See how many slogans you can match to candidates – Daily News

With the first political convention of the summer being held July 15-18, we test your knowledge of candidate slogans of today and the past. Slogan quiz Every politician tries to boil down their hundreds of promises and long speeches into one succinct slogan. The first campaign to use advertising and slogans was William Henry Harrison … Read more

LA City attorney sues Airbnb influencer, alleged head of illegal rental ring – Daily News

Los Angeles City Attorney Hydee Feldstein Soto has filed a lawsuit against a “massive” illegal short-term rental ring, allegedly run by an Airbnb influencer who offered master classes in his rental schemes. According to the complaint, the rental group reaped more than $4 million in profits by listing dozens of illegal vacation rentals on platforms … Read more

LA County is reviewing cooling center protocols and public awareness – Daily News

As the region deals with a lingering heat wave, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors asked its staff on Tuesday, July 9, for an assessment of current protocols for activating cooling centers, possible ways of expanding the availability of the centers, and ensuring all communities are aware of ways to beat the heat. A … Read more

Vespucci sails on from San Pedro to continue on its 20-month world tour – Daily News

The extended and festive Fourth of July weekend visit by the Italian tall ship Amerigo Vespucci came to an end on Monday, July 8, as the ship’s crew and well-wishers gathered at San Pedro’s Outer Harbor to send the ship on its way. The vessel, on a lengthy world tour, arrived on Tuesday, July 2, … Read more

Pepper spray still used every day in LA County juvenile halls, despite supervisors’ orders to stop – Daily News

When Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall reopened in July 2023, probation officers arriving for their first shifts were forced to surrender the pepper spray canisters they had relied on to combat fights and unruly youth at other juvenile facilities. “There will be no pepper spray at this location,” Felicia Cotton, then-acting chief deputy of the Los … Read more

Several teens detained after disturbance at Carson mall – Daily News

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Carson Station warned residents to steer clear of the area near the SouthBay Pavilion Mall on Saturday evening after a disturbance involving hundreds of juveniles. Juveniles gathered as a trash can was lit on fire outside the mall in Carson, at 20700 Avalon Blvd., said sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Tracy … Read more

Red, white and blue roll into LA County on a sizzling July 4 – Daily News

District 3 Councilmember Kristina Duggan joins youngsters on Bay Shore Ave. during the annual Fourth of July Kids Bike Parade on Thursday, July 4, 2024, in Long Beach. (Photo by Howard Freshman, Contributing Photographer) Luca Terry is ready for the 20th annual Fourth of July Kids Bike Parade on Thursday, July 4, 2024, at Rosie’s … Read more

Dead mountain lion found on 405 Freeway near Getty Museum – Daily News

A mountain lion was found dead on the northbound 405 Freeway, off of Sepulveda Blvd. near The Getty Museum, California Highway Patrol officials confirmed. Police received reports of a deceased animal around 2:31 p.m. on Thursday, July 4 and responded, a CHP officer said Thursday. They identified the animal and called the state Department Fish … Read more

Judge’s ruling a ‘gut-punch’ in Linda Cummings’ case – Daily News

Orange County Superior Court Department C-35 Oct. 9, 2009 Louis Wiechecki, in a suit and tie, sat at the counsel table in Judge Frank Fasel’s eighth-floor courtroom awaiting the most important judicial ruling in his life. Editor’s note Former Orange County Register reporter Larry Welborn covered Linda Cummings’ story from 1974 until his retirement in … Read more

An uphill battle as Southern California cities try to combat illegal Fourth of July fireworks – Daily News

As the Fourth of July looms each year, Southern California’s police and fire agencies battle a predictable crime: illegal fireworks that will be set off for hours on end, rattling neighborhoods and lighting up the sky. The dangerous effects of the illicit devices are just as predictable, among them injuries, fires, dense smoke and emotional … Read more