• Dodgers Pitchers, Catchers Hold First 2021 Spring Training Workout

    Dodgers Pitchers, Catchers Hold First 2021 Spring Training Workout
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitchers and catchers held their first official spring training workout of 2021 Thursday in Glendale, Arizona with an enhanced set of health and safety protocols.
    The 2020 World Series champions are scheduled to hold their first full-team workout next Tuesday and play against the Oakland Athletics in Mesa, Arizona on Feb. 28.We’ve missed this. #DodgersST pic.twitter.com/PAmNTb4KPM
    — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) February 18, 2021 
  • Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Relief Bill Passes House, But Faces Senate Hurdle

    Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Relief Bill Passes House, But Faces Senate Hurdle
    The House passed President Biden’s  $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early Saturday morning almost entirely along partisan lines. The bill now goes the Senate, although it included a minimum wage hike that the Senate parliamentarian ruled on Thursday cannot be included.
  • Moreno Valley Man Accused Of Trying To Bury Wife Alive At San Diego Beach

    Moreno Valley Man Accused Of Trying To Bury Wife Alive At San Diego Beach
    MORENO VALLEY (CBSLA) — A Moreno Valley man was behind bars Friday, accused of trying to bury his wife alive.
    The man, 23-year-old Jose Luis Mares III, has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly trying to kill his wife Wednesday just two blocks from legendary beach resort Hotel del Coronado on San Diego’s Coronado Island.
    According to Coronado Police Department Det. Ryan Brennan, the couple was visiting the beach just after sunset and were talking about their relationship
  • Schröder Returns, Lakers Beat Blazers 102-93 To Snap Skid

    Schröder Returns, Lakers Beat Blazers 102-93 To Snap Skid
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James had 28 points, Dennis Schröder added 22 in his return to the Lakers’ lineup, and Los Angeles snapped its four-game losing streak with a 102-93 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.
    Montrezl Harrell had 17 points, and James added 11 rebounds and seven assists as the defending NBA champions avoided their longest losing streak since March 2019.
    The fresh-legged Schröder was outstanding after a four-game absence under the NBA&r
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  • LAPD: Woman Returns Lady Gaga’s Stolen French Bulldogs To Police

    LAPD: Woman Returns Lady Gaga’s Stolen French Bulldogs To Police
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Police Department Friday safely recovered Lady Gaga’s two French bulldogs, which were stolen Wednesday night by thieves who shot the dog walker.
    According to LAPD, a woman met Lady Gaga’s staff and detectives at the Olympic Olympic Community Police Station, just northwest of downtown, around 6 p.m. with the two missing dogs.
    LAPD said the woman found the dogs and reached out to the singer’s staff to return them. Police said the woman&
  • CDC Shares Distribution And Messaging Advice On Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine

    CDC Shares Distribution And Messaging Advice On Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine
    The CDC said the J&J vaccine, also known as the Janssen vaccine, is expected to be authorized as soon as Saturday and recommended for use Sunday.
  • 349 New Coronavirus Cases, 3 Additional Deaths Reported In Orange County

    349 New Coronavirus Cases, 3 Additional Deaths Reported In Orange County
    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — Orange County health officials on Friday reported 349 additional coronavirus cases and three new deaths.
    “Issues with state reporting databases” have contributed to the low death count and will until further notice, O.C. officials said.
    To date, more than three million tests have been administered in Orange County and among them, there were 245,983 positive cases.
    There is a cumulative death toll of 3,892 during the pandemic, which includes 54 skilled nursin
  • COVID Hospitalizations Continue Steady Decline In IE, Ventura County

    COVID Hospitalizations Continue Steady Decline In IE, Ventura County
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties all reported additional deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus Friday.
    Riverside County health officials reported 265 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and 18 additional fatalities, bringing countywide totals to 289,450 cases and 3,767 deaths. Of those who contracted the illness, 270,693 had recovered.
    There were 361 COVID-19 patients hospitalized Friday, 96 of whom were being treated in intensive care units — both
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  • LAPD Officer Suffers Non-Life Threatening Injuries Following South LA Crash

