Home » Posts tagged with » Los Angeles Times

California Gov. Brown reverses decision to parole Manson family killer

California Gov. Brown reverses decision to parole Manson family killer

California Gov. Jerry Brown has reversed a parole board’s decision to free Manson family killer Leslie Van Houten. In September, the Board of Parole Hearings found Van Houten, 68, suitable …

Horrific details emerge as Perris parents accused of holding 13 kids captive are charged with torture

Horrific details emerge as Perris parents accused of holding 13 kids captive are charged with torture

PERRIS, Calif. — A couple in Perris beat, strangled and shackled their children for years, the abuse escalating from neglect to torture over time, prosecutors said Thursday. Formal charges were announced Thursday against the parents accused of abusing their 13 children inside their Perris home.

Emergency cellphone alerts didn’t go out until after mudslides began in Montecito

Emergency cellphone alerts didn’t go out until after mudslides began in Montecito

LOS ANGELES — Santa Barbara County officials chose not to send an emergency alert to cellphones warning of mudslides until destructive flooding had already begun in Montecito, officials said Wednesday.

Many in Montecito ignored mudslide warnings until it was too late

Many in Montecito ignored mudslide warnings until it was too late

MONTECITO, Calif. — Connor McManigal was shaken awake by his father. Flash floods had forced Montecito Creek to erupt, sending torrents of muddy water barreling through the hillsides. The two scrambled to escape.

Death toll rises to 17 in Montecito; 100 homes destroyed by mudslides

Death toll rises to 17 in Montecito; 100 homes destroyed by mudslides

By James Queally, Melissa Etehad and Brittny Mejia The death toll from massive debris flows that buried homes and cars under a torrent of mud and boulders rose to 17 in Montecito, where local personnel and the U.S. Coast Guard continued rescue operations Wednesday afternoon. About 300 people who were stuck in their homes in Montecito’s Romero Canyon neighborhood […]

At least 13 dead as heavy rains trigger flooding, mudflows, freeway closures across Southern California

At least 13 dead as heavy rains trigger flooding, mudflows, freeway closures across Southern California

MONTECITO, Calif. — At least thirteen people were killed Tuesday when a rainstorm sent mud and debris coursing through Montecito neighborhoods and left rescue crews to scramble through clogged roadways and downed trees to search for victims.

Southern California braces for heavy rainstorm Monday, threatening burn areas with runoff

Southern California braces for heavy rainstorm Monday, threatening burn areas with runoff

Southern California is bracing for the first significant rainstorm to hit the region in nearly a year, beginning Monday and with the heaviest rain expected in some burn areas, forecasters said. Almost four inches of rain is expected in eastern Santa Barbara County and western Ventura County over 12 hours from Monday evening through Tuesday […]

Jerry Van Dyke, comic actor known for television work, dies at 86

Jerry Van Dyke, comic actor known for television work, dies at 86

Jerry Van Dyke, the comic actor and younger brother of Dick Van Dyke who was featured in several TV series including “Coach” and “My Mother the Car, died Friday at his ranch in Arkansas. He was 86. Van Dyke’s wife, Shirley Ann Jones, said Saturday that her husband had been convalescing at their home for […]

Number of flu cases, and related deaths, rise in California

Number of flu cases, and related deaths, rise in California

LOS ANGELES — So many people have fallen sick with influenza in California that pharmacies have run out of flu medicines, emergency rooms are packed and the death toll is rising higher than …

Trump administration moves to expand oil and gas drilling off US coasts

Trump administration moves to expand oil and gas drilling off US coasts

The Trump administration, inviting a political backlash from coastal state leaders, on Thursday proposed to open for exploration the largest expanse of the nation’s offshore oil and natural gas reserves ever offered to global energy companies.

Page 1 of 15123Next ›Last »