Beloved L.A. Puppet Master Recovers His Three Puppets, Which Were Stolen Along With His Car
All three of Cain Carias' puppets, El Triste, La Smiley, and his Little Mr. E puppet, were in the trunk of his 2003 Red Honda Civic Coupe, which was parked at the corner of Santa Monica and North Heliotrope Dr. before being stolen.
L.A. City Lawsuit Puts Restrictions On Nevada Company Selling “Ghost Gun” Kits In California
In addition to paying $5 million in civil penalties, Polymer80 is permanently prohibited from selling its "ghost gun" kits in the state without first conducting background checks of buyers and serializing its products. As part of the settlement, the company must pay $4 million in civil penalties, and its two founders must pay an additional $1 million in civil penalties.
Headlines: Co-Founder of Tacos Delta Dies After Being Struck By Driver While Crossing Street In Echo Park
Maria Ester Valdivia, the matriarch of Tacos Delta who co-founded the Sunset Boulevard restaurant over 40 years ago, was known for being the type of person who bought gifts for strangers.
Headlines: O.C. Boxing Star Ryan Garcia Directs Homophobic Tweets at Target
The lightweight professional boxer, who is signed to Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions, called Target's promotion of pride-themed merchandise "demonic" in a Twitter post, among other things.
Headlines: City Adds Traffic Barriers To Prevent ‘Fast & Furious’ Fans From Doing Donuts in Echo Park Neighborhood
After 20 years of neighborhood complaints, the city has added " a disorienting jumble of yellow in unpredictable patterns in the middle of the asphalt" to stop the movie's most rabid fans.
Attorneys For BLM-LA Co-Founder Want to Know Which LAPD Had Her Phone Number Prior to ‘Swatting’ Incident
The Aug. 12, 2020, call brought armed police officers to Abdullah's Mid-City residence, where she was home with her kids at the time and had a shotgun pointed at her.
Headlines: Combined Annual Income of $178,400 Needed to Buy a Home in Southern California
The figure goes up to $185,200 in L.A. County. That is, if you can find a home for $746,750.
Headlines: LAPD Gets Its First Robotic SWAT Dog, Following City Council Vote
Activists have protested the donation, claiming the robot dog would become a tool for the LAPD to harass and conduct surveillance of Black and Brown communities.
Principal At East L.A. Performing Arts Magnet Place On Leave, Accused of Creating “Hostile” Environment
John Edwards Estoesta, who was principal for less than a year at ELAPA, was accused of dismissing racist, homophobic, and transphobic remarks made by students as well as making sexist remarks and inappropriate gestures towards female students.
Headlines: 10 Killed, 9 Wounded At Car Rally Event South of Ensenada
Gunmen attacked a group of participants in Baja California's off-road racing event known as "Chacanillazo," while they were parked on the side of a highway.