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LA woman pleads not guilty to death of malnourished son, 11
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles woman whose malnourished 11-year-old son was found dead in a closet has pleaded not guilty to murder and child abuse. Thirty-nine-year-old Veronica Aguilar appeared in court Thursday wearing a suicide prevention smock. She could face 15 years to life in prison if convicted. ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Life imprisonment Los Angeles County California The Los Angeles Times Ventura County California Murder San Bernardino County California Angeles National Forest San Gabriel Mountains
2 dead, torrents of rain slam Southern California
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A huge Pacific storm parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least two people. The storm feeding on an atmospheric river of moisture stretching far out into the ocean was at its most fierce late ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Los Angeles County California California Southern California San Bernardino County California Los Angeles Los Angeles River Kern County California San Gabriel Mountains
The Oroville crisis is a 'new, never-happened-before event'
Good morning. It’s Tuesday, Feb. 14, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES A herculean effort at the Oroville Dam The immediate threat of a biblical flood at the Oroville Dam has passed after a weekend of mass evacuations sent the surrounding communities scrambling. But here...
26 points by Los Angeles Times | California Los Angeles Los Angeles County California Greater Los Angeles Area San Gabriel Mountains Long Beach California Lake Oroville Oroville Dam
Atop Mt. Wilson, retired engineers keep alive astronomy's 'Sistine Chapel'
Dressed in parkas and knit caps, the three volunteers lug crates of power tools and spooled wire into the gleaming mountaintop edifice that some have called astronomy’s “Sistine Chapel” and immediately start tinkering.  In 1904, workers installed the first telescope at the still uncompleted Mt....
1941 points by Los Angeles Times | Edwin Hubble Mount Wilson Observatory Telescope Astronomy Telescopes Andrew Carnegie San Gabriel Mountains Mount Wilson
Husband arrested in Valinda woman's fatal stabbing
The husband of a 28-year-old woman who was found stabbed to death in Valinda on Monday night has been arrested on suspicion of murder, authorities said. Ricky Ramos, 32, was arrested Tuesday morning, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.  Sheriff’s homicide detectives said they...
2 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles County California Stabbing Police Pomona Valley San Gabriel Mountains Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Angeles National Forest Penetrating trauma
New survey of consumer confidence in Los Angeles fell in fourth quarter
A new quarterly measure of Los Angeles County consumers’ confidence in the economy showed a sharp dip in the fourth quarter, which included the presidential election. The inaugural index from the Lowe Institute of Political Economy and Claremont McKenna College stood at 106.3 in the quarter, down...
9 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles County California Claremont McKenna College Claremont California Consumer Confidence Index San Bernardino County California San Gabriel Mountains Claremont Colleges The Conference Board
Man killed in mountain ice accident lived near Los Angeles
AZUSA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man killed when a group of hikers plunged down an icy slope in Southern California mountains was a 67-year-old resident of Los Angeles County.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Los Angeles County California San Bernardino County California Greater Los Angeles Area San Gabriel Mountains Antelope Valley Orange County California Angeles National Forest California
Hiker dies, four hurt in fall down ‘ice chute’ in Southern California
One person was killed and four injured on Saturday when they fell down a steep, icy ravine known as an ice chute while hiking in the mountains near Los Angeles, officials said.
5 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Los Angeles County California Police San Gabriel Mountains Physical trauma Angeles National Forest American films Mount Wilson United States
1 hiker killed, 4 hurt after falling down ice chute in Angeles National Forest
Five hikers fell down an ice chute in the Angeles National Forest on Saturday, prompting a rescue effort by Los Angeles County fire and sheriff’s officials. One of the hikers died and the others were hurt, officials said. Rescuers responded to the Islip Saddle area along Angeles Crest Highway at...
73 points by Los Angeles Times | San Gabriel Mountains Angeles National Forest Angeles Crest Highway Mount Wilson Geography of Los Angeles County California Los Angeles County California San Fernando Valley La Cañada Flintridge California
1 dead, 4 hurt in LA-area mountain ice disaster
AZUSA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say one person is dead and four people have been injured after falling down an ice chute in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Los Angeles County California San Gabriel Mountains Angeles National Forest Mount Wilson San Bernardino County California Angeles Crest Highway Greater Los Angeles Area Antelope Valley
Trump, Berkeley and outrage on all sides
Good morning. It’s Friday, Feb. 3, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES Trump, Berkeley and outrage on all sides UC Berkeley officials, who had worked hard to make room for free speech, found themselves squeezed between outrage on both the right and the left over the protests...
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Man shoots girlfriend, flees, shoots self in front of police
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) - A Fontana man has been accused of shooting his girlfriend during an argument, fleeing to Los Angeles and then shooting himself twice in front of a police station. The San Bernardino Sun reports (http://bit.ly/2fo6epO ) that the 25-year-old man is listed as in critical condition at ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Inland Empire San Bernardino County California California English-language films Los Angeles County California Southern California San Gabriel Mountains Los Angeles
Santa Ana winds bring fire danger to Southern California
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gusty Santa Ana winds and low relative humidity levels have brought increased fire danger to much of Southern California. Motorists are urged to use caution Thursday in mountain areas, where gusts could top 60 mph. The National Weather Service says a gust of 95 mph was ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Relative humidity Greater Los Angeles Area San Bernardino County California Humidity Orange County California Angeles National Forest San Gabriel Mountains Antelope Valley
Bel-Air homeowners love their water
Good morning. It is Tuesday, Sept. 21. Actor Leonardo DiCaprio’s Malibu “bungalow” is on the market for $11 million. Here's what else is happening in the Golden State: TOP STORIES Risk of abuse The death of a malnourished boy found battered in an Echo Park closet has prompted the Los Angeles County...
4 points by Los Angeles Times | Orange County California California San Gabriel Mountains Los Angeles Los Angeles County California The New York Times The Los Angeles Times San Francisco
Body of missing dancer found in Southern California forest
WEST COVINA, Calif. (AP) - Investigators have found the body of a professional dancer along a road in the Angeles National Forest northeast of Los Angeles. West Covina police said Sunday the body of 27-year-old Rahkeem Reyes was found Saturday in Azusa Canyon, five days after his car was found ...
1 points by The Washington Times | San Gabriel Valley Los Angeles County California Covina California Azusa California West Covina California San Gabriel Mountains Angeles National Forest San Gabriel River