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News, Los Angeles, Police Department

Arrest Total Passes 300 In Los Angeles For Ferguson Protestors Breaking The Law

Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 8:43 am

The arrest total has passed 300, including 130 in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday night, as mobile demonstrations against Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who killed an unarmed black man entered their third day.

News, Los Angeles, Travel, Santa Monica, Gas Prices

Gasoline Prices At Lowest Level For Thanksgiving Since 2009

Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 8:42 am

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County was at its lowest amount on Thanksgiving since 2009, dropping seven-tenths of a cent today to $3.104.

News, Los Angeles, Travel, Santa Monica, Lax

3.5 Million Southland Residents Estimated To Travel This Thanksgiving

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:24 am

More than 3.5 million Southland residents are traveling during this Thanksgiving holiday, a 3.8 percent increase over last year that the Automobile Club of Southern California attributes to lower gas prices and improved personal finances.

Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Weather

Unseasonably Warm Weather Arrives In L.A. Just In Time For Thanksgiving

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:19 am

Unseasonably warm weather will bathe the Southland today and into Thanksgiving, but despite the heat, no red flag wildfire warnings were in force -- thanks to a sharp reduction in wind speeds.

News, Los Angeles, Holiday, Santa Monica, Non Profits

L.A. County Gets Set To Feed Homeless On Thanksgiving At Large Gatherings

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:14 am

Thanksgiving will be marked in Los Angeles County Thursday by large gatherings on Skid Row, the Sunset Strip and in Pasadena and the San Fernando Valley to feed homeless and poor residents and distance races in Burbank and Pasadena.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Police Department

L.A. Arrests Add Up As Protests Continue Following Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:00 am

About 130 people were arrested in downtown Los Angeles overnight amid continuing citywide protests sparked by a grand jury decision not to indict a white Missouri police officer who killed a young, unarmed black man, police said today.

News, Los Angeles, Music, Celebrity, Courts

L.A. Music Producer Files Lawsuit Against Enrique Iglesias Alleging Unpaid Royalties

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:18 am

Enrique Iglesias was sued today by a music producer who alleges he is owed royalties from songs by the singer.

News, Los Angeles, Police Department

Protest Marches Throughout Los Angeles Following Grand Jury Decision In Ferguson

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:07 am

At least two people were arrested after separate protest marches through Los Angeles triggered by the grand jury decision announced in Ferguson, police said today.

News, Los Angeles, Police Department

Bighorn Sheep Escapes Los Angeles Zoo, Dies After Being Struck Near Greek Theatre

Posted Nov. 23, 2014, 9:27 am

A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo Saturday and died after it was apparently struck by a hit-and-run vehicle near the Greek Theatre, authorities said.

News, Los Angeles, Transportation, Long Beach

Port Truck Drivers End Strike; Companies To Resolve Labor Disagreements

Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 9:15 am

Port drivers ended their picketing Friday against a pair of trucking companies serving Los Angeles and Long Beach ports and rail yards, after the two firms agreed to engage in dialogue with the drivers to resolve ongoing labor disagreements.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Police Department, Lapd

Largest Cadet Class In Los Angeles Police Department's History To Graduate Today

Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 8:55 am

The Los Angeles Police Department will graduate the largest cadet class in the program's history during a ceremony taking place at the University of Southern California's Galen Center today.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Government

Immigration Activists Gather In Los Angeles In Response To Obama's Executive Order

Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:17 am

Immigration activists will gather in downtown Los Angeles today in response to President Barack Obama's executive order aimed at protecting millions of people living in the country illegally from deportation.

News, Los Angeles, Transportation, Technology

30 Vehicles To Make World Debut As 10-Day Los Angeles Auto Show Opens Today

Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:01 am

The Los Angeles Auto Show begins its 10-day run at the Los Angeles Convention Center today, offering a mix of luxury and practicality among the record 30 vehicles making their world debuts.

