New guidelines issued this week for airlines and travelers offer a glimpse at what might be included in the Transportation Department's new regulations for animals on planes. Those regulations are likely to be enacted by next summer.
It's one of the stories we're featuring today on NBCLA.
Clear for Takeoff? New Guidelines Issued for Animals on Planes
Local news from across Southern California
The number of animals on planes rose rapidly in recent years as more people began bringing a companion for emotional support. The Transportation Department plans to publish its new guidelines next week, and airlines will have about a month to comply. Here's what we know.
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Search for Amanda Custer: 5-Hour Gap Interests Investigators
Amanda Custer is believed to have been kidnapped by her boyfriend, who was arrested after a lengthy standoff in downtown Los Angeles. But the 31-year-old woman hasn't been found. They're hoping to find answers by focusing on a five-hour gap in a timeline of Robert Camou's activity. Click here for updates.
It Turns Out, Petunia is Actually a Prized Pig
Instead of bringing home the bacon, it appears someone left a stuffed pig at the Metrolink train station. So what's the story behind Petunia?
Weekend: Nisei Week Japanese Festival Opens
Little Tokyo is a lively destination on any day. But this weekend kicks off the Nisei Week Japanese Festival. Here's a look at what's going on