• LA Passes $5 ‘Hazard Pay’ Raise For Grocery Store Workers

    LA Passes $5 ‘Hazard Pay’ Raise For Grocery Store Workers
    LONG BEACH (CBSLA) – In a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Los Angeles City Council passed an emergency hazard pay ordinance that would require large grocery stores and pharmacies to offer employees an additional $5 per hour amid the pandemic.
    The vote comes just days after Kroger announced it will close two grocery stores in Long Beach because of a similar mandate recently passed there.
    The California Grocers Association (CGA) says the city mandates are an overreach and will have a ripple effe
  • Redondo Beach Shooting Leaves 1 Man Dead

    Redondo Beach Shooting Leaves 1 Man Dead
    REDONDO BEACH (CBSLA) – Police are looking for information on a shooting that left one person dead.
    It happened Saturday at about 8 p.m. in the 600 block on North Juanita Avenue in Redondo Beach.
    The Redondo Beach Police Department responded to multiple 9-1-1 calls of gunshots heard in the area. Officers went to a home reported in one of the calls and discovered a man who appeared to have died from a gunshot wound.
    The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounce
  • Police Look For Shooter In Redondo Beach Homicide

    Police Look For Shooter In Redondo Beach Homicide
    REDONDO BEACH (CBSLA) – Police are looking for information on a shooting that left one person dead.
    It happened Saturday at about 8 p.m. in the 600 block on North Juanita Avenue in Redondo Beach.
    The Redondo Beach Police Department responded to multiple 9-1-1 calls of gunshots heard in the area. Officers went to a home reported in one of the calls and discovered a man who appeared to have died from a gunshot wound.
    The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounce
  • Police Search For Driver Who Killed Bicyclist In North Hills

    Police Search For Driver Who Killed Bicyclist In North Hills
    NORTH HILLS (CBSLA) – A 38-year-old man died early Saturday when his bicycle was struck inside the crosswalk of a North Hills intersection by a sedan that fled the scene.
    The fatal crash occurred around 4:20 a.m. at Roscoe and Sepulveda boulevards, according to investigators from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Traffic Bureau.
    A dark-colored 2007-2011 Toyota Camry four-door sedan was eastbound on Roscoe when it struck the bicyclist who was southbound in the crosswalk at Se
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  • California Theme Parks, Ballparks To Reopen April 1 If Counties Reach Less Restrictive COVID Tiers

    California Theme Parks, Ballparks To Reopen April 1 If Counties Reach Less Restrictive COVID Tiers
    ANAHEIM (CBSLA) — Theme parks and outdoor sports stadiums could reopen as soon as April 1 under new reopening guidelines released Friday by the California public health officials.
    ANAHEIM, CA – NOVEMBER 21: General views of the Disneyland Resort, partially reopened for outdoor dining and shopping with new COVID-19 guidelines in place on November 21, 2020 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
    The updated reopening guidelines allow theme parks in California
  • ‘Asians With Attitude’ Movement Shows Solidarity With Asian-American Community In Rowland Heights

    ‘Asians With Attitude’ Movement Shows Solidarity With Asian-American Community In Rowland Heights
    ROWLAND HEIGHTS (CBSLA) – A movement called “Asians With Attitude” is aimed at uniting all Asians and allies to stand up and fight back against the surge in racism and hate crimes.
    Volunteers gathered in Rowland Heights Saturday after a string of robberies in a largely Asian-American community happened over the last few weeks.
    “When it happens to your own family, you get enraged. You get upset,” said Vincent Tsao. “You want to do something.”
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  • Beverly Hills Adding Armed, Private Security After Robbery At Chic Restaurant

    Beverly Hills Adding Armed, Private Security After Robbery At Chic Restaurant
    BEVERLY HILLS (CBSLA) – Armed, private security guards will be deployed in Beverly Hills in response to a robbery and shooting at an upscale restaurant, Police Chief Dominick Rivetti said Saturday.
    “First and foremost safety is our top priority in Beverly Hills and criminal activity of any kind will not be tolerated,” Rivetti said in a statement. “I want the world to know that Beverly Hills is a safe community.
    “We invest significantly in our police department to en
  • One Person Killed In Porter Ranch Crash

