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JetBlue Airways' plan to revamp its Los Angeles-area services this fall, including adding flights at several airports, should bring more growth to the prosperous region through the New York-based airline's expansion and anticipated moves by competitors to fill capacity gaps being created at Long Beach ...
Two Southern California lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct are struggling to raise cash for the June elections, new campaign finance reports show. Former state Sen. Tony Mendoza resigned in February after an investigation found he likely engaged in "flirtatious or sexually suggestive" behavior ...

The Rev. Christian Mondor, the "Surfing Padre" who wore a wetsuit under his clerical robe and presided over an annual Blessing of the Waves ceremony in the coastal Southern California town known as Surf City, died just two days before his 93rd birthday. Mondor died Wednesday after a bout with ...
Several Southern California casinos are offering festive ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with drink, dining and entertainment options. Some casinos are offering deals on Friday, May 4 as well. Here's a look at what's on tap: Casino: Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa. Stand-up comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” ...
Southern California is an expensive place to buy housing, but homeownership is making a noteworthy recovery. Here are six must-know trends from the U.S. Census Bureau's first-quarter report on home ownership which suggests some progress is being made in fighting the housing shortage … 1.
For those Southern California house hunters who have held back waiting for a price dip, here's more bad news: Monthly payments for new buyers could rise as much as 20 percent by year's end. Mortgage insurer Arch MI studied what might happen if mortgage rates went to 5.1 percent by year's end and ...

When people think of Southern California, it's palm trees that come to mind, which is a shame. Palms are nonnative trees planted here by property developers hoping to lure Easterners looking for tropical climes. There is a noteworthy native tree species in Southern Californian, though few know its name.
Yesterday, there was a flurry of state announcements regarding transportation project funding, primarily from the S.B. 1 gas tax revenue. There are funds for numerous Southern California projects, including bus, rail, BRT, streets, highways, goods movement, and more. See below for a full listing of all ...
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says a bald eagle chick appears to be OK after it fell from its Southern California nest that has been watched by nature lovers through an online live feed . The Sun reports the 10-week-old eagle named Stormy tumbled out of the nest in the mountains ...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested eight people in a federal investigation into alleged weapons and drug crimes by Southern California gangs. Ginger Colbrun, a spokeswoman for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, says Thursday that agents served federal arrest ...
From the late 1960s to the early '80s, photographer Spot (born Glen Lockett) documented the various subcultures of Southern California with an unflinching candidness and intimacy. Spot turned his lens on idealistic hippies and burnouts in Hollywood, the burgeoning skate scene in Hermosa Beach, and ...
Oggi's Sports Brewhouse Pizza has finalized a new franchise deal that will bring three locations to Southern California. The first is set to open early next year in Fontana under the ownership of franchisee Jerry Bajwa, a news release said. "Oggi's is a perfect fit for a family-friendly area like Fontana because ...
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say the driver of a pickup that rolled over was fatally crushed by a big rig as his son stopped to help on a Southern California desert road. The California Highway Patrol says the Ford F-150 crashed late Tuesday in the Llano area east of Palmdale. KABC-TV reports the ...
SANTA ANA – In the decades since the Golden State Killer is believed to have slayed his last Orange County victim, investigators in Southern California never gave up their search for the killer's identity. With the news of the arrest of a man authorities have identified as the suspected serial killer also known ...
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force has successfully launched an intercontinental ballistic missile in the latest test on the Southern California coast. The unarmed Minuteman 3 missile was launched Wednesday morning from Vandenberg Air Force Base. It was the first such ...
Get your tablets and smartphones charged, the gigabit network is growing in Southern California. Spectrum is the latest cable and internet company to join the region's high-speed highway. On Wednesday, April 25, the company said it is launching gigabit from Ventura to San Diego and east to Palm ...
8 summer movie series in Southern California offering food, music and more ... Some of them also offer live music, activities and food, making for a great date or family night – just add a blanket or low chairs. Here are a few Southern California summer series that have more than a film for extra fun.

