• ‘Our Voices Need To Be Heard’: People With Disabilities Speak Out Against COVID Vaccine Priorities

    ‘Our Voices Need To Be Heard’: People With Disabilities Speak Out Against COVID Vaccine Priorities
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The change in coronavirus vaccine tiers in California is moving some people with disabilities farther back in the line because they don’t meet the immediate age requirements despite their health vulnerabilities, and that is causing some backlash.
    32-year-old Adam Byers has spinal muscular atrophy, and since last March, he’s only left his house once for non-medical reasons because he doesn’t want to take the chance of contracting coronavirus due to hi
  • Conejo Valley Unified Students Return To High School Campuses

    Conejo Valley Unified Students Return To High School Campuses
    THOUSAND OAKS (CBSLA) – High schools have had to fight especially hard to bring back in-person learning because of the safety concerns raised by changing classes.
    So while young children in Ventura County’s Conejo Valley Unified came back in November, high school students had to wait until Monday.
    A total of about 3,600 students returned to Westlake as well as Newbury Park and Thousand Oaks high schools.
    The school’s principal says safety protocols and infrastructure upgrades a
  • Stimulus Check Update: When Might Your $1,400 Economic Relief Payment Arrive?

    Stimulus Check Update: When Might Your $1,400 Economic Relief Payment Arrive?
    (CBS Detroit) — A third stimulus check is now one step closer to reality. The Senate recently passed a $1,400 relief payment, as part of President Biden’s $1.9 trillion economic relief package. The American Rescue Plan aims to counter the economic fallout from COVID and stabilize the economy. It has broad support among Democratic and Republican voters, though no Republican Senators voted in favor of it. The modified package, which returns to the House for another vote, also cont
  • President Biden To Make First Primetime Address Later This Week Marking Roughly 1-Year Anniversary Of COVID-19 Pandemic In US

    President Biden To Make First Primetime Address Later This Week Marking Roughly 1-Year Anniversary Of COVID-19 Pandemic In US
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — President Joe Biden will make his first primetime address later this week to mark roughly the one-year anniversary of the coronavirus pandemic. Biden will deliver remarks on Thursday to discuss the pain Americans have experienced over the last year.
    CBS News Correspondent Nancy Cordes tweeted about the address at the White House press briefing on Monday.
    “At White House press briefing, @PressSec announced @POTUS will deliver his first primetime address on Thursda
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  • Mexican Restaurant Threatened With ICE Calls For Not Ending Mask Policy, Owner Says

    Mexican Restaurant Threatened With ICE Calls For Not Ending Mask Policy, Owner Says
    HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM) – The owner of a Mexican restaurant in Texas said some customers have threatened to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement on his employees because of the business’ continued requirement of masks.
    Last week, Gov. Greg Abbott announced he was easing statewide COVID-19 restrictions by rescinding the mask mandate and allowing any business to operate at 100% capacity. The orders will officially be lifted on Wednesday, March 10. Businesses, however, are able to
  • Man Shot And Killed By Burbank Police Checking On Child Wandering In Hotel Parking Lot

    Man Shot And Killed By Burbank Police Checking On Child Wandering In Hotel Parking Lot
    BURBANK (CBSLA) — A man police say was armed with a gun was shot and killed Monday by Burbank officers.
    The shooting happened just before 5 a.m. in the parking lot of the Quality Inn Burbank Airport, 2255 N. Buena Vista Street. Police had been called to check on the welfare of a child who was seen wandering the parking lot.
    Police say the officers made contact with a man in the lot, and the officer-involved shooting occurred. The man was taken to a hospital, where he died.
    The details of w
  • Tom Kenney & Bill Fagerbakke: ‘People Find SpongeBob SquarePants & Patrick Star Fun To Hang Out With’

    Tom Kenney & Bill Fagerbakke: ‘People Find SpongeBob SquarePants & Patrick Star Fun To Hang Out With’
    (CBS Local)– Paramount+ is now streaming and fans of SpongeBob SquarePants will be delighted to know that there is a brand new movie and TV series available right now. “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run” is a film about SpongeBob and Patrick Star searching for SponeBob’s beloved pet snail Gary after he goes missing and “Kamp Koral” provides a new look at the gang when SpongeBob was just 10- years-old.
    Tom Kenney and Bill Fagerbakke have been the icon
  • Meghan Markle Reveals Thoughts Of Suicide In Interview With Oprah, Shining Light On Mental Health Needs, Support

