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Remembering a longtime LA Times contributor who cared about her readers – Los Angeles Times

January 16, 2018 4:01:00 am | 0 Comments

To the editor: Donie Vanitzian’s premature death is tragic and senseless. Her columns, full of special knowledge and enthusiastic advocacy, were without doubt read and appreciated by many thousands of homeowners and carefully scrutinized by thousands of association boards. (“Longtime L.A. Times contributor Donie Vanitzian remembered as champion of homeowner rights,” obituary, Jan. 6) A…

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Temporary trailers for homeless people planned on downtown city lot – Los Angeles Times

January 15, 2018 11:05:00 pm | 0 Comments

Los Angeles city leaders are planning to house dozens of homeless people in trailers on a city-owned downtown lot as a possible model for citywide temporary shelters. A proposal that will be submitted to the City Council on Tuesday calls for installing five trailers on a parking lot at Arcadia and Alameda streets by the…

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LIVE: 33rd annual Kingdom Day Parade in Los Angeles – KABC-TV

January 15, 2018 9:56:48 am | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — ABC7 is proud to broadcast the 33rd annual Kingdom Day Parade on Monday. It is the nation’s largest and oldest King Day celebration. This year’s theme is “When They Go Low, We Go High” and commemorates Dr. King’s 89th birthday and 50th anniversary of his homegoing. The parade will start at…

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Escaped prison inmate is captured in North Hollywood – Los Angeles Times

January 14, 2018 3:23:13 pm | 0 Comments

A prison inmate serving the last year of his sentence in a community program in Los Angeles has been captured after tampering with his GPS monitor and walking off, state corrections officials said. Joshua Cortez, 30, who was serving time for possessing or receiving forged papers, was found Sunday morning in North Hollywood after going…

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Protestors gather at Gavin Newsom town hall event in Los Angeles – Los Angeles Times

January 14, 2018 1:59:19 pm | 0 Comments
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Winter Heat Wave Sets Records In Southern California – CBS Los Angeles

January 14, 2018 12:01:41 pm | 0 Comments

LAKE FOREST (AP) — The Southern California city of Lake Forest was the hottest place in the United States on Saturday, hitting a summer-like record high of 90 degrees. Temperature records toppled across the region as a winter heat wave moved through, just days after a storm dumped the first significant rain in nearly a…

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False Missile Alert Scared Many LAX-Bound Passengers Leaving Honolulu – CBS Los Angeles

January 13, 2018 8:07:00 pm | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA)  —  A false missile alert shocked and scared many LAX-bound passengers leaving Hawaii Saturday. CBS2’s Greg Mills spoke to many of them as they landed in Los Angeles. “My heart really did sink. I was scared,” said Luke Kenton-Cashion. Hawaiian Airlines Flight 10 was just about to take off from Honolulu when…

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LA Kings broadcasting legend Bob Miller honored with statue at Staples Center – KABC-TV

January 13, 2018 5:37:38 pm | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Los Angeles Kings broadcasting legend Bob Miller was honored Saturday with a statue unveiling ceremony in front of Staples Center. Miller’s likeness sits near another broadcasting legend, Chick Hearn, a man who actually recommended Miller for the job in 1972. The longtime voice of the team retired after 44 seasons last…

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LA 'swatting' suspect to answer charges in Kansas over hoax call that led to fatal police shooting – Los Angeles Times

January 12, 2018 11:56:52 am | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles man at the center of what is believed to be the first fatal “swatting” incident in the U.S. is being held on suspicion of manslaughter in connection with a hoax phone call that led to a deadly shooting in Kansas, records show. Tyler Rai Barriss, 25, was booked Thursday on suspicion of…

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Long Beach's Coolest Container Park Throws a Big Food and Beer Party – Eater LA

January 12, 2018 8:16:00 am | 0 Comments

SteelCraft party Long Beach’s phenomenally successful SteelCraft container park is turning one, and to celebrate the team is hosting a big blowout party on Saturday, February 3. Called a Taste of SteelCraft, the afternoon affair will cost $30 but that includes food from various vendors, a beer from Smog City, and more options like raffles…

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