Tag: Los Angeles

Bank Robber Sentenced For 3 Summer Heists

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BEVERLY HILLS—John Earl Wright, a serial bank robber who confessed to committing over 100 heists was sentenced on Thursday, April 23 to 3 1/2 years in federal prison...

Cougar Appears On Los Feliz Property

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LOS FELIZ—The appearance of a Griffith Park mountain lion known as P-22 created a stir when the beast was found beneath a Los Feliz...

Blue Jellyfish Litter Malibu Shoreline

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MALIBU—Droves of blue jellyfish have invaded the Malibu coastline, as millions of the creatures have been blown ashore by ocean currents. This particular species of...

Watering Restrictions Coming To Beverly Hills

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BEVERLY HILLS—Following California Governor Jerry Brown's first-ever executive order mandating the reduction of water use, city governments across the state have taken water conservation...

Skeleton Discovered By Griffith Park Hiker

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GRIFFITH PARK—A hiker passing through an unofficial Griffith Park game trail discovered a human skeleton. At approximately 11:30 a.m., on Wednesday, April 8, the hiker reported the...

Suicide Is Contagious

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Editor's Note: This is Part Three of a Three-Part Series. Click here for Part One, My Suicidal Secret and Part Two, My Secret was Her Suicide. LAUREL...

Federal Investigators Probing Former PUC President

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WESTWOOD—Former president of the Public Utilities Commission Michael Peevey is facing federal investigators working to determine if PUC funds were spent on energy-related research. Federal...

Family Of Mistakenly Slain Man Wins Lawsuit

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—The family of John Winkler, 30, an aspiring television producer who was gunned-down by Los Angeles sheriff's deputies following a hostage situation in April...

Hotel Tax Charged To Airbnb Rentals In Malibu

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MALIBU—The short-term rental site Airbnb has faced increasing pressure from city officials across the United States to regulate its service and operate more-and-more like...

Decomposing Corpse Found By Hikers

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HOLLYWOOD HILLS—The discovery of a decomposing body in the Hollywood Hills has launched a police investigation into the circumstances of an unidentified person's death. The corpse...

Man Kills Himself At Universal Studios

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LOS ANGELES—Andrew Thomas Jones, of Fullerton, shot and killed himself at Universal Studios Hollywood amusement park on Friday, April 3. According to law enforcement, Jones,...

Invasive Crayfish Not Welcome In Malibu

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MALIBU—An ongoing campaign to boot a species of invasive crayfish from Malibu Creek continued on Saturday, April 4 as volunteers took to the watershed to...

My Secret Was Her Suicide

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Editor's Note: This is Part Two of a Three-Part Series. Click here to read Part One. LAUREL CANYON—As expected, Tara's mother contacted me that...

SAR Pulls Injured Hiker From Malibu Gorge

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MALIBU—The Los Angeles County Fire Department and the Malibu Search and Rescue Team worked in conjunction to rescue an injured female hiker from Malibu...

Manny Pacquiao’s New 90210 Zip Code

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BEVERLY HILLS—World boxing champion and elected representative to the Filipino legislature, Emmanuel “Manny” Dapidran Pacquiao, is purchasing a mansion in Beverly Hills for $12.5...

Andrew Getty: Heir To An Empire Dead At 47

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HOLLYWOOD HILLS—The death of Andrew Getty is a mystery, that the Getty family is struggling to piece together, as the news broke on Tuesday,...

Topher Grace Sells WeHo Abode

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—Former "That 70's Show" star Topher Grace has sold his West Hollywood home for $1.685 million. Grace initially bought the property in 2006 for...

Jason Statham, Rosie Huntington-Whitely Buy Mansion

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BEVERLY HILLS—Action star Jason Statham has bought a Beverly Hills mansion with his girlfriend, model and actress Rosie Huntington-Whitely. Statham is known for roles in...

Racing Believed To Be Cause Of Fiery Wreck

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BEVERLY HILLS—The inferno that erupted around a flipped Mercedes Benz is believed to be the result of illegal racing through the streets of the...

Tournament Offers Brighter Bruin Future

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HOUSTON—UCLA basketball closed the final chapter of its whirlwind season in Friday's 74-62 loss to Gonzaga. The outcome, hardly a surprise, halted a tournament run...
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