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CSUN Professor Creates Map To Track COVID-19 In Every L.A. Neighborhood

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A Cal State Northridge professor has created an interactive map to track the progress of coronavirus throughout each...
The Laugh Factory, Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, California - Photographer: Ken Lund

Laugh Factory Hollywood Serves Up Comedy On YouTube

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Laugh Factory in Hollywood announced today it is offering free live streaming of stand-up comedy on its...
A Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officer's cap rests on the hood of a patrol vehicle in Los Angeles, California, U.S. March 4, 2018. Picture taken March 4, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Crime Drops In LA County As Residents Stay Home During Coronavirus Pandemic

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The number of crimes committed in Los Angeles County has declined as people heed stay-at-home orders issued in...
Alex Villanueva, Photo Credit - scpr.org

Los Angeles Supervisors To Consider Removing Sheriff Alex Villanueva As Head Of County Emergency...

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors wants to remove Sheriff Alex Villanueva as the head of the...
The current price of gasoline is shown on a gas pump at an Arco gas station in San Diego

Southland Average Gas Prices Drop To Lowest Amount Since January 2018

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today to its...
Raining Again! - Photographer: Marcus Ward

Horrendous Travel Conditions Reported In San Gabriel Mountains; Showers In California Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A winter weather advisory, which signifies exceedingly challenging travel conditions, including roads covered by ice and snow, is...
Police Car Flashing Lights

Lawsuit Filed Against SDPD For In-Person Sex Registration Amid Pandemic

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A lawsuit has been filed against the San Diego Police Department on behalf of more than 100 local...
Homeless man

Father Joe’s Testing For COVID-19 Among San Diego Homeless As It Plans Transition

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Father Joe's Villages screened four people with flu-like symptoms at its homeless shelters, the nonprofit announced today as...
Los Angeles - Everystockphoto: Photographer Kevitivity

Coronavirus Deaths Stand At 11 In L.A. County

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County's coronavirus death toll is up to 11 today.   During a midday briefing Tuesday, Dr. Barbara...
Raining Again! - Photographer: Marcus Ward

Cold Alaskan Storm To Produce Showers, Snowfall In California Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A cold low-pressure system out of the Gulf of Alaska will generate showers in the Southland today...
The current price of gasoline is shown on a gas pump at an Arco gas station in San Diego

California Southland Average Gas Prices Drop To Lowest Amount Since January 2018

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today to its...
In this Oct. 2, 2019 file photo, Joyce Dalbey, left, with the U.S. Census Bureau, talks to attendees at the Yuma Community Job & Education Fair inside the Yuma Civic Center about possible job opportunities with the federal agency, in Yuma, Ariz. The U.S. Census Bureau said it has reached its goal of recruiting more than 2.6 million applicants for the once-a-decade head count that launched for most of America this week — but it has been a bumpy road getting there. (Randy Hoeft/The Yuma Sun via AP)

Study: Los Angeles County Could Lose Millions If Latinos Undercounted In Census

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County could lose up to $586 million in federal funding if Latinos are undercounted in the...
People wait in a line to enter a gun store in Culver City, Calif., Sunday, March 15, 2020. Coronavirus concerns have led to consumer panic buying of grocery staples, and now gun stores are seeing a similar run on weapons and ammunition as panic intensifies. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Los Angeles Sheriff Alex Villanueva: Gun Stores Aren’t “Essential,” Must Close

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva stressed today that only essential businesses are permitted to remain open under...
Jose Huizar, Photo Credit: scpr.org

Staffer For Former L.A. Councilman Says He Was Fired For Speaking Out

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A former aide to Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar filed a lawsuit against his ex-boss and the...
Neal Browning receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, Monday, March 16, 2020, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. Browning is the second patient to receive the shot in the study. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

San Diego Company Gets Fast-Track Approval to Develop COVID-19 Test

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A San Diego molecular diagnostic company announced today that it has received fast-track emergency approval from the U.S....
Graffiti Art Wall

Los Angeles City Seeks Nuisance Declaration For Alleged South LA Gang Hangout

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The City Attorney's Office is seeking a court order declaring a mixed-use property in South Los Angeles a...
Rain falling on tropical plants - Photographer: Marco Verch

