LAPD Warns Residents About the Dangers of Wearing Expensive Jewelry in Public

LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is warning residents to leave the expensive jewelry at home to avoid making themselves targets of a robbery amid a surge in violent…

Some Southern Californians Turn to Black Market Insulin

“Can you do $40.00?” asked a seller on the app OfferUp to a buyer looking for a bargain. “$40 works, can you meet up today?” the buyer typed. One hour…

California Taxes Aren’t Going Up—This Year

Commentary If you look at California tax increases by the state legislature, they almost always occur in even years, when there are no elections except for vacant seats. However, the…

Academy Hopes to Avoid Another Low-Ratings Flop for 2022 Oscars

Producers of the 94th Oscars hope to reclaim the show’s dwindling audience this year with three female hosts and two awards chosen by the Twittering public. After watching viewership plummet…

Flu cases tick upward as Covid restrictions ease

Flu cases are rising across much of the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday, though overall flu levels remain low. Weekly flu cases had been declining…

Twitter will host ‘Halo’ watch parties starting March 28th

Paramount+ is kicking off its Twitter watch parties with one of the service’s more important shows. Twitter and Paramount+ are kicking off a series of watch parties for the Halo…

CHP Arrested 9 in Organized Retail Theft Operation

GLENDALE, Calif.—Nine people have been arrested in an organized retail theft operation, and nearly $200,000 in stolen merchandise and cash have been recovered, California Highway Patrol (CHP) officials announced on March 25. The…

Spotify is testing a new car mode focused on voice commands

Spotify is trying out a new “Car Mode” on a handful of users, the streaming service to TechCrunch. Last year the company its old Car View mode, explaining that it…

Ukraine is selling NFTs to support its military

Ukraine’s Ministry for Digital Transformation has launched an NFT collection to help fund its military. The project was first announced in , but the NFT collection, called “ Meta History…

GTA Online’s upcoming monthly subscription gives perks to frequent players

Now that GTA Online is available on the latest consoles, Rockstar wants to spice up the service for its most dedicated players. The developer is launching a $6 per month…