News, Los Angeles, Weather

Flash Flood Warnings For Hills Above Glendora

Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 8:56 am

Heavy rain over the Colby Fire burn area early today triggered a debris flow onto a residential property and prompted the National Weather Service to issue flash flood warnings for the hills above Glendora.

Los Angeles, Courts, Police Department

Bryan Stow Attackers Negotiating Plea Deals In Federal Weapons Case

Posted Nov. 18, 2014, 9:23 am

The two men who beat Bryan Stow in a Dodger Stadium parking -- leaving the San Francisco Giants fan with permanent brain injuries -- are negotiating plea deals with prosecutors to resolve federal weapons charges that could add 10 years to their current prison sentences, attorneys said Monday.

News, Los Angeles, Port Of Los Angeles

Truck Drivers Expand Strike At Ports Of Los Angeles & Long Beach

Posted Nov. 18, 2014, 9:12 am

Truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach expanded a trucker's strike today to rail yards that dispatch cargo to and from warehouses and distribution centers, a union announced.

News, Los Angeles, Health, Santa Monica

Crown Princess Cruise Ship Departs L.A. Following Norovirus Outbreak

Posted Nov. 17, 2014, 9:35 am

The Crown Princess cruise ship departed the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro as scheduled Sunday after Federal health officers boarded to investigate a Norovirus outbreak that hit a small percentage of passengers returning from a month long cruise to the Pacific isles, a company spokeswoman said today.

News, Los Angeles, Transportation, Long Beach

Port Of Los Angeles, Long Beach Truck Drivers Strike

Posted Nov. 17, 2014, 9:31 am

Truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach announced a strike today against three more short-haul "drayage'' firms serving the port complex.

News, Los Angeles, Homelessness

HomeWalk Draws Record Amount Of Participants, Raises Over $1.29 Million

Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 9:04 am

More than 13,300 participants raised over $1.29 million at Saturday's eighth annual HomeWalk, helping fund efforts to end homelessness in Los Angeles County, organizers said.

News, Los Angeles, Religion

Archbishop To Honor 117 Vietnamese Martyrs Today At Cathedral Of Our Lady Of The Angels

Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 9:00 am

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez will honor 117 Vietnamese martyrs today at a special Mass and celebration at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels marking the 35th anniversary of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles establishing a Vietnamese community.

Sports, Los Angeles, Football

LA KISS Football Team To Hold Open Tryouts

Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 8:50 am

LA KISS of the Arena Football League will hold open tryouts today at Whittier College, part of its efforts to rebound from a 3-15 record during its inaugural season.

News, Environment, Los Angeles

L.A. City Council Votes To Oppose Keystone XL Pipeline Ahead Of U.S. Senate Vote

Posted Nov. 15, 2014, 9:15 am

The Los Angeles City Council took an official stance Friday opposing the proposed construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline -- ahead of a vote by the U.S. Senate expected next week -- with one member challenging leaders from other cities to take similar steps to press Congress and potentially President Barack Obama to jettison the project.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Tourism

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Starts 12-Day Asia Trade Mission Today

Posted Nov. 15, 2014, 8:56 am

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will lead a delegation of four Los Angeles City Council members and 20 other officials on a 12-day trade mission to three Asian countries starting today.

News, Los Angeles, Lapd

LAPD Discipline System Review Prompted By Dorner Rampage Finds Concerns

Posted Nov. 14, 2014, 9:01 am

A Los Angeles Police Department review of its discipline system prompted by the Christopher Dorner rampage found widespread concerns among officers and civilians that the agency discriminates based on gender, ethnicity and rank, according to a report reviewed by the Los Angeles Times.

News, Los Angeles, Celebrity, Courts

Arraignment Today For "Django Unchained'' Actress Accused Of Sex In Public

Posted Nov. 13, 2014, 8:20 am

A "Django Unchained'' actress who made headlines when she was handcuffed and briefly detained along a Studio City street is scheduled to be arraigned today along with her boyfriend for allegedly having sex in public.

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