los angeles county

  • Southern California Feb 8

    Day-Long Wood Burning Ban Issued for SoCal Counties

    A residential no burn day alert was in effect Saturday in the South Coast Air Basin, which includes Orange County and non-desert portions of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Burning wood in fireplaces or any indoor or outdoor wood-burning device is prohibited during the mandatory wood-burning ban, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, the air…

  • Eric Garcetti Feb 6

    Trash, Rats Cover Homeless Encampments in LA

    More than a year ago, the NBC4 I-Team exposed LA’s trash and rat problem and how it fueled an epidemic of the disease typhus. Our investigative reporter now finds that the problem is as bad as ever, making the City of Angels the City of Trash. Joel Grover reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020.

  • homelessness Feb 6

    Garbage Piles Up Near Homeless Encampments, Making City of Angels a City of Trash

    In the shadow of Los Angeles’ world-famous Hollywood sign sits the newest LA landmark: piles of uncollected, rat-infested garbage, much of it piling up near homeless encampments. Even though Mayor Eric Garcetti pledged an additional $6 million per year last June to improve trash pick-up around encampments in Hollywood and across the entire city, the problem in some areas appears…

  • los angeles county Jan 29

    LA County Passes New Massage Parlor Regulations to Curb Human Trafficking

    Massage businesses in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County will soon be required to pay for a public health permit and comply with new regulations designed to combat human trafficking, under action taken Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. Supervisor Janice Hahn championed the changes, saying many of the businesses had “become a safe haven for human trafficking” for sex…

  • san fernando valley Jan 25

    Car Speeds Off Freeway, Through Fence and Into Wash in Caught on Camera Crash

    A scary crash and rescue was caught on camera Friday when a woman exiting the 5 Freeway in Mission Hills plowed through a fence and tumbled down into a wash.  The driver was taken away by ambulance after the frightening wreck occurred across the way from Bohan’s Quick Lube & Auto Repair, located at 14724 San Fernando Mission Blvd. around…

  • san fernando valley Jan 25

    Caught on Camera: Car Crashes, Tumbles Into Wash

    A black Mazda was spotted plowing through a fence and down into a wash after coming off the 5 Freeway in Mission Hills. Angie Crouch reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2020.

  • Gabriel Fernandez Jan 24

    Appeals Court Won’t Re-Hear Dismissed Case Against Social Workers

    A state appeals court panel refused Thursday to reconsider its ruling that directed a lower court to dismiss charges against four social workers who were accused of failing to protect an 8-year-old Antelope Valley boy killed in May 2013. Los Angeles County prosecutors had asked the three-justice panel to either re-hear or modify its opinion in the case of social…

  • LAUSD Jan 24

    Metro Considers Free Bus Rides for LA County Students

    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted Thursday to study ways to make bus services free for students throughout the county. Initially, the study was planned to first focus on Los Angeles UnifiedSchool District, but board members said they want to fan out the program toinclude all Metro service areas. Board member and Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian…

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