Los Angeles

Brent Underwood
July 17, 2018 - 5:55 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Sounds like a "bargain" compared to what people pay for a house in the Los Angeles area. Some LA investors spent $1.4 million and got a whole ghost town in Sierra Nevada. The decision to buy Cerro Gordo near Lone Pine came down to this. Brent Underwood and his friends closed on the...
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July 17, 2018 - 2:58 pm
(KNX 1070) -- The City of Los Angeles is going after funeral homes for withholding price lists from potential customers. City Attorney Mike Feuer: A survey of local funeral home websites turned up six that did not have prices online or offer a list upon a request. They got letters from the City...
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Jon Baird
July 09, 2018 - 8:59 am
(KNX 1070) - Record-breaking heat led to tens of thousands of DWP customers losing power. Many are asking why. Marty Adams is the DWP's chief operating officer, he says the outages were largely the result of over-loaded power stations and aging equipment that couldn't keep up with demand. Ratepayer...
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USA Today
July 05, 2018 - 11:45 am
(KNX 1070) - Preservationists seek historic-cultural monument status for three Los Angeles Times buildings in downtown. KNX reporter Claudia Peschiutta reports: With the newspaper's staff moving out to El Segundo, and a real estate developer planning to turn what's known as Times Mirror Square into...
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CBS
July 03, 2018 - 1:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (CBS NEWS) -- Every month, Mary Davis throws a massive rooftop birthday party on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles, home of some of the worst poverty in the nation. Davis says when you're on the rooftop, it feels like "you are on top of the world." But that's not a feeling the young...
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July 03, 2018 - 10:24 am
(KNX 1070) - The long-awaited licensing of marijuana growers and manufacturers in Los Angeles will get underway next month. Roughly 150 cannabis retailers are up and running but have had to get their supply from nowhere close. KNX 1070's reporter Karen Adams reports: Illya Schmidt, who runs Los...
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Claudia Peschiutta/KNX 1070
July 02, 2018 - 5:11 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A psychiatric hospital with locations in Echo Park and Rosemead has agreed to a settlement with the city and county of Los Angeles over allegations of "patient dumping." LA County District Attorney Jackie Lacey says her office found evidence of more than 750 homeless people being...
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Associated Press
July 01, 2018 - 10:58 am
(AP/KNX 1070) - LeBron James is leaving home for Hollywood and an iconic team. The Los Angeles Lakers have a new superstar — L.A.-Bron. The four-time NBA MVP announced Sunday night that he has agreed to a four-year, $154 million contract with the Lakers, joining one of the league's most storied...
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Getty
June 28, 2018 - 2:40 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A nursing home in South LA reaches a settlement of close to half a million dollars with the City over patient-dumping allegations. The settlement comes about three months after Ronald Anderson, who's diabetic and wheelchair-bound, was allegedly kicked out of the Avalon Villa Care...
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Getty
June 22, 2018 - 3:52 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Mayor Eric Garcetti says city officials are trying to learn more about the migrant kids recently separated from their parents at the border and sent to the LA area. They've apparently gotten few details. Garcetti says they believe there are at least 100 kids, many of them among the...
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