Father Receives Cease And Desist From Neighbor Working Remotely, Gets Police Called On Him Over Noise ComplaintsA Southland man admits he has a noisy second-floor apartment with his 2-year-old son running around and not many alternative locations to turn to during the pandemic, but he said the involvement of law enforcement completely blindsided him. Jasmine Viel reports.
Apparent Glitch On LA Voter Website Causes Polling Place ConfusionHaving a hard time finding your polling place? Kristine Lazar reports there's some confusion over how to find it online.
2 On Your Side: More Than 30K California Addresses Targets Of Potential EDD Fraud, Data ShowThe data show that one Winnetka address had 5,769 individual claims attached to it, another in Valley Village had more than 2,800 and a $78 million Bel Air mansion that just hit the market had 479 claims attached to it. Down the street, a $67 million mansion for sale had 322 claims.
Used Car Scams On The Rise As Sales SoarKristine Lazar reports.
2 On Your Side: Despite 2-Week EDD Pause, Homeowners Still Getting Dozens Of Fraudulent LettersWhile the state is in the middle of investigating possible unemployment fraud, local homeowners say they're still getting Employment Development Department letters mailed to their homes, but addressed to other people.
Beverly Hills Police Arrest Additional Suspects In Growing EDD Fraud ScandalIn less than two weeks, Beverly Hills Police have found 87 people who are allegedly connected to EDD fraud and identity theft.
Families Weighing Pros And Cons Of Pandemic Airline TravelScott Keyes, founder of ScottsCheapFlights.com, says travelers are starting to book again, incentivized by incredible deals going all the way into the summer of 2021. Kristine Lazar reports.
Northridge Church Pushing Back After Getting Charged DWP Bill Over $6,000A Northridge church is pushing back after receiving a massive bill from DWP. The department says it will work with the church on a payment plan. Kristine Lazar reports.
2 On Your Side: EDD Investigating Possible FraudSince first reporting that dozens and dozens of letters from the California Employment Development Department were arriving at a vacant Los Angeles-area home last week, countless others have started reporting that the same thing is happening to them.
Renters, Landlords Still Facing Hardship Despite Rent Relief EffortsKristine Lazar reports.
2 On Your Side: LA County, City Offering $98M In Grants For Small BusinessesFor those who have been left behind by both federal and state relief efforts, the city and county of Los Angeles have come together to create a $98 million grant program for small businesses and nonprofit organizations.
Families Of Children With Special Needs Struggle To Adjust To Distance Learning, Lack Of Health ServicesIt’s a trying time for families with young children, but families of children with special needs feel especially hard hit with both remote learning and most health services online.
Demand For Remote Learning Leaves Chromebooks, Laptops In Short SupplyWith many schools back in session, some parents are scrambling to get their kids the devices they need amid a nationwide shortage of Chromebooks and laptops.
OC Family On The Hook For $4,400 Bill Claiming They Used Equivalent Of 50 Swimming Pools' Worth Of WaterIn March, they got quite the shock when a bill came in the mail charging them more than $4,000 for 760,000 gallons of water usage.
Technical Difficulties, Supply Shortages Among Challenges As LAUSD Launches School Year OnlineParents also said they had challenges finding the proper materials to set up their child's workspace at home. While the "back-to-school" aisle at Target was stocked full of crayons and pencils, furniture and technology is scarce.
College Students Fight To Get Out Of Off-Campus Leases As Classes Stay Remote For FallWith many universities across the country starting the semester completely remote, students who signed leases to rent off-campus apartments are now struggling to get out of them — and the law is not on their side.
Local Renters Call On Gov. Newsom To Extend Eviction MoratoriumCalifornia's eviction moratorium is set to expire soon, and tenant's rights activists and local lawmakers are calling on Gov. Newsom to pass an extension, or risk a "tidal wave of evictions."
Interest Rates Are At Historic Lows, But Can People Whose Home Loans Have Been Put In Forbearance Refinance?Millions of Americans entered into forbearance on their home mortgages at the start of the pandemic, but now many of those homeowners are facing questions of what happens next as forbearance periods end.
Pediatricians Seeing Vaccination Rates Plunge As Moms Wary Of Bringing Infants, Kids To HospitalsAugust may be National Immunization Month, but pediatricians in Southern California say they are seeing alarmingly low vaccination rates since the pandemic.
2 On Your Side: EDD Director Grilled By Lawmakers Over Backlogs, DelaysIn Sacramento, the head of EDD was grilled by both Democratic and Republican lawmakers during an assembly budget subcommittee hearing Thursday.
2 On Your Side: Shoppers Being Shortchanged Amid Coin ShortageCoins have become something of a treasure due to a nationwide shortage caused by the pandemic.
Stage 4 Employees Working In Live Entertainment Concerned About Losing Extra $600 On Unemployment ChecksThe extra weekly $600 dollars millions of Americans are receiving on their unemployment checks are set to expire at the end of the month. Here in California, the extra money stops Saturday, July 25.
Local Businesses Transform Into 'Learning Pods' For Young StudentsWith many local businesses still unable to operate due to the governor's orders, some have found creative ways to keep their doors open.
2 On Your Side: LAUSD Parents Say Some Students Left Behind During Remote LearningA new study commissioned by the Los Angeles Unified School District found that low-income, Black and Latino students participated in remote learning last spring at lower rates than more advantaged student populations.