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  1. Power restored for 1,200 DWP Loz Feliz, Silver Lake customers

    08.19 / 17:40 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    Power was restored Saturday to an estimated 1,200 customers without electricity overnight in the Los Feliz and Silver Lake areas. Electricity was restored at about 1:30 a.m., the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power reported. An outage affecting about 3,000 LADWP customers in the area was reported at 4:30 p.m. Friday, but by 7…
  2. Trader Joe’s celebrates 50th anniversary; Stores offering tastings, giveaways

    08.19 / 17:40 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    Trader Joe’s will mark its 50th anniversary with celebrations in its stores Saturday and Sunday. The celebrations will include special product tastings and giveaways. A limited-edition 50th anniversary reusable bag will be available for 50 cents. Trader Joe’s introduced its first reusable bag to customers 40 years ago. The first Trader Joe’s store opened on…
  3. Dwarf really batted in Major League Baseball 66 years ago: ‘Small talk, half-pint beer’ at Arcadia bar celeb

    08.19 / 16:36 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    A celebration of the 66th anniversary of the pinch- hitting appearance by 3-foot, 7-inch dwarf Eddie Gaedel with the St. Louis Browns will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday evening in Arcadia. An evening of “small talk, short speeches and half-pint beers” and a trivia quiz featuring small prizes is planned for Matt Denny’s Ale House,…
  4. Celebration in Arcadia for anniversary of memorable baseball moment

    08.19 / 15:35 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    A celebration of the 66th anniversary of the pinch- hitting appearance by 3-foot, 7-inch dwarf Eddie Gaedel with the St. Louis Browns will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday evening in Arcadia. An evening of “small talk, short speeches and half-pint beers” and a trivia quiz featuring small prizes is planned for Matt Denny’s Ale House,…
  5. Trump talk, Charlottesville violence in Laguna Beach? Death threats, hate mail over ‘America First’ rally

    08.19 / 15:35 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    He’s gotten death threats and hate mail, but the organizer of Sunday evening’s upcoming “America First” rally in Laguna Beach said his group is hoping to keep the gathering peaceful. In the wake of the deadly violence in Charlottesville and President Trump’s controversial comments about the KKK and neo-Nazis, Orange County resident Johnny Benitez said…
  6. ‘Whiter, wealthier’ westsiders get more oil drilling protection? South LA demonstrators decry Jefferson site

    08.19 / 15:35 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    Citing health problems, noise and pollution, residents living near a South Los Angeles oil drilling site will hold a demonstration Saturday morning to protest what they say is city failure to help them in the same way that “whiter, wealthier” westside neighborhoods have been protected. Residents are critical of what they say is inaction by…
  7. ‘Dark Web’ drug ring’s worldwide weed, LSD, oxycodone in Altadena gated community lair

    08.19 / 15:35 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    A half-dozen Los Angeles-area residents are facing federal charges of distributing drugs throughout the United States by way of a “dark web” online marketplace allegedly operating from a gated community in Altadena. A federal indictment alleges that the co-conspirators — operating under the name PureFireMeds — sold narcotics, including marijuana, cocaine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, psilocybin, ecstasy,…
  8. Dead carjacker in Bellflower home: Terrified homeowner hides in locked bedroom for six hours

    08.19 / 15:35 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    A carjacking suspect who was found dead inside a Bellflower home following a six-hour standoff with authorities was identified Saturday. He was 31-year-old Hector Loaiza of Paramount, according to the county coroner’s office. Deputies went to the 17600 block of Downey Avenue at 3:11 a.m. Thursday after receiving a report of a break-in. “When deputies…
  9. ‘Dark Web’ drug ring worldwide weed, LSD, oxycodone: Altadena gated community shipments

    08.19 / 14:36 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    A half-dozen Los Angeles-area residents are facing federal charges of distributing drugs throughout the United States by way of a “dark web” online marketplace allegedly operating from a gated community in Altadena. A federal indictment alleges that the co-conspirators — operating under the name PureFireMeds — sold narcotics, including marijuana, cocaine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, psilocybin, ecstasy,…
  10. Rancho Santa Margarita team wins Little League World Series opener

