Amy Powell, ABC7 Eyewitness News

Amy Powell

ABC7 Eyewitness News

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Amy:

Family of former LAPD detective issues plea for return of his ashes stolen from Lancaster home

A Lancaster family was left heartbroken after the ashes of a former LAPD detective were stolen from his widow's home. → Read More

Sherman Oaks restaurant owner who voiced frustration over outdoor dining ban in viral video reopens business

A Sherman Oaks restaurant owner who posted an emotional video on social media last year expressing her anger and frustration over restrictions on outdoor dining welcomed back customers for a sit-down meal Saturday. → Read More

Borderline Bar and Grill, site of deadly 2018 mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, could face demolition

For devoted fans of the Borderline Bar and Grill, dancing always brings out the smiles and helps heal the pain of a devastating tragedy. → Read More

Monrovia residents fear storm could trigger mud, debris flows in Bobcat Fire burn area

Monrovia residents of neighborhoods surrounded by charred hillsides made by the Bobcat Fire are building barricades to protect their homes from storm damage. → Read More

SoCal stay-at-home order expected to be extended as region's hospitals struggle with COVID-19 surge

The state's stay-at-home order for Southern California was originally set to expire Monday, but with ICUs reporting almost no available capacity, it is likely to be extended well into 2021. → Read More

Holiday travel worries experts as COVID-19 surge leaves SoCal ICUs with no space

As the holidays begin, health officials remain worried about the effect travel will have on the COVID-19 pandemic which has left Southern California with no capacity left in hospital intensive care units. → Read More

LA County health officials warn of a 'surge upon a surge' as hospitals remain stretched to limits

Los Angeles County health officials are again warning people not to gather during the upcoming holidays due to COVID-19 and warn that a "surge upon a surge" is possible. → Read More

OC sheriff ordered by judge to reduce county's jail population by half amid COVID pandemic

A judge has ordered a 50% reduction in Orange County's jail population to allow for more social distancing among inmates during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Restaurant owner shares her frustration over dining ban after film crew sets up craft services next door

"Everything I own is being taken away from me and they set up a movie company right next to my outdoor patio," she says in the video. → Read More

Sherman Oaks restaurant owner shares her frustration over LA County dining ban in emotional video

The owner of a Sherman Oaks restaurant expressed her anger and frustration over L.A. County's outdoor dining ban in a gut-wrenching video. → Read More

Pasadena restaurants open for outdoor dining stay busy on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving dinner at restaurants was off the table in L.A. County this year except in Pasadena. → Read More

LA County to shut down all dining Wednesday amid COVID-19 surge

Los Angeles County is restricting dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars for at least three weeks starting Wednesday amid a surge in coronavirus cases. → Read More

LA County officials to enact business curfew, other restrictions on Friday amid 'dangerous point' in COVID pandemic: WATCH LIVE

Los Angeles County health officials are set to enact new coronavirus restrictions - such as a business curfew - in an effort to reverse a surge in infections they fear could overwhelm hospitals. → Read More

Legendary hangout Swingers back open after server-turned-general manager buys iconic LA diner

Legendary late night hangout Swingers in Beverly Grove closed in March due to the pandemic's impact. But the iconic diner is now back open, thanks to Stephanie Wilson, the eatery's longtime general manager who started as a server nine years ago. → Read More

Borderline shooting victims remembered by Thousand Oaks community on two-year anniversary

On the second anniversary of the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill, the 12 victims were remembered on Saturday, with a growing memorial outside the bar that includes a dozen ceramic sculptures. → Read More

Dia de los Muertos altar in Pacoima honors lives lost to coronavirus

In a year when so many lives have been lost to COVID-19, Dia de los Muertos is being marked with special remembrances for those who fell victim to the virus. → Read More

CA early voting shatters records, points to historic overall turnout ahead of Election Day

Officials say California has seen record-shattering early voting, with over 9 million people already casting their ballot just days before Election Day. → Read More

Sneak peek at Magic Johnson Park after $70 million renovations completed

Legendary L.A. Lakers star Magic Johnson joined the community to celebrate a $70 million renovation to an L.A. County park named after him. → Read More

Protesters continue to rally in support of Armenia, briefly block 170 Freeway in North Hollywood

A sizable group of demonstrators on Sunday briefly took over the 170 Freeway in North Hollywood to support Armenia in its conflict with Azerbaijan over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. → Read More

Bobcat Fire turns San Gabriel Mountains area into smoky wasteland; whipping winds push flames into foothill communities

Two weeks after the Bobcat Fire erupted in the Angeles National Forest, the 93,842-acre blaze has left a path of destruction in the San Gabriel Mountains region. → Read More