Jovana Lara, ABC7 Eyewitness News

Jovana Lara

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Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Jovana:

Playa del Rey residents outraged after developer bulldozes Toes Beach sand dunes

Residents are outraged after the sand dunes at Toes Beach in Playa del Rey were bulldozed. → Read More

Pilot lawsuit alleges NetJets fired her for being too short to fly

A female pilot with 14 years experience alleges NetJets fired her for being too short, while it was willing to accommodate male pilots who were too tall. → Read More

Conditions at Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery in Compton spark outrage

Family members of loved ones buried at Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Compton say the grounds appear to have been abandoned. → Read More

Socal nurse turned 'Momcologist' when her son became her most important patient

SoCal nurse Carolina Valls turned "Momcologist" when her most important patient became her son, Anthony, who was diagnosed with a rare form of brain tumor. → Read More

Cerritos boy's stolen bike replaced by Walmart, sheriff's deputies

A 12-year-old Cerritos boy devastated by the theft of his bike got a big surprise thanks to Walmart and local sheriff's deputies. → Read More

Long Beach family devastated after woman is struck, killed by bullet while inside home

The family of a 59-year-old Long Beach grandmother is mourning her loss after she was killed Saturday night while she was sleeping in bed. → Read More

Father of 3 allegedly killed by neighbor in Temple City shooting

A man shot and killed allegedly by a neighbor in Temple City Monday has been identified as a 26-year-old father of three. → Read More

2 in custody, 1 officer injured after shooting involving LAUSD police in South L.A.

At least two people were in custody and an officer was injured after a shooting involving school police in South Los Angeles. → Read More

1999 U.S. women's World Cup champs honored with statue at Rose Bowl

The 1999 U.S. women's World Cup champion team was honored with a commemorative statue at the Rose Bowl Wednesday, the 20th anniversary of what's considered a watershed moment in women's sports. → Read More

Eagle Rock High School becomes 1st in CA with earthquake warning system

Eagle Rock High School is the first public school in California to get a new type of early earthquake warning system. → Read More

Southern California residents brave triple-digit heat in some parts of region

There was nothing but sunshine across the Southland on Monday, with temperatures soaring to the triple digits in some spots. → Read More

Torrance mall shooting: New video shows gunman open fire inside busy Del Amo Fashion Center

New surveillance video shows the moment a gunman opened fire inside a crowded Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance, seriously wounding another man. → Read More

Authentic Salvadoran pupusas with an L.A. twist.

"La Pupusa Urban Eatery" in the neighborhood of Pico Union makes authentic Salvadoran pupusas with an L.A. twist. → Read More

Suspect armed with hammer dies after deputy-involved shooting in Lynwood

A man who allegedly threatened his own family members with a hammer in Lynwood died after he was shot by sheriff's deputies. → Read More

Deputies shoot man with hammer threatening family members in Lynwood

Sheriff's deputies shot a 44-year-old man armed with a hammer who was threatening to harm his family members in Lynwood, officials said. → Read More

Young beekeeper creates CBD-infused 'happy honey' products for sick father

Young Mexican-American beekeeper from Merced created Happy Organics, a line of CBD-infused honey products, such as chocolates and balms, all made from the family's apiary to comfort her sick father. → Read More

Pasadena program takes unique one-on-one approach to helping homeless get off the streets

The Community Allies program, which is part of Pasadena's Union Station Homeless Services, pairs a mentor with a person who is homeless, to help that individual get help and housing. → Read More

20 lifeguards say they developed rash from swimming at Hansen Dam Lake

More than 20 lifeguards say they developed rashes after swimming at the Hansen Dam Lake in Lake View Terrace. → Read More

Thousands of elevators in Los Angeles overdue for annual inspections

Officials say there are some 21,000 elevators to manage in the city of Los Angeles, and we're now learning that thousands of them are long overdue for their annual inspections. → Read More

Green New Deal for L.A.: Garcetti unveils aggressive plan, setting environmental goals for city

L.A.'s Green New Deal would set aggressive environmental goals for the city, including a mandate that every building be emissions-free by 2050. → Read More