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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Massive Water Main Break Floods Area Near UCLA

By Robert J. Lopez, Caitlin Owens, and James Queally, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A massive water line break sent a geyser shooting 20 to 30 feet into the air and flooded part of busy Sunset Boulevard and the University of California, Los Angeles, campus. The water had been raging for nearly two hours […]

July 30, 2014

Death Toll In Fiery Bus Crash Rises To 10; Five Are High School Students

By Matt Stevens, Paige St. John and Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times ORLAND, Calif. — The death toll in a head-on collision between a FedEx truck and a bus full of Los Angeles-area high school students rose to 10 early Friday, officials said. The victims included five students, three adult chaperons, the driver of the truck […]

April 11, 2014

LA Mayor Suspends City’s Firefighter Recruitment Program

By Robert J. Lopez and Ben Welsh, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti suspended the city’s firefighter recruitment program Thursday amid concerns about mismanagement and nepotism, including new emails that show special recruitment workshops were organized for relatives of department insiders. “I have determined that the Fire Department’s recruiting process is […]

March 21, 2014