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News, Los Angeles, Police Department

Bighorn Sheep Escapes Los Angeles Zoo, Dies After Being Struck Near Greek Theatre

Posted Nov. 23, 2014, 9:27 am

A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo Saturday and died after it was apparently struck by a hit-and-run vehicle near the Greek Theatre, authorities said.

News, Los Angeles, Transportation, Long Beach

Port Truck Drivers End Strike; Companies To Resolve Labor Disagreements

Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 9:15 am

Port drivers ended their picketing Friday against a pair of trucking companies serving Los Angeles and Long Beach ports and rail yards, after the two firms agreed to engage in dialogue with the drivers to resolve ongoing labor disagreements.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Police Department, Lapd

Largest Cadet Class In Los Angeles Police Department's History To Graduate Today

Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 8:55 am

The Los Angeles Police Department will graduate the largest cadet class in the program's history during a ceremony taking place at the University of Southern California's Galen Center today.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Government

Immigration Activists Gather In Los Angeles In Response To Obama's Executive Order

Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:17 am

Immigration activists will gather in downtown Los Angeles today in response to President Barack Obama's executive order aimed at protecting millions of people living in the country illegally from deportation.

News, Los Angeles, Transportation, Technology

30 Vehicles To Make World Debut As 10-Day Los Angeles Auto Show Opens Today

Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:01 am

The Los Angeles Auto Show begins its 10-day run at the Los Angeles Convention Center today, offering a mix of luxury and practicality among the record 30 vehicles making their world debuts.

News, Los Angeles, Weather

Flash Flood Warnings For Hills Above Glendora

Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 8:56 am

Heavy rain over the Colby Fire burn area early today triggered a debris flow onto a residential property and prompted the National Weather Service to issue flash flood warnings for the hills above Glendora.

Los Angeles, Courts, Police Department

Bryan Stow Attackers Negotiating Plea Deals In Federal Weapons Case

Posted Nov. 18, 2014, 9:23 am

The two men who beat Bryan Stow in a Dodger Stadium parking -- leaving the San Francisco Giants fan with permanent brain injuries -- are negotiating plea deals with prosecutors to resolve federal weapons charges that could add 10 years to their current prison sentences, attorneys said Monday.

News, Los Angeles, Port Of Los Angeles

Truck Drivers Expand Strike At Ports Of Los Angeles & Long Beach

Posted Nov. 18, 2014, 9:12 am

Truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach expanded a trucker's strike today to rail yards that dispatch cargo to and from warehouses and distribution centers, a union announced.

News, Los Angeles, Health, Santa Monica

Crown Princess Cruise Ship Departs L.A. Following Norovirus Outbreak

Posted Nov. 17, 2014, 9:35 am

The Crown Princess cruise ship departed the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro as scheduled Sunday after Federal health officers boarded to investigate a Norovirus outbreak that hit a small percentage of passengers returning from a month long cruise to the Pacific isles, a company spokeswoman said today.

News, Los Angeles, Transportation, Long Beach

Port Of Los Angeles, Long Beach Truck Drivers Strike

Posted Nov. 17, 2014, 9:31 am

Truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach announced a strike today against three more short-haul "drayage'' firms serving the port complex.

News, Los Angeles, Homelessness

HomeWalk Draws Record Amount Of Participants, Raises Over $1.29 Million

Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 9:04 am

More than 13,300 participants raised over $1.29 million at Saturday's eighth annual HomeWalk, helping fund efforts to end homelessness in Los Angeles County, organizers said.

News, Los Angeles, Religion

Archbishop To Honor 117 Vietnamese Martyrs Today At Cathedral Of Our Lady Of The Angels

Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 9:00 am

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez will honor 117 Vietnamese martyrs today at a special Mass and celebration at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels marking the 35th anniversary of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles establishing a Vietnamese community.

Sports, Los Angeles, Football

LA KISS Football Team To Hold Open Tryouts

Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 8:50 am

LA KISS of the Arena Football League will hold open tryouts today at Whittier College, part of its efforts to rebound from a 3-15 record during its inaugural season.

