Despite outcry, L.A. leaders okay new rules cracking down on meeting disruptions

Despite weeks of condemnation from the public, the Los Angeles City Council approved Tuesday new rules for public speakers at City Council and committee...

Overturned tanker spills tar on Foothill Freeway in Sylmar

SYLMAR (CNS) - All lanes of the westbound Foothill (210) Freeway at Yarnell Street in Sylmar were closed for more than eight hours this morning after...

UPDATE: Los Angeles City Council approves controversial new rules targeting disruptive speakers

The Los Angeles City Council has approved a controversial new set of rules that rewriting how the public airs grievances before elected officials. The rules,...

Los Angeles County could grant reprieve to parents still paying fees for juvenile detention

Parents of former juvenile offenders in Los Angeles County could get a big break on Tuesday, if the County Board of Supervisors approves a...

Los Angeles celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day, plans to decomission Columbus statue

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The first official Indigenous Peoples Day is being celebrated in Los Angeles today, with a daylong lineup of activities and...

Rules for getting campaign matching funds in L.A. races lightened

Los Angeles political candidates could soon have a much lower bar to clear to receive taxpayer funding, thanks to a proposal that would also...

Pediatricians put it bluntly: Motherhood and marijuana don’t mix

By Jenny Gold California Healthline More and more people consider smoking marijuana harmless or even beneficial, but mounting research suggests women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should avoid it...
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Car crashes into power pole in Monrovia, dozens without power

MONROVIA (CNS) - A traffic accident in Monrovia this morning sheared a power pole and knocked out power to at least two dozen Southern California...

Americans react to National Wireless Emergency Alert System test

On Wednesday, the National Wireless Emergency Alert System was tested by sending wireless notifications to mobile phones across the country. Touted by several media outlets as...

Wednesday rain showers unlikely to cause mudslides

Southern California could see its first rainstorm on Wednesday, as a low-pressure system migrates southward from the central Pacific Ocean. Hurricane Rosa, now a...