Huntington Memorial and Blue Cross Help Launch Blue Cross Vivity

Huntington Memorial Hospital announced that it has collaborated with Anthem Blue Cross and six of its fellow leading hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties to form Anthem Blue Cross Vivity, a new insurance offering that will provide convenient access to some of the best hospitals, primary care doctors and specialists in the region at […] Read More

JetBlue Plane’s Emergency Landing

A JetBlue flight with 147 people aboard experienced engine trouble shortly after takeoff from Long Beach Airport today and made an emergency landing back at the airfield, where passengers evacuated the plane using emergency slides. Read More

Foster Care Execs Charged With Embezzlement

A husband and wife who contracted with Los Angeles County to operate four foster homes were arrested today in connection with charges that they embezzled more than $460,000, according to the District Attorney's Office. Read More

Gas Prices Continue to Drop

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today to its lowest amount since Feb. 15, decreasing four-tenths of a cent to $3.777. Read More

Extreme Heat Causes Power Outages

Hundreds of Southern California Edison customers were without power in Los Angeles and Orange counties due to extreme heat and in most cases officials were estimating power would be restored within 24 hours. Read More

Heat Index to Reach 110 Degrees in the Southland

As the region's heat wave lingered into a new week, a red flag warning denoting a risk of wildfire was in effect in much of Southern California today, along with an excessive heat warning intended to focus the attention of residents on the need to protect themselves from "dangerously hot weather." Read More

Higher Attendance, More Rescues at Beaches

Thanks to the Southland's persistent warm weather, attendance at Los Angeles County beaches this year has already soared well above the annual average, as has the number of ocean rescues, county lifeguard officials said today. Read More

Metro Gets $22 Million to Improve Two Stations

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Metro was awarded $22 million in federal grants today to improve amenities at a pair of Metro light rail stations, including building more sidewalks and bike lanes and installing street lighting. The Regional Connector’s future station at First Street and Central Avenue in Little Tokyo, will get $11.8 million from the […] Read More