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  • Los Angeles weighs phasing out oil and gas drilling

    01/21/2022 5:32:03 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 7 replies
    Nypost ^ | 01/21/2022 | AP
    The University Park neighborhood of Los Angeles has a lot in common with urban areas across the US: A dense population with lots of businesses and housing. A cluster of car dealerships. A row of restaurants. Schools and a community center. But nestled in the predominantly Latino community is something rarely found in urban areas outside California: an oil field.
  • Can Los Angeles be Saved?

    01/20/2022 10:00:30 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 88 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/20/2022 | Patricia Jay
    On Monday, off-duty LAPD officer Fernando Arroyos and his girlfriend were out in South L.A. looking at houses, in anticipation of getting married and settling down there. Sure, it was after dark, and most Angelenos do not venture out at night these days, but Fernando was LAPD, highly trained in police work and educated at U.C. Berkeley, and thought he had it all down. Then four gangbangers from the local crime organization (too highly advanced to be called a gang), Florencia 13, saw the silver chains around his neck and decided to rob him. Arroyos told his girlfriend to run....
  • UCLA grad student, 24, is stabbed to death while working in LA furniture store: Homeless man knifes her in random attack before calmly walking out of back door

    01/17/2022 10:18:25 AM PST · by thegagline · 38 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 01/17/2022 | Jack Newman
    A UCLA grad student has been stabbed to death in a random attack while she was working in a luxury furniture store in Los Angeles. Brianna Kupfer, 24, was alone in the Croft House store on La Brea Avenue in LA's upscale Fairfax neighborhood when a man entered and knifed her. The architectural design student from Pacific Palisades was discovered 20 minutes later by another customer. By the time police arrived at the scene, she was already dead. Police said the male suspect is believed to be homeless and fled through the back door before calming walking down an alley,...
  • UCLA grad student, 24, is stabbed to death in LA furniture store

    01/17/2022 7:27:52 AM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 56 replies
    A UCLA grad student has been stabbed to death in a random attack while she was working in a luxury furniture store in Los Angeles. Brianna Kupfer, 24, was alone in the Croft House store on La Brea Avenue when a customer entered and knifed her. The architectural design student from Pacific Palisades was discovered 20 minutes later by another customer after Thursday's attack. By the time police arrived at the scene, she was already dead. Police said the male suspect is believed to be homeless
  • 'We have a lot of criminals on the streets that shouldn’t be out': Father of murdered UCLA student, 24, blames LA's woke politicians and prosecutors after she was randomly stabbed to death by homeless man in furniture store

    01/18/2022 7:44:24 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 56 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 18 January 2022 | ANDREA CAVALLIER
    The devastated father of a UCLA grad student who was stabbed to death in broad daylight last week while working in a luxury LA furniture store is slamming politicians for ignoring the recent spike in violent crime.
  • Employee Fatally Stabbed at Hancock Park Furniture Store (Los Angeles Crime)

    01/15/2022 4:37:36 PM PST · by vespa300 · 16 replies
    LA Magazine ^ | 1/14/2022 | Kailyn Brown
    A 24-year-old woman was stabbed to death Thursday afternoon while working at a Hancock Park furniture store by a man who is still on the loose. Brianna Kupfer of Pacific Palisades was working alone at the Croft House furniture store in the 300 block of La Brea Avenue, near Beverly Boulevard, when a man entered the store, attacked her and stabbed her to death with a knife, Los Angeles police said. The man was last seen exiting the store through the back and heading northbound in the alley, according to video surveillance footage.
  • Police are searching for a man suspected of stabbing a 24-year-old woman to death in a Los Angeles furniture store on Thursday afternoon.

    01/14/2022 11:45:09 AM PST · by shadowlands1960 · 28 replies
    BREITBART ^ | January 14th, 2022 | Katherine Hamilton
    Kupfer was working alone at the store when she was killed around 1:35 p.m., according to the Santa Monica Observer. “A customer found the body of Brianna Kupfer on the floor of the Croft House when he walked into the store,” the report continued.
  • LAPD identifies Brianna Kupfer's suspected killer as a career criminal who was out on $1K bail