Cold Alaskan Storm Expected Tonight To Hit California Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A cold storm out of the Gulf of Alaska will roll into the Southland tonight, but as of...
The current price of gasoline is shown on a gas pump at an Arco gas station in San Diego

Southland Average Gas Prices Drop To Lowest Amount Since January 2018

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today to its...
Smart Snacks In School - Photographer: USDA

Glendale To Provide Free Grab And Go Meals For Youths 18 And Under

GLENDALE (CNS) - Due to the coronavirus threat, Glendale announced it is offering free breakfast and lunch, "Grab and Go'' meals beginning...
Toilet Paper

Howmuchtoiletpaper.com Helps You Calculate How Long Your TP Stash Will Last

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - After panicked people rushed out to stock up on toilet paper because of the COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home...
Former Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg leaves after speaking to supporters as he announces the suspension of his campaign and his endorsement of former Vice President Joe Biden for president in New York Wednesday , March 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

Ex-Campaign Staffer Sues Bloomberg Over Layoffs, Cites Fraud

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A former staffer for Mike Bloomberg's presidential campaign filed a...
The current price of gasoline is shown on a gas pump at an Arco gas station in San Diego

L.A. County Average Gas Price Drops To Lowest Amount Since February 2019

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today to its...
Prison Jail Cell - Photographer: Jobs For Felons Hub

First California State Prison Inmate Tests Positive For Virus In Lancaster

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Early release from prison is under consideration today as the California Department of Corrections announced the first inmate...
Classroom

LAUSD To Remain Closed Through May 1st, District Calls For State Assistance

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles Unified School District campuses will remain closed until at least May 1, Superintendent Austin Beutner told...
The Capitol is seen as lawmakers negotiate on the emergency coronavirus response legislation, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

At A glance: Nearly $2 Trillion Coronavirus Rescue Package

By The Associated Press A snapshot of the emerging rescue package in Congress to provide healthcare and economic aid amid...
Rain Day - Photographer: Robert Couse-Baker

More Rain In Southland; Snow In The San Gabriels; Mud Slide In Sherman Oaks

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A storm from Canada brought the Southland showers overnight, triggering a mudslide in Sherman Oaks and creating winter-weather...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom updates the state's response to the coronavirus, at the Governor's Office of Emergency Services in Rancho Cordova Calif., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, Pool)

California Governor Gavin Newsom Updates the State on Steps to Curtail COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - California Gov. Gavin Newsom briefed the public last night on the ongoing efforts by the state to halt...
Los Angeles County Seal

Coronavirus Kills Two More Los Angeles Residents; 59 New Cases Reported Countywide

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Two Los Angeles residents died today from COVID-19, and 59 more people in the county have tested positive...
Riverside County

Riverside County Coronavirus Cases Rise to 30 – One New Coronavirus Death

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Another death and two additional coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Riverside County, bringing the total number of discovered...
San-Diego County Logo

San Diego County COVID-19 Cases Spike to 159, Resources Currently Adequate

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego County's confirmed coronavirus cases spiked from 131 to 159 between Friday and Saturday, county health officials...
Orange County Seal

Orange County Coronavirus Cases Jump To 78 – OC Firefighter Has Coronavirus

SANTA ANA (CNS) - The county's number of confirmed COVID-19 cases jumped by 13 to 78 between Friday and Saturday, with an...
In this Jan. 24, 2019 file photo, the Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington. The Supreme Court is ruling 5-4 to close the courthouse door on the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead over the border by an American agent. The court's five conservative justices ruled Tuesday that the parents could not sue Border Patrol Agent Jesus Mesa Jr., who killed their unarmed 15-year-old son in 2010. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Federal Courthouses Closed through May 1

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - All federal courthouses for the Central District of California will be closed to the public through May 1...
Sun shining at clear sky with real lens flare and copy space - Photographer: Skeyndor

UV Index Forecast For Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES - Tomorrow's ultraviolet index level in the Los Angeles area will be 4, according to the National Weather Service.   The...
LA METRO EXPO LINE Train #301-Photographer: Prayitno

Los Angeles MTA Says Buses, Trains Still Running

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced today that its service lines will continue to operate and...
The current price of gasoline is shown on a gas pump at an Arco gas station in San Diego

