Weekend freeway closures

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Overnight freeway closures will complicate predawn commutes in the Baldwin Park and Seal Beach areas this weekend, according to Caltrans and Orange County Metro officials. In the San Gabriel Valley, the […]


Road rage spurs shooting

SAN JUAN CAPSITRANO (CNS) – A road rage conflict erupted into a shooting on Ortega Highway east of Orange county, a Riverside County sheriff’s sergeant said today. Michael Economides, 37, was booked Friday night on […]


LA's Grand Park debuts with fanfare, free events

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – After a decade of sometimes-contentious planning and design, a carpet of new parkland that cascades down Bunker Hill — from the Los Angeles County Music Center to City Hall — formally […]


Airlines to charge extra for families to sit together (audio)

You know about airline change fees, baggage fees, premium seat fees and food fees. And now there’s a “you-get-to-sit-with-your-child” fee. Travel expert Rudy Maxa, host of Rudy Maxa’s World on KFWB (Saturdays from 3-4pm), talks […]


Do you have unused frequent flyer miles adding up?

If you have unused frequent flyer miles adding up, there are some helpful things to know when it comes to cashing them in. Catherine Hamm, travel editor with the L.A. Times, talks with KFWB’s Maggie […]


United Airlines struggles with computer problems

(AP) — United Airlines is having major computer problems that are affecting its operations at airports, and its website. The airline will only say that it has a “network outage.” Its main website,, is […]


Experience L.A. with Maggie McKay

By Maggie McKay, KFWB afternoon anchor Hopefully you’ve done all your back to school shopping and can finally take a break. I can’t think of a better, easier, more laid back place to do that […]


Google buying Frommer's travel guides from Wiley

(AP) – Google is buying the Frommer’s brand of travel guides. Google Inc., which bought the Zagat restaurant review service in September, plans to use Frommer’s guides to hotels and destinations around the world to […]


Rudy Maxa's World, Saturday at 3 p.m.

What’s happened to Egypt’s antiquities over the last 17 months of that country’s “Arab Spring?” The collapse of the country’s law enforcement community has meant widespread looting of archeological sites, according to Dr. Aidan Dodson […]


Spirit jet diverts to Houston with unruly traveler

(AP) – Police say an 86-year-old partially blind man who cannot speak English became unruly onboard a Spirit Airlines flight to Florida, compelling the pilot to divert to Houston. Spirit Airlines says Flight 310 from […]


Island for sale

(AP) – An island with killer views of San Francisco can be yours — at a discount. Realtor Steven Higbee says the owner of Red Rock Island has lowered the price to a mere five […]


Bob Hope Airport breaks ground on transportation center

(CNS) – The authority that oversees Bob Hope Airport in Burbank today broke ground on a $112.6 million transportation center that will include a new bus station and consolidated car rental center.  The so-called Regional […]