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South Park make-over underway in Hermosa Beach - Daily Breeze
More than a decade after Hermosa Beach parents started a grass-roots movement to improve South Park, construction has begun of the transformation. “We are super excited that this has kicked off,” said Beth Rohrer, Hermosa Beach mother of three and one ...
Los Angeles Filipinos protest Indonesia’s plan to execute woman - Daily Breeze
LOS ANGELES — Members of the Los Angeles Filipino community will try today to pressure the Indonesian government to cancel the planned execution of a Filipino woman who they say was the victim of human trafficking, lured to Malaysia for a non-existent ...
Man shot to death in neighborhood near Leimert Park - Daily Breeze
LOS ANGELES >> A man was shot to death in a neighborhood near Leimert Park, a police lieutenant said. It happened shortly after 10:30 p.m. Sunday at 43rd Place and Van Ness Avenue, Los Angeles police Lt. Scot Williams said. The man -- said to be in his 20s ...
Los Angeles beach cities weather forecast: Warmer, windy for Monday - Daily Breeze
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the area to be in effect from Monday, April 27, 6 a.m until Monday, April 27, 2 p.m. Los Angeles beach cities on Monday morning will see local 15 to 25 mph northeast winds with gusts to 35 mph ...
Nepal earthquake a reminder of Big One that will strike California, says Caltech’s Dr. Lucy Jones - Daily Breeze
Saturday’s devastating earthquake in Nepal that has killed more than 3,200 people is the same magnitude temblor Los Angeles city officials and area residents need to be ready for, seismologist Lucy Jones said Sunday. “This is their equivalent of what ...
Firefighters extinguish blaze at Los Angeles commercial building - Daily Breeze
LOS ANGELES >> Firefighters battled a greater-alarm blaze in a vacant three-story commercial building near the Harbor (110) Freeway Sunday night, a Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman said. The fire was reported about 10:30 p.m. at 1201 Huntley Drive ...
Gasoline tanker overturns on 710 Freeway in Bell, bursts into flames - Daily Breeze
BELL >> A tanker truck loaded with gasoline tipped onto its side and burst into flames on the Long Beach (710) Freeway in Bell Sunday, sending a plume of smoke seen for miles. The tanker, which the Los Angeles County Fire Department reported was hauling ...
About Town: Asia America Youth Symphony honors community champions - Daily Breeze
After decades of graciously working behind the scenes as the hostess of countless benefits with her husband, Julian, at their cliff-side home in Palos Verdes Estates, Carolyn Elliott recently was thrust into the spotlight as an honoree at the Asia America ...
My Turn: South Bay Athletic Club celebrates 50 years of honoring local high school athletes - Daily Breeze
Where in the South Bay could have you gone the last 50 years to have lunch with the likes of basketball coaches John Wooden, Gary Cunningham, Steve Lavin, Jim Harrick and George Raveling; football coaches like Steve Sarkisian, John McKay and Tommy Prothro ...
Peninsula tennis star Ena Shibahara captures Open singles title at Ojai - Daily Breeze
Ena Shibahara is one of the most decorated tennis players in CIF Southern Section history, winning back-to-back singles championships and leading Peninsula to consecutive Division 1 and Southern California regional team titles. Shibahara, a UCLA commit ...
Angels’ offense struggling, but Calhoun doing his part - Daily Breeze
ANAHEIM >> The Angels entered Sunday with a .219 team batting average that ranked 27th out of 30 Major League Baseball teams, but Kole Calhoun can only do so much. The Angels’ right fielder was 3 for 6 in Sunday’s 5-4 loss to the Texas Rangers.
Los Angeles beach cities weather forecast: Warmer for Sunday - Daily Breeze
Los Angeles beach cities on Sunday will see sunny skies with 15 mph southwest winds in the afternoon. Highs will be in the in the upper 60s to mid 70s. Sunday night will be mostly clear with 15 to 25 mph west winds in the evening. Lows will be in the mid ...
L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy disciplined in fatal collision with cyclist in Calabasas - Daily Breeze
Following an internal probe, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has imposed unspecified discipline on a veteran deputy who fatally struck a cyclist with his patrol car in Calabasas 15 months ago as he was typing on his in-car computer, officials ...
Torrance Mayor Pat Furey’s special interest cash clout overwhelmed two opponents in last June’s municipal election - Daily Breeze
Special interest contributions accounted for more than half of the $128,407 raised in support of Pat Furey from small direct donors and PACs in his successful June mayoral campaign. The amount contributed by special interest groups such as labor unions was ...
El Segundo softball survives one bad inning to top Banning in El Segundo Tournament - Daily Breeze
EL SEGUNDO >> El Segundo needed every run it could get to outlast Banning in its second game of the El Segundo Softball Tournament on Saturday night. The Eagles won 11-10 in 4 1/2 innings due to tournament time rules to notch their 10th consecutive victory.