Average Southland Gas Prices Drop To Lowest Amount Since Last February

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today to its...
Rain Day - Photographer: Robert Couse-Baker

Two Storms Poised To Strike California Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Two storm systems took aim at the Southland today and will generate on-and-off rainfall over several days, forecasters...
Smart Snacks In School - Photographer: USDA

LAUSD Opens Student Food Centers As Coronavirus Closures Continue

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles Unified School District opened 60 "Grab & Go'' food centers Tuesday to provide students...
MTA Metro 167 Ventura- Everystockphoto: Photographer Chris Yarzab

Riding On Culver CityBus To Be Free Starting Tomorrow; Service Changes Made

Culver CityBus is requesting that all passengers board using the rear door in order to limit interactions between passengers and bus operators....
Houses

Survey Shows California Realtors Bracing For COVID-19 Impact On Housing Market

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - As the coronavirus crisis continues to worsen, 74% of California real estate professionals expect the pandemic to negatively...
The current price of gasoline is shown on a gas pump at an Arco gas station in San Diego

Average L.A. County Gas Price Drops To Lowest Amount Since Last March

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today to its...
Neal Browning receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, Monday, March 16, 2020, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. Browning is the second patient to receive the shot in the study. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Coronavirus Cases Continue to Rise; LA County Extends Winter Shelter Program

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County health officials confirmed 46 more cases of coronavirus today, while Long Beach officials identified two...
In this Oct. 2, 2019 file photo, Joyce Dalbey, left, with the U.S. Census Bureau, talks to attendees at the Yuma Community Job & Education Fair inside the Yuma Civic Center about possible job opportunities with the federal agency, in Yuma, Ariz. The U.S. Census Bureau said it has reached its goal of recruiting more than 2.6 million applicants for the once-a-decade head count that launched for most of America this week — but it has been a bumpy road getting there. (Randy Hoeft/The Yuma Sun via AP)

People Urged To Complete 2020 Census Online

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - With field operations for the 2020 Census suspended nationwide until at least April 1 due to the coronavirus...

L.A. Library Offers Public Temporary Digital Card

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles Library, whose 86 locations are closed to the public through March 31, 2020, today offered...
Money

Poway Man To Be Sentenced 12 Years For $6 Million Ponzi Scheme In San...

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A former life insurance agent from Poway is slated to be sentenced to a dozen years in state...
The gathering storm - Everystockphoto: Photographer net_efekt

Wind Advisory Issued For L.A. County

LOS ANGELES (CNS) -- Strong winds will blow in portions of the Southland today, forecasters said.   A wind advisory issued by the...
A pedestrian wearing a protective face mask is reflected in a rain puddle, Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in New York. New York state entered a new phase in the coronavirus pandemic this week, as New York City closed its public schools, and officials said schools statewide would close by Wednesday. New York joined with Connecticut and New Jersey to close bars, restaurants and movie theaters along with setting limits on social gatherings. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

The Latest: Governor Refutes Idea Of NYC Sheltering In Place

The Latest on the world's coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 190,000 people and killed more than 7,500. The COVID-19 illness causes mild...
LA METRO EXPO LINE Train #301-Photographer: Prayitno

Metrolink Gets $10.7 Million Grant For Improvements In Burbank, Glendale

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Metrolink announced today that it was awarded $10.7 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation to fund passenger...
The current price of gasoline is shown on a gas pump at an Arco gas station in San Diego

Average Southland Gas Prices Drop To Lowest Amounts Since Last March

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today to its...
Eric Garcetti

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Raises City’s Emergency Status To Highest Level

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti today raised the city's emergency response status to its highest level due to...
Money

Four Los Angeles Co-Conspirator Charged In $2.6 Million Auto Loan Fraud

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A 67-year-old man accused of creating fraudulent auto loans as part of an organized ring that collected $2.6...
The current price of gasoline is shown on a gas pump at an Arco gas station in San Diego

Average California Southland Gas Prices Continue To Drop To Lowest Amounts Since Last Year

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today to its...
A Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officer's cap rests on the hood of a patrol vehicle in Los Angeles, California, U.S. March 4, 2018. Picture taken March 4, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

