los Angeles, Hawthorne, Los Angeles Police Department, South LA, Willowbrook, Doss, Crenshaw Boulevard, Doris Doss, 120th Street, Anna Doss


LA County leaders approve funding to keep winter shelters for homeless open through March

Los Angeles County leaders will spend an additional $709,000 to keep some winter shelters for homeless people open a little longer this season. This week’s unanimous vote to transfer funds from the county’s Provisional Financing Uses budget unit to the Homeless and Housing means the Winter Shelter Program will run through March 31 at sites where it is possible. It also means the Inglewood Armory would be opened as a winter shelter, according to a motion introduced by supervisors Hilda Solis and ...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Homeless, Local News, County, Los Angeles County, La Puente, Barger, LA County, San Fernando Valley, Solis, Antelope Valley, Hilda Solis, Willowbrook, Harbor Area


Stretched thin, LA County’s mental health teams struggle to get patients out of jails and into hospitals

AN EDITOR’S NOTE TO OUR READERS:  Because she is a minor, the name of the 13-year-old in this story has been omitted to protect the privacy of the girl and her family. The 13-year-old held a knife against her throat one spring morning, looked her mom in the eyes and said she’d do it. It was a threat built on depression, anger and despair. The teen had tried to run away from home. She twisted and pinched her skin until her arms and neck turned blue. She stole a cell phone from a student at sc...
Tags: News, California, Los Angeles, Reagan, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Ronald Reagan, Long Beach, Philadelphia, Local News, Orange County, Miranda, Lapd, West Hollywood, Compton


Reckless driver in wild chase loses police near LAX

LOS ANGELES — A reckless driver led police officers on a wild chase late Monday from East Los Angeles to Commerce before evading his pursuers by heading west on the 105 Freeway moving through Lynwood, Hawthorne and Inglewood, authorities said. The chase began shortly before 11 p.m. on the northbound 710 Freeway in East L.A. The driver then switched to surface streets in Commerce, where he blew through red lights along the way. Authorities tracked the speeding driver and occasionally was forced t...
Tags: Crime, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Commerce, Local News, Compton, Lax, Inglewood, East Los Angeles, Willowbrook, Top Stories LADN, Echo Code, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT


Suburban neighborhood evacuated after gas explosions

WILLOWBROOK, Ill. (AP) — Residents of a neighborhood in a Chicago suburb are being allowed back into their homes after a series of fires and explosions forced them to evacuate. Officials told WLS-TV in Chicago there were more than 10 fires and explosions on Friday in Willowbrook southwest of Chicago. One 80-year-old woman suffered serious […]
Tags: News, Ap, Chicago, WLS TV, Willowbrook, Willowbrook Ill, Nation & World


A La Carte (June 16)

Today’s Kindle deals include several books that are worth a quick look. It has been a pretty good week on the Kindle front! Don’t Leave Those Kids Alone It’s been said that “Let no one despise you for your youth” is an incomprehensible passage today. A “cursory look at our culture (such as our clothing selections, diet regimens, and social media accounts) easily demonstrates the infatuation with youthfulness. However, I think this there is an entire book of the Bible that is inc...
Tags: America, Blogging, United States, Ireland, New York Times, Mother Teresa, A La Carte, Don, Calcutta, Willowbrook, Saint Teresa, André Schutten


Exclusive: Houston energy co. to move into larger manufacturing facility

Houston-based NCS Multistage Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: NCSM) is preparing to move into a larger manufacturing and assembling facility in anticipation of future growth. The company recently held an IPO to get its stock listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, securing a cleaner balance sheet and a net cash position, CFO Ryan Hummer said. And NCS has been growing in the lead up to that, too— Hummer said NCS has added 35 employees since the start of the year. The new facility, located at 6806 Will...
Tags: Houston, Ncs, Hummer, Willowbrook, NCS Multistage Holdings Inc, Ryan Hummer


Party in the Front, Business in the Back

Illustration by Nate Otto When Gary Morrison’s mother and her best friend got into the foil-stamped napkin business in 1979, the two women were just looking for a side project that would make them some extra money. Decades later, Gary is running AR-EN Party Printers, a company that custom prints cocktail napkins, coasters, matchboxes and more. He’s the first person to acknowledge that no one really needs what he’s selling, yet he’s figured out how to make a sustainable business out of disposab...
Tags: Podcast, New York, California, Stanford, China, Blogging, Small-business, Chicago, Groucho Marx, Harvard, Weddings, Roy, Party, West Coast, Signal, Shutterfly