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Long Beach Police Seek Man Suspected in Hit-and-Run That Left Skateboarder Critical
Long Beach police are searching for the owner of a Chevy Tahoe who they say ran over a skateboarder in a crosswalk and left the man critically injured. With the injured man still in the hospital, Long Beach police detectives publicly identified the possible suspect and asked for the public's help in
Explosion Rocks Canoga Park Neighborhood
KNBC An explosion at a Canoga Park home left at least one person possibly injured Wednesday afternoon, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The blast left scattered debris, as authorities worked to determine the cause. This is a developing story. Please refresh this page for updates.
Cockroaches temporarily shut down 2 West Covina restaurants
Two restaurants in West Covina were temporarily closed last week due to major public health hazards. Between Sept. 10 and Sept. 16, those facilities had their health permits suspended for cockroach infestations, according to a report from the Los Angeles County Public Health Department. Restaurants
Man Found Shot to Death in Vehicle in South Los Angeles
A man died after being shot multiple times in South Los Angeles early Thursday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. At approximately 1 a.m., authorities responded to a shooting near the intersection of 78th Street and Brighton Avenue. There, they found a man sitting in his vehicle, suffe
Let's Put the Tree to the Test
Currently City Hall wants to make the old pepper tree in front of City Hall safer. The current debate is how to do it. I see a connection between our historic pepper tree at city hall and the Watts Towers. In 1959, Los Angeles City Hall wanted eliminate the Watts Towers because they were dangerous.
Woman Shot to Death in Inglewood
68 OnScene.TV A woman was shot to death around 2:20 a.m. on Thursday in Inglewood. A woman was shot to death early Thursday in Inglewood, according to Sgt. Geoffrey Meeks of the Inglewood Police Department. The shooting was reported at 2:20 a.m. in the 800 block of North Victor Avenue, said Meeks. T
Man convicted in 2014 yacht theft heads back to jail after being found again on the same boat
A man whom the Orange County Sheriff's Department Harbor Patrol inadvertently helped steal a $3-million yacht from its Newport Beach dock in 2014 is behind bars again after he was found on the same vessel this week. Richard Marco Rodriguez, 35, of Whittier pleaded guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor tr
Beach Clean-Up Lives Up to its Aim
Laguna Beach Mayor Toni Iseman pitches in at the clean up with Eco-Warrior Foundation founder James Pribram. Volunteers numbering 141 came from as far away as Anahiem, Whittier, Topanga and Cota De Coza to play a role during the California Coastal Clean Up Day at Aliso Beach Park last Saturday, Sept
OUR MAILBOX: Development Debate, Flood Worry, Bicycle Talk
Having just returned from two weeks Red Cross duty in a shelter serving those displaced by hurricane Harvey, I am acutely aware of the common refrain that it was a great surprise that a flood could impact my home. While we would presumably have some advance notice of a major rain event threatening t
Santa Fe Springs could soon get its first hotel. Here's the early plans for the project.
City Officials have entered into an exclusive negotiation agreement with a developer to bring a hotel to Santa Fe Springs at the southwest corner of Norwalk Blvd and Telegraph Road, Santa Fe Springs Friday, September 21, 2017. (Photo by Walt Mancini/Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) Officials are currently i
Mike Love Leads the Beach Boys into a New Chapter of Their Legacy
If music history has taught any lessons, it's that Mike Love isn't going away. Love him or loathe him, the man at the helm of the Beach Boys continues to tour as rigorously as ever, even more than the band's creative and commercial peak of the '60s. Playing around 175 shows per years for the several
AutoZone to give out free oil filters to West Covina residents
AutoZone, 1035 E. Amar Road, is collecting used motor oil and giving out free oil filters in exchange for used ones from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The event is for West Covina residents only. Residents must bring an ID or utility bill to verify their residency. AutoZone, 1035 E. Amar Road, is colle
Bandits steal iPhones from cell phone stores in Pico Rivera, Temple City
Deputies are seeking a pair of armed robbers believed to have carried out heists at cell phone stores in Pico Rivera and Temple City Thursday morning. The Pico Rivera robbery unfolded at about 11:30 a.m. at a Sprint store, 8762 Washington Blvd., Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. Noe Garcia said. Two
Weekend: Knott's Scary Farm Opens
Knott's Scary Farm Opens: Many macabre experiences have flowered around our region, like determined pumpkin plants, over recent autumns, but the multi-night haunted happening in Buena Park is a true patriarch of the scare spectaculars. It's the 45th annual go-around for this ghoulish, maze-laden exp
Fire engines' sirens are as loud as ever
Q. Yesterday I was driving east on Ball Road in Cypress toward a green light but traffic was stopped. Then I see, at Valley View Street, an Orange County fire truck with siren and emergency lights on. But I did not hear the siren until the truck was at the intersection. When I was a kid, sirens were
Dick Gregory's life celebrated in D.C. with memorial and tribute parade
September 21, 2017 In the Works Media Special to the L.A. Watts Times The family of Civil Rights leader and icon Dick Gregory celebrated his life and legacy on September 16 at the City of Praise Family Ministries, with the "Dick Gregory Tribute Parade" following in Washington, D.C. the next day.
Western Digital Escalates Tussle With Toshiba Over Chip Plant
Western Digital (WDC) has added more roadblocks in its attempts to stop Toshiba from selling a prized chip unit to a group led by Bain Capital and Korean chipmaker SK Hynix. XAutoplay: On | OffWestern Digital late Wednesday announced that several subsidiaries of its SanDisk chipmaking business have
CSULB Cancels Beer Fest, Beer Fest LB Festival On Tap At Rancho Los Cerritos
To the surprise of many Cal State Long Beach students, school officials cancelled the upcoming campus Craft Beer Festival. "Bringing alcohol onto a college campus can create a heightened environment with polarizing views," Kierstin Stickney, director of marketing and communications at CSULB, said in
Cerritos high school lesson on slavery - in which students' hands are bound - discontinued after outrage
One parent's pleas and outrage have prompted administrators at a Cerritos high school to discontinue a classroom activity that simulated the slave system in colonial America by binding students' hands together, lying them down in a dark room and showing them a clip of the film "Roots." The intention
La Palma City Council votes unanimously to adopt North Orange County Public Safety Task Force
At their regular meeting last night, the La Palma City Council voted unanimously to approve the City's participation in the North Orange County Public Safety Task Force. The task force was established this summer in state budget negotiations for the region by State Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton).