March rain inches up North California Reservoirs
A series of storms pushed California’s biggest reservoir past its historical capacity for mid-March this weekend and put the second largest one on track for doing the same by Monday afternoon, officials said reports LA Times.
Together the Lake Shasta and Lake Oroville reservoirs have the capacity to hold more than 8 million acre feet of water and after a wet weekend in Northern California,..
New leadership in Nepal-America Society
Nepal America Society in Los Angeles, California- amid a general convention on Friday has elected a team of new executive working committee members. Chiranjiwii Gautam has been elected President of the committee which as a tenure of two years. Upendra Neupane and Ek Dev Sharma have been elected to the post of first and second Vice-President respectively. Likewise, Krana Chand has been elected to..
Self-driving car hits municipal bus in CA
Alphabet Inc's Google self-driving car struck a municipal bus in a minor crash - in what may be the first case of one of its autonomous cars hitting another vehicle.
In a Feb. 23 report filed with California regulators, Google said the Feb. 14 crash took place in Mountain View, Calif., when a self-driving Lexus RX450h sought to get around some sandbags in a wide lane. The vehicle and the test..
LA archbishop urges immigration initiative
Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez and other Southern California bishops announced Saturday an initiative to assist an estimated 2.4 million legal permanent residents in the United States who are seeking citizenship.
The joint effort, announced at the Immigration Summit held at the Christ Cathedral in Orange County, will “offer practical assistance for legal residents seeking citizenship,”..
Police seize 700 marijuana plants
MONTEBELLO- Police seized approximately 700 marijuana plants Tuesday at a commercial property located near a school.
The narcotics raid in the 3300 block of W. Beverly Boulevard took place at about 5 p.m. after the day ended for Eastmont Intermediate School, Montebello Police Department officials said in a statement.
The two properties are separated by an alley, officials said.
Bill Gates is siding against Apple
Bill Gates is siding against Apple — and many other technology companies — in saying the firm should help the U.S. government to hack into a locked iPhone as part of an investigation into the San Bernardino shooting.
Apple has resisted providing a piece of programming that would help the FBI access the phone. Apple argues that governments, both in the U.S. and overseas, are likely to use the..
Street smart Art-tour in LA
While preparing to teach a contemporary art course last spring, Lizy Dastin found herself exploring urban art sprinkled throughout Los Angeles, be it tucked away in a park, splashed across the side of a building or painted on a sidewalk.
“During that class, I saw how much street art resonated with my students and how exciting and accessible it is for people in general,” Ms. Dastin said. So..
The “Most interesting man in the world” goes to the court
Actor Jonathan Goldsmith is known to millions as "The Most Interesting Man in the World," but the bearded pitchman for Dos Equis beer has been given a very different label by his former manager: "The Least Honorable Man in the Entertainment Business."
In papers filed recently in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Goldsmith fired back at his former advisors, calling one agent in particular "a..
Residents rally against SoCal Gas
State officials have certified that no gas is leaking from the Southern California Gas Co. broken well above Porter Ranch, but that hasn’t stopped activists in the area.
They rallied once again Friday night with one demand: to shut down the Gas Co.’s Aliso Canyon storage facility, where not just the now retired well spewed greenhouse gas into the air, but where 114 others have drawn the..
Second motion filed against Apple Inc. to unlock Iphone
Federal prosecutors filed a motion in court Friday requesting Magistrate Sheri Pym compel Apple Inc. to respond within five days to her court order demanding the technology giant assist the FBI in unlocking an iPhone used by the gunman in the Dec. 2 mass shooting in San Bernardino.
The motion was filed in U.S. District Court in Riverside in response to Apple CEO Tim Cook’s public..
Lawsuit to shut down marijuana delivery
Prosecutors have filed a lawsuit seeking to shut down a marijuana delivery and distribution business that has operated in Los Angeles since at least July 2014, the city attorney’s office announced Friday.
Cosmic Mind, a corporation operating under the name Speed Weed, has attempted to evade the restrictions of Proposition D, according to a statement from the office of City Attorney Mike..
Teen “doc” treats a cop,
A Florida teen was arrested on suspicion of practicing medicine without a license after he allegedly performed a physical exam on an undercover agent on Tuesday.
Malachi Love-Robinson, 18, was taken into custody after the undercover operation, during which he gave medical advice, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Officeannounced.
Authorities had received a complaint earlier in the month..
Hospital pays bitcoins in ransom
Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center paid a $17,000 ransom in bitcoin to a hacker who seized control of the hospital's computer systems and would give back access only when the money was paid, the hospital's chief executive said Wednesday.
The assault on Hollywood Presbyterian occurred Feb. 5, when hackers using malware infected the institution's computers, preventing hospital staff from..
What you can’t do with water in Alhambra
No customer of the Water Division shall use or allow the use of water from the City to hose or wash sidewalks, walkways, driveways, parking areas or other paved surfaces.
No customer of the Water Division shall use or allow the use of water from the City to fill or maintain levels in decorative fountains, ponds, lakes, and similar structures unless such structure is equipped with a..