    01/18/2022 7:38:35 PM PST · by algore · 36 replies
    Los Angeles police have identified the suspect wanted in the fatal stabbing of UCLA grad student Brianna Kupfer, who was brutally slain at her job in a luxury furniture store. Shawn Laval Smith, 31, was named by LAPD on Tuesday night as the suspect captured on video in chilling footage as he calmly purchased a vape pen from a 7-Eleven 30 minutes after the cold-blooded murder. 'He should be considered armed and dangerous. If seen do not approach, call 911,' police said in a statement. Los Angles County Sheriff's Department records list Smith as currently free on a $1,000 bail...
  • Suspect ID’ed in murder of Brianna Kupfer; cops release video of alleged killer

    01/18/2022 9:15:03 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 48 replies
    Breaking 911 ^ | 01 18 2022 | Staff
    The Los Angeles Police Department on Tuesday identified a suspect in the apparent random killing of 24-year-old Brianna Kupfer, a Pacific Palisades woman who worked at Croft House furniture store. A manhunt is underway for 31-year-old Shawn Laval Smith — he should be considered armed and dangerous. A reward of up to $250,000 is being offered in the case. According to police: On Thursday afternoon, January 13, 2022, around 1:50 p.m., Wilshire Patrol officers responded to a radio call of an “Ambulance Assault with a Deadly Weapon” at a business, located at the 300 block of North La Brea Avenue....
  • Brianna Kupfer murder: Suspect identified in connection to UCLA student's death

    01/18/2022 6:50:14 PM PST · by House Atreides · 50 replies
    Fox 11 Los Angeles ^ | January 18, 2022 | KJ Hiramoti
    A suspect has been identified in connection to the murder of a UCLA graduate student in Hancock Park. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, 31-year-old Shawn Laval Smith is wanted in connection to Brianna Kupfer's death. Kupfer was found dead by a customer at a luxury furniture store during daytime last week. Authorities believe her death was the result of a random attack. Smith has been seen in Pasadena, Santa Monica, West Hollywood, Covina and other parts of California, according to LAPD. LAPD believes Smith is armed and dangerous. Anyone near Smith is asked to call 911, instead of...
  • Viral Video Shows Stunning Amount of Package Theft From California Freight Trains While DA Is Missing in Action

    01/15/2022 6:08:28 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/15/2022 | Nick Arama
    We’ve seen a lot of problems with the supply chain leading to delays of packages and bare shelves. Joe Biden has claimed success, despite the bare shelves and despite the same number of ships backed up in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach that were stuck there when he announced that he would be formally addressing the issue last year.But ships and trucks having issues aren’t the only problem.Photojournalist John Schreiber for CBS’ LA affiliate posted an eye-opening thread about train burglaries in Los Angeles. The thread has gone viral, with the initial video gaining over 5.6 million...
  • California appeals court upholds firings of two LAPD cops who ignored unfolding robbery at nearby Macy's store to hunt down a POKEMON GO 'Snorlax' character

    01/11/2022 12:53:34 PM PST · by algore · 11 replies
    Two LAPD cops who ignored calls to attend a robbery at a nearby Macy's to play Pokemon have failed in their bid to have their firing reversed. California's court of appeals ruled Tuesday that Louis Lozano and Eric Mitchell were rightfully terminated in 2017 after refusing to go to the scene of a robbery at the Crenshaw mall, with Lozano responding: 'Aw, screw it.' Instead, the cops decided to hunt down a 'Snorlax' character that had appeared nearby on Pokemon Go, which lets players 'capture' virtual reality characters who pop up on a phone map of nearby locations. Players must...
  • L.A. Crime Wave: Wealthy Buying Guns As Poor Minorities Left Defenseless

    01/10/2022 10:29:11 AM PST · by blam · 40 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 1-10-2022 | AWR Hawkins
    While the elite flock to Beverly Hill’s only gun shop looking for guns for self-defense, poor California minorities are finding it difficult to get through the state’s many gun control laws and acquire a firearm to use to keep themselves and their families safe. On December 30, 2021, Breitbart News noted that the rich and famous were flocking to Beverly Hill Guns for protection from the craziness that has overtaken day-to-day life in Los Angeles. FOX News now reports that other Californians, particularly minorities, are finding the acquisition of a firearm difficult. Geneva Solomon, owner of Los Angeles County’s Redstone...
  • Taco Bell employee shot dead at South LA restaurant's drive-through window

    01/10/2022 4:57:53 AM PST · by vespa300 · 33 replies
    Fox News 11 Los Angeles ^ | 12/09/2022 | Fox News 11 Los Angeles
    LOS ANGELES - An employee at a Taco Bell in South Los Angeles was shot dead by a man who tried to pay for his meal with a counterfeit bill at the restaurant's drive-through window, authorities said Sunday.
  • Plane hit by train after it crashes in Pacoima (Video)

