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Englander candidacy gets a boost from independent expenditure committee

More than $200,000 has poured into an independent expenditure committee set up to support the candidacy of Los Angeles Councilman Mitch Englander in his bid for a county supervisorial seat. Englander is leading the pack in fundraising in the race for the seat being vacated by Los Angeles County...

5 arrested, deputy injured as Trump protesters break through barricades at GOP convention

Five protesters were arrested and a sheriff’s deputy was injured in Northern California on Friday during a raucous anti-Donald Trump demonstration in which some threw eggs at police and pushed down barricades separating them from the hotel where the GOP presidential candidate spoke later in the...

Border officials find 7 tons of marijuana in commercial truck

Customs and Border Protection officers found 7 tons of marijuana inside a commercial truck transporting furniture through the Otay Mesa border entry, authorities said Friday. The 1994 Freightliner trailer truck entered the Otay Mesa cargo facility about 9:40 a.m. Thursday, authorities said. Customs...

2 private investigators can be tried on conspiracy and false imprisonment charges, judge rules

Two private investigators can be tried on charges of false imprisonment and conspiracy in connection with a fake DUI report against a Costa Mesa city councilman in 2012, an Orange County judge ruled Friday. Upholding an earlier ruling, Superior Court Judge Michael Leversen agreed that there is...

Group opens fire on San Bernardino gang officers, teen suspect wounded

Three suspected gang members opened fire on two San Bernardino police officers in an unmarked car Thursday night, sparking a police chase and second shooting that left one of the suspects wounded, officials said. The dramatic chase began about 8:40 p.m. in the 2500 block of 5th Street West, where...

Body found wrapped in plastic in Burbank is identified as North Hollywood man

A man whose body was dumped, wrapped in plastic, near railroad tracks in Burbank was identified as a 30-year-old North Hollywood resident Nshan Balyan, police said. Detectives are investigating the death as a homicide but don’t know where or how the man was killed, said Burbank police Sgt. Claudio...

Photos: Rock Hudson's Midcentury Modern Home Is Back On The Market

The itty-bitty post and beam housed the late heartthrob from 1951 to 1955. [ more › ]

Photos, Video: Prince Bandmates & Friends Paid Tribute In Hollywood

The crowd dressed in purple and sang along to all the hits. [ more › ]

Will Ferrell Pulls Out Of Ronald Reagan Movie After Outrage From Family

"There was laughter in those years, but there was never humor," wrote Reagan's daughter Patti Davis. [ more › ]

Proposed Law Would Allow Landlords To Oust Tenants For Smoking Marijuana

Medical marijuana patients would still be able to use other types of cannabis products. [ more › ]

Man stabbed to death in East Compton; sheriff's detectives investigating

A man was stabbed to death Thursday in East Compton, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Sheriff’s homicide detectives found the man with multiple stab wounds to the upper torso in the 4200 block of East Compton Boulevard shortly after 4 p.m., said sheriff’s Lt. Steve Jauch. See the...

Sons charged with murder in parents' 'clumsy' killing in San Jose

Prosecutors have charged two San Jose brothers with murder after their parents were found slain beside a chilling, ink-scribbled note. Hasib bin Golamrabbi, 22, and Omar Golamrabbi, 17, were scheduled to appear in court Friday afternoon to answer to two counts each of murder, according to the Santa...

Photos, Video: A Trump Rally In Orange County Turned Violent

Drivers did donuts, cop cars were damaged and punches were thrown. [ more › ]

Cell Service Now Available In Some Metro Subway Tunnels

Subterranean cell service is now available between Union Station and 7th/Metro Center on the Red/Purple Line subway, at least for Verizon customers. [ more › ]

Dead Body Wrapped In Plastic Found By Train Tracks In Burbank

The body was found near two rusted, graffiti'd rail cars behind a lumber yard on Victory Boulevard. [ more › ]

John Wayne Day Proposal Rejected Over Racist Comments Made By The Actor

Lawmakers also weren't thrilled by the late actor's support for the anti-communist House Un-American Activities Committee. [ more › ]

ETA Brings Craft Cocktails To Highland Park's Growing Bar Scene

Since Highland Park can’t go more than two days without a new restaurant or bar opening, the guys behind The Greyhound have opened a new craft cocktail joint called ETA. [ more › ]

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