What you need to know in SoCal May 16, 2022

What you need to know in SoCal May 16, 2022

Good morning, So Cal. Here’s what you need to know today. Your Weather Planner Clouds over the coast and basins will clear, and the afternoon will be mostly sunny. Temperatures west of the mountains will be about 3 to 10 degrees cooler than yesterday. Winds kick up this afternoon and evening over the mountains and … Read more

Progressives target Democratic incumbents on LA City Council

Progressives target Democratic incumbents on LA City Council

LOS ANGELES — If you’re looking to change the way Los Angeles handles its homeless crisis, Mike Rose says the City Council is a good place to start. He lives near the border of two separate districts and is part of an effort to shake things up at City Hall. What You Need To Know … Read more

1 Dead, 5 Wounded in California Church Shooting – NBC New York

1 Dead, 5 Wounded in California Church Shooting – NBC New York

A man opened fire during a lunch reception at a Southern California church on Sunday, killing one person and wounding five senior citizens before being arrested and hog-tied by parishioners in what a sheriff’s official called an act of “exceptional heroism and bravery.” Four of the five people wounded suffered critical gunshot injuries during the … Read more

$230M settlement reached over 2015 California oil spill

0M settlement reached over 2015 California oil spill

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The owner of an oil pipeline that spewed thousands of barrels of crude oil onto Southern California beaches in 2015 has agreed to pay $230 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by fishermen and property owners, court documents show. What You Need To Know On May 19, 2015, oil gushed … Read more

Budget Committee advances 2022-23 budget to City Council

Budget Committee advances 2022-23 budget to City Council

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles City Council Budget and Finance Committee finished revising Mayor Eric Garcetti’s proposed budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year Friday afternoon and will send it to the full Los Angeles City Council, which will begin its portion of the budget process on Wednesday. What You Need To Know Dozens … Read more

Los Angeles City Council approves settlement of homelessness lawsuit, to develop up to 16,000 beds, housing units

Los Angeles City Council approves settlement of homelessness lawsuit, to develop up to 16,000 beds, housing units

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles City Council approved a settlement with the LA Alliance for Human Rights Wednesday in which the city will spend up to $3 billion over the next five years to develop as many as 16,000 beds or housing units for the homeless, enough to accommodate 60% of the homeless … Read more

Investors spent $18B on SoCal apartments this past year

Investors spent B on SoCal apartments this past year

LOS ANGELES — Investors are capitalizing on the high demand for housing in Southern California. In the past four quarters, investors spent more than $18.6 billion buying apartments, duplexes and other multifamily properties in the Greater Los Angeles region, Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis reported. What You Need To Know Investors spent more than $18.6 billion … Read more

Evening Briefing: May 12, 2022

Evening Briefing: May 12, 2022

Good evening, So Cal. We’re wrapping up the day for you with the most important stories you need to know and your weather outlook. Your Weather Planner Temperatures warmed considerably Thursday, and it will get even warmer Friday and Saturday as high pressure builds over Southern California. Temperatures will reach the 80s and 90s for … Read more

LACo board to hold public hearing on $38.5B budget

LACo board to hold public hearing on .5B budget

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A public hearing is scheduled Wednesday for a $38.5 billion recommended Los Angeles County budget for fiscal year 2022-23. The recommended budget was presented by County CEO Fesia Davenport to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on April 19, the first step in a months-long budget process for Los Angeles … Read more