Los Angeles

February 12, 2019 - 11:39 am
(KNX 1070) - Out with the coal, out with the gas and in with the new. As in renewable energy. Los Angeles is planning to shut down three of its natural gas power plants and saving billions of dollars as it moves towards cleaner energy. Mayor Eric Garcetti says Los Angeles will abandon a plan to...
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AP
February 10, 2019 - 9:48 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Janelle Monae remembers being frustrated at last year's Grammy Awards, where male acts dominated in nominations and the only woman competing for the night's top award, Lorde, didn't get a chance to perform onstage. But this year, Monae is looking forward to the show, where women...
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AP
February 09, 2019 - 9:33 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nobody pokes more fun at Dolly Parton — all hair, sequins, nine-inch nails and five-inch stilettos — than the country superstar herself. Parton was celebrated for her musical achievements and philanthropic work as MusiCares Person of the Year on Friday night. She's the first...
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US Immigration and Customs Enforcement
February 08, 2019 - 8:38 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - U.S. and Australian authorities have intercepted a huge haul of methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin headed for Australia from the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex, federal authorities announced Thursday. The drugs were intercepted on Jan. 11 by U.S. Customs and Border...
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USA Today
February 08, 2019 - 7:08 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles City Council is set to consider a resolution today that would declare Los Angeles a "city of sanctuary" for immigrants, although it would be non-binding and not change any city laws. The resolution was passed by the Immigrant Affairs, Civil Rights, & Equity...
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Pete Demetriou
February 07, 2019 - 1:31 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Metro announced today that it has formed a partnership with the San Francisco-based company Getaround to offer a carsharing service at more than 25 transit park-and-ride lots throughout Los Angeles County. Getaround allows people to rent and drive cars owned by people in their...
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LAPD
February 07, 2019 - 10:43 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - An elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department was ordered today by Mayor Eric Garcetti to reduce the number of vehicle stops it conducts in response to calls from activists and an investigation by the Los Angeles Times that claims officers pulled over a disproportionate...
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jon baird
February 03, 2019 - 11:55 am
(CBS News/KNX 1070) -- Sunday night's drama will unfold at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta's new $2 billion crown jewel. The security plan has been two years in the making, with more than 40 law enforcement agencies overseeing a network with thousands of downtown security cameras, bomb-sniffing dogs...
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January 31, 2019 - 1:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A South Los Angeles pimp and prostitute known as "Pretty Hoe" on social media was sentenced today to 15 years behind bars for using the internet to try to enlist underage girls to work for her on the streets. Melanie Williams was sentenced to the mandatory minimum of 180 months...
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Associated Press
January 29, 2019 - 3:46 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Multiple sources reported early Tuesday that LA Mayor Eric Garcetti would announce that he was not going to make a run for president in 2020. In Garcetti's scheduled news conference he gave his official statement that he would not make a bid for the White House. Politico was the first...
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