Alex Cheney, ABC7 Eyewitness News

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ABC7 Eyewitness News

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Alex:

Pasadena community's outpouring of love convinces longtime UPS driver to keep same route

All Good News: A longtime UPS driver will keep remaining a fixture of a Pasadena community after they banded together and made his reconsider changing his route. → Read More

Worker at San Pedro waterfront business receives $500 tip: 'I never thought it would happen to me!'

A woman who works at a ticket booth on the San Pedro waterfront never expected to receive something so generous, but a patron surprised her with a $500 tip. → Read More

LA County schools reopening work to balance safety, education of youngest students

As Los Angeles County hit the state milestone for allowing elementary schools to reopen, some school districts were set to welcome back students as soon as they received the green light. → Read More

Cal State Long Beach to vaccinate all students, faculty and staff

Cal State Long Beach is dispensing COVID vaccines to all university staff, faculty and students. → Read More

Pasadena resumes outdoor dining after stay-at-home order lifted

Pasadena restaurants started putting out tables and chairs on Colorado Boulevard again as the city allowed outdoor dining to resume Tuesday. → Read More

Winter storm prompts shut down of Grapevine, snarls traffic through Cajon Pass

The Grapevine was closed Monday and traffic through the Cajon Pass was severely impacted after a winter storm brought several inches of snow to Southern California mountain areas. → Read More

Inland Empire veteran who lost battle to COVID-19 remembered for inspiring others through rap

Mark "Bagyo" Ho was a former U.S. Marine and aspiring rapper who fought two types of cancer before losing his battle to COVID-19. → Read More

Mobile COVID-19 testing site in Pacoima offers relief to hard-hit San Fernando Valley

Los Angeles is expanding mobile COVID-19 testing as cases continue to surge. The city is focusing on the San Fernando Valley and South L.A., where infection rates doubled earlier this month. → Read More

Las Vegas construction company builds fire-resistant homes out of steel

The Forte Construction Company in Las Vegas specializes in steel homes, which it says are more resistant to fire and can help protect against wildfires. → Read More

Kmart Big Bear Lake store will close in early 2021

Kmart is closing it's Big Bear Lake location at the end of February. The move is a disaster for the community as Kmart is the only large retailer on the mountain selling household goods. → Read More

LA County breweries struggling amid new coronavirus restrictions

The new restrictions on in-person consumption have turned the local brewery business somewhat flat. → Read More

COVID-19 testing begins at LAX amid expanded testing efforts in response to virus surge

Responding to a surge in coronavirus cases, Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced an expansion of the city's mobile testing program, as well as the establishment of testing at LAX. → Read More

Palmdale Healing and Honor Field displays American flags in tribute to veterans, first responders

Palmdale Healing and Honor Field displays American flags in tribute to veterans and first responders. → Read More

Silverado Fire: 7,200 acres burned, thousands evacuated as blaze that critically injured 2 firefighters continues to rage near Irvine

The massive vegetation fire that broke out near Irvine Monday morning and critically injured two firefighters continued to rage Tuesday, prompting mandatory evacuations for thousands of residents as the region was slammed by strong winds. → Read More

Father and his 2 girls found dead in apparent murder-suicide in Placentia, police say

Two young girls were stabbed to death early Wednesday morning by their father, who then stabbed himself and was found dead across the street from the home in Placentia in a murder suicide, police said. → Read More

Coronavirus pandemic forces long-standing magic shop to close

An Azusa magic store that's been in Southern California for more than a hundred years is closing its doors after Covid-19 stalls business. → Read More

Bobcat Fire: Crews race to protect Mount Wilson Observatory as containment drops to 3%

Evacuation orders remain in place for parts of Arcadia and Sierra Madre as crews work to protect the infrastructure around Mount Wilson from the Bobcat Fire. → Read More

Bobcat Fire chars more than 33K acres as some Arcadia, Sierra Madre residents ordered to evacuate

The Bobcat Fire burning in the Angeles National Forest continues to grow, prompting some residents in foothill communities of the San Gabriel Valley to evacuate. → Read More

First schools in OC reopen following county's removal from state's COVID-19 watch list

Some Orange County schools opened their doors Wednesday for the first time in months following the county's removal from California's COVID-19 watch list. → Read More

L.A., Orange counties honor Lakers legend Kobe Bryant on 8/24

Monday is Kobe Bryant Day in Los Angeles and Orange counties, honoring the late Lakers star. → Read More