$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

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

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

LACo board to hold public hearing on $38.5B budget

LACo board holds public hearing on recommended .5B budget

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A public hearing is scheduled Wednesday for a $38.5 billion recommended Los Angeles County budget for fiscal year 2022-23. The recommended budget was presented by County CEO Fesia Davenport to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on April 19, the first step in a months-long budget process for Los Angeles … Read more

Judge dismisses part of suit, photographer vs. Hilary Duff

Judge dismisses part of suit, photographer vs. Hilary Duff

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A judge Monday granted a motion by Fox Broadcasting Co. and Talk WW Production Inc., the producers of “The Wendy Williams Show,” to dismiss both companies as defendants in a photographer’s lawsuit alleging that he was libeled and slandered during an episode of Williams’ show dealing with his 2020 encounter at … Read more

De León targeted with 2nd recall notice from Adkins

De León targeted with 2nd recall notice from Adkins

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Los Angeles Councilman Kevin de León was served with a recall notice Tuesday, filed by the same constituent who targeted him with a recall effort last year before terminating the petition in November. What You Need To Know Pauline Adkins and other signees launched the recall campaign De León opened the … Read more

California water reservoirs peaked a month early this year

California water reservoirs peaked a month early this year

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California’s water reservoirs have already peaked, one month earlier than normal, according to the state’s Department of Water Resources. Following the driest January and February on record, the state saw a single inch of precipitation during the month of March, which was also 3.6 degrees warmer than average. What You Need To … Read more

Chappelle wants alleged attacker charged with felony

Chappelle wants alleged attacker charged with felony

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Dave Chappelle’s lawyer says the comedian is unhappy with Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón’s decision not to charge the man who allegedly attacked him on stage with a felony. “It’s a travesty of justice that Gascón is refusing to prosecute this case as a felony,” Gabriel Colwell told the … Read more