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Thousands of Nonviolent Offenders Could Be Released as California Revisits 3-Strikes Life Sentences
California Department of Corrections officer looks on as inmates at Chino State Prison exercise in the yard December 10, 2010 in Chino. (Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) Up to 4,000 California inmates serving life sentences for nonviolent convictions will have a chance at parole following the
2 small brush fires erupt in LA County amid red flag warning
A red flag warning is scheduled to remain in effect for much of Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange and Riverside counties until 10 p.m. Friday.
‘Free Willy’ actor arrested in San Fernando Valley on suspicion of domestic violence
Jason James Richter, who starred in the 1990s “Free Willy” movies, was arrested Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in the San Fernando Valley on suspicion of domestic violence, TMZ reported. (2018 Photo by Randy Shropshire/Getty Images)
‘The Advocates’ documentary goes street level on Los Angeles’ homelessness crisis with the people fighting it on the front lines
On any given night, more than 30,000 people experience homelessness in the city of L.A., according to themost recent numbersfrom the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. That number balloons to more than 50,000 for Los Angeles County. Initiatives likeProp HHHat the city level andMeasure Hat the count
Flea-Borne Typhus Outbreak Is Spreading In Los Angeles, Hitting The Homeless Population Hard
Flea-borne typhus, a bacterial disease that causes fevers and a rash, is reaching epidemic levels in parts of Los Angeles County.
Hate crimes rose in Los Angeles County last year, and Long Beach wasn't immune
Last year’s increase is just the latest in a trend that’s seen hate crimes increase 32 percent since 2013, something that has officials “extremely concerned,” the commission’s executive director, Robin Toma, said in a statement.
$1 billion condo complex rises above LA’s tangled traffic
In February, Anthony Nguyen moved into the Metropolis, a 2.2 million-square-foot mixed-use complex that its developer says is the largest of its kind in the western United States.MUST CREDIT: photo for The Washington Post by Jenna Schoenefeld.
Search Underway for Inmate Who Walked Away From Malibu Sheriff's Station - LA West Media
Edis Gonzales-Lopez was working at the station as a trustee when he left around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Deputy Armando Viera Jr. of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Information Bureau, who said the inmate climbed over a wall to get away.
Palmdale Man Arrested on Suspicion of Killing Wife in Domestic Violence Incident: Sheriff's Officials
A Palmdale residence is taped off for investigation after a woman was found dead there on Oct. 18, 2018. (Credit: KTLA) A man claimed to have assaulted his wife was arrested after authorities responded to their home and found the woman dead on Thursday, officials said. Deputies initially made contac
Taco Tastes: Carlos's Tijuana Style Tacos Arrives in Whittier ~ L.A. TACO
The pop-up, essentially a tent with some tables and BBQ grills nearFive Points Intersection, used itsIG accountand some shoutouts from local food influencers@hungryinwhittierand@foodiemobbto market the event. It was a simple enough strategy that paid off majorly. And its hours have been from 7 pm to
Man Receives Life Sentence Without Possibility of Parole for 2014 Crash That Killed LAPD Officer, Injured His Partner
A man who crashed an SUV into a police cruiser in Harbor City four years ago - killing an officer and injuring another - has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole plus eight years, the the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday. Mynor Enrique Va
Two Los Angeles Men Arrested for Adelanto Shooting that Critically Injured Deputy
During a press conference, McMahon explained that the 2-deputy unit conducted a traffic stop not far from the Raintree Garden Apartments in the City of Adelanto. During the stop, they got a shots heard call and heard multiple shots fired. Both deputies ran toward the apartment complex to investigat
Front Porch Cinema: Free Movies at Santa Monica Pier
"Clueless," "The Addams Family," and "Coco" are just ahead. Front Porch Cinema Does a shark like cinema? Do seahorses prefer sad films or the sorts of movies that deliver mirth? And if you were to ask a crab what he likes from Cannes, could he rattle off a few titles, directors, genres? Well... let'
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Nearly 4,000 Nonviolent Offenders Could Be Released as California Revisits Three-Strike Life Sentences
Nonviolent third-strikers are disproportionately black, disproportionately mentally ill and statistically among the least likely to commit additional crimes, a researcher said Rich Pedroncelli/AP In this June 20, 2018 file photo, inmates pass a correctional officer as they leave an exercise yard at
LA County sees spike in reported hate crimes against Latinos, blacks
Hate crimes against black victims reported in Los Angeles County rose 15 percent last year after a significant decline the previous year, while crimes targeting Latinos rose 16 percent, according to a new report.The number of total hate crimes reported in Los Angeles County rose 5 percent in 2017 to
LA County approves $14.3M settlement with family of man killed by deputy
The suspect, Cedric Ramirez, was an ex-convict and known gang member who had exchanged gunfire with deputies that day. After Mendoza was shot, Ramirez continued to hold a hostage inside the home until a SWAT team eventually entered the home and killed Ramirez.
Los Angeles Times: Want to get homeless people off sidewalks? Put them in apartments
As homeless encampments have sprawled across sidewalks throughout the city of Los Angeles, officials have struggled to balance the needs of the people who live in them with the needs of the other city residents who walk past them, work around them and live nearby, and who are alternately annoyed and
Metro should give free election day rides, say LA and Long Beach mayors, county supervisor
Garcetti, along with co-authors Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, introduced a motion at the Metro Executive Management Committee meeting which would direct the transit agency to lift fares for all riders on Nov. 6.
This Fried Chicken Delivery Service Is New, but Its L.A.-Native Chef Is Legendary
During L.A.’s gourmet food truck phenomenon in 2010, Dante Gonzales made his first splashy West Coast fried-chicken debut with his Ride or Fry eatery on wheels. Up until that point, the chef was making a name for himself through the wild, underground music and fried chicken parties he used to throw