Forever 21 To Close 12 SoCal Stores, Laying Off Up To 400 EmployeesThe Chapter 11 filing by Los Angeles-based fashion retailer Forever 21 will soon lead to the closure of 21 stores in the state — including 12 in Southern California.
Design Firm's Dome Provides Private Bed, Storage, Space For Pets For The HomelessDesign firm Perkins and Will worked with L.A. County’s Housing for Health Division of the Department of Health Services to develop a sleep pod that could be a temporary home for the homeless.
Rapper TMG Fresh Robbed At His Encino HomeThe robbery was reported about 2:30 a.m. on Hayvenhurst Avenue, just south of Ventura Boulevard. Police said the victim was rapper TMG Fresh.
County Health, Education Officials To Open Wellbeing Centers For Teenagers At 50 High SchoolsThe effort was prompted by research that suggests youths in LA County schools may lack preventive care at an age when risks of unhealthy behavior is highest.
Geyser Shoots Up After Crash Takes Out Hydrant Near CSUNThe crash was reported at the corner of Nordhoff and Zelzah at about 2:30 a.m. Firefighters responding to the scene found a huge geyser, a car on top of a hydrant and major flooding.
Man Struck, Killed By Expo Line Train In South LAThe LAPD said the man had fallen backward onto the track and was struck by the train, which had been headed to downtown Los Angeles. The train did not stop because the conductor did not realize there had been a collision, police said.
Boy, 17, Reported Missing In East LA Found Shot To Death Near Union StationChristian Medrano, 17, left his home in East Los Angeles last Thursday around 2 p.m. His body was found later that evening near some train tracks downtown — several miles away.
Volunteer Advocates Needed Immediately For Hundreds Of Foster Children In LA CountyLos Angeles County has more than 30,000 children in its foster care system. While there is a severe need for foster parents willing to take children into their home, there is also a great need for adults willing to be a child’s advocate in court.
Celebrities Participate In 'The World's Big Sleep Out' In Solidarity For HomelessThe event will take place Saturday at the Rose Bowl Stadium from 4pm-9:30 p.m., but it is a global sleep out with celebrities from all over the world with musical performances, food, and community.
3 Men Claim To Beat Cannonball Run Record, Driving From New York To LA In 27 Hours, 25 MinutesIf driving 2,825 miles in just under 28 hours sounds impossible, that’s because it’s illegal – the trio says their highest speed was 193 miles an hour, but averaged about 103 miles an hour.
UCLA Accused Of Dragging Its Feet On Investigation Into Gynecologist Charged With Sexually Abusing PatientsDr. James Heaps was in court as a judge postponed his preliminary hearing for Jan. 3, 2020. He is accused of sexually abusing two patients he treated at UCLA in 2017 and 2018.
Hundreds Line Up To Meet Lady Gaga At Makeup Pop-Up At The GroveSky 2 got a bird’s eye view of the long line that stretched down the block ahead of the opening of Haus Labs Beauty, a collaboration between Lady Gaga and Amazon Beauty.
Man Killed In Florence Area Hit-And-RunThe man was struck by a car at about 9:20 p.m. Wednesday on Avalon between 81st and 82nd streets by a car going south on Avalon. He was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
LA Mayor Garcetti Slams 'Unconscionable' Move By Trump Administration To Limits Food Stamp BenefitsMayor Eric Garcetti blasted an announcement Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that limits states' ability to waive work mandates for food stamp recipients.
Elon Musk Takes Stand Again In Defamation TrialTesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk returns to the stand Wednesday to testify a second day at his defamation trial in downtown Los Angeles.