LA City Council approves ban on Styrofoam products

LA City Council approves ban on Styrofoam products

The Los Angeles City Council voted to ban the sale or distribution of Styrofoam products Tuesday. The ordinance prohibits the sale and distribution of expanded polystyrene products — commonly referred to as Styrofoam — for businesses with more than 26 employees beginning in April 2023, and for smaller businesses in April 2024. “Today, the second … Read more

SoCal facing children’s medication shortages

SoCal facing children’s medication shortages

Parents facing children’s medication shortages As flu season enters full swing, drug stores across Southern California are facing shortages of children’s medication. LOS ANGELES – As flu season reaches full strength, parents in Southern California are finding it increasingly difficult to find medications for their sick children.  At drug stores from Upland to West Los … Read more

Pet food shortage at spcaLA shelters: ‘Cupboards are bare!’

Pet food shortage at spcaLA shelters: ‘Cupboards are bare!’

LOS ANGELES – SpcaLA shelters are pleading with the community for donations of pet food or money as their reserves hit “dangerously low levels” amid the holiday season. “If you are out shopping for your family, please think of shelters pets and grab a can or bag for them,” said spcaLA President, Madeline Bernstein. “We … Read more

LA County gas prices drop every day for more than 3 weeks

LA County gas prices drop every day for more than 3 weeks

Newsom accuses oil refiners of price gouging Californians during energy crisis California Gov. Gavin Newsom has called for a new legislative session to target oil companies’ recent profits. LOS ANGELES – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Sunday for the 24th consecutive day, decreasing 2.6 cents … Read more

Procession of Our Lady of Guadalupe marches through East LA

Procession of Our Lady of Guadalupe marches through East LA

LOS ANGELES – For nearly two months, images of Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego have traveled throughout the parishes and cemeteries of the Los Angeles Archdiocese. The mile-long procession of members of one parish after another walked, in some cases, with andas or float carts. Others danced in traditional Aztec costumes. All … Read more

Karen Bass opens online portal for jobs in her administration

Karen Bass opens online portal for jobs in her administration

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Mayor-elect Karen Bass launched an online hiring portal Saturday for people interested in serving in her new administration. The portal is open to candidates from Los Angeles and across the country. “Dear Angelenos, If you have the skills, determination, experience and commitment our city needs to house people immediately and … Read more

Officials looking for inmate who ‘walked away’ from facility in LA County

Officials looking for inmate who ‘walked away’ from facility in LA County

article LOS ANGELES – Officials with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) are searching for an inmate who ‘walked away’ from the Acton Conservation Camp in Los Angeles County.  Juan Avina, 39, was last seen on December 2, at 9 p.m. He is a minimum-security inmate, according to the CDCR. He is described … Read more

West Hollywood community celebrates ‘World AIDS Day’

West Hollywood community celebrates ‘World AIDS Day’

West Hollywood holds events for ‘World Aids Day’ The City of West Hollywood held several events to recognize World Aids Day Thursday. LOS ANGELES COUNTY, Calif. – The City of West Hollywood held several events to recognize World AIDS Day Thursday. On December 1, every year since 1988, World AIDS Day is recognized by people … Read more

Police chase suspect ditches car, tries to hide in nearby LA homes

Police chase suspect ditches car, tries to hide in nearby LA homes

LOS ANGELES – The search is on for the suspect accused of possibly stealing a car and then leading police on a chase across the South Los Angeles area. The suspect led the Huntington Park Police Department on a chase with a white car.  The suspect eventually ditched the car and then tried to hide … Read more