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After 73 years in the Lomita-Torrance area, A1 Coastal Rentals is closing its doors.
Oprah Winfrey will be the commencement speaker for USC's communication school graduation ceremony, the school announced Wednesday.
A teenager died Wednesday morning, just two days after being hospitalized from suffering smoke inhalation in a deadly Compton house fire.
An LAPD bomb squad responded to a home in Leimert Park after a person reported receiving an envelope from the Austin area from an unknown sender.
Mandatory evacuation orders were issued for areas in Corona that were affected by the Canyon Fire.
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More than 32,000 people have evacuated in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. Thousands more will be under evacuation orders Wednesday night in L.A. County.
The Flames have dropped four straight and are seven points out of the final wild card.
Savage called the allegations "completely without merit and absolutely untrue" in a statement provided to CNN.
Video was released Wednesday of a deadly self-driving vehicle crash in suburban Phoenix that shows a pedestrian walking from a darkened area onto a street just moments before an Uber SUV strikes her.
This week's storms might seem severe enough to make a dent in the state's ongoing drought, but a flowing L.A. River belies an uglier truth.
YouTube is getting tougher on gun videos. The video platform published new guidelines on Monday that ban videos showing how to assemble a firearm or install certain accessories such as high-capacity magazines. The new regulations, first reported by Bloomberg, come as the Google-owned platform has come under criticism for lax policies regarding what content users can post. “We routinely make updates and adjustments to our enforcement guidelines across all of our policies. While we’ve long prohibited the sale of firearms, we recently […]
Republican businessman John Cox has nudged ahead of former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for second place in California’s race for governor, while Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has shored up his front-runner status among voters, according to a new poll from the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California. The survey released Wednesday night also found that Sen. Dianne Feinstein continues to hold a sizable lead in her reelection bid over fellow Democrat and former state Senate President Pro Tem Kevin […]
A minor was pronounced dead Wednesday after suffering smoke inhalation from a house fire in Compton, authorities said. Officers responded to the burning home on the 16300 block of South Essey Avenue at around 12:43 a.m. on Monday. They reported finding a female juvenile and a woman both injured inside the house. Two dogs were found dead on the property. The victims were transported to a local hospital, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Crews extinguished the fire in about […]
Mark Anthony Conditt’s family said they home-schooled him and worked hard to raise him right. But authorities said he was a “very challenged young man,” who confessed to building and setting off a series of bombs that terrorized central Texas for three weeks. The Austin serial bomber killed himself when he detonated one of his bombs early Wednesday. He was responsible for six other devices, five of which detonated, killing two people and injuring five others. Federal agents found bomb-making equipment in […]
The Toys “R” Us liquidation sales have arrived. The iconic toy giant announced last week that it will shut or sell all of its 735 US stores, and the company said it expects the sales to start Thursday. Shoppers looking to snag a bargain should act fast. “It will be quick,” said Chuck Tatelbaum, a director with Tripp Scott, a Florida law firm, on how quickly the shelves will empty. “No more than 60 days, closer to 30 days.” Related: Your Toys […]