    08.19 / 14:36 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    Joey Gray hit a grand slam in the first inning and his twin brother Bobby allowed one hit over 5 1/3 innings leading the all-star team from the Santa Margarita National Little League to a 9-0 victory Friday over the Walla Walla Valley Little League all-stars in the Little League World Series opener for both…
  11. Oil drilling opponents of South Los Angeles site protesting

    08.19 / 14:36 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    Opponents of a South Los Angeles oil drilling site will hold a demonstration to protest what they say is the inaction of the Los Angeles Department of City Planning to issue a decision on a nuisance abatement petition filed more than  a year ago. Residents living near what is called the Jefferson drill site at 1371 […
  12. Carjacker found dead in Bellflower home after 6-hour standoff identified

    08.19 / 14:36 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    A carjacking suspect who was found dead inside a Bellflower home following a six-hour standoff with authorities was identified Saturday. He was 31-year-old Hector Loaiza of Paramount, according to the county coroner’s office. Deputies went to the 17600 block of Downey Avenue at 3:11 a.m. Thursday after receiving a report of a break-in. “When deputies…
  13. 1,200 DWP customers in Loz Feliz, Silver Lake remain without power

    08.19 / 14:36 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    An estimated 1,200 customers remain without electricity in Los Feliz and Silver Lake Saturday morning, but Department of Water and Power officials said they are close to restoring their service. An outage affecting about 3,000 DWP customers in the area was reported at 4:30 p.m. Friday, but by 7 p.m. utility officials said all but…
  14. Divide California into 3 states? There’s an initiative for that

    08.19 / 13:36 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    An initiative that would split California into three states was submitted to the state Attorney General’s Office on Friday. One state, which would be called California or a name to be chosen by its residents, would consist of Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey and San Benito counties. A second state, Southern…
  15. Suspected wife killer dies in gunbattle with Montebello police

    08.19 / 05:51 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    A man believed to be a suspect who killed his estranged wife was fatally wounded Friday in a gunbattle with police in Montebello. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene of the 2:40 p.m. officer-involved shooting in the 2900 block of West Via Corona, according to Deputy Lisa Jansen of the Angeles County Sheriff’s…
  16. Kidnap scam: ‘Family member abducted, pay ransom’

    08.19 / 04:51 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    Riverside County residents are being targeted by scam artists claiming to have abducted their loved ones and demanding money for their release, a sheriff’s sergeant said Friday. Sgt. Russell Hilton said suspects most recently tried working the ransom scheme in Temecula, but residents countywide should be alert to the fraudulent activity. According to Hilton, the…
  17. ‘Great husband, amazing father’ killed helping crime victim, Riverside police seek killers

    08.19 / 04:51 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    Riverside police Friday requested the public assistance in finding the suspects who fatally injured a 28-year-old man when he attempted to come to the aid of a person being assaulted on a downtown street. “We’re still looking to identify anyone involved in the fighting that took place,” Riverside police spokesman Ryan Railsback told City News…
  18. Fight between homeless men turns deadly at 5 Freeway off-ramp in Sun Valley

    08.19 / 04:51 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    One homeless man was killed Friday and another was arrested following a fight over property that turned deadly in Sun Valley, police said. Officers located the victim after being called about 11 a.m. to the Lankershim Boulevard off-ramp of the Golden State (5) Freeway, detectives at the scene said. Witnesses said the argument was over…
  19. Teen accidentally shoots, kills good friend in Cathedral City: ‘Sad situation for all involved’

    08.19 / 03:48 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    A 19-year-old Cathedral City man pleaded guilty Friday to involuntary manslaughter for the accidental shooting death of a friend at the defendant’s Cathedral City home earlier this year. Calvin Villareal is slated to be sentenced on Nov. 15 to four years and four months in prison for the Feb. 15 death of Henry Neri, 18.…
  20. Woman found dead on Inglewood driveway, homicide investigation underway

    08.19 / 03:48 mynewsla.com Mynewsla.com - Los Angeles
    A woman was found dead Friday in Inglewood, prompting an investigation by homicide detectives. Officers responded about 6:30 a.m. to a report of a female down in a driveway in the 10000 block of South Grevillea Avenue, just south of Century Boulevard, according to Inglewood police. The unidentified woman’s cause of death was not immediately…