    01/09/2022 7:52:04 PM PST · by janetjanet998 · 32 replies
    A pilot was hospitalized after their plane crashed in Pacoima on Sunday, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The crash, which occurred shortly after 2 p.m., involved a “small single engine airplane,” which was damaged when it landed on the Metrolink Antelope Valley line train tracks near Whiteman Airport, the LAFD said in a pair of alerts. The Associated Press identified the plane as a Cessna 172. After the pilot was removed from the plane by the Los Angeles Police Department, the aircraft was struck by an oncoming train, the LAPD Operations-Valley Bureau said on Twitter.
  • Dwayne Hickman of TV Show "Dobie Gillis" Dies

    01/09/2022 5:15:24 PM PST · by Captain Peter Blood · 82 replies
    Variety News ^ | 01/09/2022 | Captain Peter Blood
    J. Kim Murphy Sun, January 9, 2022, 11:53 AM Dwayne Bernard Hickman, an actor, producer and television director best known for his starring role in the 1950s and ’60s sitcom “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis,” died of complications related to Parkinson’s disease on Sunday. He was 87 years old. Hickman’s death was confirmed to Variety by the actor’s public relations head Harlan Boll. Born on May 18, 1934 in Los Angeles, Calif., Hickman began screen acting at a young age with appearances in “The Boy With the Green Hair” and 1940’s “The Grapes of Wrath.” As a teenager, he...
  • Some Angelenos say it's time to learn to live with COVID

    01/08/2022 7:17:40 PM PST · by conservative98 · 18 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Sat, January 8, 2022 | Andrew J. Campa, Deborah Netburn
    As coronavirus cases soared across Los Angeles last week, Jennifer Chan entered Olvera Street’s Casa California in search of the colorful and decorative papel picado for her baby shower. “I wanted something that said ‘California’ for the party,” said Chan, 28, a La Mirada resident who is six months pregnant and whose East Coast family was flying in for the event. “Plus, I really wanted to get out of the house for a change.” Chan, who works as a computer programmer, has generally been extremely cautious throughout the pandemic — getting vaccinated and boosted as soon as she was eligible...
  • Los Angeles Reports First Case of 'Flurona'

    01/05/2022 11:07:12 AM PST · by shadowlands1960 · 28 replies
    ABC7 ^ | January 5th, 2022 | uncredited
    A testing company on Wednesday confirmed the first known case of 'flurona' in Southern California, referring to the condition of being infected with COVID-19 and the flu at the same time. The case was detected at a testing site at the Getty Center in Brentwood, according to 911 COVID Testing. The patient is a minor who just returned from vacation in Cabo San Lucas with family.
  • 'Waterboy' star Peter Dante calls waitress the C-word and 'garbage' in shocking tirade after he was refused entry to LA restaurant for not wearing a mask

    01/04/2022 11:26:06 PM PST · by blueplum · 49 replies
    Daily Mail uK ^ | 04 January 2022 | MARK MCGREAL and CHRISTINA COULTER FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    Embattled 'Waterboy' actor Peter Dante was caught on camera throwing a profanity-laden fit on an Los Angeles hostess who wouldn't serve him for not wearing a mask. Witnesses said Dante, 52, nearly reduced the service worker to tears on Monday after calling her 'garbage' and 'c***' after she refused to seat him at Quarters Korean BBQ in L.A.'s Koreatown for violating the city's mask policy, which mandates that restaurant customers mask up before they are seated to dine indoors. In the video, the hostess is standing next to a 'No Mask No Entry' sign ...
  • Black Police Officer Who Killed Unarmed Latino Girl a Wake-up Call For Woke

    01/02/2022 12:44:19 PM PST · by grundle · 84 replies
    headlineusa.com ^ | December 31, 2021 | Mark Pellin
    It’s just incomprehensible to me that we have a system that is so biased, so random, so unbelievably racially biased... ' The radical social justice movement to transform police officers into compassionate caregivers, and police departments into social service agencies, appears to have suffered a setback in what was already a tragic story. William Dorsey Jones Jr., a black police officer with the Los Angeles Police Department, on the day before Christmas Eve shot and killed an unarmed, 14-year-old Latino girl, Valentina Orellana Peralta. Jones was one of several officers who responded to a 911 call from a retail store...