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

Ballona Creek Trash Interceptor aims to clean up the ocean

Ballona Creek Trash Interceptor aims to clean up the ocean

Each year, Los Angeles County Public Works says as much as 30 tons of trash and debris end up in the Ballona Creek, which leads straight to the Pacific Ocean. “Ideally, those soda bottles, water bottles, the containers from fast-food restaurants, that wouldn’t even find its way into the creek, but once it’s in the … Read more

LA County gas prices drop for 60th straight day

LA County gas prices drop for 60th straight day

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County decreased for the 60th consecutive day Saturday since rising to a record, dropping six-tenths of a cent to $5.399, its lowest amount since March 6. The average price has dropped $1.063 since rising to a record high … Read more

Continued COVID precautions urged for LA County

Continued COVID precautions urged for LA County

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — One day after Los Angeles County escaped the federal government’s “high” COVID-19 activity category, advancing to the “medium” level, the public health director urged residents Friday to maintain precautions against virus spread, saying transmission remains high. The county moved into the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “medium” virus-activity category on … Read more

Former OC coach accused of sexually assaulting underage girls arrested in Bakersfield

Former OC coach accused of sexually assaulting underage girls arrested in Bakersfield

ORANGE, Calif. (KABC) — A prominent Southern California athletic trainer and a former coach at a sports and rehab facility in Orange County accused of sexually assaulting underage girls has been arrested, police say. The Santa Ana Police Department says Chris Flores was arrested in Bakersfield during a traffic stop on Thursday. Police said he … Read more

Gas prices in Los Angeles, Orange counties drop to lowest amount since March 7

Gas prices in Los Angeles, Orange counties drop to lowest amount since March 7

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County decreased Sunday for the 54th consecutive day since rising to a record, dropping 1.4 cents to $5.495, its lowest amount since March 7. The average price has dropped 96.7 cents since rising to a record high of … 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

Gas prices drop for 53rd consecutive day

Gas prices drop for 53rd consecutive day

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County decreased for the 53rd consecutive day Saturday since rising to a record, dropping 4.1 cents to $5.509, its lowest amount since March 7. The average price has dropped 95.3 cents since rising to a record high of … Read more

LA hopes to move out of ‘high’ COVID activity category

LA hopes to move out of ‘high’ COVID activity category

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Los Angeles County could move out of the federal government’s “high” COVID-19 activity category Thursday based on recent drops in the rate of people being hospitalized with the virus, although the number of people being treated in local medical centers has risen slightly in recent days. The county has been in … Read more

California gas prices drop to lowest amount since mid-June

California gas prices drop to lowest amount since mid-June

California gas prices continue to decrease since mid-June The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County decreased Monday for the 48th consecutive day since rising to a record, dropping nine-tenths of a cent to $5.64 its lowest amount since March 8. LOS ANGELES COUNTY, Calif. – The average price … Read more