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Woman, 46, found dead in Santa Fe Springs parking lot

A 46-year-old woman was found dead in a parking lot in an industrial area of Santa Fe Springs. The body of the woman - identified by the coroner's office as Marisol Santana, whose place of residence was not immediately available Tuesday - was discovered in the 13500 block of Rosecrans Avenue about 1

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2018-03-21 13:43:51

California teacher who called military 'lowest of our low' is fired

PICO RIVERA, Calif. - A California teacher who sparked national outcry after saying American troops are "the lowest of our low" was fired on Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Times reported. The El Rancho Unified School District voted unanimously to fire Gregory Salcido from El Rancho High School in th

KDVR.COM - 2018-03-21 15:32:07

'Battle of bands' set for Friday at Whittier High School: Be there or be square

After an about eight-year absence, the "Battle of the Bands" will return to the Vic Lopez Auditorium at Whittier High School on Friday. The 17th annual event will feature bands from California, La Serna, Mayfair and Santa Fe high school. The battle hasn't been held at the Vic Lopez Auditorium since

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 00:09:20

Whittier asked the community how to help the homeless and this is what you said

Providing restrooms and showers for homeless individuals is among the ideas to come out of the first two community meetings Whittier hosted to gather input for a plan now under development to help people get off the streets. Other proposals receiving support at Saturday's and Tuesday's meetings incl

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 22:45:11

Snoop Dogg speaks on rappers today, young Snoop vs. gospel Snoop and legalization of marijuana

Eric Calhoun (Kimberlee Buck/ L.A. Sentinel) Eric Calhoun has been blind since birth. However, he has not let his disability stop him from exploring the world around him, especially when it comes to his love of sports! For 20 years, Calhoun has been attending college baseball games throughout Southe

LASENTINEL.NET - 2018-03-22 00:00:42

Anaheim High School on lockdown after reports of shots heard near campus

Anaheim High School was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning due to reports of shots heard near campus, police said. Anaheim police said there were reports of shots being heard in the area near the school - not on school grounds - and the school was placed on lockdown as a precaution. The department

ABC7 LOS ANGELES - 2018-03-21 14:06:51

Flash Flood Watch: Powerful Storm Arrives In San Gabriel Valley

ARCADIA, CA - A powerful storm is expected to hit the greater Los Angeles area beginning Wednesday, promoting weather officials to issue a Flash Flood Watch for the area. The National Weather Service said the "large and powerful" storm is expected to last through Friday. San Gabriel Valley area resi

PATCH - 2018-03-21 17:42:05

Monterey Park police catch suspected thieves after residential burglary

Monterey Park police arrested three suspected burglars after a report from a resident Wednesday afternoon. The Monterey Park Police Department received a call from a resident reporting the burglary at 4:02 p.m., said Sgt. Timothy Wisniewski. Police officers responded, and three adult men ran from th

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2018-03-22 01:10:56

Teacher caught on video calling military 'lowest of our low' fired

PICO RIVERA, Calif. (WGHP) - The California teacher who sparked national outcry after saying that American troops are "the lowest of our low" has been fired, according to the Los Angeles Times. The El Rancho Unified School District voted Tuesday to fire Gregory Salcido from El Rancho High School. Vi

AOL CORP - 2018-03-21 19:53:11

Few details released in early morning stabbing of man near Whittier

A man was stabbed multiple times outside an apartment complex early Tuesday morning, officials said. The stabbing took place in the 11400 block of Santa Gertrudes Avenue around 3 a.m., according to Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. Michael Inge. The apartment is located in the unincorporated county a

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 15:17:32

Pico Rivera teacher who bashed military fired by school board, president says

Gregory Salcido, a teacher and city councilman in Pico Rivera, was terminated from his post at El Rancho High School. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times) A Pico Rivera teacher whose anti-military rant was caught on video and drew widespread condemnation has been terminated from his post, the school

LA TIMES - 2018-03-21 05:55:00

Now-Secret LAPD Body Camera Video Could Soon Become Public After Police Commission Vote Tuesday

The Los Angeles Police Department's years-long practice of keeping video from body cameras and patrol cars under wraps will soon end if the agency's civilian bosses approve a new policy Tuesday that requires the release of the now-secret recordings. LAPD Officer Jim Stover, right, shows reporters on

KTLA.COM - 2018-03-20 14:47:24

La Habra motorcyclist arrested after freeway chase from Cerritos to Santa Fe Springs

A La Habra motorcyclist who turned out to have a suspended license and a traffic warrant led officers on a chase Tuesday from Cerritos to Santa Fe Springs before he surrendered. California Highway Patrol Officer Jeremy Tolen said the motorcyclist was traveling 80 mph when he passed by a California H

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 01:28:46

One Dead, Two Injured in Inglewood Triple Shooting

57 LoudLabs News Three people were injured in a shooting Tuesday, March 20, 2018 in Inglewood. One man died and two women were injured Tuesday in a triple shooting during a burglary in an Inglewood home, according to Inglewood Police Department Lt. Neal Cochran. Police responded to a call of a burg


3 Pasadena women in custody following $1,000 theft of Victoria's Secret lingerie

Two women allegedly stole an estimated $1,000 worth of lingerie from a Victoria's Secret in Pasadena but didn't get far with the stolen underwear Tuesday. Police caught the pair along with an accomplice. In the getaway car, officers also found clothes they believe were stolen from other Pasadena sto

PASADENA STAR-NEWS - 2018-03-21 16:47:19

Surveillance video shows dog fatally shot in South Los Angeles; 4 suspects sought

Police have released surveillance video in hopes of identifying four suspects wanted in the shooting death of a dog outside a South Los Angeles home. Shortly after 10 p.m. on March 9, patrol officers responded to a report of shots fire in the 900 block of East 91st Street, according to the Los Angel

ABC7 LOS ANGELES - 2018-03-21 19:56:09

Police seek public help locating missing Pasadena woman

Mary Williams (Courtesy) A 69-year-old woman who has dementia and diabetes went missing Tuesday in Pasadena, and police were seeking the public's help in locating her. Mary Williams was last seen walking her tan-colored Jack Russell terrier about 10 a.m. near her home in the 1600 block of North Lake

PASADENA STAR-NEWS - 2018-03-21 00:41:17

Traffic Alert: Car Flips On I-10

EL MONTE, CA -- A car overturned Wednesday on a Los Angeles County freeway. The incident was reported around 12:48 p.m. on westbound Interstate 10 near Interstate 605, according to the California Highway Patrol. Initial reports from the CHP said two cars crashed and one overturned. The crash blocke

PATCH - 2018-03-21 19:57:00

Lanes on 55 freeway in Costa Mesa closed after big rig crashes, spills gravel and fuel on lanes

All the lanes of the southbound 55 freeway at the connection to the 73 in Costa Mesa were closed Tuesday afternoon after a truck crashed into the center divider and spilled gravel and fuel on the highway. The crash was reported at about 11:40 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. At 11:5

OCREGISTER - 2018-03-20 19:53:23

$20,000 Reward Offered in Death of Man Struck by Boulder Purposefully Thrown From 134 Freeway Overpass in Pasadena

Thousands of dollars are being offered up for information on the person who intentionally launched a large boulder off an overpass onto the 134 Freeway in Pasadena, killing a man driving with his family. A vehicle is seen after a boulder was tossed through its windshield, killing 23-year-old Christo

KTLA.COM - 2018-03-20 20:03:45