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Friends, family mourn man, 21, killed by lightning
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A rare lightning strike Sunday at Venice Beach cut short the life of a well-liked 21-year-old man eager to attend the University of Southern California this fall.
Nick Fagnano was sitting on the beach with friends when he...
10,000 applicants vying for 165 firefighter positions within the LAFD
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - More than 10,000 applicants are vying for 165 firefighter positions with the Los Angeles Fire Department, officials said today, following an overhaul of the agency's recruitment process, which has been the subject of complaints of...
A look at the ruling in the Sterling/Clippers case
The judge has ruled in the Sterling versus Sterling case, and maybe now the Clippers can finally focus on the difficult world of NBA basketball, other than court cases at least for the time being.
KFWB Legal Analyst Royal Oakes spoke with Phil and...
NBA, Clippers eager for Sterling out, Ballmer in
The NBA and the Los Angeles Clippers are ready to move on, even if Donald Sterling wants to keep fighting.
Move on to Steve Ballmer, who paid a record price for the team and is now a step closer to finally owning it.
The Clippers are a...
Police seek driver in fatal Los Angeles crash
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are searching for the driver of a pickup that crashed west of downtown, killing a pedestrian and injuring two others.
Officer Joel Morales says a preliminary investigation finds the tr...
LAX museum finds itself up for possible relocation
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Supporters of the Flight Path museum at Los Angeles International Airport are not happy with plans under consideration to move the popular learning center to a site off the LAX complex.The Los Angeles Times reports that a ...
Judge tentatively rules Shelly Sterling acted properly
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Shelly Sterling acted properly in removing her husband as a director of the family trust that owns the Los Angeles Clippers, and she has the authority to sell the team despite Donald Sterling's objections, a judge tentatively...
Witnesses: Thunderstorm hit beach without warning
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles' popular Venice Beach teemed with people enjoying a weekend outing on the boardwalk and sand when lifeguards and other witnesses say a rare summer thunderstorm hit without warning, producing lightning that ...
LAPD unit inadvertently drives over man lying in street
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles police officers responding to a call of a naked man running in a Jefferson Park neighborhood drove over a man who was lying in the street about two blocks west, officials said today.
The incident occurred at 10:20...
Rowdy partiers arrested at surfing event in Huntington Beach
HUNTINGTON BEACH (CNS) - Huntington Beach police in patrol cars, on horseback and on foot arrested 39 people Saturday and 39 people Sunday during the first weekend of the U.S. Open of Surfing, police said today.
The event spans two weekends with...
Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the Sterling trial
All that remains of the Sterling versus Sterling trial over the Clippers, is final arguments and those are set to begin today.
Phil and Penny discussed the trial with KFWB Legal Analyst, Royal Oakes :
Griffith Park soccer field renovation plan to be announced
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A $10.5 million renovation that will triple the number of players able to use the Ferraro Fields soccer complex in Griffith Park will be announced today.
The renovations include new synthetic turf, updated lighting and improved...
Study: Blue whales at risk of hitting ships
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A satellite study of blue-whale movements shows the endangered creatures cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast, putting them at risk for collisions with large vessels.
The study, originally...
Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers' new coach
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.
Scott said this weekend that he has been hired by the Lakers, but the club insisted...
Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.
The man was...