LA PALMA — Two teens were arrested Wednesday, Dec. 13 on suspicion of robbing a man at gunpoint.
Around 2:35 p.m. the victim reported he was in the parking lot of a business complex at 6 Centerpointe Dr. when two males brandished handguns and demanded his cell phone, wallet and watch, La Palma police Sgt. Luke Carlson said.
The males ran through several parking lots along Orangethorpe Avenue, he added.
La Palma and Buena Park officers used surveillance video from businesses to track the suspects to a nearby Motel 6.
The suspects, both 17, were arrested around 7:30 p.m. after they attempted to
By KATHLEEN KIRKWOOD
OAKLAND — The Oakland Zoo is caring for two orphaned mountain lion cubs that were found in Orange County two weeks apart and veterinarians will test to determine if they are siblings, zoo officials said Wednesday.
The cubs, both males about 3 to 4 months old, weigh close to 30 pounds. Officials believe they may have been orphaned after an adult female mountain lion was struck and killed by a motorist in the area where they were found, officials said.
They were found about 15 miles apart in Orange County’s Silverado Canyon and Rancho Santa Margarita. The first was discovered
LOS ANGELES — What forecasters say is the longest run of red flag warnings they can recall in the Southland went into its 11th day today, with at least one more day of strong gusty winds and low humidity expected.
Red flag warnings signifying a high risk of wildfires are in effect and scheduled to expire at 10 a.m. Friday in Los Angeles County in the San Gabriel Mountains, the Angeles National Forest, the Santa Monica Mountains, the Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys, beach cities, metropolitan Los Angeles, Downtown L.A., and the
By ZEYNEP BILGINSOY and SARAH EL DEEB
ISTANBUL — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Arab and Islamic leaders on Wednesday that the United States is no longer fit to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal and should be replaced as mediator by the United Nations, outlining a significant policy shift in response to President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
In an impassionate speech, Abbas said his people will no longer accept the United States as a peace broker but added that they remain committed to international resolutions which have formed the basis of the process.
Abbas was speaking at the
ANAHEIM >> Anaheim Elementary School District Superintendent Linda Kimble announced Tuesday she has accepted a similar position with the Vista Unified School District in San Diego County.
The Vista school board voted unanimously tonight to appoint Kimble. She will begin the job in early January.
Kimble became superintendent of the Anaheim district in 2012 after serving as superintendent for the Monrovia Unified School District.
During her tenure, the district implemented a district-wide music curriculum and passed a $318 million bond measure intended to improve school buildings and facilities across the district, according to Keith Sterling, the district’s director of communications & public
SANTA ANA >> Santa Ana Tuesday began enforcing a new ordinance in a popular homeless encampment next to the Orange County Superior Courthouse, pushing many of the transients out.
For the past few years, a growing number of area homeless started residing in the Plaza of the Flags next to the Central Justice Center.
City officials in recent months began putting together a plan to clean up the plaza, spurred by concerns raised when a homeless encampment in San Diego led to a hepatitis outbreak.
For the past month, city officials have been advising the transients that they could no longer
By BILL BARROW and KIM CHANDLER
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Depending on who is making the case, Alabama’s special Senate election Tuesday is about either continuing the “Trump miracle” in Washington or allowing “decency” to prevail back home.
At the center is Roy Moore — “Judge Moore,” to his supporters. The 70-year-old Republican was twice ousted as state Supreme Court chief justice after flouting federal law, and now he’s attempting a political resurrection amid accusations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls when he was in his 30s.
SAN FRANCISCO — Mayor Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in the city that brought with it sky-high housing prices, died suddenly early Tuesday at age 65.
A statement from the Lee’s office said the city’s first Asian-American mayor died at 1:11 a.m. at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.
“It is with profound sadness and terrible grief that we confirm that Mayor Edwin M. Lee passed away,” the statement said. Lee was surrounded by family, friends and colleagues. No cause of death of reported.
San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed became acting mayor and planned a late morning
LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles Police Department officer was seriously injured when he was