LAPD Asks Residents To File Non-Emergency Crime Reports Online

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - In the spirit of social distancing, the Los Angeles Police Department was urging residents today to use an...
Snowed In Car

Winter Storm Aims At California Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A winter storm will sweep into the Southland today, generating rain, snow, and relatively low temperatures over the...
Los Angeles International Airport -LAX sign

LAX Screening Returning Passengers for COVID-19 Causing Delays, Long Lines

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Long lines were reported this morning at Los Angeles International Airport, which has been designated as one of...
Starbucks Disposable Cup

Starbucks Sued In Los Angeles In Spat Over Gift Card Cash Redemptions

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Starbucks Corp. is being sued by a customer who alleges the coffee shop chain in 2019 wrongfully...
Storm Drain

Los Angeles Beachgoers Urged To Avoid Water Near Storm Drains

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - With rainwater sending debris and other potentially hazardous materials cascading to the coast, Los Angeles County health officials...
In this July 1, 2019 file photo, a homeless man moves his belongings from a street behind Los Angeles City Hall as crews prepared to clean the area. Gov. Gavin Newsom is calling for better mental health care to help treat the state's large homeless population as he addresses one of the state's most pressing problems in his second State of the State speech to be given Wednesday, Feb. 19. 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

HUD Awards $118 Million To L.A. County Organizations To Assist Homeless People

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that Los Angeles County will receive more than...
The current price of gasoline is shown on a gas pump at an Arco gas station in San Diego

Average Southland Gas Prices Drop To Lowest Amounts Since Last March

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today to its...
Rain Drops on Window

Slow-Moving Storm System to Finally Depart

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Pacific storm that's been hanging over the Southland since Monday will serve up a wet morning commute...
Money and dollar bills

Santa Monica Settles For Over $42M In Sex Abuse Case Involving Former City Employee

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A $42.6 million settlement was reached between 24 alleged sexual abuse victims and the city of Santa Monica,...
Los Angeles International Airport -LAX sign

LAX To Close Central Terminal Area During Early Morning Hours For Cleaning

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles International Airport officials said today they will close the Central Terminal Area to the public every...
The current price of gasoline is shown on a gas pump at an Arco gas station in San Diego

Average California Southland Gas Prices Continue Drop: Lowest Amounts Since Last March

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today to its...
Rain Day - Photographer: Robert Couse-Baker

More Rain Showers Expected, Thunderstorms Possible In San Diego, Riverside County

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - More rain showers are expected today throughout San Diego County and there is a chance of thunderstorms this...
DEA agents search a residential house during an arrest of a suspected drug trafficker on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in Diamond Bar, Calif. In early-morning raids Wednesday, federal agents fanned out across the U.S., culminating a six-month investigation with the primary goal of dismantling the upper echelon of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel, known as CJNG. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

Feds In L.A. Announce Crackdown On Jalisco Drug Cartel

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Federal officials in Los Angeles today announced the results of Project Python, a joint-agency operation targeting the Jalisco...
Money and dollar bills

Former Human Resources Head Wins More Than $300,000 In Retaliation Suit Against La Puente...

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A jury ordered the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District to pay more than $300,000 to its former...
Money

Ex-CEO Of Irvine Financial Services Firm Sentenced To Over 10 Years For Theft

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The former CEO of an Irvine-based financial services and insurance company was sentenced to 10 years in federal...
Disneyland -Photographer: Glen Scarborough

Disneyland To Open Avengers Attraction In July In Anaheim

ANAHEIM (CNS) - Disneyland's newest Marvel comics-related attraction will open in July, the theme park announced today.   Avengers Campus is set to...
Classroom

LAUSD Declares State Of Emergency

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles Board of Education has declared a state of emergency, giving Superintendant Austin Beutner the authority...
UPS Van - Photographer: Open Grid Scheduler / Grid Engine

Attorney Recommends Large Damages Award For Fired Los Angeles Racially Discriminated UPS Worker

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A white former United Parcel Service employee deserves more than $12 million in damages after he was wrongfully...
Mike Feuer - Image Credit AP

