It all started with a call of a suicidal woman in Monrovia.
But when cops arrived, instead of a basket case, they found "a large cache of cameras and other electronics," according to Monrovia police. That led them to sniff around and obtain search warrants that included a storage facility cops say ... More >>
'Tis the season to be jolly, yes, but try not to do your fa-la-la-la-laing in a jail cell.
The L.A. County Sheriff's Department this week previewed the anti-DUI can of whoopass it's unveiling for the holidays, starting this weekend. It's massive:
California Governor Jerry Brown is asking for another tax hike this November: He hopes the dead-broke people of this dead-broke state will have the heart to toss a few coins at our crumbling education system.
But how do we know our money won't end up paying for some bedazzled charter-school megagym ... More >>
Don't be a dickUpdated after the jump with current conditions and some record storm stats for the books. Originally posted at 12:36 p.m.
Update, 3:20 p.m.: The big storm should hit between midnight and noon tomorrow. We'll get at least two inches. (So far, 14 people have been rescued from Or ... More >>
They'rrre ba-a-ack! Remember the midnight helicopter squads descending on peaceful L.A. neighborhoods, breaking the quiet and scaring us with their dowsings of malathion? (No? Too young? Still living in New York?) Well, if news from the hinterlands is any indication, our old friend the fruit f ... More >>
The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports that Little League baseball, long held to be a pillar of small-town values, is in fact a pillow stuffed with stolen money. At least it is out in La Verne, where one girl's softball league official was recently accused of embezzling $20,000. The Trib notes that ... More >>