JetBlue's biggest rivals, Alaska and Southwest airlines, have been making their own moves to bolster their business in Southern California as larger carriers American, United and Delta battle each other to serve first- and business-class transcontinental and international passengers who fly out of larger ...
Southern California's median home price jumped 8.4% in March from a year earlier, setting a new all-time high, as hopeful buyers engaged in bidding wars over a limited supply of homes on the market. The six-county region's median price for new and resale houses and condos hit $519,000 last month, ...
Earth Day is next weekend, so celebrate green, orange and blues while enjoying the outdoors, traveling in human-powered ways, and discovering cool things about animals and our irreplaceable big blue planet. San Pedro. Volunteer at the White Point Nature Preserve, participate in green family activities ...
But some Californians impacted by recent wildfire and mudslide disasters will get a longer extension to file. While most Americans have until Tuesday, the IRS in January moved the deadline to April 30 for taxpayers in four Southern California counties affected by numerous devastating December wildfires ...
The acclaimed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater troupe is returning to Segerstrom Center for the Arts for the first time in three years in an exclusive, five-day Southern California engagement featuring three premieres for our region. The New York City-based company arrives on April 18 with an all-new ...
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Howling overnight winds left a trail of downed trees, damaged cars and wrenched roof tiles and panels in its wake throughout Southern California. A wind advisory signifying winds of 35 miles per hour remained in effect until 10 a.m. Friday in the Santa Clarita Valley, and until ...
For all the chatter about shortages of real estate in Southern California, it's worth noting the local construction industry is hiring more workers than 47 other states. In the four counties covered by the Southern California News Group, 27,900 construction workers were added in the 12 months ended in ...
The Ventura County Fire Department says two people have been killed after a small aircraft crashed into a storage container outside the Southern California city of Santa Paula. Capt. Stan Ziegler says the aircraft went down Saturday afternoon. He says two people were pronounced dead on arrival when ...
An extra cost acknowledged to be as much as $4.80 per month would be added to the water bills of the 6.2 million households that receive water from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California if the MWD board votes on April 10 to pick up most or all of the cost of the project now known as ...
Happy Cesar Chavez Day, Southern California! WireImage. In this file photo dated June 4, 1988, United Farm Workers President Cesar Chavez joined Presidential candidate Jesse Jackson in a support walk in McFarland, Calif. Cesar Chavez Day, the state holiday honoring the late labor leader credited ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three teens from Las Vegas on a spring break trip are dead following a crash in southern California. Police in Huntington Beach, California, say the crash happened around 1 a.m. Thursday, when 27-year-old Bani Duarte rear-ended the teens' vehicle, pushing it through an intersection.
Those who love to take selfies will be able to indulge their senses at the new Museum of Selfies in Glendale. KABC. Friday, March 30, 2018 08:23PM. GLENDALE, California --. Do you love taking selfies? You're in luck! The first-ever selfie museum has popped up in Glendale, California. The Museum of Selfies is an ...
A 25-year-old Southern California man who kept a document on his computer titled "How to Practice Child Love" has been sentenced to 125 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting children as young as 5. David Goodman was sentenced Wednesday. Prosecutors say the Banning man assaulted ...
Dylan Mack (left), AJ Rossi (center) and Brooke Hawley (right) were killed in a fiery crash in Huntington Beach Thursday morning. Bani Duarte (Source: Huntington Beach Police Department). HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (FOX5) -. Three high school students were killed and another was injured in a fiery ...
CNN commentator and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum suggested that students should take CPR classes instead of march against gun control. Do you view this comment as helpful or hurtful? Helpful. Hurtful. No opinion. Next. Insights powered by CivicScience | Privacy Policy. How would you rate ...
After five years of drought, a wet December 2016 doused Southern California a storm or two at a time — ideal conditions for a super bloom. Super bloom takes over parks: ... Ventura County and much of Southern California were on track for one of the driest years on record. That is, until a few weeks ago.