    LAPD Officer Suffers Non-Life Threatening Injuries Following South LA Crash
    SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A Los Angeles Police Department officer suffered non-life threatening injuries Friday night following a crash in South Los Angeles.
    According to police, the officer was conducting traffic control at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Trinity Street shortly before 8 p.m. following a crash. (CBSLA)
    According to police, the officer was conducting traffic control at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Trinity Street shortly
  • Garcetti: ‘We Will Do Everything In Our Power To Protect’ AAPI Community From Hate Crimes

    Garcetti: ‘We Will Do Everything In Our Power To Protect’ AAPI Community From Hate Crimes
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Following a rise in reports of hate incidents against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders throughout Los Angeles during the coronavirus pandemic, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti is speaking out.
    Garcetti said on Twitter Friday night that his office stands with the Asian American Pacific Islander community (AAPI) and will work to keep them safe.
    “L.A. has zero tolerance for bigotry or racism. I am deeply disturbed by both the rise in hate crimes directed at our Asian
  • Wild Use Early Goals To Beat Kings 3-1 For 6th Straight Win

    Wild Use Early Goals To Beat Kings 3-1 For 6th Straight Win
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild blitzed the Los Angeles Kings with three goals in a span of just over three minutes in the first period and held on to win 3-1 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory.
    Kirill Kaprizov, Nick Bjugstad and Joel Eriksson Ek scored for the Wild, who ended the Kings’ six-game winning streak. Minnesota’s last loss was to the Kings in Los Angeles on Feb. 16. That was Minnesota’s first game back after a two-week layoff due to COVI
  • Leonard Has 30 Points, Clippers Beat Grizzlies For Split

    Leonard Has 30 Points, Clippers Beat Grizzlies For Split
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 30 points, Lou Williams added 17 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Memphis Grizzlies 119-99 on Friday night to split a two-game series.
    Kawhi Leonard #2 of the LA Clippers goes to the basket against Xavier Tillman #2 of the Memphis Grizzlies during the second half at FedExForum on February 26, 2021 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Justin Ford/Getty Images)
    Terance Mann, Nicolas Batum and Paul George each had 13 points for the Clippers, 122-94
  • LAPD: Lady Gaga’s French Bulldogs Safely Recovered

    LAPD: Lady Gaga’s French Bulldogs Safely Recovered
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department Friday safely recovered Lady Gaga’s two French bulldogs, which were stolen Wednesday night by thieves who shot the dog walker.
    According to the Associated Press, a woman brought the dogs to the LAPD’s Olympic Community Police Station, just northwest of downtown, around 6 p.m.
    LAPD told AP that the woman who dropped off the dogs appeared to be “uninvolved and unassociated” with the attack, though it was not i
  • AP: LAPD Safely Recovers Lady Gaga’s French Bulldogs

    AP: LAPD Safely Recovers Lady Gaga’s French Bulldogs
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department Friday recovered Lady Gaga’s two French bulldogs, which were stolen Wednesday night by thieves who shot the dog walker.
    According to the Associated Press, a woman brought the dogs to the LAPD’s Olympic Community Police Station, just northwest of downtown, around 6 p.m.
    Detectives along with a representative for the singer, who is currently in Rome to film a movie, went to the station and confirmed that the dogs that had
  • Disneyland Vaccination Site To Close Sunday Due To Winds

    Disneyland Vaccination Site To Close Sunday Due To Winds
    ANAHEIM (CBSLA) — Due to expected brisk winds this weekend, the Disneyland vaccination super site in Anaheim will be closed Sunday, Feb. 28.
    People with appointments for that day will be redirected to the Anaheim Convention Center vaccination site located nearby at 800 W. Katella Ave.
    People wait in line to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination site in a parking lot for Disneyland Resort on January 13, 2021 in Anaheim, California.
    Last week, the Disneyland super site and the c
  • Arson, Hate Crime Investigation After Windows Smashed And Fire Set At Buddhist Temple In Little Tokyo

