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Burbank’s Tinhorn Flats vows to stay open after City Council votes to revoke restaurant permit

A popular restaurant and bar in Burbank remains defiant Tuesday after city officials voted to revoke its permit for violating health orders during the pandemic. A Facebook post by Tinhorn Flats — owned by Baret Lepejian and located on 2623 West Magnolia Boulevard — thanked supporters who called in during an hourslong Burbank City Council […]

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UCLA student who stormed Capitol, sat in Pence’s Senate chamber chair arrested in Costa Mesa: DOJ

A 22-year-old UCLA student captured on video storming the U.S. Capitol and sitting on the Senate chamber chair that had just been occupied by then-Vice President Mike Pence has been taken into custody in Costa Mesa, authorities announced Wednesday. FBI agents arrested Christian Secor Tuesday morning on suspicion of the following violations: assaulting, resisting or […]

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LAUSD proposes COVID-19 vaccine site for county school workers at SoFi stadium as it launches effort in Echo Park

The Los Angeles Unified School District proposed a massive COVID-19 vaccination site for the county’s school workers at Inglewood’s SoFi Stadium Wednesday, when the district launches its first effort to provide eligible employees shots at the Royball Learning Center in Echo Park. The Central L.A. location at 9 a.m. will start administering the Moderna vaccine […]

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Man arrested in death of 3 people found stabbed in Compton Creek bed near homeless encampment on edge of Carson

Authorities on Tuesday announced the arrest of a man in connection with the deaths of three people found near homeless encampments in Rancho Dominguez. Tracy Walker, 56, was booked into jail Feb. 11 on suspicion of killing 26-year-old Patricia Loeza, 26-year-old Kenneth Jones, and 30-year-old Cesar Mazariegos, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. […]

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‘I want my kid to get an education’: Parents rally in downtown L.A. to demand school reopenings

A caravan of parents and their children descended on downtown Los Angeles Monday morning for a demonstration demanding the immediate reopening of schools. “I want my kid to get an education,” parent Susanne Jacobson told KTLA. “He’s in eighth grade. He’s not ready for high school next year. He hasn’t had an education in a […]

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Long Beach workers rally over planned closure of Food 4 Less, Ralphs blamed on city’s hazard pay mandate

Tensions over hazard pay grew in Long Beach Wednesday as grocery store workers rallied outside a Food 4 Less that its parent company, blaming a city mandate to raise the front-liners’ hourly wage by $4, planned to close in April. Kroger disclosed its plan to shut down the location on South Street along with a […]

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Explosion at anti-LGBTQ church in El Monte under investigation

Authorities are investigating an early Saturday explosion at an El Monte church whose stance against same-sex relationships has raised tensions in the community in recent weeks. A bomb had been thrown at First Works Baptist Church, the FBI, which is probing the incident, told the San Gabriel Valley Tribune. El Monte police responded to the […]

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Long Beach mayor signs $4 ‘hero pay’ bump for grocery store workers

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia on Wednesday signed a “hero pay” increase for the city’s grocery store workers as the coronavirus continues to devastate communities across Southern California. The City Council unanimously voted for the ordinance in a Tuesday meeting, the Long Beach Press-Telegram reported. The law requires establishments with at least 300 employees nationwide […]

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Long Beach to offer food workers COVID-19 vaccine in coming days, city says

The city of Long Beach will start offering COVID-19 vaccines to workers in the food sector in the coming days, officials announced Wednesday. This includes employees at grocery stores and restaurants who live or work in Long Beach. But it excludes drivers for food delivery apps such as GrubHub, Instacart and UberEats, according to the […]

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Retired deputy shoots, injures armed man in gated community in Santa Clarita: LASD

A retired L.A. County sheriff’s deputy shot and wounded an armed man who had forced his way into a gated community in Santa Clarita in a pickup truck, authorities said Tuesday. Officers from the Santa Clarita sheriff’s station responded to the 15900 block of Warm Springs Drive on Monday about 2:20 p.m. after receiving a […]