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Gas Station Owner With Heart for the Homeless Keeps Doors Open for Them 24/7

Gas Station Owner With Heart for the Homeless Keeps Doors Open for Them 24/7

While this may look like an ordinary gas station on the outside, something extraordinary happens on the inside. The gas station’s owner opens the doors of his facilities to the local homeless community every day, rain or shine. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> Pilar Love, a 44-year-old caregiver for an autistic teen, witnessed it firsthand when she […]

At 98 degrees, heat in Los Angeles breaks a 131-year-old record

At 98 degrees, heat in Los Angeles breaks a 131-year-old record

By Andrea Castillo Los Angeles hit a record high of 98 degrees Saturday, as a wildfire in northern Santa Barbara County continued to burn out of control and the region suffered through the third day of a blistering heat wave. Downtown Los Angeles’ record high temperature beat out the 131-year-old record of 95 degrees set […]

Republicans making moves in the 2018 California governor’s race

Republicans making moves in the 2018 California governor’s race

LOS ANGELES—The GOP may be in dire straits in California, but a flurry of recent moves suggests the party of Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon is not willing to abandon the 2018 gubernatorial race, as it did four years ago. The big question is if the party will be able to marshal enough support behind […]

High-cost US Cities See Homeless Population Grow

High-cost US Cities See Homeless Population Grow

Homelessness is increasing in Los Angeles, and the signs are visible. From tents under freeways and shopping carts at street corners, to people begging for money outside fast-food restaurants, the number of homeless people in Los Angeles county has risen by 23 percent, to nearly 58,000. It is a life Destiny Prescott knows all too […]

Metrolink to offer special “Rail Series” service for Angels versus Dodgers games June 26 and 27

Metrolink to offer special “Rail Series” service for Angels versus Dodgers games June 26 and 27

Metrolink is offering special round-trip tickets on its Orange County Line to and from Los Angeles Union Station next Monday and Tuesday as the Dodgers take on the Angels at Dodger Stadium. From Union Station, fans can hop on the Dodger Stadium Express to get to and from the game. The cost of the round-trip […]

3 Los Angeles synagogues close on Shabbat over bomb threats

3 Los Angeles synagogues close on Shabbat over bomb threats

Police use K9 units to check for explosives, find none By JTA Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles, California. (Wikipedia/Cbl62/CC BY-SA) Three Los Angeles synagogue locations were temporarily closed after receiving bomb threats on Shabbat. The threats were reported in the Los Angeles Jewish Journal on Saturday. The affected synagogues were the University Synagogue in […]

‘Major Emergency’ Brush Fire Burning in Brentwood

‘Major Emergency’ Brush Fire Burning in Brentwood

A brushfire broke out at midday Sunday in Mandeville Canyon, just northwest of the Getty Museum, and quickly developed into a “major emergency” as it charred at least 30 acres, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The fire began about 12:45 p.m. and was first reported as burning about 3 to 4 acres of […]

Photo Journal of May Day 2017 — Los Angeles

Photo Journal of May Day 2017 — Los Angeles

Photographer Marc Langsam once more presents a photo essay, this time on the May 1st, May Day Demonstrations in the city of Los Angeles. From Mr. Langsam May Day Los Angeles 2017 – Socialists, Communists and Anarchists on one side; Pro Trump Supporters on the other Los Angeles Federal Building – 300 N Los Angeles St, […]

Tragedy on United Airlines flight averted, thanks to N.J. doctor

Tragedy on United Airlines flight averted, thanks to N.J. doctor

JERSEY CITY — Dr. Amer Syed was in the right place at the right time Sunday evening. The Jersey City-based doctor was on a flight home from Los Angeles after celebrating his friends’ wedding. Syed was nodding in and out of sleep when an announcement came over the intercom from the flight crew. “All of […]

How does Los Angeles gets its water?

How does Los Angeles gets its water?

From hundreds of miles away, mostly. South Coast Air Quality Management District Los Angeles A thirsty city. More people live in the sunbaked cities of Los Angeles County than the local water supply can support. Millions more. What’s a parched metropolis that’s long ago outgrown its groundwater canteens to do? Steal what it needs from […]

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