    Arson, Hate Crime Investigation After Windows Smashed And Fire Set At Buddhist Temple In Little Tokyo
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Police are searching for the suspect who set a fire and smashed a window at a downtown Los Angeles Buddhist temple, which is also home to a preschool.
    The facility has been closed to religious services due to the pandemic, but there was someone inside who heard the attack and extinguished the fire.
    The incident, which happened at the Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple in the 500 block of East Third Street, is being investigated as a hate crime and arson.
    Officer Mike Lo
  • Nearly 2M COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered In LA County

    Nearly 2M COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered In LA County
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Friday reported 1,838 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and 144 deaths, bringing countywide totals to 1,189,232 cases and 21,241 deaths.
    Of the new deaths reported, 47 people were over the age of 80, 45 people were between the ages of 65 and 79, 40 people were between the ages of 50 and 64, six people were between the ages of 30 and 49, and two people were between the ages of 18 and 29. Long Beach reported three deaths,
  • Tiger Woods In ‘Good Spirits’ After Undergoing Follow-Up Procedures At Cedars-Sinai

    Tiger Woods In ‘Good Spirits’ After Undergoing Follow-Up Procedures At Cedars-Sinai
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Tiger Woods was said to be “recovering and in good spirits” Friday after undergoing follow-up procedures at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
    A statement, shared on social media, said that the undisclosed procedures were successful and thanked everyone for the outpour of support since the Tuesday crash.pic.twitter.com/2ENJKZGxVh
    — Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) February 27, 2021Woods, 45, suffered major injuries to his right leg that required immediate surgery
  • Taylor Swift Officially Cancels Tour Postponed Last Year Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic

    Taylor Swift Officially Cancels Tour Postponed Last Year Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Taylor Swift announced Friday that her Lover Fest tour, which was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has officially been canceled.
    The singer took to Twitter to share the cancelation saying, “I love coming on here to tell you good news, or to share a new project with you. It’s not my favorites thing in the world to have to tell you news I’m sad about. I’m so sorry but I cannot reschedule the shows that we postponed.”
    She continu
  • Glendale Central Library Unveils Art Installation Paying Tribute To Those Lost To COVID-19

    Glendale Central Library Unveils Art Installation Paying Tribute To Those Lost To COVID-19
    GLENDALE (CBSLA) — An art installation commemorating those lost to the COVID-19 pandemic was unveiled Friday at the Glendale Central Library.
    The piece, titled “15,000 & More: A Plethora of Light and Darkness,” pays tribute to those who have died from the virus in Los Angeles County."15,000 & More: A Plethora of Light and Darkness" beautifully and heartbreakingly pays tribute to those we’ve lost to COVID-19 and reminds us that we can find hope and healing together
  • Taylor Swift Officially Cancels Tour That Was Postponed Last Year Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic

    Taylor Swift Officially Cancels Tour That Was Postponed Last Year Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Taylor Swift announced Friday that her Lover Fest tour, which was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has officially been canceled.
    The singer took to Twitter to share the cancelation saying, “I love coming on here to tell you good news, or to share a new project with you. It’s not my favorites thing in the world to have to tell you news I’m sad about. I’m so sorry but I cannot reschedule the shows that we postponed.”
    She continu
  • LA Fashion Icon Fred Segal Dies At 87

    LA Fashion Icon Fred Segal Dies At 87
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles fashion icon Fred Segal died Thursday of complications from a stroke, his representatives confirmed Friday. He was 87.
    Fred Segal is seen standing in a field in this undated photo. (Family photo)
    “In 1961, Fred Segal created a retail scene that defined Los Angeles fashion and sparked a revolutionary shift in style that has transcended the last six decades,” a statement read. “Fred Segal pioneered the shop-in-shop concept and experiential
  • ‘I Was Fearful To Go Outside’: Woman Recalls Asian American Hate Crime Against Her As More Incidents Are Being Reported

    ‘I Was Fearful To Go Outside’: Woman Recalls Asian American Hate Crime Against Her As More Incidents Are Being Reported
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council says since the pandemic began, 250 hate incidents and hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have been reported in Los Angeles County, but they believe there are many more that have gone unreported.
    “He told me to go back to Asia,” one woman, Hong Lee, said about her experience. “This was then followed by two minutes of derogatory terms.”
    Hong Lee is describing the frightening enc
  • Travel Vouchers Set To Expire As Anniversary Of COVID Shutdown Nears

