$230M settlement reached over 2015 California oil spill

0M settlement reached over 2015 California oil spill

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The owner of an oil pipeline that spewed thousands of barrels of crude oil onto Southern California beaches in 2015 has agreed to pay $230 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by fishermen and property owners, court documents show. What You Need To Know On May 19, 2015, oil gushed … Read more

Budget Committee advances 2022-23 budget to City Council

Budget Committee advances 2022-23 budget to City Council

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles City Council Budget and Finance Committee finished revising Mayor Eric Garcetti’s proposed budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year Friday afternoon and will send it to the full Los Angeles City Council, which will begin its portion of the budget process on Wednesday. What You Need To Know Dozens … Read more

Los Angeles City Council approves settlement of homelessness lawsuit, to develop up to 16,000 beds, housing units

Los Angeles City Council approves settlement of homelessness lawsuit, to develop up to 16,000 beds, housing units

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles City Council approved a settlement with the LA Alliance for Human Rights Wednesday in which the city will spend up to $3 billion over the next five years to develop as many as 16,000 beds or housing units for the homeless, enough to accommodate 60% of the homeless … Read more

Evening Briefing: May 12, 2022

Evening Briefing: May 12, 2022

Good evening, So Cal. We’re wrapping up the day for you with the most important stories you need to know and your weather outlook. Your Weather Planner Temperatures warmed considerably Thursday, and it will get even warmer Friday and Saturday as high pressure builds over Southern California. Temperatures will reach the 80s and 90s for … Read more

Investors spent $18B on SoCal apartments this past year

Investors spent B on SoCal apartments this past year

LOS ANGELES — Investors are capitalizing on the high demand for housing in Southern California. In the past four quarters, investors spent more than $18.6 billion buying apartments, duplexes and other multifamily properties in the Greater Los Angeles region, Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis reported. What You Need To Know Investors spent more than $18.6 billion … Read more

What you need to know in SoCalMay 12, 2022

What you need to know in SoCalMay 12, 2022

Good morning, So Cal. Here’s what you need to know today. Your Weather Planner Temperatures heat up in a hurry this afternoon as high pressure starts to build overhead. It will warm anywhere from 5 to nearly 20 degrees above yesterday’s highs. Gusty winds continue to impact parts of SoCal, particularly the mountains and valleys … Read more

California Fire Destroys Mansions; New Mexico Blaze Threatens Resort Towns – NBC New York

California Fire Destroys Mansions;  New Mexico Blaze Threatens Resort Towns – NBC New York

A wildfire that erupted Wednesday afternoon in coastal Southern California raced through coastal bluffs of multimillion-dollar mansions, burning at least 20 homes, fire officials said. The flames were fanned by gusty ocean winds but they were dying down by Wednesday night. No injuries were reported but residents in several neighborhoods were ordered evacuated. “I saw … Read more

LACo board holds public hearing on recommended $38.5B budget

LACo board holds public hearing on recommended .5B budget

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors held its first public hearing Wednesday on the $38.5 billion recommended budget for fiscal year 2022-23, fielding roughly an hour of comments from residents about the spending plan. The recommended budget was presented by County CEO Fesia Davenport to the Los Angeles County Board … Read more

NY judge agrees to lift Trump contemplated order

NY judge agrees to lift Trump contemplated order

A judge in New York agreed to lift a contempt finding against former President Donald Trump for failing to comply with a subpoena from the New York State Attorney General’s Office, provided he pays a fine and agrees to meet certain other conditions. What You Need To Know A judge in New York agreed to … Read more