Sid Garcia, ABC7 Eyewitness News

Sid Garcia

ABC7 Eyewitness News

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Tarzana: Police release video amid search for driver in hit-and-run crash that killed skateboarder

Los Angeles police released surveillance video in hopes of finding the driver involved in a Tarzana hit-and-run crash that killed a woman who was skateboarding. → Read More

Details emerge after woman, boyfriend charged in torture, killing of 7-year-old girl in Hawthorne

Details are emerging in the case of a woman and her boyfriend who were arrested for allegedly torturing and murdering the woman's 7-year-old daughter in Hawthorne. → Read More

Another tiny home community opens North Hollywood to help combat homeless crisis

As the City of Los Angeles announced a second round of funding for Project Homekey, a plan that aims to house those in need, a 150-bed tiny home community was opened. → Read More

4 hospitalized after car slams into homeless encampment on Koreatown sidewalk, LAFD says

A car crashed into a large homeless encampment on a sidewalk in Koreatown, leaving four people hospitalized. → Read More

Gardena police raid underground casino operation

Gardena police early Thursday raided a building they said was serving illegally as an underground casino. → Read More

Families of 34 killed in Santa Barbara boat fire sue Coast Guard

"Had the Coast Guard properly inspected Conception, it never would have been certified, never set sail, and these 34 victims would not have lost their lives," attorney Jeffrey Goodman said in a statement. → Read More

Health officials recommend wearing N95 masks to protect from California wildfire smoke, COVID

The wildfires burning in Southern and Northern California has public health and fire officials raising concerns about hazardous smoke filling the air. → Read More

LAUSD confirms 1st COVID outbreak in district at Grant Elementary in Hollywood

The LAUSD has confirmed the first coronavirus outbreak in the district at Grant Elementary in Hollywood, where there are 17 confirmed cases among students and staff in a single classroom. → Read More

As state water woes continue, Ventura County moves into worst drought category

For the first time, a Southern California county - Ventura County - has been moved into the worst drought category. → Read More

Trevor Bauer's attorney cross-examines accuser on second day of restraining order hearing

The attorney for Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer questioned his accuser about her past sexual relationships with two San Diego Padres players during the second day of the hearing. → Read More

Trevor Bauer accuser testifies against Dodgers pitcher in restraining order hearing

The woman who says Trevor Bauer violently attacked her during two sexual encounters wants a five-year restraining order against the Dodger pitcher. → Read More

Procession honors LAPD officer who died of COVID-19 complications

A procession was held Thursday to honor LAPD Officer Becky Strong, who died from COVID-19 complications earlier this week. → Read More

Crews continue cleanup of homeless encampments in Venice as deadline arrives

Crews on Friday were working to remove tents along the Venice boardwalk as part of an effort to clear homeless encampments from the area. → Read More

Masks required as Staples Center, Microsoft Theater welcome back concert fans this weekend

Latin pop acts Grupo Firme and Marca MP are performing in downtown Los Angeles this weekend, the first time live music has returned there since the pandemic. → Read More

LAUSD medical director touts school district's COVID guidelines ahead of August 16 return to campus

With the new school year quickly approaching, a Los Angeles Unified School District campus in Boyle Heights opened its doors to medical professionals and parents to demonstrate the steps that are being taken to ensure students and staff are safe. → Read More

Wi Spa protest: Demonstrators file claims against city of LA, alleging excessive force by police

Ten demonstrators have filed claims against the city of Los Angeles, alleging excessive force by Los Angeles Police Department officers during protests outside a Koreatown spa. → Read More

South LA fireworks blast: Explosive material exceeded capacity of containment truck, LAPD says

A preliminary investigation has determined that the amount of explosive material placed into a containment truck on a residential South L.A. street likely exceeded the vehicle's rated capacity. → Read More

Crews clear out homeless encampments along Venice boardwalk

Los Angeles city crews worked alongside several agencies to remove debris and personal items from homeless encampments along the Venice Boardwalk Friday. → Read More

South LA explosion: Man charged with illegally transporting tons of explosives released on bond

Bond was granted for a South L.A. man charged with illegally transporting tons of explosives -- including dangerous homemade devices that were detonated by police, leading to a massive explosion that rocked the neighborhood. → Read More

LIVE: LA neighborhood rocked by explosion after police seize 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks

A bomb squad truck carrying illegal fireworks exploded in a South Los Angeles neighborhood, blowing out windows of nearby homes and damaging cars Wednesday evening. → Read More