City Attorney Mike Feuer Running For Mayor Of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - City Attorney Mike Feuer has become the first major candidate in the race to be Los Angeles' next...
This Nov. 2, 2019, file photo shows track workers treating Mongolian Groom after the Breeders' Cup Classic horse race at Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, Calif. Breeders' Cup Classic. A report released Tuesday, March 10, 2020, by the California Horse Racing Board on a spate of horse deaths at Santa Anita found that no illegal medications were used on the animals and 39% percent of the 23 fatalities occurred on surfaces affected by wet weather. The long-awaited report focused on 23 deaths as a result of racing or training between Dec. 30, 2018, and March 31, 2019. The fatalities roiled the industry and led track owner The Stronach Group to institute several reforms involving safety and medication. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

CHRB Report Into Santa Anita Horse Deaths Finds No Illegal Medications, Procedures

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A months-long investigation by state regulators into the deaths of 23 horses at Santa Anita racetrack in 2018-19...
The current price of gasoline is shown on a gas pump at an Arco gas station in San Diego

California Southland Gas Prices At Lowest Amounts Since Last March

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped 1.6 cents today...
Rain Drops on Window

California Southland Getting A Big Dose Of Wet Weather This Week

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Rainy weather moved into the Southland today as a result of a Pacific storm that is expected to...
Van Nuys Airport - Photographer" Hector Sanchez

Van Nuys Airport Completes Reconstruction Of Taxiway B

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles World Airports announced today that work has been completed on the $29.7 million, 14-month project to...
Court Gavel

Two Los Angeles Men Sentenced To One Year In Jail, Five On Probation In...

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Two men convicted of more than 200 counts in a fraudulent scheme related to their work for a...
Mitchell Englander Headshot

Mitchell Englander Arrested; Charged With Obstructing Probe

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Former Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander was arrested today on charges of obstructing a probe into his...
In this Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, photo, a medical worker records down a patient's condition at Jinyintan Hospital designated for new coronavirus infected patients, in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. China reported thousands new virus cases and more deaths in its update Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 on a disease outbreak that has caused milder illness in most people, an assessment that promoted guarded optimism from global health authorities. (Chinatopix via AP)

Cedars-Sinai Study Says Extent Of Coronavirus Contagion Greater Than Thought

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - By March 1, more than 9000 people in the U.S. may have already been infected by COVID-19, far...
Court Gavel

Man To Be Sentenced For Fraud Scheme Targeting Southland Elderly

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A 29-year-old man is expected to be sentenced today for his role as a leader of a cross-border...
Rain Day - Photographer: Robert Couse-Baker

Pacific Storm To Strike California Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Rainy weather is expected in the Southland between today and Wednesday as a result of a Pacific storm,...
Los Angeles International Airport -LAX sign

Los Angeles Airport, LAX, Officials Say They Continue to Take Steps to Prevent Coronavirus...

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles International Airport officials have reiterated their plans to take steps to reduce the spread of germs...
In this July 1, 2019 file photo, a homeless man moves his belongings from a street behind Los Angeles City Hall as crews prepared to clean the area. Gov. Gavin Newsom is calling for better mental health care to help treat the state's large homeless population as he addresses one of the state's most pressing problems in his second State of the State speech to be given Wednesday, Feb. 19. 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Criticizes L.A. Officials For Skid Row Hotel Issues

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Frustrated over what they said is a lack of attention and slow process to upgrade utilities at a...
In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo, a plane carrying evacuees from the virus zone in China lands at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego. An evacuee from China has tested positive for the coronavirus and has been isolated at a San Diego hospital, a person with direct knowledge of the matter tells The Associated Press, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

2 More Coronavirus Cases Confirmed In L.A. County, Including LAX Screener

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Two more people in Los Angeles County -- including a second passenger-medical screener at LAX -- tested positive...
Colin Egglesfield of Los Angeles - 2013 LA Marathon Photos - Photographer: Michael Dorausch

L.A. Marathon, Expo Begin Today, Steps Taken to Prevent Spread of Coronavirus

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles Marathon and Expo weekend kicks off today, with county health officials and race organizers saying...
Money and dollar bills

Former San Diego City Employee Gets Probation For Embezzling $100,000

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A former city of San Diego parks and recreation employee who embezzled more than $100,000 was sentenced today...
Los Angeles International Airport -LAX sign