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Evacuations were ordered in parts of Southern California as a storm that could bring the highest rainfall amounts of the season moved into the region. Scroll down for evacuation information, and road and school closure updates during in the March storm. March Storm Photos From Around Southern California Evacuations in Santa Barbara CountyAreas near the Thomas, Sherpa and Whittier burn areas must be out of the evacuation areas by noon Tuesday.Those in the Alamo burn area were under recommended evacuations. Interactive Map: See Areas Most Vulnerable to Landslides Evacuations in Ventura CountyMatilija CanyonNorth ForkCasitas Springs, Nye Road and surrounding area. West: Hwy 33/South: Nye/Hwy 33La ConchitaEvacuations in Los Angeles CountyVoluntary evacuations that were in effect in the Kagel, Lopez and La Tuna Canyons fire burn areas were canceled. Mandatory Evacuations in the Creek Fire and La Tuna Canyon Fire burn areas will be in effect starting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday for Kagel Canyon, Lopez Canyon, and Little Tujunga. In addition, the 8300 block to 9000 La Tuna Canyon Road will also be under a mandatory evacuation.Temporary housing is available at Sylmar High School and Westwood Recreation Center Wednesday at 5 p.m. Voluntary Evacuations in BurbankLA County Public Works issued a voluntary evacuation warning beginning Wednesday at 8 p.m. through Thursdayat 6 p.m.Country Club Drive east of Via MontanaAll of Hamline PlaceGroton Drive east of Kenneth830-849 Stephen RoadIrving Drive (between Kenneth and Joaquin)2906 & 2934 Olney Place2934 Remy Place2949 Mystic View Place3430-3436 Brace Canyon Road3301-3310 Brookshire Court3318, 3321 & 3322, 3422 Wedgewood Court3514-3519 Folkstone Court3529-3530 Castleman Lane What's Fueling the Spring Soaker in SoCal? Evacuation Site for Burbank: Verdugo Recreation Center at 3201 W Verdugo Ave. The Center can’t accommodate animals.No ParkingThe following streets will be no parking zones beginning Wednesday at 8 a.m. Friday, March 23 at 8 a.m.Country Club Drive east of Via MontanaAll of Hamline PlaceGroton Drive east of KennethBel Aire Drive from Cambridge Drive to Vista RidgeSandbags for Burbank ResidentsSandbags are available at Fire Station 16 located at 1600 N Bel Aire Drive. Sand to fill the bags is located at Brace Canyon Park, located at 2901 Haven Way. Authorities as that you bring your own shovel.For more inforamtion, residents can call City Public Works 7 a.m. Wednesday through 6 p.m. Thursday, March 22 at (818) 238-3800. You can also follow the city's Facebook and Twitter accounts, or go the its websites: www.burbankca.gov, and www.ReadyBurbank.org/latunaRoad ClosuresSanta Barbara/Ventura Counties: The 101 Freeway is open until further notice. The CHP will monitor the storm to determine if public safety is at risk.Highway 33 is closed north of Ojai Valley between Fairview Road and Lockwood Valley Road. A tree down at 4227 Bluebell Avenue in Studio City blocked the road. 9100 La Tuna Canyon Rd. to the 201 Freeway was still closed. School ClosuresMandatory evacuations in Ventura County:The following evacuations are in effect Tuesday at 12 p.m.:Matilija Canyon (North of Ojai Valley)North Fork (North of Ojai Valley)Vista Fire Burn Area (South end of Ojai Valley)Nye Road, West: Hwy 33, South: Nye/Hwy 33La ConchitaVoluntary evacuations:Casitas Pass Road / East: Santa Ana Road / West: Rincon RoadOjai Road / East: Thomas Aquinas / West: Reeves RoadOjai Road / North: Thomas Aquinas / South: Bridge RoadEast Ojai / West: Gridley Road / East: Reeves RoadA map of the evacuation zones can be viewed here.Evacuation centers are being set up at:Earl Warren Showgrounds/Ventura College, opens at 12 p.m. Tuesday; For animals, call county animal services at 805-681-4332 to get instructions on evacuating animals.The Red Cross will open an evacuation center at Earl Warren Showgrounds, Warren Hall, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93105, at noon on Tuesday.The 101 Freeway is open until further notice. The CHP will monitor the storm to determine if public safety is at risk.If further information needed, contact individual schools/districts.Visit the "Schools and Districts" tab/dropdown menu at http://SBCEO.org for contacts.For all information, go to readysbc.orgSanta Barbara County Education OfficeVentura County Officer of EducationPhoto Credit: Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.
The deadline to file taxes is almost here, and the Internal Revenue Service is warning people of phishing emails that seek personal information. Randy Mac reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.
