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July 4 terror alert highest since 9/11 in Los Angeles

The level of concern over a potential terror attack on July 4 has reached the highest level for the city of Los Angeles since 9/11, the Los Angeles Police Department has warned.

July 4, 2015, will mark the 239th anniversary of the Unites States' Declaration of Independence; security... read more

L.A. Sheriff’s Dept. to equip deputies with mobile facial recognition technology

The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department has decided to equip its deputies with mobile facial recognition technology to identify people whom they encounter in the field, some newly published procurement documents revealed.

According to the documents, the sheriff's department signed a $3.5... read more

Research shows eating chocolate is good for heart

A new research has supported tentative evidence that eating chocolate in modest quantities may be good for the heart.

At some stage, 3,013, i. e. 14% of the participants, suffered either fatal or non-fatal coronary heart disease or stroke. It was found by the researchers that those who... read more

Microsoft and Sony try to grab gamers’ attention at E3 events

With the 2015 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) kicking off in Los Angeles this week, bigwig videogame-console makers Microsoft and Sony tried to attract gamers’ attention by announcing blockbuster games for their respective Xbox One and PlayStation 4 (PS4) consoles.

At their glitzy... read more

L.A. jury convicts man of murder in Venice Boardwalk car crash

A Los Angeles jury on Friday found a man guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Italian tourist Alice Gruppioni, who visited California with her husband on their honeymoon.

The jury convicted Nathan Louis Campbell of deliberately driving his car into Alice Gruppioni and other... read more

In a car crash, three people, including a nine-year-old girl, have been injured. The incident happened on Sunday when a car crashed into a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport.

As soon as the report came of such an incident, Los Angeles City Fire Department personnel were sent at... read more

Researchers study MDMA to Find If It Could Help Alleviate Anxiety in Adults with Autism

It has been said that a team of researchers is carrying out research to find out if MDMA, clinically known as ecstasy and Molly, could help alleviate social anxiety in adults with autism.

A research team from Los Angles conducted a first pilot study last year and recently in March they... read more

Bullet Train fares could be a bargain for Californians

The bullet train fare from Los Angeles to San Francisco could be $86, which comes at 20 cents per mile, according to a report published in the Los Angeles Times. The cost Californians will be paying for the fast travel would be the lowest across the world. The state authorities estimate that the... read more

Tribune Publishing to Buy U-T San Diego for $85 Million

Tribune Publishing, the publisher of the Los Angeles Times, said on Thursday that it has agreed to buy U-T San Diego for $85 million.

The step will deepen the holds of the publishing house in Southern California and will also put the top newspapers in the state's two largest cities under... read more

12th Relay for Life Celebrations at UCLA to Monetize Cancer Research

Relay for Life, a 24-hour event, where teams take turns to walk around a track to raise money for cancer research, began at noon on Saturday at UCLA. The event honours the cancer victims as well as the cancer survivors.

This was the 12th Relay for Life at UCLA. The event is organized by... read more

LAPD Officer Charged with One Count of Felony Assault

It is very unusual to file assault charges on police officers on duty as they are given authority to use force. But some cases that have been videotaped highlight how cops can take undue advantage of that freedom given to them.

Clinton Alford Jr., 22, was badly hit by Officer Richard... read more

LA Times: Net Neutrality may lead to higher broadband costs for consumers

The Los Angeles Times has revealed in a Thursday report, the implementation of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)'s new Net Neutrality regulations could lead to an increase in broadband costs for consumers.

According to the LA Times report, broadband providers would apparently... read more

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