Southern California

Son of 49ers’ former chief killed in Southern California boating crash

The son of a former chief of the 49ers died in a boating accident off Santa Catalina Island in Southern California in the early hours of Sunday morning, a U. S. Coast Guard spokesperson as well as the victim's family confirmed.

U. S. Coast Guard spokeswoman SondraKay Kneen announced that... read more

Federal authorities try to seize $12.5M in California assets in corruption case

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) on Tuesday filed a forfeiture complaint in connection with federal authorities' attempt to seize $12.5 million in Southern California property & assets from a businesswoman who allegedly amassed a big fortune through corrupt practices.

The civil... read more

Southern California mountain lion crosses two freeways to settle in new area

A Southern California mountain lion named by researchers as P-32 has moved and settled in a new area, National Park Service wildlife researchers announced.

The researchers said P-32, a 1-year-old male puma who was initially living in his family den in the Santa Monica Mountains, moved on... read more

Plucking hair could be a solution to baldness

Male pattern baldness is a major issue for men as about 50% of them face this problem by age 50. This could have a solution, but it may be a little painful. Researchers have conducted studies on mice and have noticed hair regrowth after triggering an immune system response.

Researchers... read more

United Airlines flight made Emergency Landing after Burning Smell

On Thursday, a flight of United Airlines was diverted to Southern California airport shortly after taking off from Los Angeles. According to reports, the landing was made on the smaller airport due to burning smell that was reported aboard the plane.

While confirming the safe landing,... read more

Strong wind causes massive damage in Southern California; leaves many without power

The strong winds in Southern California caused damage to power lines and trees in the region, leaving tens of thousands of people without power. The local authorities have not reported any wind-related injuries.

Wind gusts of 60 miles per hour wreaked havoc for trees in San Fernando... read more

Two Flights escorted to Atlanta airport after bomb scare

Two flights landed safely in Atlanta after a bomb scare that surfaced on social network Twitter. The flights were escorted by military F-16 fighter jets from McEntire Joint National Guard Base in South Carolina.

The planes were checked by the ground security staff after they landed at... read more

NWS issues heat alert for Southern California

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a heat alert for Southern California, saying temperatures will likely increase to around 100 degrees on Friday and the peak of the heat wave will extend from Saturday through Monday next week.

According to weather experts, the heat wave is... read more

Researchers say Pelvic bones in Cetacean Could Play Major Role in Reproduction

Researchers from the University of Southern California and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) have proven that previous assumptions about the cetacean (whale and dolphin) pelvic bones were wrong.

Earlier, the researchers presumed that the pelvic bones in whales and... read more

Dunkin’ Donuts opens new outlet in Santa Monica, California

Expanding its reach further, East Coast staple Dunkin' Donuts on Tuesday opened a new shop in Santa Monica, Southern California.

The new shop, opened on Wilshire Boulevard, is the Canton, Massachusetts-based doughnut company's first conventional shop in the Southland. The coffee-&-... read more

Southern California receives high surf advisory as hurricane Marie pumps up

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a multi-day high-surf advisory for Southern California as Hurricane Marie is expected to raise dangerous waves along the coast.

The high-surf advisory, particularly for coastal areas of Southern California, took effect at noon Tuesday and will... read more

Bald Eagles Found in Southern California

After more than 50 years, a pair of bald eagles has been found in the San Clemente Island off the Southern California. The bald eagles vanished from the region after the DDT poisoning in the 1960s and the authorities took steps to ban DDT.

The National Park Service announced that a pair... read more


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