Westside Cities

Claiming ICE Detained Him Because Of 'Latino Appearance,' ACLU Files Motion To Prevent Deportation Of Mechanic – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A prominent civil rights group has taken legal against federal immigration authorities, in the case of what they was an unlawful, warrantless arrest at an auto repair shop in South Los Angeles that ultimately led to a deportation order. The Southern California office of the American Civil Liberties Union, working with the…

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Worth a Look: Apparel News Says WeHo's Melrose Avenue … – WEHOville

Rag & Bone, 8533 Melrose Ave. Melrose Avenue west of La Cienega Boulevard, part of West Hollywood’s Design District, is one of L.A.’s favorite shopping streets according to Apparel News. The apparel trade publication says that while earlier in the year retailers were cautious about relocating or expanding, now high-end tenants are on the hunt.…

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Weekend: Get CHILL-ed at the Queen Mary – NBC Southern California

CHILL at the Queen Mary: The legendary ship sailed to points near and far, legendarily, before arriving in Long Beach in December 1967. To honor the Queen Mary‘s globe-jaunting past, CHILL, the annual winter festival at the ship, will “(e)mbark on an International Holiday Expedition” in 2017, something new for the December to-do. Look for…

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Candy! Unicorns! Flying pigs! Get a sneak peek inside Candytopia, LA's sweetest interactive exhibition – OCRegister

Los Angeles-based artist, TV personality and celebrity candy stylist Jackie Sorkin took all of her wildest, wackiest and weirdest candy-filled dreams and brought them to life in her new interactive art exhibition dubbed Candytopia. It’s a sugary wonderland, exploding with pure imagination that officially opens to the public on Friday, Dec. 15 at LA Hangar Studios…

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LA Fire Department used drones for the first time during Skirball fire – Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Fire Department dispatched drones for the first time while battling a wildfire this month as firefighters took on the Skirball fire in Bel-Air. Fire officials demonstrated the use of the unmanned aerial vehicles for reporters on Thursday, sending two drones buzzing near blackened hills around Linda Flora Drive. “They provide real-time situational…

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