More areas could be moved into Tier 4 after Christmas given the “very worrying” new coronavirus variant, a cabinet minister has told Sky News. Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick said the mutation “is very concentrated in London and the South East”, where full lockdown measures are already imposed. “We’ve now had time to think again about
As if the exponential rise in phishing scams and malware attacks in the last five years wasn’t enough, the COVID-19 crisis has worsened it further. The current scenario has given a viable opportunity to cybercriminals to find a way to target individuals, small and large enterprises, government corporations. According to Interpol’s COVID-19 Cybercrime Analysis Report,
OnePlus Watch is set to launch early next year, Co-Founder and CEO Pete Lau has revealed on Twitter. The smartwatch by the Chinese company has been in speculation for some time. It was expected to arrive alongside the OnePlus 8T in October. However, OnePlus didn’t make its official announcement at that time. Alongside the OnePlus
The British Retail Consortium has warned that there could be supply issues for some fresh goods until the backlog of trucks at Dover is cleared. Thousands of trucks have been stranded in Dover after France closed its borders earlier this week in reaction to a new highly-infectious coronavrius variant confirmed in the UK. The closure
As the number of Covid-19 hospitalizations continued its record ascent in Los Angeles County on Tuesday, 30% of the respondents to a recent survey indicated they had visited a friend, neighbor or relative or had visitors at their residence. The survey was conducted by the University of Southern California’s Center for Social and Economic Research,
Does it get more iconic than Willie and Dolly? Willie Nelson and Dolly Parton teamed up to re-record his Christmas classic, “Pretty Paper,” for Dolly’s 2020 album, A Holly Dolly Christmas. Willie originally released “Pretty Paper” in 1979 on his first Christmas album of the same name. When it came to recording her new Christmas
Ask anyone who has met her: There is nothing quite like seeing the iconic Dolly Parton in the flesh. But seeing her all dolled up in her holiday best as an animated character is pretty great, too. In the music video for her new song “Cuddle Up, Cozy Down Christmas,” Parton joins an animated version
Last month, DC fans were stunned when it was announced that Black Lightning will end with its upcoming fourth season on The CW. The series was a groundbreaking one as the first television series to focus on a family of Black superheroes and while a spinoff series following the character Painkiller (Jordan Calloway) is in
Robert Rodriguez is a man of many hats – in every sense of the word. While he has been known to rock a fedora or two down the years, the idiom is more a reflection of his “one-man film crew” approach to movie-making, with Rodriguez known for not only writing, and directing but also doing
New Jersey-born child actor Yvonne Zima was only 7 years old when she was cast as the wishful little sister Sarah Jackson — who is the reason that her brother has to endure Christmas every day — in the 1996 holiday movie “Christmas Every Day.” Yvonne shared the screen on the holiday classic with Robert
Denzel Washington and Rami Malek portray lawmen on the hunt for a serial killer in Los Angeles in The Little Things, a psychological thriller from writer-director John Lee Hancock. Their prime suspect is played by Jared Leto, whose cat-and-mouse games fire up the tension in the film’s trailer. In the clip, Kern County Deputy Sheriff
“I know I said no more surprises,” Marvel Studios might as well have said after blasting their updated Phase 4 title list for the Marvel Cinematic Universe at the Disney Investor Day. This would be followed of course with Tony Stark’s next desperate line from Avengers: Endgame, “I was really hoping to pull off one
A man in Whittier has gone the distance for a tiny hummingbird his once-feral dog helped rescue. Kristine Lazar reports.
The Los Angeles Unified School District will continue to feed students, families and individuals seeking food assistance during winter break, but its Grab & Go Food Centers will operate on a modified schedule for the next two weeks. Instead of the usual Monday through Friday operation, the food centers will run Monday through Wednesday this
A confrontation turned violent at local donut shop. A homeless woman threw hot coffee at the owner after she was asked to leave. Jeff Nguyen reports.
The judge said their conduct was “horrendous, inhumane and nothing short of evil.” Judge George Lomeli sentenced Isauro Aguirre to death and sentenced his mother to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Amy Johnson reports.
LOS ANGELES — A man who sued the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power over inaccurate utility billings filed a lawsuit in federal court Monday against the city over the way in which the city attorney’s office handled the case. Antwon Jones, who was a plaintiff in a settlement in 2017 when the DWP
Did you notice just how early it got dark on Monday? It was the winter solstice — the shortest of the year. Or, put another way, we got the longest period of darkness at night for the year. A bicyclists makes his way across along Hansen Dam in Pacoima, CA 91331Monday, December 21, 2020. (Photo
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported 11,271 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 634,849 as of Monday, Dec. 21. The 56 new deaths reported by county officials on Monday brought the total number of deaths to 8,931. Hospitalizations continue to reach new highs. There was a
NORTH HOLLYWOOD — Two buildings were destroyed Monday night in a major emergency fire in North Hollywood that burned for nearly two hours before being extinguished. Firefighters were called just after 9 p.m. to an approximately 60-foot- by-100-foot, single-story building at 5400 Tujunga Ave., near Chandler Boulevard, and found the building fully engulfed in flames,
LOS ANGELES — Cedars-Sinai Medical Center officials circulated a photo Tuesday of an unidentified patient who arrived at the facility on June 16, in the hope of connecting him with much-needed social support and, potentially, with family members. The man is white, about 65 years old, 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 177 pounds and