2028 Olympics In Los Angeles: Venues Proposed

Organizers of the LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games on Friday unveiled its first batch of updates to its venue plan for the 2028 Summer Games in Los Angeles. The biggest moves including earmarking SoFi Stadium in Inglewood to become the largest-ever Olympics venue for swimming; setting Crypto.com Arena to host gymnastics, replacing the Forum; the … Read more

LAUSD votes to ban student cellphone use

LOS ANGELES (NewsNation) — The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board of Education voted on Tuesday to ban cellphone use during the school day. The new rule will take effect in January 2025, though the Los Angeles Times reports that the details still need to be “approved in a future meeting by the Board … Read more

Cellphone ban OK’d by Los Angeles school board

The Los Angeles school board voted Tuesday to ban cell phones in classrooms, a trend that has been spreading to multiple districts across the U.S.   The move, approved by a 5-to-2 vote, makes the school district the largest yet to ban cell phones, with the board pointing to studies that show they distract students, … Read more

It’s Been 30 Years Since OJ Simpson Led The LAPD On A Car Chase Down The 405

Everyone remembers where they were when OJ Simpson – in the back of a white Ford Bronco being driven by AC Cowlings – made his way down The 405 in a low-speed pursuit with the Los Angeles Police Department. I just happened to be about two years away from being born, but that’s neither here … Read more

Fugitive ex-CEO arrested on investor fraud charges

Hercules Investments CEO and CIO James McDonald. CNBC A former investment company CEO who previously appeared as a paid contributor to CNBC was arrested on fraud charges after more than two years as a fugitive from a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation, federal prosecutors said. The defendant, James Arthur McDonald Jr., is accused of misrepresenting … Read more

Los Angeles Filming Fees Increasing July 1, FilmLA Says Amid Production Slump

FilmLA is raising its fees next month, citing rising costs and the continuing downturn in Los Angeles on-location film and TV production. The city and county film-permitting office said today that it is imposing a roughly 4% increase effective July 1. The permit application fee will be $931, with various other rates increasing as well. … Read more

Anti-Israel protests surround Biden’s star-studded campaign fundraiser in LA

Hundreds of anti-Israel protesters descended on President Biden’s star-studded Los Angeles campaign fundraiser on Saturday night, where he’s expected to haul in record-setting $28 million. The demonstrators attempted to block the entrance and disrupt the ritzy event at the Peacock Theater in downtown LA . Protesters waved Palestinian flags and chanted “From the sea to … Read more

Los Angeles Finally Ends Covid Vaccination Requirement For Municipal Employees

More than a year after the Los Angeles City Council lifted the city’s declaration of emergency related to the coronavirus, council members today ended the policy requiring municipal employees to bevaccinated for Covid. Council members approved an ordinance in a 13-0 vote to terminate the vaccination policy for all current and future city workers retroactive … Read more

Inside Favorite Daughter’s Quest to Be the Next Billion-dollar Brand

Sara and Erin Foster are quick with a joke, whether they’re skewering each other on their podcast or on Instagram sharing photos of adventures with home birth or planking with their younger stepmom, Katherine McPhee. But no one should be laughing at the Hollywood sister act’s growing L.A. contemporary fashion brand. After launching four years … Read more

Democrat Ruben Gallego Headlines L.A. Fundraiser For Arizona Senate Race

Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) raised money from Los Angeles and showbiz donors on Sunday for his campaign for a U.S. Senate seat in Arizona. He’s the latest Democratic candidate to tap industry sources for campaign funds, as the party faces an uphill climb to retain control of the chamber. The event Sunday was at the … Read more