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  • Durable anchor fought TV fluff

    Hal Fishman, the award-winning KTLA-TV Channel 5 news anchor who was a Los Angeles broadcasting fixture for nearly 50 years, died Tuesday, the station announced. He was 75. Fishman died at 3 a.m. at his Brentwood home with his family at his side. He...
  • Incentives keep drapery firm from bolting

    Sometimes, what happens in Vegas can stay in Los Angeles. Or, more specifically, in a vacant industrial building in Sylmar. That will be the new home of a 25-year-old Calabasas business named Drapes 4 Show Inc., which has made linens for Air Force One,...
  • Olive View-UCLA staffers allegedly accepted gifts from nursing home employees

     
    Los Angeles County officials are investigating allegations that Olive View- UCLA Medical Center staff accepted gifts from nursing home employees in exchange for placing Medi-Cal and Medicare patients at their facilities, a possible violation of the...
  • Sylmar sisters booked on charges of running illegal cosmetic surgery operation

     
    Two Sylmar sisters have been arrested on suspicion of running an illegal cosmetic surgery operation out of their home, police said Tuesday. Guadalupe Viveros, 50, and Alejandra Viveros, 53, were booked this week on charges of running an unauthorized...
  • Sylmar Brush Fire Burns 100 Acres

    Sylmar - A brush fire fanned by high winds sparked up to 100 acres in the hills above Veterans Memorial Park, north of Sylmar, officials said. The blaze was reported at 10:29 p.m. as a large fire visible across the San Fernando Valley. Los Angeles...
  • Firefighters Making Progress As Residents Return To Rubble

    LOS ANGELES - Winds remained calm today and the air started to clear, allowing firefighters to make more headway against wildfires that have burned through Southern California. Residents who fled the flames steeled themselves for the worst as authorities...
  • Hundreds of Animals Killed in Sylmar Fire

    SYLMAR -- Hundreds of poultry were killed in a fire that destroyed a barn in Sylmar and also damaged stables and parts of an adjacent property. The fire broke out around 1 a.m. Wednesday at at 14662 W. Bledsoe Street and burned through horse stables...
  • Southland Fire Evacuations, Road Closures, and School Closures

    Southland Fire Evacuations and School Closings Information as of 11:30 a.m. Wednesday Marek Wildfire Hotline: (626) 821-6700 Los Angeles Fire Department Hotline: 1-800-439-2909 Los Angeles County Fire Department Hotline: (323) 881-2413 Los Angeles...
  • Fire Prompts Threat of Rolling Blackouts

    LOS ANGELES -- L.A. officials launched rolling backouts across the city for about an hour Saturday morning after deactivating some transmission lines in the Sylmar fire zone out of fear that winds could blow them down and cause more blazes. Officials...
  • Public's Help Sought in Finding Cause of Sayre Fire

    SYLMAR -- Fire officials are asking for the public's help in determining the cause of the Sayre Fire that charred  more than 11,000 acres in Sylmar. Investigators have spoken to witnesses about the brush fire, which began Friday about 10:30 p.m, but were...
  • Uhealthful Air Widespread Across Southland

    LOS ANGELES -- Even areas not affected by flames are still being affected by poor air quality that is forcing many people to stay indoors. The South Coast Air Quality Management District warned Monday that air quality would be unhealthy across Orange...
  • Fires Blaze Path of Destruction through the Southland

    In a swiftly moving catastrophe that seemed as familiar as it was shocking, Southern California once again was besieged by flame Saturday, from Orange County to Santa Barbara, with hundreds of homes consumed by three major wind-driven fires, including one...