Taxis Will Once Again Be Allowed To Pick Up LAX Passengers, In Limited Scope

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Taxi drivers were told by staff members at Los Angeles International Airport today that they will once again...
In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, Wendy Kerley gives Ethan Getman, 15, a shot of the flu vaccine at the Cordova Shot Nurse clinic in Memphis, Tenn. A second wave of flu is hitting the U.S., turning this into one of the nastiest flu seasons for children in a decade. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian via AP, File)

Total Influenza Deaths In San Diego County Passes Last Year’s Total

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - On the day a coronavirus-positive case was announced in Chula Vista, the Health and Human Services Agency reported...
Rain Drops on Window

Light Rain Expected This Weekend In California Southland Ahead Of Heavier Rain Next Week

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A storm system that could bring a chance of rain through Thursday night crept toward Southern California today.  ...
Los Angeles Fire Department Fire Fighting

Los Angeles City Sued Over Massive 2018 Fire At Boyle Heights Warehouse

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A company that was a tenant in a Boyle Heights warehouse where three firefighters were injured fighting a...
MERS-CoV particles on camel epithelial cells - Photographer: NIAID

Coronavirus Case Confirmed In Chula Vista, County Prepares For Cases

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A Chula Vista AT&T store employee who lives Orange County has tested positive for the coronavirus, authorities announced...
A sign reads "Sorry, Out of Order," on a voting station as people cast the ballots Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at the Silverlake Independent Jewish Community Center in Los Angeles. Poll workers said that computer network issues slowed both the voter check-in process and made some machines unusable. About one-third of the approximately 40 machines were being used. The resulting line meant voting took about an hour. (AP Photo/Justin Pritchard)

Padilla Wants Mail Ballots Sent To All Los Angeles County Voters

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Reacting to the hours-long waits that occurred at some voting centers during the primary election, California Secretary of...
Homeless Shelter Stays Open in Preparation for Storm- Photographer - KOMUnews

Riverside Emergency Shelter Cabins For Homeless Set To Open

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A cluster of 30 pre-assembled cabins that will provide temporary shelter for Riverside's homeless will be on display next...
MAGA - Photographer: kivoton

Torrance Man Pleads “No Contest” To Attack In Hermosa Beach Bar Over MAGA Hat

TORRANCE (CNS) - A San Fernando Valley man pleaded no contest today to attacking a man who was wearing a red hat...
Court Gavel

Valley Village Woman Faces Sentencing Today For Billing Scheme

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The owner of a Studio City clinic faces sentencing this morning for her role in a scheme that...
A fault line crack in Highway 178 is opened by a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake, triggered by a 6.4 the previous day, near the epicenter in Trona, California, U.S., July 6, 2019. Picture taken July 6, 2019. REUTERS/David McNew

Report: 6.9 Earthquake Would Cause Catastrophic Damage In San Diego

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A magnitude 6.9 earthquake on San Diego's Rose Canyon Fault could damage 100,000 residences, cause widespread road and...
Prison Jail Cell - Photographer: Jobs For Felons Hub

Los Angeles Inspector General Highlights Uptick In Use Of Force In County Jails

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The head of a watchdog agency charged with investigating the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said today he...
College Admissions Office

Five From South Bay Charged In Student Loan Scam

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Five South Bay residents face criminal charges for their alleged roles in a student loan assistance scam, California...
Los Angeles Fire Department Fire Fighting

Blaze Erupts In Santa Ana River Bottom Near Norco, 20% Contained

By ANDREW DALTON AP Entertainment Writer NORCO (CNS) - A wind-whipped brush fire in the Santa Ana River...
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a primary night election rally in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Biden To Rally In Westwood Following Strong Super Tuesday Showing

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Following a resurgent performance on Super Tuesday, Democratic presidential hopeful and former Vice President Joe Biden will make...
A sign reads "Sorry, Out of Order," on a voting station as people cast the ballots Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at the Silverlake Independent Jewish Community Center in Los Angeles. Poll workers said that computer network issues slowed both the voter check-in process and made some machines unusable. About one-third of the approximately 40 machines were being used. The resulting line meant voting took about an hour. (AP Photo/Justin Pritchard)

20.6 Percent Turnout Reported In Los Angeles County On Super Tuesday

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