    One Person Killed In Porter Ranch Crash
    PORTER RANCH (CBSLA) – Two vehicles collided Saturday afternoon in Porter Ranch, killing the driver of one of the cars.
    The collision was reported at 2:39 p.m. in the 10800 block of North Tampa Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Brian Humphrey.
    The deceased driver was trapped inside a vehicle that crashed into a pole following the initial collision, Humphrey said.
    The driver of the other vehicle was not injured, he said.
    The ages and genders of the two drivers wer
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  • Orange County Report 269 More COVID-19 Cases, 98 Deaths

    Orange County Report 269 More COVID-19 Cases, 98 Deaths
    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — Orange County reported another 269 cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, raising the cumulative case count to 247,641.
    An additional 98 virus-related fatalities were also reported, bringing the death toll to 4,173. Officials said death reports may be higher over the next few days due to a backlog created by technical issues.
    The number of residents hospitalized with COVID-19 decreased from 339 on Friday to 321 on Saturday. ICU numbers also dropped from 91 to 87.
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  • Pasadena California Pizza Kitchen Debuts Limited Edition Mars-Inspired ‘Red Planet’ Pie

    Pasadena California Pizza Kitchen Debuts Limited Edition Mars-Inspired ‘Red Planet’ Pie
    PASADENA (CBSLA) — The Pasadena California Pizza Kitchen has a new menu item that’s out of this world!
    The “red planet pizza” is a Mars-inspired 7-inch pie topped with spicy marinara sauce, goat cheese, pepperoni, and Fresno chilis.
    The pizza “celebrates scientific discovery and the team at Jet Propulsion Laboratories in California which assisted with the landing of NASA’s Perseverance Rover,” the company said in a statement on Saturday.
    The fiery creati
  • Educators Receive COVID-19 Vaccines At Duarte Clinic As LA County Ramps Up Administration Efforts

    Educators Receive COVID-19 Vaccines At Duarte Clinic As LA County Ramps Up Administration Efforts
    DUARTE (CBSLA) — Educators lined up outside the Duarte Performing Arts Center on Saturday morning to receive their COVID-19 vaccines.
    City of Hope National Medical Center helped administer doses and the invite-only clinic, which targeted eight neighboring school districts that are trying to get their teachers fully vaccinated.
    The Los Angeles Department of Public Health announced this week that more than 2,415,000 doses of vaccine have been administered across the county, including 814,593
  • FDA Says Temperature Scanning Devices Used To Detect Coronavirus Are Not Always Accurate

    FDA Says Temperature Scanning Devices Used To Detect Coronavirus Are Not Always Accurate
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A new warning from the FDA about temperature scanners used to screen for coronavirus.
    The devices are used at schools, workplaces and places with large crowds to screen for COVID-19.
    But now comes a warning from the FDA that these scanners, which were rushed onto the market with emergency approval by the FDA, are not always accurate.
    Until now, the scanners were considered the best way to quickly screen crowds for the virus. But now the FDA is saying it has learned the
  • LAPD Breaks Up Large Party In South LA

    LAPD Breaks Up Large Party In South LA
    SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department broke up a large party Friday night in South Los Angeles.
    Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department broke up a large party Friday night in South Los Angeles. (CBSLA)
    According to the department, officers responded at about 9 p.m. to a home near the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Central Avenue for reports of a large gathering that investigators called a gang party.
    Large gatherings, such
  • Poet Amanda Gorman Says Security Guard Followed Her Home, Called Her ‘Suspicious’

    Poet Amanda Gorman Says Security Guard Followed Her Home, Called Her ‘Suspicious’
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Poet Amanda Gorman said Friday that a security guard followed her home and said she looked suspicious.
    “A security guard tailed me on my walk home tonight,” she wrote on Twitter. “He demanded if I lived there because ‘you look suspicious.’ I showed my keys & buzzed myself into my building. He left, no apology. This is the reality of black girls: One day you’re called an icon, the next day, a threat.”A security guard tailed
  • Nichushkin Scores Twice, Avs Beat Ducks 3-2 In Overtime

