Alleged Chappelle attacker charged with roommate’s stabbing

Alleged Chappelle attacker charged with roommate’s stabbing

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The man accused of attacking comedian Dave Chappelle on stage this month at the Hollywood Bowl pleaded not guilty Thursday to attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his roommate at a transitional housing apartment last December. The latest case against Isaiah Lee, filed Wednesday, charges the 23-year-old man with attempted murder in … Read more

SoCal rent prices continue to rise

SoCal rent prices continue to rise

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Demand for housing remains hot, as asking for rent in Southern California continues to climb. What You Need To Know Apartment rent prices continue to rise despite the coronavirus pandemic According to Redfin, the median price of rent in LA and Anaheim/Orange County region is nearly $3,400, a 10% increase from the … Read more

Accused Gunman Sent Diary to Newspaper Before Church Attack – NBC Los Angeles

Accused Gunman Sent Diary to Newspaper Before Church Attack – NBC Los Angeles

The man accused of opening fire on a Southern California church congregation because of his political hatred of Taiwan dubbed himself a “destroying” angel in a seven-volume diary sent to a newspaper before the attack, the paper said Wednesday. David Chou, 68, spent $16.10 to mail seven thick photocopied volumes of handwritten Chinese text and … Read more

What you need to know in SoCal May 19, 2022

What you need to know in SoCal May 19, 2022

Good morning, So Cal. Here’s what you need to know today. Your Weather Planner Clouds will linger over the beaches Thursday or not clear at all. Inland valleys will clear by late morning. Many cities west of the mountains will cool slightly with temperatures running close to average. Winds increase this afternoon through tomorrow morning … Read more

LA Controller urges city to use vacant land for housing

LA Controller urges city to use vacant land for housing

LOS ANGELES — Standing on a blighted and sprawling piece of vacant land owned by the city of Los Angeles, LA Controller Ron Galperin called on city leaders to use government-owned properties to house people experiencing homelessness. “We need a lot more permanent housing, but also, we need more temporary and interim housing and shelter … Read more

Los Angeles City Council to review 2022-23 budget

Los Angeles City Council to review 2022-23 budget

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles City Council will review the 2022-23 fiscal year budget Wednesday that was proposed by Mayor Eric Garcetti and revised by the council’s Budget and Finance Committee. Garcetti proposed an $11.77 billion budget on April 20, up from the current fiscal year’s $11.2 billion. Among the most significant changes … Read more

Evening Briefing: May 17, 2022

Evening Briefing: May 17, 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 Low clouds will arise inland again Wednesday morning but clear faster than Tuesday. Faster clearing plus high pressure briefly building overhead will lead to 10 degrees of warming … Read more

LA-based rental furniture startup expands to East Coast

LA-based rental furniture startup expands to East Coast

GARDENA, Calif. — The coronavirus pandemic created a lot of mobility among working professionals, which was good for a Los Angeles-based furniture rental startup. Last month, Fernish, a furniture rental company, expanded its services to the East Coast, launching in New York and Washington DC What You Need To Know Fernish, a Los Angeles-based rental … Read more

1st African surf shop in US opens in California

1st African surf shop in US opens in California

LOS ANGELES — Surf shops and Southern California go together like sand and beaches. But there’s a new surf shop like no other, and it’s in Venice Beach. Mami Wata is the first African surf shop in the country. Selema Masekela is a surfer and has stepped into a wetsuit many times. What You Need … Read more

LA judge rules more women on boards is unconstitutional

LA judge rules more women on boards is unconstitutional

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A California law requiring increased membership by women on corporate boards is unconstitutional and violates the right to equal treatment, a Los Angeles judge has ruled. What You Need To Know Passed in 2018, the law applies to publicly held corporations with principal executive offices located in California and required them … Read more