<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Southern California News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/localhttp://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.pngNBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usSat, 23 Jul 2016 18:11:03 -0700Sat, 23 Jul 2016 18:11:03 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations<![CDATA[Clear the Shelters With NBC4]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 15:59:18 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/161*120/CTS+Gallery+Thumbnail.jpg
Photos from the 2016 Clear the Shelters event.

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<![CDATA[SoCal Families Help #CleartheShelters]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 15:53:55 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/160723-cts-crystal-raymond.jpg
Animal lovers stood in long lines outside shelters across Southern California on Saturday morning, patiently waiting to meet and adopt a furry friend on Clear the Shelters day — a nationwide pet adoption drive.
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<![CDATA[Body Found on 110 Freeway Onramp]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:51:36 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics_red-breaking-news.jpg
A body was found Saturday morning on a freeway onramp in downtown Los Angeles.]]>
<![CDATA[Charles Phoenix, Marionettes, and Cake]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:04:46 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/charlesphoenixbobbaker12345.jpg
The history-loving entertainer calls upon the historic children's theater for an afternoon of sweetness and cake.

Photo Credit: Charles Phoenix]]>
<![CDATA[Coastal Areas Reopen in Long Beach After Sewage Spill]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 05:22:16 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sewage+beach+closed.JPG
It's going to be a fiercely hot weekend, and coastal beaches were finally reopened to swimmers, surfers and others trying to stay cool in Long Beach, after the ocean water was tainted by a sewage spill from near...]]>
<![CDATA[Is It Art? Residents Question New LA Art Sculpture]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 01:01:19 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/7-22-16-Ides.jpg
Walkers and joggers visiting a park in San Pedro on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean began noticing the polygonal structure made out of cardboard last week. It's 11 feet tall and sits off a sidewalk along a...

Photo Credit: Beard & Glasses VR, courtesy of the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs]]>
<![CDATA[Dodgers Face Frustrating 16-Inning Loss to Cards]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 22:51:13 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/203*120/Justin+Turner+Homers+in+St.+Louis.png
Justin Turner hit the go-ahead home run in the top of the ninth, but it was not enough as Kenley Jansen blew his fifth save and the Cardinals came back to win in the 16th inning on Friday night at Busch...

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<![CDATA[SoCal Animal Shelters Participate in Clear the Shelters]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 23:56:28 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/07-22-16cleartheshelterscat.jpg
The Irvine Animal Care Center is offering free adoptions to older adults being matched with senior pets. Vikki Vargas reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 22, 2016.

Photo Credit: Lori Bentley]]>
<![CDATA[Family Seeks Justice in South LA Slaying]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 06:24:51 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/south-la-cold-case-072216.PNG
Vallan Gavilan was 21-years-old and an aspiring bodybuilder. His death is now a stark reminder of the violence on South LA streets.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Brush Fire Burns Along Freeway in Santa Clarita]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:32:46 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/07-22-16santaclaritafire1.jpg


Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Governor Denies Parole for Former Manson Follower]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:55:16 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mkt-AP_247374227510.jpg
Governor Jerry Brown on Friday denied parole for former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, who was convicted of the 1969 killings of grocers Leno and Rosemary La Bianca at their Los Feliz home.

Photo Credit: AP, File]]>
<![CDATA[Chase Utley 2016 Dodgers' Heart and Hustle Award Winner]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:23:03 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/Chase+Utley+Heart+and+Hustle.png
The Los Angeles Dodgers selected second baseman Chase Utley as the team's winner for the 2016 Heart and Hustle Award presented by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association.

Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[FBI in LA Repatriates Ancient Mayan Artifacts]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:16:58 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Mayan_Artifacts_1200x675_730681411797.jpg
Federal authorities in Los Angeles returned ancient Mayan artifacts to Guatemala on Friday after they were surrendered from the estate of a deceased art collector.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Pursue Vehicle in San Fernando Valley]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:50:09 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/160722-chase.jpg
An hour-long police chase that wound through the San Fernando Valley ended Friday when the driver surrendered without incident and was taken into custody.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[1,500 Homes Threatened by Santa Clarita Fire]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 17:45:37 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/santa+clarita+fire+1.JPG
An 11,000-acre wildfire in mountains just north of Los Angeles and its suburbs is a threat to 1,500 homes, fire officials said Saturday.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV
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<![CDATA[Camp 'Chicas Rockeras' Rocks]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:57:02 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/07-22-16chicasrockeras.jpg
The rock 'n' roll for girls movement is making its way to a working class area that's had limited resources in the Los Angeles arts and culture scene.

Photo Credit: Melissa Ramirez/KPCC]]>
<![CDATA[Extreme Heat Continues Into Weekend]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:39:18 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Sun_Heat_Generic_Hot_car.jpg
Southern California will see temperatures in the 90s and 100s Friday and into the weekend. Annette Arreola reports for the NBC4 News at 11 a.m. on Friday July 22, 2016.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[U.S. Open of Surfing Rides Heat Wave]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:36:32 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/High-Surf-OB-0624.jpg
The U.S. Open of Surfing kicks off during one of the warmest weekends of the year in Southern California. Marin Austin reports for the NBC4 News at 11 a.m. on Friday July 22, 2016.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Violent Crime Up 16 Percent In Los Angeles: LAPD]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:49:33 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/lapd+cruiser.jpg
Violent crime in Los Angeles increased by nearly 16 percent during the first half of this year compared with the same period a year ago, authorities said Friday.

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<![CDATA[Comic-Con: The First Day Costumes]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:04:43 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/ccGettyImages-578542422+%281%29.jpg
An impressive array of get-ups were seen during the expo's early hours.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Fenders, Family, Fun: Downtown Burbank Car Classic]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:17:43 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Burbank_Carshow-002.jpg
One of SoCal's biggest car meet-ups vrooms for San Fernando Boulevard

Photo Credit: Downtown Burbank Classic]]>
<![CDATA[Help Clear the Shelters]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:00:13 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pug-drive-away.jpg
NBC4 Southern California and Telemundo 52 Los Angeles are bringing back Clear the Shelters for a second year.

Photo Credit: Carlos Gomez]]>
<![CDATA[Missing Swimmer Found in Ralphs]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:53:16 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/197*120/manhattan_beach_rescue.PNG
The search and rescue effort to find a missing swimmer in Manhattan Beach early Friday morning was called off after the man was found in a grocery store, authorities said.

Photo Credit: KNBC]]>
<![CDATA[Attempted Burglary Ends With Pursuit, Rollover Crash]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 04:38:08 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/upland-pursuit-072216.PNG
Three men were in custody Thursday night after an alleged home burglary attempt in Upland was followed by a short, high-speed pursuit and a rollover crash, police said.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Shot at High School in Ontario]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 05:29:00 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/teen_shot_ontario_high_school.PNG
A 16-year-old boy was in serious condition after he was shot, possibly in the head, outside of a high school in Ontario, police said.

Photo Credit: InlandNews]]>
<![CDATA[Two Killed in 605 Freeway Rollover Crash]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:27:18 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/07-22-2016-crash-605-freeway-1.JPG
Two people were killed in a rollover crash Friday morning on the 605 Freeway east of downtown Los Angeles.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Brush Fire Ignites Motel in San Bernardino]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:40:47 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sb_motel_fire.gif
Firefighters battled a blaze at a motel in San Bernardino Thursday night that was sparked by a nearby brush fire in punishing triple-digit heat.

Photo Credit: San Bernardino County Fire Department]]>
<![CDATA[Man Fatally Shot in South Los Angeles]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:41:44 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/sla_fatal_shooting.PNG
A man died after he was shot multiple times early Friday morning in South Los Angeles, police said.

