Tagged: Los Angeles

Heat Wave Planned for Southland This Week

A heat wave will wash over the Southland this week. The hottest conditions will prevail between Thursday and Sunday, with temperatures up to 10 degrees above normal in inland areas, the National Weather Service monitoring office in Oxnard said in a statement posted on its website. 10:24 am Read More

2015 Special Olympics Conclude in Los Angeles

The 2015 Special Olympics World Games -- described by organizers as the largest international gathering in Los Angeles history and the biggest sporting event in the Southland since the 1984 Summer Olympics -- have come to a close. 10:45 am Read More

U.S. Open to Return to Los Angeles

The U.S. Open Championship golf tournament will return to Los Angeles for the first time since 1948, officials with the United States Golf Association announced Wednesday, July 22. 6:04 pm Read More

LAPD Begins Training to De-Escalate Potentially Violent Encounters

Police Chief Charlie Beck said today all of the department's police officers will be trained in the next month on ways to de-escalate potentially violent encounters as part of a "national conversation" on police use of force, as well as in response to the fatal police shooting of Ezell Ford in South Los Angeles. 11:47 am Read More

Pasadena Guild of Children’s Hospital Hosts Annual June Debutante Ball

WEB IMG_3745_1 The Pasadena Guild of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles held its 54th June Debutante Ball on June 13 in the Ballroom of the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena. Nearly 500 members and guests celebrated the presentation of 28 young women, who together with their families have supported the important work of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. 9:40 am Read More

Special Olympics Flame of Hope to Arrive in Los Angeles

The Special Olympics Flame of Hope, which has been carried in a torch relay across the United States by thousands of runners on three routes, will arrive on Friday, July 10 in downtown Los Angeles, where a cauldron will be lit two weeks ahead of the Special Olympics World Games' opening ceremony. 12:25 pm Read More

Famed Los Angeles Prosecutor Bugliosi Dies

Funeral plans have yet to be announced for Vincent Bugliosi, who prosecuted Charles Manson and members of his murderous "family" for the Tate-LaBianca killings and later wrote about the case in the best- selling "Helter Skelter," which he co-authored. 9:23 am Read More

Former Nurse Sues San Gabriel Valley Medical Center

A former nurse at San Gabriel Valley Medical Center alleges she was forced to quit after complaining about poor patient care and for reporting that a group of colleagues -- known internally as the "Mafia" -- stole medications and sold them at a profit in the Philippines. 5:51 pm Read More

9-year-old in Critical Condition After LAX Crash

A 9-year-old girl remained hospitalized in critical condition on Monday with injuries she suffered when a 67-year-old Los Angeles man driving a new sports sedan lost control and struck her before crashing into a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, injuring himself and his passenger, authorities said. 10:08 am Read More

Suspect Arrested in Massive Downtown LA DaVinci Fire

A suspect was behind bars Wednesday, May 27 in connection with a massive arson fire that destroyed an under-construction, seven-story apartment complex in downtown Los Angeles and burned so intensely it melted nearby freeway signs and damaged neighboring buildings. 10:23 pm Read More

Man Arrested at LAX

A man pushed his way past security officers at Los Angeles International Airport and ran into a terminal Wednesday, May 20 but was subdued by police with a Taser. 9:13 am Read More

‘Pitch Perfect 2′ Tops Films at Box Office

The peppy musical sequel "Pitch Perfect 2" dominated theaters to debut in first place at the North American box office, outpacing the opening of the heavily promoted action thriller "Mad Max: Fury Road," according to final figures released today. 5:14 pm Read More