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Three Bodies Found in Balboa Island Home
October 25, 2021
The bodies of two women and a man were found inside a Balboa Island home in Newport Beach today, and another man at the home was rushed to a hospital. ... read more »
LACO Settles With Eatery Over Alleged Outdoor Dining Ban Snub
October 25, 2021
Los Angeles County reached a settlement with one of two restaurants sued earlier this year for allegedly disregarding the outdoor dining ban put in place last November to stop the spread of the coronavirus. ... read more »
COVID Outbreak Among Students Forces Closure of LA School
October 22, 2021
Students at View Park Preparatory Accelerated Charter High School were expected to undergo a new round of COVID-19 testing today, after a sudden spike in cases among students last week prompted the school to return to remote learning -- the first known virus-related campus closure in the county since schools welcomed students back. ... read more »
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Ridley-Thomas Suspended from LA Council, Hours Before Not Guilty Plea
October 21, 2021
City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas was suspended from office by a divided Los Angeles City Council today, hours before he entered a not-guilty plea to federal bribery and conspiracy charges stemming from his time serving on the county Board of Supervisors. ... read more »
Reported: L.A. Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas will ‘Step Back’ From Civic Duties
October 21, 2021
Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas said, “I have no intention of resigning my seat on the City Council or neglecting my duties.” Fellow Councilmembers plan to vote on his suspension. ... read more »
Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas’ Statement on Today’s Council Vote
October 20, 2021
"I am humbled by the support of my colleagues who did not rush to judgment and disappointed in those who did. 11 members of this Council have stripped the constituents of the 10th District of their representation, of their voice and of their right to the services that they deserve. " ... read more »
FDA Update on COVID-19 VACCINE BOOSTER DOSE
October 20, 2021
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took action to expand the use of a booster dose for COVID-19 vaccines in eligible populations. ... read more »
NO NEED TO RUSH TO JUDGEMENT
October 20, 2021
Every man is supposed to be afforded the right to be considered innocent until proven guilty.  Today the Los Angeles City Council is considering a motion to suspend 10th District Council Member Mark Ridley-Thomas before he has been afforded the right to defend himself or even face his accusers. ... read more »
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LAPD Vehicle Involved in Crash in Downtown L.A.; Four Injured
October 19, 2021
A traffic crash involving a Los Angeles police vehicle in downtown Los Angeles today left four people injured, one seriously, authorities said. ... read more »
LA City Council to Consider Suspending Mark Ridley-Thomas From Office
October 19, 2021
On the day Los Angeles City Councilman Mark Ridley- Thomas is scheduled to be arraigned on federal bribery and conspiracy charges, his council colleagues will vote tomorrow on whether to immediately suspend him from office. ... read more »
City Council Might Expand Skid Row Clean Team Citywide
October 19, 2021
The Los Angeles City Council today took a first step toward expanding citywide the Skid Row Clean Team, which works to prevent trash and debris buildup in the area. ... read more »
L.A. County Considers Call to Ramp Up Services for LGBTQ+ Jail Population
October 19, 2021
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider a motion today to expand mental health treatment and other supportive services for LGBTQ and transgender people, both inside and out of county jails. ... read more »
Latest in Sports: Lakers Awarded Guard Avery Bradley
October 18, 2021
Avery Bradley will be returning to the Lakers, on a waiver claim. Vice President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Rob Pelinka announced the news on Monday, October 18.  ... read more »
L.A. County Wants Vanessa Bryant to Undergo Mental Health Exam in Photos Suit
October 18, 2021
Attorneys for Los Angeles County are asking a federal judge to order the widow of NBA legend Kobe Bryant to undergo a psychiatric exam before trial in her invasion of privacy lawsuit alleging that sheriff's deputies shared unauthorized photos taken at the site of the helicopter crash that killed the athlete, his daughter and seven others, according to court papers obtained today. ... read more »
COVID Hospitalizations Continue Dropping in Los Angeles County
October 11, 2021
Black residents also had the highest hospitalization rates among both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents, with a rate of 62 hospitalizations for every 100,000 unvaccinated people ... read more »
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