Prom can be the pinnacle of a high school student's career, but looking the part can be pricey. On Wednesday, more than 200 high school girls prepared for their night to remember with a day they'll never forget.Teenage girls from 20 Los Angeles Unified School District schools were invited to shop around for their special night at Emerson College, but no payment was necessary. Instead, the students were able to pick out a prom dress with matching shoes, a purse, jewelry and accessories and get their makeup done for free.Yessenia Gutierrez, a student at Mendez High School in Boyle Heights, said this event eased her stresses about the big night."It is hard because prom dresses are really expensive depending on where you go, and I was stressing about how I was going to pay for a prom dress and everything." The experience was humbling, she said. "I didn't think I would be given this chance to be able to get a free prom dress [without this event]."The Assistance League of Los Angeles hosts the event thanks to contributions from volunteers, donors, and sponsors.Melanie Merians, the CEO of the organization, says the annual event makes girls feel special for an event they might not have been able to afford in the first place. She says many of the girls are homeless or foster youths, oftentimes living in hotels or shelters."They go out feeling like Beyoncé or Jennifer Lopez. They look gorgeous, they feel special, and they can enjoy prom, which is a really important rite of passage for young people today," she said.For Yessenia Guterriez, the event fulfills her teenage dream of looking beautiful at prom."I can look back and smile and say, 'Wow, I look really nice, and I can't believe that's really me.'"Photo Credit: NBC4
Los Angeles will be part of a series of nationwide marches to protest gun violence following the deadly Parkland, Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead.The student-led marches are part of a movement to end gun violence across the United States, with supporters set to descend upon Washington, D.C. on Saturday, March 24. In Los Angeles, the "March for Our Lives" will begin at 9 a.m. at 603 S Spring St. What's Fueling the Spring Soaker in SoCal? Rideshare company Lyft is offering up to $1.5 million in free rides to 50 of the rallies, including the one in Los Angeles. Lyft has given the following instructions for users to claim their free ride: Austin Bombing Suspect Blows Himself Up as SWAT Closes In Marchers must first RSVP to the rally through the March for Our Lives websiteOn Friday, March 23, Lyft will distribute ride codes to those who have RSVP'dAfter receiving the code, people must enter it in the "promos" tab of the Lyft app.For the code to work people must enter the official March for Our Lives rally point as their destination; rally point details will be provided in the Lyft app under the "promos" tabAnyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult Top News Photos: Winter Storm Sweeps Through the Northeast Lyft will also distribute ride codes through its website starting Saturday morning for those who are not able to RSVP.The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School galvanized students in Florid and across the country to demand stricter gun control after 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, a former student at the high school, walked onto campus with a military-style AR-15 rifle and shot dead 14 classmates and three school faculty members in February.Cruz is currently facing the death penalty on 17 murder charges.After the deadly shooting, the #NeverAgain movement took off on social media, with students continuing to demand stricter gun control measures from legislators, including a ban on assault weapons and increasing the minimum age at which someone can legally purchase a firearm.Already, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who has an A+ rating from the National Rifle Association, passed into law a $400 million gun control and school safety bill that, in part, raises the age at which people can legally buy a gun in the state to 21 while allowing some teachers to carry firearms on school grounds.Student lobbying efforts have also reached the White House, with President Donald Trump meeting with a group of students who survived the Parkland shooting. Trump has directed his attorney general to ban the sale of so-called bump stocks, the likes of which were used in the Las Vegas shooting and which allow semi-automatic rifles to mimic machine guns.However, the president has also drawn the ire of Parkland survivors and other gun control advocates for saying that mass shootings are a mental health issue and supporting measures such as the aforementioned policy of arming teachers.Likewise, his voicing of moderate gun control measures in the immediate aftermath of the Parkland shooting drew rebuke from the same gun rights groups whom he courted and of which he won the support during the 2016 presidential election.In Florida, the recent gun control bill was passed after intense lobbying from survivors of the Parkland shooting and family and friends of those who died in the massacre. The NRA has come out strongly against such gun control measures, filing a lawsuit against the Florida bill just hours after it was passed.Students, however, are continuing to fight for gun control. Already, they staged a nationwide, 17-minute walkout in memory of the 17 lives lost in the Parkland shooting."Not one more," organizers vow on the March for Our Lives website.Photo Credit: Getty Images
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