Photo Credit: OnScene]]>
<![CDATA[Shelter Dog Fills Family's Void]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 21:25:40 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/knbc-cts-tiny-pit-bull.jpg
Last year, an NBC4 viewer saw a dog on TV and knew right away she would fill a big void for his family.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Man Sought After Alleged Sex Assault of Boy]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:53:14 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/puente_hill_assault_poi.PNG
Authorities Thursday sought the identity and whereabouts of a man described as a person of interest in the investigation of a sexual assault of a 9-year-old boy at the Puente Hills Mall in Industry.

Photo Credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department]]>
<![CDATA[Investigation Underway Into Pipe Bomb Explosion]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:42:27 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/185*120/LASD+Sheriff+Bomb+Squad.JPG
An investigation was underway into the discovery of a pipe bomb at a Lake Forest concrete business where an explosion occurred less than a week earlier.

Photo Credit: KNBC]]>
<![CDATA[Man Charged in Series of Westside Sex Assaults]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 20:18:16 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/222*120/knbc-pablo-carlos-pineda-westside-sex-assaults.jpg
Police have arrested a 32-year-old man in connection with a series of sexual assaults on the Westside, officials said Wednesday.

Photo Credit: Santa Monica Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Boyle Heights Residents Priced Out of Neighborhood]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 20:08:45 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/6P-BOYLE-HEIGHTS-PKG_1200x675_640710211765.jpg
Residents and activists in Boyle Heights are worried about rising rents that they say are not only driving people out of their homes, but changing the character of the area.]]>
<![CDATA[On Final Day of RNC Protesters Voice Despair]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:02:52 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/On_Final_Day_of_RNC_Protesters_Voice_Their_Despair_1200x675_730000963909.jpg
Officials feared widespread violence and mass arrests during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Robert Kovacik reports for the NBC4 News on Thursday, July 21, 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Three Men Face Trademark Scam Trial]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:57:56 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-genericsla-nbc4-logo-2.jpg
A former manager at a Wells Fargo Bank branch in Glendale and two others face trial in September for their alleged roles in laundering the proceeds of a scam that targeted trademark owners.]]>
<![CDATA[Former Coach Gets Prison in Student Sex Case]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17:16:26 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/john_burroughs_hs.PNG
A former assistant baseball coach at John Burroughs High School in Burbank was handed a two-year prison term Thursday for having unlawful sex with a female student over a period of nearly three years.

Photo Credit: KNBC]]>
<![CDATA[Million Voters Project Aims to Get Minorities Out to Polls]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:45:58 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Voting+booths.PNG
A grass-roots community group hit the streets in Southern California this week with a clear mission -- registering 1 million voters by 2018 to help better reflect the state's diverse population.]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Comic-Con International Opens]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17:32:54 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/comicconGettyImages-578540388+%281%29.jpg
Costumes, creators, and cool reveals reign. Plus: Dapper Day, Port of LA Lobster Fest, Union Station experience, OC Fair weekend two

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Therapy Dogs Soften Inmates' Hearts]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:38:18 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/7-22-16-Therapy.jpg
A pet therapy group announced this week a partnership with an inmate group in downtown Angeles aiming to softening even the hardest criminal.

Photo Credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department]]>
<![CDATA[Disney's First LA Studio: Future Unknown]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:11:53 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/waltdisney.jpg
The legend stayed with his aunt and uncle at the Los Feliz bungalow back in the '20s.

Photo Credit: Walt Disney]]>
<![CDATA[It's Baby Lizard Season in the Santa Monica Mountains]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:12:03 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lizard6.jpg
It's that time of the year! Multiple species of baby lizards were found in the Santa Monica this season.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of the National Park Service]]>
<![CDATA[Man With Gun Reported at Office Bldg]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:01:36 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/7-21-16-Gunman_Sought.JPG
Police Thursday searched a Harbor Gateway area office building for a reported gunman.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Arrested in Hit-and-Run That Killed Boy, 17]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:01:10 -0700http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hemet-git-run-071916.JPG
Two teens were arrested Wednesday in a Riverside County hit-and-run crash that killed a 17-year-old boy who was walking his dog.

Photo Credit: Rodriguez Family]]>