Month: October 2021

Senior citizens protest against rent increase at affordable housing complex in Boyle Heights

Senior citizens at an affordable housing complex in Boyle Heights protested against what they said is an unjust rent increase. The owner of the building says he’s tried to work with unhappy tenants and move them into more affordable units.

Massive fire burns El Sereno warehouse

More than 100 firefighters are battling a massive fire Thursday evening at a warehouse in El Sereno.

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California Drought: Regulators warn of dry reservoirs, possible mandatory water restrictions

In July, Newsom asked everyone to voluntarily reduce their water use by 15%. But in the first three weeks after that request, Californians reduced their water usage by just 1.8%, state officials said.

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Amazon delivery driver goes viral after accidentally tossing package onto roof during bug scare

“This sounds crazy but I accidentally threw a package on your roof.” An Amazon driver is going viral after him swatting a bug sent a package flying.

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As California struggles with drought, could mandatory water restrictions happen sooner?

If California’s drought continues, mandatory water restrictions could be headed your way, but is there a timeline? Here’s what to expect.

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Army vet from Philly catches gator in trash can outside Florida home

When Philly native and Army veteran Eugene Bozzi saw an alligator outside his Florida home, he knew there was one thing to do – grab a trash can.

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Apple Valley Animal Shelter asks pet owners not to surrender pets for next 3 weeks

As of Thursday, the shelter is at full capacity and staff is trying to leave room for strays to get them adopted.

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Underground explosion knocks out power near downtown LA

An underground electrical vault exploded in downtown Los Angeles, knocking out power for thousands of Angelenos.

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Suspect followed teen girl on train, bus in LA before raping her, police say

Now, investigators need your help finding him. Police say this man followed the 16-year-old victim before raping her in a Los Angeles-area parking lot.

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State of the art music studio unveiled by rapper Lil Mussie at Markham Middle School in Watts

Markham Middle School teamed with donors like rapper Lil Mussie to create a music production studio to help students turn their dreams into reality in the world of music

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Los Angeles County still seeing high COVID rates, but fewer deaths, hospitalizations

More people are developing new infections than during last year’s summer surge, but fewer are landing in the hospital and 32% fewer are dying.

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As California eviction moratorium ends, Los Angeles renters protected

California’s eviction moratorium has expired, but similar measures remain in place for Los Angeles.

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Infrastructure vote postponed despite Pelosi’s efforts to push forward: ‘We are not there yet’

House Democrats scrapped plans on Thursday to vote on the Senate’s bipartisan infrastructure agreement after leadership and the White House failed to bring progressives and moderates together behind a path forward for President Joe Biden’s broader agenda.

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