The Pasadena City Council on Monday, April 19, postponed an effort to consider a pair of nominees to the city’s new Community Police Oversight Commission after concerns emerged over two of the hopefuls’ current service on the same board of a local advocacy organization. Florence Annang and Juliana Serrano sit on the board of the
A view from the San Fernando Valley: Fly fishers talk after practicing casting at Lake Balboa Park, Saturday, April 3, 2021. The Sierra Pacific Fly Fishers meet for casting practice the first and third Saturdays of the month at Lake Balboa. Practice rods and reels are available and it is free and open to everyone.
“You’ve got two minutes or less to get your family out of the house before it’s too late.” — Barbara Mariscal, disaster program manager for the American Red Cross Northern Valleys chapter. Two minutes before the smoke and flames overcome you. Not a lot of time to grab your most valuable possessions, and run. So,
Marines at Camp Pendleton were back in the ocean this week training in amphibious assault vehicles for the first time since nine men died when one of the troop carriers sank on July 30 during a training exercise off of San Clemente Island. The Marine Corps’ fleet of the seafaring vehicles was suspended from all
The search for a 45-year-old hiker from Palmdale who went missing in the rugged terrain of the Angeles National Forest earlier this week had a pleasant ending when rescue crews found him on Tuesday along a remote ridgeline. A photo the hiker, Rene Compean, had texted to a friend was just enough of a clue
St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church on Coldwater Canyon Avenue in Studio City. (Google Street View) Here is a sampling of indoor, outdoor and online religious services in the San Fernando Valley area. Temple Beth Hillel services: Havdalah online, 7 p.m. April 17 (click on the Facebook link here: bit.ly/3aa4P4A). A Shabbat service, 7
Rumors of a massive chemical dumping ground about 10 miles off the coast of L.A. fell through the cracks.
The newly renovated Galpin Motors Land Rover in Van Nuys Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) President and COO of Galpin Motors, Beau Boeckmann at the newly renovated Galpin Motors Land Rover in Van Nuys Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Sound The
SANTA CLARITA — The estranged husband of a woman stabbed to death in her Santa Clarita area home was in custody Friday morning following an hours-long standoff with authorities in Gorman. The stabbing occurred about 5:10 a.m. Thursday on the 22800 block of Fir Court, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The woman
Clearwater shaft site in Carson on Thursday, April 15, 2021. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press-Telegram/SCNG) Cathy Warner, chair of L.A. County Sanitation’s Administrative District 2, speaks at a virtual press conference to launch the underground tunneling in the $630 million Clearwater project in Carson on Thursday, April 15, 2021. Approved in 2012, the LA County
People ride the Revolution roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, Thursday, Apr. 1, 2021. The theme park opened on April 1 for the first time after a yearlong pandemic closure. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Here is a sampling of upcoming in-person and online things to do in the
Los Angeles public health officials reported 411 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 1,226,964 as of Wednesday, April 14. Officials reported 57 new deaths linked to the coronavirus, for a total 23,533 deaths since tracking began. A total of 5,939,158 vaccinations have been administered in the county as of
HOLLYWOOD HILLS — A man in his 20s was hospitalized in critical condition Wednesday morning with at least one gunshot wound he sustained in a drive-by shooting in the Hollywood Hills. The shooting occurred about 12:40 a.m. on the 6600 block of Whitley Terrace, north of Franklin Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
All eyes stared out toward the dark ocean, waiting for movement on the wet sand as each wave receded, hoping little wiggly sea creatures would suddenly show. Birds lined the waterline, anxiously waiting for the flopping fish to land on the sand so they could feast. People watched just as eagerly under the stars, hopeful
Emry Mendez, 5, is ready for her first day of kindergarten as Crestwood Elementary in Rancho Palos Verdes reopened after being shut down by the pandemic on Tuesday, April 13. Photo: Donna Litlejohn Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner watches as a student gets tested for coronavirus at Heliotrope Elementary in Maywood, one
Los Angeles public health officials reported 411 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 1,226,191 as of Sunday, April 12. Officials said there were three new deaths linked to the coronavirus, for a total 23,479 deaths since tracking began. A total of 5,743,089 vaccinations have been administered in the county
Encino Neighborhood Council has 49 candidates running for 18 board seats and they will present their platforms on April 12 during a Zoom meeting. A view of a shopping area on Ventura Boulevard in Encino. (Google Street View) Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences. Here’s a sampling of
According to the end-of-day totals from California public health websites Thursday, April 8, there were 2,547 new cases of the coronavirus reported statewide, bringing the total number of cases there have been to 3,664,679. There were 131 new deaths reported Thursday, for a total of 59,697 people in California who have died from the virus.
Charges have been filed against the 17-year-old driver accused of hitting and killing 32-year-old Monique Munoz in February, Munoz’s family said Wednesday.
After five years, Nestor Flores, of Arleta, reunites with his bulldog Leela after receiving a call that his microchipped dog had been found wandering the streets of Sylmar. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Pet owners in all unincorporated areas in Los Angeles County, and certain participating cities within the county, will get