Guy's master gives the rat terrier a grilled hamburger patty and brown rice at the Orange location Sun., Nov. 26. Lazy Dog wait staff are not allowed to serve or touch pooches while working. “It's nothing personal,” according to the dog-friendly restaurant's policy. (Photo by Cindy Yamanaka, Orange County ...
SYLMAR, Calif. (KGTV) - A freeway sign indicating drivers were using Interstate 5 South fell into traffic lanes Friday afternoon at the start of the holiday travel rush in Sylmar, north of Los Angeles. A driver reported to the California Highway Patrol that most of the sign fell into the middle lanes of I-5 at SR-14 at ...
State and Ontario city officials announce a $35 million grant from the state to the city of Ontario, for their Transformative Climate Communities Program, in downtown Ontario, CA., Friday, March 23, 2018. The grant will be used to build affordable housing at E Holt Blvd and Virginia Ave. (Staff photo by ...
Rainfall this season has been less than half the normal amount, like much of Southern California. The island has a vast array of natural and cultural resources: Santa Cruz was once home to a large population of indigenous people who first met European explorers in the 16th century. It passed through Spanish and Mexican ...
In this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents serve an employment audit notice at a 7-Eleven store in Los Angeles. Orange County is considering two proposals to fight back against California's so-called sanctuary law for immigrants. (AP Photo/Chris ...
Southern California's biggest water agency is considering picking up most of the bill for overhauling the state's waterworks without any guarantee that it will ... At a board workshop Tuesday, officials of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California outlined ways in which the agency could finance the ...
I would like to be able to invite a portion of Southern California's homeless people to a facility near me that was created by citizens, volunteers and city agencies. I'm guessing others may secretly agree. Funding can come from government coffers, from charitable organizations, from earmarked new taxes of ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — He finally went up — just like the self-taught rocket scientist always pledged he would. He came back down in one piece, too — a little dinged up and his steam-powered vessel a little cracked up. Still, mission accomplished for a guy more daredevil than engineer, who drew more ...
President Trump is said to dislike John Bolton's mustache. Do you think John should shave it? Yes. No. I can't believe that this is even in the news. No opinion. Next. Insights powered by CivicScience | Privacy Policy. Based on your experience or what you've heard, how likely are you to recommend ...
All that was missing was the ketchup after a crashed big-rig truck scattered thousands of french fries bound for a McDonald's restaurant across a Southern California freeway embankment. KPCC'S media partner, NBC4, reported that the big rig went over the southbound side of the Interstate 5 freeway near ...
Planned Parenthood centers across Southern California in Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside and San Diego counties are now providing these drugs, Bonner said. Patients can find a local center and make an appointment by visiting plannedparenthood.org. These medications can be ...
A large protest against gun violence is taking place in cities across America — including in many Southern California communities. The March For Our Lives was created in the wake of the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Fla. that left 17 students and campus staff dead. The young survivors of the ...
Southern California's job picture continued to brighten in February, as unemployment remained low while Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties added payroll positions at a steady pace. The region was buoyed by California's overall growth in prosperity, with the state's jobless rate ...
We spoke with four students from schools affected by shootings in the last four years. They shared their experiences walking out of classes in protest earlier this month and told us why they are pushing for change in the wake of the massacre in Parkland, Fla.
Recognizing the tens of billions of dollars that the Southern Californian region leaves on the table, because it hasn't taken its rightful place in the American technology industry, a new group called the Alliance for Southern California Innovation has just released a report to analyze how SoCal can work to ...
The threat of dangerous mudslides will grow on Thursday as a storm rolls through coastal California. Thousands have fled from homes near hillsides that were stripped of vegetation by massive wildfires. Intense rains of up to an inch per hour was forecast for Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, northwest ...
CYPRESS (CNN/KRON) - Shocking video in Southern California shows the moments a mobile home exploded after catching fire in Cypress. You can see people running down the street, away from the dark smoke billowing into the air. Police say officers helped a man get away from the burning home just ...


 

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