Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:48:43 GMT
Hundreds of thousands of Southland motorists are risking serious injury or death because they're driving recalled vehicles with faulty air bag inflators, a coalition of civic and community leaders said Monday. Speaking at a news conference at Los Angeles Trade Technical College in downtown Los Angeles, the group said it's looking to get the word out that defective Takata air bag inflators could potentially send a blast of jagged shrapnel into a car's passenger compartment during even minor collisions.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:51:28 GMT
Though not typically associated with California communities, childhood lead poisoning is prevalent in several areas of the state, particularly Fresno County. At least 29 California communities have childhood lead poisoning rate that are at least as high as in Flint, Michigan, which recently came under the national spotlight because of its water crisis.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:56:13 GMT
Strong and potentially damaging winds will lash away at mountain, valley, coastal and urban areas of Los Angeles County today and Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Following a dry cold front, the winds will pick up this afternoon and blow in a west-to-northwest direction, then strengthen as they turn northerly tonight and Tuesday morning, said an NWS statement.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:26:34 GMT
The election of Donald Trump has placed California on the defensive, notably on the issue of immigration policy. Many of California's Democratic leaders and state residents have vocally opposed President Trump's executive orders banning travelers from selected majority Muslim countries, as well as his more aggressive efforts to deport those who are in the country illegally.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:39:21 GMT
Police in Southern California say they have arrested a suspect in the slaying of an 8-year-old boy who was killed in a drive-by shooting as he was about to have dinner inside a home. The Pomona Police Department said Sunday it has arrested 35-year-old Sengchan Houl in the killing of Jonah Hwang.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:24:40 GMT
This undated Department of Motor Vehicles California photo provided by the Berkeley Police Department shows Pablo Gomez Jr., a University of California, Berkeley, senior majoring in Latino studies and a prominent campus activist.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:03:31 GMT
California Gov. Jerry Brown likened President Donald Trump to a strongman whose goal of walling off the U.S.-Mexico border conjures other infamous barriers from the past. "The wall, to me, is ominous.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:32:02 GMT
The California Department of Education said that it will comply with a federal court order to improve significantly its system for monitoring special education, after years of legal maneuvering to block the changes. The department said it would end its legal challenges and follow a "corrective action plan" for special education monitoring issued in 2014 by the U.S. District Court of Northern California in San Francisco.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:17:53 GMT
The Sacramento County coroner's office on Sunday confirmed the victims as 45-year-old Angelique Vasquez; her 14-year-old daughter, Mia Vasquez; her 11-year-old son, Alvin Vasquez; and 21-year-old Ashley Coleman. The victims were found in a single-story home Thursday.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:56:00 GMT
A pro-Trump rally participant is punched in the face by an anti-Trump protester as the two sides clash at a Pro-Trump rally in Huntington Beach, California, U.S., March 25, 2017. Pro-Trump rally participants mix with Anti-Trump protesters as the two sides clash during a Pro-Trump rally in Huntington Beach, California, U.S., March 25, 2017.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:32:34 GMT
Violent clashes break out between Trump supporters and protesters during MAGA march in California as the president thanks the thousands who turned out for rallies nationwide Ambulance transports casket of hero EMT to her funeral as thousands of colleagues and her five grieving sons line the streets 10 days after she was mowed down by her own hijacked vehicle Driver is dragged from his car, shot and KILLED by three men in Cincinnati after he hit a four-year-old boy with his vehicle when he left work 'Talk to your closest black friend': SNL's Michael Che calls Boston the 'most racist city' he has ever visited Vegas gunman surrenders after four hour SWAT standoff: One killed and one injured on the Strip outside the Cosmopolitan hotel, hours after the Bellagio was raided by armed robber in a pig mask Smirking 'father' is arrested for 'stabbing to death four-day-old baby and sister, two, ... (more)
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 04:24:15 GMT
This is an air pollution monitor placed outside Anaplex Corp. in Paramount, a small employee-owned plant which does metal plating and anodizing for aerospace companies. As the reports began landing on Wayne Nastri's desk last fall showing alarmingly high levels of cancer-causing pollution had been unexpectedly detected in a working-class area of southeast Los Angeles County, a stark concern arose: This may not be an isolated problem.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:47:58 GMT
I've heard of Superman and the Super Bowl. As a kid, I discovered super balls that bounced real high.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:36:16 GMT
The sheer size of California's car market, and a unique waiver from the Clean Air Act, give it an outsized role in determining what comes out of your car's tailpipe. In this Sept.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:21:23 GMT
Part three of our Seattle to San Diego journey traces U.S. 101 from the broad beaches of southern Oregon into California's remote Humboldt County en route to the windswept headlands of Mendocino. We finally pick up California Highway 1, that iconic coastal road, for winding narrowly among redwoods, curving past small villages, and skirting panoramic Pacific Ocean vistas.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 10:54:11 GMT
The proportion of Californians making electric cars their new set of wheels has stayed flat for years even though incentives make some models basically free to lease, a trade group told state regulators that may toughen up already-stringent rules. With state rebates, federal tax credits and manufacturer discounts, the effective monthly payments in California for zero-emission vehicles including the Nissan Motor Co.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:48:49 GMT
The latest round of political finger-pointing over the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russia's meddling in the US elections is threatening to undermine the bipartisan committee's work. Chairman Devin Nunes of California and ranking Democrat Adam Schiff, also of California, on Friday held dueling news conferences for the second time this week.