San Fernando Valley
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A transient with a long criminal record is being sought in the kidnapping of a 10-year-old girl who was snatched from her San Fernando Valley home before dawn last week and abandoned hours later in front of a hospital.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly 50 detectives hunted Friday for clues to kidnappers who snatched a 10-year-old girl from her bedroom and dumped her, scratched and barefoot, miles from her home.
NORTHRIDGE (CNS) – A 10-year-old Northridge girl who was reported missing when her mother noticed her bed empty about 3:30 a.m. was found nearly 12 hours later about six miles from her home, and police were searching for the person who dropped her off.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – One-time mayoral candidate Jan Perry is expected to endorse Eric Garcetti today, which has the potential to sway her nearly 60,000 supporters to switch their votes to Garcetti in the May 21 runoff against second-place finisher Wendy Greuel.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fluffy duckling might seem appealing next to a basket of Easter eggs, but animal welfare experts want gift-happy parents to picture something else: Poop. The average domestic duck relieves itself once every 15 minutes.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The 10-month search for a movie executive has gone from a missing persons investigation to a murder investigation, and a convicted drug dealer has been named a person of interest.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council will undergo a major facelift beginning tomorrow, as voters in eight of the panel’s 15 districts choose representatives from candidate fields as small as two and as large as 12.
Starting March 23, upgrades to a Los Angeles water main will require the closure of Coldwater Canyon Avenue from Ventura Boulevard to Mulholland Drive during peak commute times, and the work will last for about a month.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles police say a man is under arrest and several floors of a hospital in the San Fernando Valley were evacuated for hours while a bomb squad examined his duffel bag.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown reversed a parole board and denied the release of a former Charles Manson follower who has served more than 40 years in prison. The board had recently approved the release but left the final decision to the governor.
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Southern California authorities were investigating hundreds of tips Monday after offering a $1 million reward for information leading to the arrest of a fugitive ex-police officer wanted in the slayings of three people.
Listen to this interview about the status of Henry’s Tacos, which is scheduled to be shut down on Dec. 31.