Megan Telles, KTLA 5

Megan Telles


Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Past articles by Megan:

Genesis Invitational brings world’s top golfers to Pacific Palisades

The Genesis Invitational is back at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, and so too are thousands of golf fans. Tournament Director Mike Antolini said the “energy is in the air…There’s so much to like.” As of Saturday morning, Valencia native Max Homa stands atop the leaderboard, though there’s still two days left for others […] → Read More

All types of art on display at Pan African Film Festival in Baldwin Hills

The show features more than 100 artists at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. Jasmyne Cannick, a board member for PAFF, said the festival is the largest Black History Month event in the country. Megan Telles reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Feb. 11, 2023. → Read More

South Los Angeles coffee shop and NASCAR put on community event

A Black-owned coffee shop in View Park-Windsor Hills neighborhood of South Los Angeles partnered with NASCAR on Saturday for a fun community event. Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen hosted “Cars + Coffee,” which offered free coffee to attendees and a $500 prize for the flyest ride. Megan Telles reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Feb. 4, 2023. → Read More

Los Angeles area faces coastal flooding threat this weekend

High tides have Southern California coastal areas on alert heading into the weekend. Gusty winds of up to 25 knots and outer waters of up to 10 to 12 feet are expected, as is surf of 6 to 10 feet on the Central Coast and 4 to 7 feet on the coasts near the Los […] → Read More

Orange County wildlife center looks toward recovery after storm damage

The Wetlands and Wildlife Care Center of Orange County typically rehabilitates animals, but after the recent rains, it’s the center itself that needs some rehab. The Huntington Beach sustained major damage to its electrical system, which Executive Director Debbie McGuire called “a safety issue,” and it’s one not covered by insurance. McGuire and the rest […] → Read More

‘Bomb cyclone’ rains reach Southern California; Gov. declares state of emergency

Southern California is getting hit Thursday from the most powerful showers being produced by a “bomb cyclone” that formed off the coast this week. The storm, which arrived Wednesday, is expected to bring 2 to 4 inches of rain to most areas with even higher totals in the mountains and foothills. “Rain rates still look […] → Read More

LAPD program offers $24K rent incentive to recruits

The Los Angeles Police Department is hoping to attract recruits with its new Housing for Hires program. The program will offer police recruits a $24,000 housing subsidy for 24 months, the LAPD posted in a video on its Facebook page. As of now, the program can support up to 200 new recruits but is hoping […] → Read More

Wings Over Camarillo air show highlights women in aviation

The 41st annual Wings Over Camarillo airshow kicked off at Camarillo Airport Saturday. The weekend-long event honors women in aviation and includes aerial feats in military aircraft. Aerial displays include the German-designed Red Bull helicopter that can fly upside down and was originally built to hunt tanks. The yearly airshow is hosted by Camarillo Wings […] → Read More

Arrest made after woman, 71, pistol-whipped in Beverly Grove home invasion

A man was arrested in connection with a violent home-invasion robbery in Beverly Grove, police announced Thursday. The suspect was identified as 31-year-old Dillon Klincke of Los Angeles. Klincke was arrested Wednesday in the 1200 block of Meadowbrook Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Details of the arrest were not given but police […] → Read More

Suspected burglar smashes window of Rolls-Royce in front of Mid City home

Police were called to a Mid City neighborhood when a suspected burglar smashed the back window of a Rolls-Royce SUV that was parked in front of a home overnight. The incident took place in the 1800 block of Stearns Drive around 2 a.m. Thursday. Video showed the back window of the Rolls-Royce Cullinan had been […] → Read More

L.A. County could move out of high COVID 19 category

Los Angeles County could move out of the federal government’s high-COVID-19 activity category Thursday. Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer anticipates the county will drop into the medium category when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updates its numbers. The county has been in the high category since a mid-July surge in hospitalizations prompted officials to […] → Read More

‘Golden Girls’ pop-up restaurant opens in Beverly Hills

Fans of Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and Sophia and will want to make sure and visit a new “Golden Girls” themed restaurant in Beverly Hills that opened to the public Saturday. The Golden Girls Kitchen is located at 369 N. Bedford Drive in Beverly Hills and tickets are on sale now. The restaurant is carefully crafted […] → Read More

$1.1 billion – yes billion – Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs Friday night

Jackpot alert! Friday night’s $1.1 billion Mega Millions drawing will be the second largest in the game’s history and the third largest lottery drawing overall. The prize passed the billion dollar mark after no one matched all six numbers in Tuesday’s $830 million drawing. It was the 29th consecutive drawing without a jackpot winner. 5 […] → Read More

Injured firefighter pulled from burning building in Lakewood; 1 person found dead inside

A firefighter had to be pulled from a burning building in Lakewood where one person was later found dead Thursday morning. The incident was reported shortly after 1:30 a.m. in the 4100 block of South Street. Smoke was coming from one of the buildings when Los Angeles County firefighters arrived at the scene of a […] → Read More

L.A. Animal Services holds adoption event in Manhattan Beach

Cats and dogs from Los Angeles Animal Services were available for visiting and adopting during an event in Manhattan Beach Sunday. The event was organized by L.A. animal services with support from Petco Love and BOBS from Skechers. The adoption event comes as L.A. Animal Services faces a shortage of kennel space and cramped conditions […] → Read More

SoFi Stadium to host ‘Largest Nerf Battle in the World’

Home to both the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers — and also the site of Super Bowl LVI — SoFi Stadium is no stranger to epic battles. On Saturday, a different type of event will be taking place in the state-of-the-art sports complex: a Nerf war. Jared’s Epic Blaster Battle is billed as the largest […] → Read More

25th annual Incredible Dog Challenge returns to Huntington Beach

The 25th annual Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge & Surf Dog Competition was held at Huntington Beach State Park Saturday. The nationwide competition aims to crown the nation’s most incredible dog. The competition was broadcast across the country and competitors were given plenty of treats and belly rubs for a job well done. For […] → Read More

1 killed when small plane crashes in Oxnard strawberry field

One person believed to be a pilot was killed when a small plane struck a building and crashed in a strawberry field in Oxnard Friday morning, authorities said. The crash was reported around 8 a.m. near the northbound lanes of the 101 Freeway near the Del Norte Boulevard exit, according to Ventura County Fire Department Capt. […] → Read More

Fiesta Hermosa makes return after 2-year hiatus

Fiesta Hermosa is back! After back-to-back cancellations the past two years, the three-day event made its return Saturday. The Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau is happy to bring back the festival and its traditional fiesta events for the 51st year after the previous two years were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. […] → Read More

Newport Dunes hosts kick-off to summer

The Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort hosted a kickoff to summer Saturday. Families that stopped by were treated to live music, DJs, food truck and drinks as part of the hours-long celebration. The official party hours were from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., but people were invited to visit the beach as early as they would […] → Read More