Los Angeles Standup Comic Teddy Ray Dies at 32

Los Angeles Standup Comic Teddy Ray Dies at 32

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The local comedy community was mourning standup comedian Teddy Ray Saturday, one day after reports of the Los Angeles native’s death at age 32. “Teddy Ray was a hilarious and beloved performer. He’ll be deeply missed by the entire comedy community,” Comedy Central tweeted Friday. Ray performed at many local comedy … Read more

Fire Damages Attic at Home in South Los Angeles

Fire Damages Attic at Home in South Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Firefighters Saturday knocked down an attic fire at a single-story home in South Los Angeles, authorities said. Firefighters dispatched at 7:55 a.m. to 3821 S. Hobart Blvd. had the blaze out within 18 minutes of their arrival, said Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department. No injuries were reported. The … Read more

LA-Area Transportation Projects Receive Millions in State Funds

LA-Area Transportation Projects Receive Millions in State Funds

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Millions of dollars in state funds were allocated Thursday to transportation projects across California, including Southland initiatives such as expanding bus service between downtown Los Angeles and Torrance and purchasing hundreds of electric buses. According to the California State Transportation Agency, the disbursal is part of the latest round of grant … Read more

Fire Damages Attic, Facade at Strip Mall in LA

Fire Damages Attic, Facade at Strip Mall in LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Firefighters Sunday knocked down a blaze that burned an attic and facade at a one-story strip mall in the Mid-City community of Los Angeles, authorities said. The 37 firefighters dispatched at 9:45 a.m. to 1788 S. La Cienega Blvd. had the fire out within 43 minutes of their arrival, said Margaret … Read more

Ballot Measure Would Give LA Businesses Bid Preference For City Contracts

Ballot Measure Would Give LA Businesses Bid Preference For City Contracts

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles voters are weighing in on a ballot measure that, if approved in Tuesday’s election, would allow the city to give preference for some of its contracts to businesses located in the city. Charter Amendment BB, which needs a majority of voters’ approval to pass, was introduced in a motion … Read more