    Nichushkin Scores Twice, Avs Beat Ducks 3-2 In Overtime
    DENVER (AP) — Valeri Nichushkin scored his second goal of the game 2:45 into overtime, Philipp Grubauer made 26 saves and the Colorado Avalanche rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the struggling Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Friday night.
    Nichushkin circled around a defender and then slid a shot past John Gibson for the winner. He was mobbed by teammates in the corner.
    Brandon Saad also scored for a Colorado team missing star player Nathan MacKinnon, who was a late scratch. MacKinnon left in t
  • Senate Moves Forward With Stimulus Bill Debate After Nearly 12 Hours Of Stalemate

    Senate Moves Forward With Stimulus Bill Debate After Nearly 12 Hours Of Stalemate
     
  • Blues Rally For 3-2 Win Over Kings On Hoffman’s Goal In OT

    Blues Rally For 3-2 Win Over Kings On Hoffman’s Goal In OT
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Hoffman scored 90 seconds into overtime and the St. Louis Blues rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night.
    Zach Michael Sanford #12 of the St. Louis Blues chases a puck between Jeff Carter #77 and Anze Kopitar #11 of the Los Angeles Kings during the first period at Staples Center on March 05, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
    Hoffman ripped a slap shot from the right faceoff circle past Cal Petersen for his
  • Perseverance On The Move: Mars Rover Completes First Test Drive On Red Planet

    Perseverance On The Move: Mars Rover Completes First Test Drive On Red Planet
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Friday released additional images from the Perseverance rover’s life on Mars.
    A photo posted to the rover’s Twitter account showed tire tracks from the robot’s first spin around the red planet.I’m on the move! Just took my first test drive on Mars, covering about 16 feet (5 meters). You’re looking at the very beginning of my wheel tracks. Many more to make. pic.twitter.com/7tFIwWFfJ4
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  • COVID-19 Hospitalizations Fall Below 300 In Riverside County, San Bernardino Reports 210

    COVID-19 Hospitalizations Fall Below 300 In Riverside County, San Bernardino Reports 210
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties all reported additional deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus Friday.
    Riverside County health officials reported 160 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and eight additional fatalities, bringing countywide totals to 290,904 cases and 3,892 deaths. Of those who contracted the illness, 278,716 had recovered.
    There were 279 COVID-19 patients hospitalized Friday, 66 of whom were being treated in intensive care units — b
  • Orange County Continues To See Encouraging COVID-19 Trends

    Orange County Continues To See Encouraging COVID-19 Trends
    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — Orange County’s push to graduate to the less-restrictive red tier of the state’s COVID-19 monitoring system continued Friday as cases and hospitalizations declined.
    Health officials reported 62 additional death Friday 232 new COVID-19 cases.
    The numbers brought the county’s death toll to raising 4,075 and the caseload to 247,372.
    Of the deaths reported Friday, 12 were skilled nursing facility residents and nine were assisted living facility reside
  • 600 Seniors From Hard-Hit Areas, With Limited Access To Resources Vaccinated Against COVID-19 In Huntington Beach

    600 Seniors From Hard-Hit Areas, With Limited Access To Resources Vaccinated Against COVID-19 In Huntington Beach
    HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBSLA) — Seniors without access to transportation or the technical tools required to sign up for vaccines received their coronavirus shot on Friday as part of a partnership with a hospital and the city of Huntington Beach.
    “To have that partnership… we were able to do a lot of outreach and connect with these seniors who are maybe not able to get a vaccine as easy as other people,” said Huntington Beach Mayor Kim Carr.
    About 600 people 65 and older got t
  • Stolen Vehicle Suspect Surrenders After Nearly 5 Hour Standoff In San Clemente

    Stolen Vehicle Suspect Surrenders After Nearly 5 Hour Standoff In San Clemente
    SAN CLEMENTE (CBSLA) — A man suspected of stealing a vehicle and leading Orange County sheriff’s deputies on a pursuit before barricading in the vehicle for nearly five hours Friday has been taken into custody.
    A man suspected of stealing a vehicle and leading Orange County sheriff’s deputies on a pursuit before barricading in the vehicle for nearly five hours Friday has been taken into custody. (CBSLA)
    According to authorities, deputies with the Orange County Sheriff’s D
  • 50-Year-Old Woman Missing For Nearly A Month From Santa Clarita Area

    50-Year-Old Woman Missing For Nearly A Month From Santa Clarita Area
    SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA) — Authorities are continuing the search for a 50-year-old woman with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder who has been missing from the Santa Clarita area for nearly a month.
    Debbie Phipps was last seen at around 9 a.m. on Feb. 7 in the 1500 block of Daffodil Avenue.
    She left the area “with either a wheelchair or walker, and was seen getting onto several local buses within Santa Clarita,” according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
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  • Long Beach To Begin Vaccinating People With Disabilities Next Week

