Sid Garcia, ABC7 Eyewitness News

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ABC7 Eyewitness News

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Sid:

Woman dies after fatal crash, pursuit in Palmdale

A resident of the mobile home park where a fatal crash occurred Wednesday night says she heard the horrific collision just before 8 p.m. and ran over to see what happened. → Read More

Protests over Andres Guardado's death continue as county board calls for independent investigation

Protests continue over the death of Andres Guardado as the L.A. County Board of Supervisors calls for an independent investigation. → Read More

Some SoCal summer camps are back in session with big changes

Camps and clubs, such as the Boys and Girls Club of the Foothills in Monrovia, are now reopening, but families can expect many changes, like fewer kids and more physical-distancing rules amid the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Calls to defund, replace police grow amid march in Downtown Los Angeles

LA City Councilman Herb Wesson says he and Council President Nury Martinez are introducing a motion on Tuesday "to replace LAPD officers with unarmed non-law enforcement agencies who will be responsible for responding to non-violent calls for service.'' → Read More

Malls reopening gradually in Los Angeles

Several malls have reopened in Los Angeles, although many of their individual stores remain closed. → Read More

Hundreds protest in East L.A. demonstration organized by students

Students from East L.A. High School and their family gathered to protest Sunday, one of the many demonstrations held across Southern California Sunday. → Read More

Manhattan Beach moving ahead with retail reopening

Even before the state announced it would let retail stores reopen, Manhattan Beach was moving forward with its plan to allow small shops to operate. → Read More

Port Hueneme in Ventura County among a few SoCal beaches open for Memorial Day

Port Hueneme beach in Ventura County is one of a handful of beaches around SoCal that have reopened in time for Memorial Day weekend - with some restrictions. → Read More

Survivor story: At 87, SoCal Navy veteran's battle with COVID-19 leads to victory

In an age group seen as most vulnerable to the coronavirus, 87-year-old Navy vet Victorino Mercado is talking about how be beat the virus after two weeks in an Oxnard hospital. → Read More

Coronavirus crisis: Rent-forgiveness proposal introduced to help struggling Olvera Street merchants

A rent-forgiveness proposal was introduced to help Olvera Street merchants whose businesses have been devastated by the coronavirus crisis. → Read More

Chef Jose Andres nonprofit World Central Kitchen helps feed Ventura families with foster kids

World Central Kitchen, a nonprofit founded by renowned chef Jose Andres, is helping feed foster families in Ventura. → Read More

Ventura RV campgrounds close to help prevent the spread of COVID-19

Ventura County campgrounds are temporarily shut down to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. → Read More

Coronavirus: Chatsworth company loans solar trailers to hospitals to power triage during COVID-19 crisis

SoCal company based in Chatworth, BigBattery, Inc., is loaning solar trailers to help hospitals power COVID-19 hospital triage areas and CEO Eric Lundgren says it also keeps his employees working. → Read More

Coronavirus: 3 UCLA students test negative for COVID-19, no cases on campus

Three UCLA students tested negative for coronavirus after self-isolating themselves, school officials said Friday night. → Read More

Kobe and Gianna Bryant memorial: Public urged to stay away from Staples if they don't have tickets

Organizers have distributed 20,000 tickets for Monday's celebration of life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant, and they're urging those without tickets to stay away from the Staples Center area. → Read More

$25,000 reward offered for East Hollywood hit-run driver seen in video injuring woman

Police hope a $25,000 reward can help find a minivan driver who fled the scene after hitting a woman in a marked crosswalk in East Hollywood, sending her to the hospital. → Read More

$25,000 reward offered for East Hollywood hit-run driver seen in video injuring woman

Police hope a $25,000 reward can help find a minivan driver who fled the scene after hitting a woman in a marked crosswalk in East Hollywood, sending her to the hospital. → Read More

Artesia shooting: Gunman sought after father of 3 gunned down outside home

Carlos Martinez, a father of three, was killed Thursday morning in a shooting in the 11800 block of 168th Street in Artesia, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. → Read More

LAPD approves new use of deadly force policy amid community backlash

The Los Angeles Police Commission approved a new use of force policy Tuesday that falls in line with new state guidelines signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom last year. → Read More

Community fights to keep Westlake District day labor center open as owner threats closure

Day laborers are fighting to keep the Central American Resource Center, a fixture in the Westlake District shopping center, open after its owner said it has become a nuisance and wants to shut it down. → Read More