    Travel Vouchers Set To Expire As Anniversary Of COVID Shutdown Nears
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – As we approach the anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdown, those who cancelled travel early on in the pandemic may see their vouchers expire soon.
    Scott Keyes with Scott’s Cheap Flights says many airline travel vouchers will expire after a year.
    He says the biggest mistake hesitant travelers can make is waiting until after their voucher expires to ask to extend it.
    Keyes says you have to reach out before hand.
    “The original expiration date is really more wri
  • High Winds Return To LA Area Starting Friday Afternoon

    High Winds Return To LA Area Starting Friday Afternoon
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — High winds have returned to the Southland starting Friday, accompanied by various advisories and watches posted by the National Weather Service.
    Friday’s advisories come a day after moderate to strong Santa Ana winds battered parts of the Los Angeles area, making driving treacherous on some mountain and valley roadways.
    More big gusts are on the way this weekend, the NWS said.
    A wind advisory is in effect from 3 p.m. Friday to 10 p.m. Saturday in the Santa Clari
  • Some Experiencing Increased Anxiety As Reopening Plans Come Into Focus

    Some Experiencing Increased Anxiety As Reopening Plans Come Into Focus
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — It has been almost one year since the COVID-19 pandemic turned the world upside down. And now, the reality of heading back to work and school is daunting for many.
    “It feels like we’re dodging balls,” Silvia Baker, a mom, said. “It’s just crazy. It’s definitely a juggle.”
    Baker and her family, like so many others, were forced to acclimate to a new version of normal last March. The mother of two is not only working remotely, bu
  • LA Teachers: ‘No Current Plans’ To Reopen Schools

    LA Teachers: ‘No Current Plans’ To Reopen Schools
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The union representing 33,000 Los Angeles teachers and other school employees Friday rejected “any fixed date” to reopen schools and says “there are no current plans” to do so.
    A statement from United Teachers Los Angeles said any plan to reopen schools must be based on negotiations with teachers toward a hybrid-model plan and is contingent on LA County exiting the state’s most restrictive coronavirus tier.
    “We are bargaining over h
  • LA Fashion Icon Fred Segal Dies

    LA Fashion Icon Fred Segal Dies
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles fashion icon Fred Segal died Thursday, his representatives confirmed Friday.
    Fred Segal is seen standing in a field in this undated photo. (Family photo)
    “In 1961, Fred Segal created a retail scene that defined Los Angeles fashion and sparked a revolutionary shift in style that has transcended the last six decades,” a statement read. “Fred Segal pioneered the shop-in-shop concept and experiential retail, resulting in a brand built on heri
  • Ruby’s Diner On The Huntington Beach Pier To Permanently Close Friday

    Ruby’s Diner On The Huntington Beach Pier To Permanently Close Friday
    HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBSLA) — The popular Ruby’s Diner at the end of the Huntington Beach Pier is closing its doors for good Friday evening.
    For a quarter-century, hungry surf city locals and tourists flocked to Ruby’s to grab a burger and shake.The restaurant and its famous red-tiled roof sitting above the Pacific has been endlessly photographed. At 7 p.m. Friday, the oceanfront location will close forever.
    Just a few more hours left to get a burger and shake at the end of the &#
  • Rival Gang Members Sentenced To Over 80 Years Behind Bars For Killing Toddler In 2018 Compton Shootout

    Rival Gang Members Sentenced To Over 80 Years Behind Bars For Killing Toddler In 2018 Compton Shootout
    COMPTON (CBSLA) — Two ex-convicts, who were rival gang members, were sentenced on Friday in the shooting death of 3-year-old Franklin Pon-Ros.
    The toddler was struck and killed during a Jan. 20, 2018 gunfight in the parking lot of a Compton liquor store in the 2800 block of West Alondra Boulevard.
    30-year-old Kevaughn Harris was sentenced to 103 years to life and 32-year-old Dwayne Ward was sentenced to 89 years to life.
    “I don’t think I could imagine what you’ve gone thr

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