Oviatt Library at Cal State Northridge was evacuated this morning and students were told they could skip class following a scary report of a man with a gun, a suspect who was said to appear to be of Middle Eastern descent. (The campus has him as "white").
He was reportedly wearing a t-shirt on that reads "human rights violation." The report came in shortly before 10:30 a.m., according to a campus press release.
But so far, no gunman has been found.
A power outage affecting all of San Diego County has been reported today, and now we're seeing tweets that the lights have gone out in Dana Point, Laguna Niguel and Mission Viejo. [Added]: The San Diego Union-Tribune now says this thing goes from Arizona to Baja Califorina to South Orange County. We're estimating that if all of San Diego and TJ are out this could potentially affect 5 million people.
According to the San Diego Union-Tribune San Diego Gas & Electric is working on the outage.
South Orange County is covered by that utility and others, we believe, namely Southern California Edison.
month another plane crash near Santa Monica Airport.
This one happened about 2:30 p.m. after a plane piloted by a student flyer nose dived into a house near 21st and Navy streets in Santa Monica, according to KNX 1070 Newsradio.
Amazingly, nobody was seriously hurt:
That's according to TMZ, which reported that Matthew Lee, a witness to the infamous beating who himself was allegedly punched before suspects turned on Stow and ended up assaulting him into a coma, died Sunday.
The cause, it seems, was a salad, or rather ...
An accident during downtown L.A.'s monthly Art Walk Thursday night took the life of a 2-month-old infant boy and appeared to have put his mom in a hospital, according to authorities and reports.
It happened about 9:15 p.m. at Spring and Fourth streets, police said. Reports vary about how it happened, with City News Service stating that two cars collided and one of those vehicles hit the victims and CBS2 reporting that the driver of a Cadillac lost control during a parallel parking maneuver.
That station says ...
The Torrance victim was ID'd today as 57-year-old Brian Matayoshi of Torrance. His wife, Marylin, was nearly killed as well as the bear picked her up by her daypack and let her go before heading for her husband. She yelled for help, and nearby hikers called 911.
But when rangers showed up about 11:30 a.m. yesterday, Matayoshi was gone. He suffered ...
Cops indicate a woman locked her doors and froze up as her Dodge Caravan started to burn this morning in Hollywood. Luckily for her officers were nearby.
It happened ...
According to Associated Press:
The U.S. Pacific Tsunami warning center said that it did not expect a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami from the quake.
Two motorcycle police officers were "badly hurt" when they collided during a funeral procession for a late Manhattan Beach cop in Torrance today, reports KNX 1070 Newsradio.
The afternoon accident happened at
Sepulveda 227th Street and Hawthorne Boulevard boulevards, possibly when one of the riders turned in front of the other, the station reported.
The accident was so bad, it seems, that ...
No, it was an electrical explosion below the street. And it sent the driver -- a bus driver -- to the hospital. It happened ...