Amid a blistering heat wave and statewide energy Flex Alert, some parts of Los Angeles on Thursday morning saw an unexpected spot of rain. Gray clouds darkened northeast L.A. around 9 a.m., with reports of thunder and raindrops spanning from Atwater Village to El Monte. The National Weather Service said the isolated showers developed over Orange […]
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, or CAL/OSHA, is expected to meet Thursday for a highly anticipated update to rules for masks and distancing in the workplace.
The public’s help was being sought Wednesday to track down whoever is responsible for maiming nearly three dozen brown pelicans in Orange County in recent months, resulting in the deaths of 22 of the birds. Since last October, at least 32 pelicans were found injured along coastal areas between San Clemente and south Huntington Beach. […]
Widespread triple-digit temperatures are expected to bake the Southland starting Tuesday as a prolonged heat wave takes hold, spurring fears of wildfire danger in the drought-stricken region. The “dangerously hot” conditions are forecast to linger through Friday, with excessive heat warnings already in place across Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties. Afternoon highs are […]
A total of 32 injured pelicans have been found between San Clemente and Huntington Beach over the past eight months.
Aiden Leos loved the zoo, and now he’ll always be part of it. On Monday, it was announced that a plaque with a photo of the 6-year-old Costa Mesa boy, who was shot and killed in a road-rage attack last month, will be part of a new large mammal exhibit at the Orange County Zoo. […]
Southern California fire agencies are getting two large-scale helicopters that can each carry up to 3,000 gallons of water or retardant to try to limit the spread of wildfires — and just as hot dry weather is setting in. Fire agencies in Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura counties, which are home to a combined 14 […]
An Orange County wildlife care organization on Monday sought the public’s help to find the person or people responsible for intentionally breaking the wings of brown pelicans in coastal areas of the region. At least 32 mutilated birds suffering from “significant” injuries have been found recently along beaches between San Clemente and Huntington Beach, according […]
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Firefighters now have three new Chinook Heli-Tankers to help them quickly respond to fires in Orange, LA and Ventura Counties. The new Quick Reaction Force program will launch Tuesday, supported by SoCal Edison with nearly $18 million in funding. Chinooks are the world’s largest firefighting helicopters, carrying up to 3,000 gallons of […]
One of Orange County’s most unusual homes is hitting the market. Seal Beach’s landmarked water tower house is asking just under $5 million, according to the Los Angeles Times. The property last sold in 2016 for $1.5 million. The water tower at 1 Anderson itself was erected in the 1940s by the Santa Fe Tank & Pipe Company, but by the 1980s had fallen into disrepair and was facing demolition. A group of locals organized … [more]
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