News, Environment, Los Angeles

L.A. City Council Votes To Oppose Keystone XL Pipeline Ahead Of U.S. Senate Vote

Posted Nov. 15, 2014, 9:15 am

The Los Angeles City Council took an official stance Friday opposing the proposed construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline -- ahead of a vote by the U.S. Senate expected next week -- with one member challenging leaders from other cities to take similar steps to press Congress and potentially President Barack Obama to jettison the project.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Tourism

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Starts 12-Day Asia Trade Mission Today

Posted Nov. 15, 2014, 8:56 am

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will lead a delegation of four Los Angeles City Council members and 20 other officials on a 12-day trade mission to three Asian countries starting today.

News, Los Angeles, Lapd

LAPD Discipline System Review Prompted By Dorner Rampage Finds Concerns

Posted Nov. 14, 2014, 9:01 am

A Los Angeles Police Department review of its discipline system prompted by the Christopher Dorner rampage found widespread concerns among officers and civilians that the agency discriminates based on gender, ethnicity and rank, according to a report reviewed by the Los Angeles Times.

News, Los Angeles, Celebrity, Courts

Arraignment Today For "Django Unchained'' Actress Accused Of Sex In Public

Posted Nov. 13, 2014, 8:20 am

A "Django Unchained'' actress who made headlines when she was handcuffed and briefly detained along a Studio City street is scheduled to be arraigned today along with her boyfriend for allegedly having sex in public.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Ladwp

L.A. City Leaders To Consider Resolution To LADWP Trust Dispute Lawsuits

Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 8:27 am

Los Angeles city leaders are scheduled today to consider a potential resolution to multiple legal disputes over questions of how a pair of Department of Water and Power employee training and safety trusts spent at least $40 million in ratepayer money over the past decade.

News, Los Angeles, Transportation, Santa Monica, Technology

Los Angeles City Council Set To Follow Santa Monica In Banning MonkeyParking App

Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 8:05 am

A Los Angeles City Council panel is expected today to take up a proposed ban on smart phone applications, such as MonkeyParking, that allow users to auction off parking spots.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Television

Showtime Renews "Homeland" For Fifth Season, Plus "The Affair"

Posted Nov. 11, 2014, 9:21 am

Showtime announced today it has ordered a second season of "The Affair'' and a fifth season of "Homeland.''

News, Los Angeles, Holiday, Santa Monica

Veterans Day Closures: Courts, Schools, Libraries, Banks, Post Offices

Posted Nov. 11, 2014, 9:17 am

Government offices, courts, schools, libraries, banks and post offices will be closed today for Veterans Day.

News, Los Angeles, Holiday, Santa Monica

Veterans Day Observances Planned Throughout L.A. County

Posted Nov. 11, 2014, 9:05 am

Veterans Day will be marked in Los Angeles County today by a parade in the northeast San Fernando Valley and observances in several other communities amid calls from Mayor Eric Garcetti and President Barack Obama for year-round support for veterans.

News, Los Angeles, Business

Bill Clinton In Los Angeles Today To Speak At Financial Literacy Event

Posted Nov. 9, 2014, 11:36 am

Former President Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote speech at what organizers are billing as the "World's Largest Financial Literacy Education Event'' today at Galen Center.

News, Los Angeles, Politics

Deadline Today To File Intention To Run For L.A. 2015 Primary Election

Posted Nov. 8, 2014, 8:33 am

Today is the deadline for candidates in Los Angeles' 2015 primary nominating election to file their declarations of intention to run for office.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Sheriff

Election 2014: Jim McDonnell Wins Sheriff's Race By A Landslide

Posted Nov. 5, 2014, 9:14 am

Long Beach police Chief Jim McDonnell was preparing today to take over as Los Angeles County sheriff, having easily defeated retired Undersheriff and Gardena Mayor Paul Tanaka.

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