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3 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Chino man with a pretty eyesa facing 250 years to life in prison for San Gabriel Valley robbery spree

Jose Lewis Avila, 32, of Chino, was convicted Wednesday, July 23, 2014, of a series of follow-home robberies targeting Asian women in the San Gabriel Valley in March and April of 2011.


Related Topix: Alhambra, CA, State Prisons, Prison

8 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Brown keeps mostly mum on teacher tenure ruling

In his first public comments on the controversial Vergara v. California ruling that struck down teacher tenure laws in June, Gov. Jerry Brown offered little insight into his thinking on the ruling.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jerry Brown

12 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Murder suspects caught in LA returned to Mexico

The Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday that 33-year-old Jose Adrian Mendoza Del Muro has been charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder in connection with a shooting in the Mexican state of Zacatecas.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico, South Gate, CA, Modesto, CA

12 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

2nd ex-councilman sentenced for Bell corruption

Prosecutors say 64-year-old George Cole was sentenced Wednesday to 180 days of home confinement, ordered to pay more than $77,000 in restitution and perform 1,000 hours of community service.


Related Topix: Bell, CA

14 hrs ago | Mashable

Mesmerizing Clip Imagines Los Angeles Without Traffic

Los Angeles roadways are some of the country's most congested, but this mesmerizing clip imagines how the city might look without traffic.


18 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Man charged for allegedly killing accomplice during botched robbery

A man accused of fatally shooting his accomplice while attempting to rob an El Sereno liquor store has been charged with murder.


21 hrs ago | Decanter Magazine

California's Malibu Coast winemakers secure AVA status

The Malibu coastline outside Los Angeles has become California's newest American Viticultural Area , which winemakers hope will raise the region's profile.


Related Topix: Malibu, CA, Wine, Drink

Yesterday | Pasadena Star-News

Los Angeles County adopts water conservation regulations

LOS ANGELES >> The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to limit outdoor watering and require water suppliers to closely monitor use.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Tue Jul 22, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Rise in chlamydia, gonorrhea cases renew call for STD home test kits for women

Cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea continue to rise in Los Angeles County, prompting public health officials to steer female teenagers and women toward ordering free, in-home test kits to help prevent the disease from spreading.



Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena Pops gave beloved Gershwin music plenty of charm

But what he really is cherished for is his singing. He has made a career of performing the great songs of what's known as the Great American Songbook.


Related Topix: Easy-Listening, Michael Feinstein, Arcadia, CA

The Modesto Bee

Fire burns Los Angeles-area charter school

A Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman says firefighters received the call at 2:21 p.m. Tuesday saying smoke and fire was showing through the roof of Animo High School in Inglewood.


Related Topix: Fire, Inglewood, CA, Modesto, CA

CBS Local

Crews Tackle Massive Fire At Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School

Fire crews Tuesday were battling a fire that caved through the roof of Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School, officials said.


David Foster's Stepdaughter Arrested For Dui

The teenage stepdaughter of legendary record producer David Foster has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence .


The Daily Breeze

Patients with tuberculosis waitlisted at Olive View despite available beds across Los Angeles County

Tuberculosis cases have been on the rise, primarily among the homeless, but there are plenty of county hospital beds for those who need to be quarantined, health officials told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.


KSAT-TV San Antonio

Singer Ray J Norwood charged with sexual battery, vandalism, resisting arrest

Ray J Norwood has been charged with four misdemeanors in a case in which he's accused of grabbing a woman's buttocks, smashing a police car window and spitting on a cop.


Related Topix: Ray J, Black Entertainment, R-N-B, Criminal Defense Law, Law

CBS Local

Former UCLA Associate Athletic Director Pleads No Contest In Child Pornography Case

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office announced Monday that a former UCLA associate athletic director plead no contest to one misdemeanor count of possession of child pornography.


Kim's sex tape co-star faces 10 charges

The 'I Hit It First' singer - the younger brother of Brandy Norwood - got into an altercation with police at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel after being ordered to leave over his "rowdy" behaviour, and now faces four charges of resisting arrest, three counts of assault and battery, two counts of vandalism and one of sexual battery, all of which are ... (more)


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Los Angeles Times

Reward to be offered in fatal beating at Metro Blue Line station

Pedestrians wait for a Metro train to pass at the Willowbrook Station, where a 65-year-old man was fatally beaten in June.


Related Topix: Willowbrook, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

My Mother Lode

Man sentenced for hiding cocaine in a surfboard

Officials say a Los Angeles County man who attempted to smuggle nearly seven pounds of cocaine out of the country using a hollowed-out surfboard was sentenced to 5 years in federal prison.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison


Police visit Justin Bieber over weekend

The police reportedly visited Justin Bieber over the weekend after his new neighbours in Beverly Hills complained about his wild partying.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Justin Bieber, Calabasas, CA, Entertainment