    Meghan Markle Reveals Thoughts Of Suicide In Interview With Oprah, Shining Light On Mental Health Needs, Support
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s stunning interview with Oprah has shined a bright light on mental health and how people can reach out and get the help and support they need.
    Los Angeles-based psychotherapist Dr. John Tsilimparis said he was impressed with the couple’s awareness that they needed help but weren’t getting it, forcing them to step back from the British royal family.
    “It seemed like their fate was already sewn up at that point, tha
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  • CDC: Vaccinated People May Meet Without Masks

    CDC: Vaccinated People May Meet Without Masks
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control says vaccinated people can gather with those at low risk for the coronavirus without masks but should still cover their faces in public.
    The long-awaited guidance from the CDC begins the process of providing clarity to Americans anxious to learn how the nation will begin returning to normalcy as vaccinations ramp up.
    Under the guidelines, fully vaccinated people could gather in groups without masks or social distancing. Vaccinated people co
  • Serena Williams, Gabrielle Union Express Support For Meghan Markle, Prince Harry After Bombshell Interview

    Serena Williams, Gabrielle Union Express Support For Meghan Markle, Prince Harry After Bombshell Interview
    HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — Famous Americans have got Meghan Markle’s back after her bombshell interview with Oprah revealed she struggled with suicidal thoughts and endured racist attitudes from the British monarchy and press.
    The much-anticipated, two-hour interview with the former “Suits” actress and her husband, Prince Harry, aired Sunday, and revealed shocking details, including Markle’s asking for help for her mental health and being denied by the British monarchy and
  • 2 Hospitalized After Police Shooting Erupts At Scene Of Separate Shooting In Riverside

    2 Hospitalized After Police Shooting Erupts At Scene Of Separate Shooting In Riverside
    RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — Two people were taken to the hospital after an officer-involved shooting erupted at the scene of a separate shooting.
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    Police were already at the scene of a shooting at 1788 University Avenue, behind an Enterprise Rent-A-Car in the Gown Center Shopping Mall, at about midnight when another shooting, this one involving an officer, erupted.
    Two people have been taken to the hospital – one in critical condition and another with non-life-threatening injuri
  • ‘I’m Shocked’: Redondo Beach Neighbors React After Learning That Man In His 30s Was Shot, Killed

    ‘I’m Shocked’: Redondo Beach Neighbors React After Learning That Man In His 30s Was Shot, Killed
    REDONDO BEACH (CBSLA) — A man was shot and killed in Redondo Beach on Saturday night, and four possible suspects have been apprehended.
    The shooting was reported around 8 p.m. Saturday in the 600 block of N. Juanita Avenue at a rental property, prompting a massive police presence.
    It was there that officers responded and located a victim who had been shot multiple times. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses said as many has six shots had been fired.
    Soon after arriving, o
  • Team LeBron Wins NBA All-Star Game 170-150

    Team LeBron Wins NBA All-Star Game 170-150
    ATLANTA (AP) — In the midst of a pandemic, this was assured of being an NBA All-Star Game like no other.
    The stands were mostly empty. The crowd noise was largely piped in. There were no A-list celebrities sitting courtside. Two players had to sit out after getting haircuts.
    But in the end, it had a familiar feel.
    Team LeBron won again.
    Knocking down shots from all over the court, LeBron James’ powerhouse squad closed the first half with a dominating run to set up a 170-150 romp over
  • Garcetti: 88,000 Vaccines To Be Given Out During The Week At City Sites

    Garcetti: 88,000 Vaccines To Be Given Out During The Week At City Sites
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – California’s vaccination efforts are ramping up once again.
    10 million doses have been administered in the state so far, according to the California Governor’s Office.
    In a statement Sunday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said the city sites will administer nearly 88,000 vaccines during the week, the majority being first doses.
    L.A. County said it is expecting more than 50,000 doses from Johnson & Johnson.
    Officials with the county added they will con
  • ‘I Was Desperate’: Prince Harry And Meghan’s Bombshell Interview

