The 31st annual CHiPs For Kids Toy Drive kicked off Wednesday here at the Broadcast Center! CBS2/KCAL9 President & General Manager Jay Howell and CHP Chief Mark Garrett spoke to Kristine Lazar about the event. We also spoke to the good folks at Brymax Construction who donated over 500 toys!
CHiPs For Kids Toy Drive Kickoff: CBS2/KCAL9 General Manager, Jay HowellThe 31st annual CHiPs For Kids Toy Drive kicked off Wednesday here at the Broadcast Center! CBS2/KCAL9 President & General Manager Jay Howell and CHP Chief Mark Garrett spoke to Kristine Lazar about the event. We also spoke to the good folks at Brymax Construction who donated over 500 toys!
Storm Slowly Tapers Off Friday After Bringing Heavy Snow, Rain To Southland Over ThanksgivingThe rain was expected to diminish Friday as a storm which brought heavy showers to the Southland's lower elevations and snow to mountains was moving out after parking itself over the region for several days. Laurie Perez reports.
Mudslide Opens Up Sinkhole On 10 Freeway In RedlandsA mudslide amid a powerful storm which slammed the region opened up a sinkhole Thursday afternoon which forced the closure of several lanes of the 10 Freeway in Redlands.
$3M Rent Relief Program To Help Low-Income LA Tenants Facing Short-Term Rent HikesLos Angeles officials Wednesday provided more details regarding an emergency rent relief subsidy to help low-income city residents who may have seen a spike in their rents ahead of a new state rent cap which takes effect in 2020.
101 Freeway In Thousand Oaks Named After Sgt. Ron Helus Killed In Borderline ShootingA portion of the 101 Freeway was dedicated Wednesday to fallen Ventura County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus, who was killed during the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks nearly one year ago. Kara Finnstrom reports.
500-Acre Getty Fire Burns Homes In Sepulveda PassA fast-moving wildfire which broke out on a hillside on the west side of the 405 Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass -- near the Getty Center museum -- in the early morning hours Monday exploded to 500 acres and was moving southwest, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes.
400-Acre Getty Fire Erupts In Sepulveda Pass; SB 405 Freeway Shut Down, Mandatory Evacuations For 3,300 HomesA fast-moving wildfire which broke out on a hillside in the Sepulveda Pass near the Getty Center museum in the early morning hours Monday exploded to 400 acres and was moving southwest, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes.
San Bernardino Residents Flee Little Mountain FireNine homes were damaged or destroyed when a fast-moving brush fire erupted in a San Bernardino neighborhood Monday evening, as firefighters worked overnight to get control of the blaze amid windy conditions and steep terrain.
Fire Crews On High Alert Amid Windy, Dry ConditionsThe Southland is facing extreme fire weather all week with stronger Santa Ana wind event arriving on Thursday and Friday.
9 Homes Damaged In 17-Acre San Bernardino Brush FireAt least nine homes were damaged when a fast-moving brush fire erupted in a San Bernardino neighborhood Monday evening. Tina Patel reports.
Water-Dropping Helicopters Conducting An Aerial Assault On Pacific Palisades Brush FireA more than 30-acre brush fire burning uphill in Pacific Palisades is threatening homes in rugged terrain.
69-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In San Pedro Boat FireFirefighters found a 69-year-old woman dead on a charred boat at the Port of Los Angeles in the early morning hours Monday.
Singer Johnny Gill Talks About His Upcoming Performance At The Taste Of Soul FestivalR&B star Johnny Gill drops by the KCAL9 studio with Danny Bakewell Sr, founder of the Taste of Soul festival.
Girl, 4, Struck And Killed By SUV In Koreatown; Mother InjuredA 4-year-old girl was killed and her mother was injured after they were struck by an SUV while walking to a Koreatown preschool Wednesday morning. Dave Lopez reports.
Pedestrian Killed In West LA Hit-And-Run, Box Truck SoughtPolice are looking for the driver of a box truck which struck and killed a pedestrian in West Los Angeles Wednesday and then sped away.
Search Continues For Missing Sylmar Couple, 3 Children; Car FoundAuthorities suspect a man may have kidnapped his wife and their three children as they continued their search Tuesday for the missing family of five.
Brush Fire In El Sereno Jumps To 20 AcresA brush fire burning on Soto Hill in El Sereno has grown to 20 acres.
Saddle Ridge Fire Ravages Homes, Neighborhoods In SylmarThe 7,500-acre Saddle Ridge Fire has scorched neighborhoods in Sylmar, Granada Hills and Porter Ranch.
Firefighters Try And Save Homes In Porter Ranch From Exploding Saddle Ridge FireA man has died and dozens of homes have been destroyed by the wind-driven Saddle Ridge Fire raging through the foothill communities of Sylmar and Porter Ranch in Los Angeles.
SoCal Edison Official Discusses Fire RiskNearly 13,000 Southern California Edison customers were without power Thursday after the utility implemented precautionary power shutoffs due to powerful winds.
Young Mother Surrenders Newborn Baby To Downtown LA Fire StationA 21-year-old woman surrendered a newborn infant to a fire station in the Central Los Angeles neighborhood of Pico-Union Tuesday night.
Lakers Preseason Games In China At Risk Of Being CanceledThe Los Angeles Lakers preseason games against the Brooklyn Nets in China are at risk of being canceled amid the ongoing rift following Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey’s tweet last week supporting anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, which sparked a firestorm of criticism.
7 Arrested In Long Beach Raid On Illegal Gambling, Drug and Prostitution RingAt least seven people were arrested in a raid Tuesday morning on a Long Beach discount store which was operating as a front for an illegal gambling, drug and prostitution ring, authorities said.
Huntington Beach’s Old World Village Set To Reopen After Transformer ExplosionsThe Old World Village – a complex of restaurants, stores and bars in Huntington Beach – were slowly trying to reopen Monday following a series of transformer explosions Saturday night while hundreds of people were celebrating Oktoberfest. Kandiss Crone reports.