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Activists Demand Mayor Prohibit LAPD's Use of Drones

Activists Demand Mayor Prohibit LAPD's Use of Drones

A pair of Draganflyer X6 drones were given to the LAPD by Seattle earlier this year, but they have not yet been deployed,

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National Weather Service Issues Rip Current Warning

National Weather Service Issues Rip Current Warning

Be careful, especially in south-facing beaches.
Salmonella Fears Prompt Recall of Almond, Peanut Butters

Salmonella Fears Prompt Recall of Almond, Peanut Butters

The goods in question were sold at Whole Foods, Ralph's and Trader Joe's.
Coroner IDs Body Found by Mulholland Drive as L.A. Man

Coroner IDs Body Found by Mulholland Drive as L.A. Man

Drew Bernstein, 51, of Los Angeles was identified by the coroner's office. The death is being investigated as a possible suicide.
Small Quake Strikes off Coast of Malibu, Did You Notice?

Small Quake Strikes off Coast of Malibu, Did You Notice?

It measured 3.4, and there are no reports of damages or injuries.
Bill to Provide $400M in Tax Breaks to Film Industry to Work Locally Heads to Senate

Bill to Provide $400M in Tax Breaks to Film Industry to Work Locally Heads to Senate

About 16,000 film and TV jobs, representing about $1.5 billion in wages, have been lost to other states and countries between 2004 and 2012.
Transient Pleads Not Guilty to Pacific Palisades Kidnapping, Carjacking

Transient Pleads Not Guilty to Pacific Palisades Kidnapping, Carjacking

Brian Thomas Cruz allegedly broke into a home on Monday in the 100 block of Marquez Place and forced a woman at knifepoint to drive him.
If Your Polling Place Offered Lottery Prizes, Would You Be More Likely to Vote?

If Your Polling Place Offered Lottery Prizes, Would You Be More Likely to Vote?

The city Ethics Commission suggested today that the City Council may want to explore the idea of a lottery, maybe 100 prizes of $1,000.
Transient Charged in Pacific Palisades Kidnapping, Assault and Multiple Carjackings

Transient Charged in Pacific Palisades Kidnapping, Assault and Multiple Carjackings

Brian Thomas Cruz is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday. According to prosecutors, Cruz has prior convictions for burglary, robbery and rape
Iranian-American Immigration Judge Sues Over Being Barred from Hearing Cases Related to Iran

Iranian-American Immigration Judge Sues Over Being Barred from Hearing Cases Related to Iran

A. Ashley Tabaddor claims the U.S. Department of Justice based its disqualification order on racially motivated and discriminatory criteria.
The Most Recently Hired LAPD Officers to Get a Raise

The Most Recently Hired LAPD Officers to Get a Raise

In a legal settlement, the Los Angeles City Council reverses the results of the last five years of budget slashing for about 1,000 officers.
Art from Palisades Native Chosen to Be on Permanent Display at Dow Jones HQ

Art from Palisades Native Chosen to Be on Permanent Display at Dow Jones HQ

Michael Levin, student at Pratt Institute, created portraits of family members in the style of the Wall Street Journal's drawing "photos."
One-Third of Intersections Near Elementary Schools Go Unmanned, Crossing Guards Say

One-Third of Intersections Near Elementary Schools Go Unmanned, Crossing Guards Say

Crossing Guards flood the Los Angeles City Council chambers to express concern about a staffing shortage.
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Gets Five More Years

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Gets Five More Years

The Police Commission re-appoints him, voting 4-1 to extend Beck's tenure.
Goodbye Donald Sterling, Hello Steve Ballmer

Goodbye Donald Sterling, Hello Steve Ballmer

In a brief statement, the NBA confirmed the deal transferring ownership of the Clippers, saying the sale was following a court order.
A Way to Introduce 'Schoolhouse Rock' to Your Children

A Way to Introduce 'Schoolhouse Rock' to Your Children

On stage at the Smothers Theatre at Pepperdine University.
640,000-Plus Students Go Back to School

640,000-Plus Students Go Back to School

Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Unified School District has not settled contract negotiations with teachers.
Man Kidnaps Pacific Palisades Woman, Leads Police Chase that Ends in Malibu

Man Kidnaps Pacific Palisades Woman, Leads Police Chase that Ends in Malibu

Before a crash that seriously injured two, the victim purposely crashed near Pali High to get away. The suspect then carjacked another car.
Prosecutors Say Death Penalty Decision Expected in November in LAX Murder Case

Prosecutors Say Death Penalty Decision Expected in November in LAX Murder Case

The decision on whether to seek the death penalty in the case against Paul Anthony Ciancia is ultimately up to Attorney General Eric Holder.
LAPD Alleged to be Downplaying Violent Assaults

LAPD Alleged to be Downplaying Violent Assaults

An LAPD watchdog will analyze allegations the department misclassified nearly 1,200 violent crimes as minor offenses in a one-year span.

Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) Introduces New Board Members David Darst and Alexandra Landes

Darst and Landes – both of whom lost mothers to cancer – will connect with a younger demographic