    ‘I Was Desperate’: Prince Harry And Meghan’s Bombshell Interview
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – In a bombshell interview, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle described endless attacks and increasing isolation that started almost immediately after their fairy-tale 2018 wedding.
    The situation became so overwhelming and serious that Markle said she became suicidal.
    “I was really ashamed to say it at the time and ashamed to have to admit it to Harry at the time because I know how much loss he’s suffered. But I knew if I didn’t say it, then I would
  • ‘I’m Broken Emotionally’: Woman Hurt After Violent Beverly Hills Robbery Speaks Out

    ‘I’m Broken Emotionally’: Woman Hurt After Violent Beverly Hills Robbery Speaks Out
    BEVERLY HILLS (CBSLA) – A woman that was hurt in the aftermath of an armed robbery at an upscale restaurant is speaking out, saying that the assault she endured lead to both physical and emotional scars.
    The woman, who did not want to be identified for her safety, was waiting outside Il Pastaio in Beverly Hills Thursday afternoon when three robbers stolen a man’s $500,000 watch, stuck a gun to his head, and shot a nearby woman in the leg, police said.
    As the crooks were running
  • Bell Gardens Police Find`Ghost Gun’ While Searching For Suspect

    Bell Gardens Police Find`Ghost Gun’ While Searching For Suspect
    BELL GARDENS (CBSLA) — Authorities Sunday sought the public’s help in locating a man who abandoned a vehicle during a pursuit with police in Bell Gardens and left a “ghost gun” – a weapon with no manufacturer-imprinted serial number – near or inside the car.
    Officers attempted to stop the vehicle sometime Friday for a traffic violation, which triggered a pursuit that came to an end in the 6600 block of Garfield Avenue, said Lt. Ruben Musquiz of the Bell Garden
  • LA County Reports 1,313 New Cases Of COVID-19; 22 Deaths

    LA County Reports 1,313 New Cases Of COVID-19; 22 Deaths
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles County Sunday reported 1,313 new cases of COVID-19 and 22 additional deaths.
    In addition, the number of coronavirus patients in L.A. County hospitals continued to fall, dropping to 1,132, according to state health officials.
    Meanwhile, in what county officials hope is the beginning of the end of severe COVID-19 vaccine shortages, the county will receive its largest vaccine allotment to date this week with nearly two-thirds of the supply being used to admin
  • Woman, Child Found Dead Inside Rancho Cucamonga Home

    Woman, Child Found Dead Inside Rancho Cucamonga Home
    RANCHO CUCAMONGA (CBSLA) — Authorities on Sunday continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two people who were found inside a home in Rancho Cucamonga. A third person has been hospitalized.
    Deputies responded to the home in the 6800 block of Bergano Place around 3 a.m. following a report of an unknown problem inside the home.
    When they arrived, they located two individuals who had died. One was an adult female, and the second was a child. A third victim, describe
  • Man In His 20s Sought After Robbing 76 Gas Station In Ventura At Knifepoint

    Man In His 20s Sought After Robbing 76 Gas Station In Ventura At Knifepoint
    VENTURA (CBSLA) — Authorities on Sunday were searching for a man who robbed a 76 gas station clerk at knifepoint in Ventura.
    The incident unfolded just after 4 a.m. Sunday in the 11008 block of Citrus Drive. It was there that authorities say the suspect entered the gas station and confronted the clerk with a knife. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, he fled on foot.
    The suspect was described as a man in his 20s wearing a black hat, hooded sweater, black pants and a brown bandan
  • ‘I’m Shocked’ Say Redondo Beach Neighbors After Learning That Man In His 30s Was Shot, Killed

    ‘I’m Shocked’ Say Redondo Beach Neighbors After Learning That Man In His 30s Was Shot, Killed
    REDONDO BEACH (CBSLA) — A man was shot and killed in Redondo Beach on Saturday night, and four possible suspects have been apprehended.The shooting was reported around 8 p.m. Saturday in the 600 block of N. Juanita Avenue at a rental property, prompting a massive police presence.It was there that officers responded and located a victim who had been shot multiple times. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses said as many has six shots had been fired.
    Soon after arriving, off
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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