Pandemic-Era Heroes Names: Andrew and Deanna Thomas Ages: Andrew, 53; Deanna, 55 Hometown: Both raised in Northern California, now reside in West Hills. Role: Andrew and Deanna are the founders of Young Ambassadors Leadership Academy (YALA), devoting their time to guide young African-American boys into men of character, who are responsible leaders. The program features focus
A baby named Naomi who was dropped off at an Orange County fire station is still touching the hearts of the firefighters who saved her. Michele Gile reports.
According to California public heath websites, Wednesday’s end-of-day totals reported 44,361 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of people who have been infected to 2,007,648. There were also 352 new deaths reported, bringing the total number of people who have died to 23,638. An additional 410 patients were admitted into California’s hospitals,
The body of “Glee” actress Naya Rivera was recovered from Lake Piru Monday after she went missing during a boating trip with her son last week.
Carrie Evanilla sighed, then spoke about a morning she will never forget. “It was very devastating,” she said Wednesday, of the four-alarm fire on July 11 that swept through the church at the Mission San Gabriel Arcangel, which next September will celebrate its 250th anniversary. “My husband woke me up because he had woken up
Actor Danny Trejo saves 5-year-old child with help from bystander Monica Jackson after a violent crash causes an SUV to rollover in a Sylmar intersection.
There will be no tattoos in Torrance and Long Beach in time for Christmas. A federal judge has rejected a legal challenge — led by the owners of tattoo shops in Old Torrance and Long Beach shuttered under the latest state health orders intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus — that argued such
As of Tuesday, Dec. 22, California only has one of its 58 counties in the orange tier (considered moderate risk) and two counties in the red tier (substantial risk), according to the state’s four-tier coronavirus tracking system. There are now 55 counties in the purple tier as of Tuesday’s updates. The same as the previous
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