Ballet star returns to California after fleeing Russia

Ballet star returns to California after fleeing Russia

LOS ANGELES — The love of dance starts young and the ladies at the Westside School of Ballet are learning from the best. Adrian Blake Mitchell teaches there, as does his girlfriend, Andrea Lassakova. What You Need To Know Adrian Blake Mitchell grow up in Southern California and started ballet at 8 years old He … Read more

Spectrum wins Golden Mikes for TV newscasts

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — KTTV won awards for the best 30-minute and best 60-minute television newscast, while Spectrum News 1 took the award for best daytime television newscast at the 72nd Annual Golden Mike Awards, it was announced Sunday. On the radio side, KNX won best radio newscast over 15 minutes, and KFI won best … Read more

2 men shot at Harbor Freeway off-ramp homeless encampment

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Two men were shot Saturday evening at a homeless encampment in an off-ramp from the Harbor (110) Freeway in the Vermont Vista area of Los Angeles. The shooting was reported about 7:50 p.m. on the westbound Century Boulevard off-ramp from the southbound 110 Freeway, according to Lt. P. Shearholdt of the … Read more

‘Doctor Strange’ beats ‘Downton Abbey’ at box office

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” held onto its spot atop the box office this weekend, easily fending off a challenge from “Downton Abbey: A New Era” by grossing $31.6 million, according to industry estimates released Sunday. Marvel’s sequel to its 2016 hit, which again stars Benedict Cumberbatch as a neurosurgeon-turned-sorcerer, … Read more

Six candidates vie to become California State Controller

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Come June 7, California voters will pick the top two contenders to appear on the November ballot for several statewide races. One race getting a lot of buzz is the state controller’s race. Four Democrats, one Republican and one member of the Green Party are vying to become California’s next chief financial … Read more

South LA gets $10M in Caltrans beautification grants

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The city of Los Angeles has received two $5 million grants to reduce litter and beautify neighborhoods in South Los Angeles. The grants were awarded by Caltrans to the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles. They’ll go to the South Los Angeles Rising and Jordan Downs Beautification and Liter … Read more

Southland gas prices holding steady at record highs

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County remained unchanged for the second consecutive day Saturday at a record $6.097 — one day after a streak of 22 consecutive increases came to an end. The average price rose 32.3 cents during the streak, according to figures from … Read more

Save Our Skies LA

PASADENA, Calif. — Chanting “stop the noise” and “save our families,” dozens of LA residents from neighborhoods across the San Fernando Valley gathered in front of a Pasadena courthouse to support a federal lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration Friday. The group known as Save Our Skies LA is asking the court to end the health … Read more

SoCal rent prices continue to rise

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Demand for housing remains hot, as asking 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 previous year … Read more

Progressives target Democratic incumbents on LA City Council

LOS ANGELES — If you’re looking to change the way Los Angeles handles its homeless crisis, Mike Rose says the City Council is a good place to start. He lives near the border of two separate districts and is part of an effort to shake things up at City Hall. What You Need To Know Members … Read more