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Recent articles by Eric:

LA County Sheriff: Department will shrink by 200-300 deputies due to budget cuts

“If he’s so concerned about losing deputies, his greatest worry should be the extremely low vaccination rate within his department,” County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl said. → Read More

Sheriff Villanueva says he wants deputies to oversee all Metro law enforcement

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department oversees some enforcement already, in addition to the Los Angeles and Long Beach police departments. → Read More

Court blocks vaccine mandate for California prison employees after request by governor, others

The stay, granted by the Ninth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals, halts a mandate that was supposed to go into effect by Jan. 12. → Read More

Judge blocks vaccine mandate for California prison employees after request by governor, others

The stay, granted by the Ninth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals, halts a mandate that was supposed to go into effect by Jan. 12. → Read More

1 killed in North Hollywood shooting

The shooting happened at about 7 p.m. on the 11000 block of Huston Street, between Vineland Avenue and Lankershim Boulevard, police said. → Read More

Long Beach shooting leaves 1 seriously wounded

Officers heard gunshots coming from the 600 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue at 7:26 p.m., police said. → Read More

Acquaintance of man shot and killed in Orange arrested on suspicion of homicide

The two men knew each other prior to the shooting, and one of them was visiting a shared acquaintance the night it happened, police said. → Read More

Gunfire in Orange leaves 1 dead

Officers responding to reports of a disturbance found a gunshot victim who died at the scene, police said. → Read More

Strong winds fell trees, cut power to thousands of customers and ruin some Thanksgiving feasts

More than 48,000 customers around Southern California were without power on Thursday morning, a situation that, for some, could last until Friday. → Read More

Driver of SUV in fatal hit-and-run sought by deputies

The vehicle that hit him was described as a light-colored SUV with a dark trim, possibly a 2003-2017 Ford Expedition that should have front end damage, Sheriff’s officials said → Read More

Tennessee children sought in cross-country search are found in California; relative arrested

A tip from a bystander in Dana Point Thursday morning ended a search that lasted almost 2 weeks and began about 2,000 miles from Orange County. → Read More

Tennessee children sought in cross-country search are found in Dana Point; relative arrested

A tip from a bystander in Dana Point Thursday morning ended a search that lasted almost 2 weeks and began about 2,000 miles from Orange County. → Read More

Lake Forest man charged with 2 murders and DUI for Irvine crash on I-5

The defendant was on probation at the time of the fatal crash after previously pleading guilty in 2019 to two prior cases of DUI, according to court records. → Read More

Fake Netflix project lands man in prison after bilking investors of $14 million

Adam Joiner told investors that Guillermo del Toro had agreed to direct the movie, but in reality, no actors or directors had signed on to be a part of the bogus project, officials said. → Read More

Pedestrian pinned under vehicle in Monrovia crash dies at hospital

Witnesses said the vehicle was moving between 5-10 mph when it hit a woman in a crosswalk. → Read More

Woman wounded in mid-morning drive-by shooting in Pasadena

Investigators believe she was struck by a round fired by someone in a dark-colored, compact car that was heading South on Navarro Avenue on Saturday, Nov. 13. → Read More

California man who bilked $14 million for fake Netflix movie project sentenced to 8 years

He told investors that Guillermo del Toro had verbally agreed to direct the movie, but in reality, no actors or directors had signed on to be a part of the bogus project, officials said. → Read More

Manhattan Beach man who took $14 million from backers of bogus film project sentenced to 8 years in prison

He told investors that Guillermo del Toro had verbally agreed to direct the movie, but in reality, no actors or directors had signed on to be a part of the bogus project, officials said. → Read More

Rising temperatures and Santa Ana winds elevate fire danger in Southern California

Gusts of up to 50 mph may whip through foothills and wind-prone areas Thursday and Friday as temperatures climb this week, according to the National Weather Service → Read More

Fire at Bellflower storage facility spreads to adjacent business

More than 85 firefighters were battling the three-alarm blaze as black smoke continued to billow out of storage facility Tuesday afternoon. → Read More