    Long Beach To Begin Vaccinating People With Disabilities Next Week
    LONG BEACH (CBSLA) —  Starting next week, the city of Long Beach will begin vaccinating residents between the ages of 16 and 64 who have physical or developmental disabilities.
    Long Beach will be one of the first jurisdictions in California to begin vaccinating people younger than 65 with disabilities.
    Starting Monday, eligible residents can visit the Long Beach Convention Center between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. every day except Sunday to receive their shots.
    No appointment will be necessar
  • ‘It’s Just Not Working’: Women In The Workforce Hit Hardest By Pandemic

    ‘It’s Just Not Working’: Women In The Workforce Hit Hardest By Pandemic
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — As some cities and states begin lifting pandemic restrictions, with case rates falling and vaccination availability increasing, more companies are hiring.
    According to a new survey by LinkedIn, 70% of women feel they need to lower their career expectations. (CBSLA)
    Last month alone, the U.S. added 379,000 more jobs, dropping the nation’s unemployment rate fo 6.2%, but those gains are not benefiting all workers equitably.
    The impacts of the pandemic have hit wome
  • LA County Administers Over 450K COVID Vaccines In 1 Week, Officials Expect Increased Allocation Next Week

    LA County Administers Over 450K COVID Vaccines In 1 Week, Officials Expect Increased Allocation Next Week
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Friday reported 2,110 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and 144 deaths, bringing countywide totals to 1,200,120 cases and 21,910 deaths.
    Next week, Los Angeles County said it expects to receive 53,700 doses of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. (Photo by Johnny Milano/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
    Of the new deaths reported, 41 people were over the age of 80, 58 people were between the ages of 65 and 79, 35 peo
  • LA County Administers Over 450K COVID Vaccines In 1 Week, Expecting Increased Allocation Next Week

    LA County Administers Over 450K COVID Vaccines In 1 Week, Expecting Increased Allocation Next Week
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Friday reported 2,110 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and 144 deaths, bringing countywide totals to 1,200,120 cases and 21,910 deaths.
    Next week, Los Angeles County said it expects to receive 53,700 doses of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. (Photo by Johnny Milano/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
    Of the new deaths reported, 41 people were over the age of 80, 58 people were between the ages of 65 and 79, 35 peo
  • LA Teachers Warn Of Possible Strike If LAUSD Returns To Class In April

    LA Teachers Warn Of Possible Strike If LAUSD Returns To Class In April
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Teachers say they are prepared to strike if the Los Angeles Unified school district tries to force a return to the classroom next month.
    UTLA, the union representing LAUSD teachers, has maintained that three conditions must be met before its teachers can safely return to school: teachers must have the opportunity to be fully vaccinated, LA County must move into the red tier, and certain safety protocols need to be in place.
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  • LA Teachers Union Votes To Reject State’s Plan To Return To In-Person Learning

    LA Teachers Union Votes To Reject State’s Plan To Return To In-Person Learning
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Teachers say they are prepared to strike if the Los Angeles Unified school district tries to force a return to the classroom next month.
    UTLA, the union representing LAUSD teachers, has maintained that three conditions must be met before its teachers can safely return to school: teachers must have the opportunity to be fully vaccinated, LA County must move into the red tier, and certain safety protocols need to be in place.
    But some still don’t believe they&rsqu
  • Police: Face Coverings Helping Thieves Blend In, Fueling Crimes Of Opportunity Like Beverly Hills Robbery

    Police: Face Coverings Helping Thieves Blend In, Fueling Crimes Of Opportunity Like Beverly Hills Robbery
    BEVERLY HILLS (CBSLA) – It’s a new look at a brazen robbery in Beverly Hills as nearby security video shows what appears to be one of the robbers tumbling into the street as shots are fired as diners scramble to safety.
    It was a full house at Il Pastaio the day after a thief put a gun to a diner’s head and snatched a $500,000 watch off his arm in broad daylight.A nearby diner was struck by gunfire.
    But it’s not just Beverly Hills: the world heard Lady Gaga’s dog wal

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