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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

LA City Council waives fees for television pilots

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The City Council agreed today to waive more than $400 in fees normally charged for television pilots shot in Los Angeles in an effort to attract productions and keep entertainment jobs […]


Metro bus accident leaves 1 dead

NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – A motorist who rear-ended a Metro bus in North Hollywood was killed today and nine people were hospitalized with minor injuries, including at least one child. The crash occurred just before […]


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DWP advice for the heat wave

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – As the heat wave continued today, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power asked customers to conserve energy use, especially during afternoon hours. Energy demand in Los Angeles has pushed […]


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Brush fire in Topanga under control

TOPANGA (CNS) – A quarter-acre of brush burned today in Topanga, but no one was injured. The fire was reported at 3:59 p.m. near 4700 Topanga Canyon Blvd., said Shawn Lenske of the Los Angeles Fire Department. […]


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Beach warning until Saturday

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles County health officials warned today that people planning to go to the beaches should be careful of swimming, surfing or playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks and rivers until Saturday.


Southland gas prices down again

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County decreased today for the 24th consecutive day, falling 3.3 cents to $4.092, one day after dropping 3.7 […]


Signal Hill oil spill

SIGNAL HILL (CNS) – An oil spill at a Signal Hill oil tank farm today prompted the closure of Atlantic Avenue between Willow and Spring Streets. The spill at 2700 N. Olive Ave. was reported […]


Are you ready for the 'big one'?

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Millions of Southland residents and millions more across California are expected to “drop, cover and hold on” tomorrow as part of an annual earthquake preparedness drill aimed at ensuring people are […]


Teen injured in football tryouts wins $2.4M against LAUSD

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A North Hollywood High School student who fractured his spine during football tryouts four years ago won a $2.4 million arbitration award against the Los Angeles Unified School District, it was […]


FBI agent's death ruled suicide

(CNS) – The death of an FBI agent who had been missing for more than two months was confirmed today as a suicide. Assistant Coroner Chief Ed Winter said Stephen Ivens, 35, died “from a […]