Results tagged “LAist Staff”

Police Are Looking For A Connection In The Beating Deaths Of Men Sleeping Outside In LA, Santa Monica

On Thursday morning, a Santa Monica city maintenance worker found a man's body under the famous pier.

Complaint Filed Against Councilman Jose Huizar On Site For Reporting Misconduct

The specifics of the allegations aren't public, but the site is set up to report discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

2 In Custody After Student, Teacher Shot Near Van Nuys Charter Campus

The shooting happened near the campus of CHAMPS Charter High School of the Arts in Van Nuys

One Man Dead, 2 Deputies Shot In Gun Battle At East LA Park

The injured deputies, who Sheriff Jim McDonnell said were both in their thirties and "very seasoned," were listed in serious but stable condition.

3 Homeless People Were Beaten With A Bat In DTLA Over The Weekend

The three homeless victims are still in critical condition. Police have released surveillance video of the suspect.

Shots Fired Inside Kaiser Permanente Medical Center In Downey, Arrest Made

One suspect was taken into custody Tuesday after reports of an active shooter at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Downey.

After A Rash Of Valley Street Racing Deaths, Here's How The LAPD Is Cracking Down

The leader of the team recently talked with Take Two's A Martinez about what they do and the impact they're having in the Valley.

What Is LADYist?

LADYist is here to fill the gaps in your sex education. It's sex ed for grown women.

An Improved Stretch Of Figueroa Street Is Officially Open In Downtown LA

After $20 million and 10 years, the project to remake a stretch of Figueroa (from downtown L.A. to Exposition Park) is finally a go.

LA-Based Gamer And Former Calabasas High Football Player Killed In Jacksonville Shooting

Elijah Clayton was a talented football player online and in real life. He played at Chaminade Prep before transferring to Calabasas High.

A Fiery Fatal Crash Shut Down Part Of The 105 Freeway In Hawthorne

All westbound lanes of the freeway were shut down for most of the day as emergency crews let the fuel burn out and then mopped up. Caltrans officials said they hoped to reopen all lanes by 7 p.m.

LAPD Chief Moore Talks To Us About Police Shootings, Scooters And That Controversial Retirement Program

Chief Michel Moore just started the job and already he's had to deal with the deaths of two innocent civilians by police gunfire and answer for a program that benefits him to the tune of $1.27 million.

The Air Is Brown -- Should I Wear A Mask?

With California facing a year-round fire season, particulate matter matters.

These Photos From The Holy Fire In OC Are Terrifying

The Holy Fire, which broke out around 1:30 p.m. Monday, has quickly grown to more than 700 acres and destroyed at least one structure.

A Weeklong Heat Wave Is On Tap For LA And All Over Southern California

A red flag warning was issued Sunday for the mountain areas of L.A., Ventura and Santa Barbara counties and is set to expire Tuesday.

LA Could Join The Scooter Ban Wagon While The City Sorts Out New Rules

This isn't the first move to rein in electric scooters, which have boomed in both popularity and contempt -- especially on the Westside.

Here Are The Questions You Asked About Homelessness In LA. Vote On The One You Want To Discuss

We're hosting a live discussion based around your questions -- but first we need your questions.

Russians In LA, What's It Like Being Russian In America Right Now?

It's geopolitical madness out there. If you're Russian and living in L.A., we want to know what it's been like for you.

Here's What We Know About The Cranston Fire Burning Near Idyllwild

The fast-moving Cranston Fire in San Bernardino National Forest was the result of arson.

Someone Smashed Donald Trump's Hollywood Star -- Again

This is the second time in as many years that Trump's star has been reduced to rubble.

LA Mayor Defends His Out-Of-State Trips, Updates Efforts To Reduce Homelessness, Traffic Fatalities

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti insists he's not running for president -- yet -- but he is considering it. That said, he claimed he spends more time talking to the media about the topic than thinking about it himself. Presidential aspiration was among the things Garcetti discussed when he sat down with us late last week to answer questions from our reporters and our readers.

A Toast To Jonathan Gold, The Man Who 'Inspired A Whole Generation'

As tributes pour in from family, friends, colleagues, readers, chefs and everyone in between, we spoke to several people whose lives were forever changed by Jonathan Gold and his writing

Another Heat Wave Is Here. Will LA's Aging Power Grid Fare Better This Time?

Wednesday looks to be the hottest day of the week, according to the National Weather Service, with valley areas hitting the mid-to-upper 100s and downtown L.A. reaching the high 90s.

We Talked To Mayor Garcetti About Street Trash, Running For President, And Where He's Been

You sent us your questions to ask Mayor Garcetti. Here's what he said.

Get Ready, LA: Another Heat Wave Is Coming And It Could Break More Records

Thermometers will start rising across Southern California this weekend, but the real heat begins Monday and lasts through that Thursday.

Well, Scratch That Whole Splitting California Into 3 States Thing (At Least For Now)

The Cal 3 Initiative seeks to split the Golden State up into three smaller states, with supporters arguing that California has grown too large to meet the needs of its residents

The Griffin Will Reopen With 'No Tolerance' Signs After Proud Boys Incident in Atwater Village

On social media, some people called for a boycott of the bar, with many accusing the owners of accommodating members of a hate group.

That Time The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Promoted LA Metro's Blue Line

In Operation Blue Line, Leonardo, Donatello, Rapheal and Michealangelo find themselves on the West Coast for a change, where they face off against a villain named "Gridlock."

That Griffith Park Fire Prompted Evacuations But The Concert Will Go On

Both ground crews and air units are on the scene, fighting what's been dubbed the Griffith Park Fire.

You're Already Inside. You Might As Well Watch The '70s Disaster Film 'Heatwave!'

Props to the makeup team, who kept all the actors looking miserable and glistening.