SoCal-Based Chinese Nationals Face Charges in Alleged Apple Device Fraud

[ad_1] Prosecutors say the five defendants took bogus devices to Apple stores and had them replaced with genuine items, then sold the real items for a large profit. Five Chinese…

Los Angeles County Reports First Sample of West Nile Virus in 2024

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES—A West Nile virus mosquito sample has been confirmed in Los Angeles County, officials said Saturday—the first positive sample in Los Angeles County this year. The sample was…

Woman Found Dead at Home in Huntington Beach

[ad_1] HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.—A woman found dead inside a home by police officers was determined to be the victim of a homicide, authorities said Saturday. Officers were dispatched at about…

Los Angeles’s Anti-Camping Law Cost $3 Million, Permanently Housed 2 People

[ad_1] The law was passed in 2021 to prevent obstruction of public spaces, address safety concerns, and reduce homeless encampments across the city/ LOS ANGELES—In three years of an anti-camping…

Woman Stabbed on California Hiking Trail; Suspect Apprehended

[ad_1] WHITTIER, Calif.—A woman was stabbed on a Los Angeles County hiking trail Friday, May 31, but was expected to survive, and a suspect was quickly taken into custody. According…

Man Gets Life Without Parole for Gunning Down In-Laws in San Diego County

[ad_1] Christian Bobila was convicted of killing his father-in-law and brother-in-law in Valley Center, about 40 miles north of downtown San Diego. VISTA, Calif.—A man who gunned down his father-in-law…

Amazon Opens First Pharmacy Fulfillment Center in Southern California Offering Same-Day Rx Delivery

[ad_1] The Riverside County crew will process prescriptions in minutes, the company said. It also promises 24-hour availability of pharmacists. Amazon officially entered the health care market this month by…

As Insurers Ditch California, Gov. Newsom Backs Speeding Up Rate Reviews

[ad_1] The governor presents legislation that would put insurers’ rate requests on a quicker timeline as they cope with higher payouts from wildfires and floods. Gov. Gavin Newsom this week…

Deadline Approaching for Landlords to Apply for LA County Rent Relief Program

[ad_1] Landlords whose revenue dipped during the pandemic can receive up to $30,000 per unit for past-due rent. Last day to apply is Tuesday. With a Tuesday deadline approaching, Los…

California Bill to Require Interior Locks on School Doors Advances to Senate

[ad_1] Currently, interior locks must be installed only during renovations or repairs. The author hopes to ensure safety amid the threat of gun violence. A California bill that would require…