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Rich DeMuro reports on a new type of alternative living solution called a Living Vehicle. It’s like a mix of an RV and tiny home on wheels. It’s self-sustainable, with solar power and a water generation system so you can live off the grid anywhere you want.

Man Fatally Shot in Bellflower

A man was fatally shot Thursday evening in Bellflower.Deputies were called at 8:10 p.m. to the 9800 block of Alondra Boulevard, near Bellflower Boulevard, where they found the victim, said homicide Lt. Daniel Vizcarra. The victim, whose name and age were not revealed, was pronounced dead at the scene. Anyone with information about this shooting was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous calls can be made to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477. Information can be sent to Leave a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

Firefighters Knock Down Fire in a Two-Story Apartment Building in Sawtelle

A fire in one unit of a two-story apartment building in the Sawtelle district was knocked down by 18 firefighters in 13 minutes Thursday evening with no injuries reported. Firefighters responded around 9:15 p.m. to the 1400 block of South Armacost Avenue, near Santa Monica Boulevard, and confined and knocked down flames in a second-floor unit at the rear of the building, according to Brian Humphrey with the Los Angeles Fire Department.The cause of the fire is under investigation. Leave a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

Residents cautioned not to swim at these L.A. beaches over the holiday weekend

For Southern Californians opting to stay at home this Memorial Day weekend, a trip to the beach might be on the agenda, but health officials in Los Angeles are urging residents headed to select beaches to stay out of the water.   The ocean water use warnings were issued after tests concluded that bacterial levels prevalent in the water exceeded health standards, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced Thursday.  Officials are encouraging beachgoers to avoid swimming, surfing and playing in the ocean water at the following locations:  Malibu Lagoon at Surfrider Beach  Topanga Canyon Beach in Malibu  Latigo Shore Drive in Malibu  Escondido Creek at Escondido State Beach  Marie Canyon Storm Drain at Puerco Beach  Las Flores Creek at Las Flores State Beach  Pena Creek at Las Tunas County Beach  Santa Monica Canyon Creek at Will Rogers State Beach  Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica  Pico-Kenter storm drain at Santa Monica Beach  Mothers Beach in Marina Del Rey  More information about water quality at local L.A. beaches, along with an interactive map, can be found at the L.A. County Public Health website.  

17-Year-Old Suspect Arrested in Connection with Stabbing of Metro Bus Driver

A 17-year-old boy was arrested Thursday in connection with the near-fatal stabbing of a Metro bus driver in Woodland Hills, and the driver remained in critical condition.Due to the suspect’s age, his name was not released.He is suspected of attempted murder in the attack that occurred around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday near Topanga Canyon Boulevard and Erwin Street. Police said the teen boarded the bus and got into an argument with the 61-year-old driver over fare evasion. Both the driver and teen wound up getting off the bus and continued the argument, during which the teen pulled out a knife and repeatedly stabbed the driver, according to police.Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore credited paramedics and the staff at Dignity Health Northridge Hospital Medical Center for their work on the driver, who remained in “extremely critical” condition Thursday.“The nature of the injuries he sustained were definitely beyond life-threatening,” Moore said. “In many other instances, he would not have survived the level of this attack.” It was unclear what led detectives to the suspect, although Moore credited assistance from the public. Moore said police conducted a

Ex-Insurance Agent Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

An unlicensed insurance agent in Orange County pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing about $27,000 from his customers and was sentenced to 360 hours of community service.Juan Carlos Martinez, 57, of Yorba Linda pleaded guilty to three felony counts of grand theft by embezzlement and three misdemeanor counts of fraudulent insurance benefit claims, according to court records. As part of his plea deal, dozens of felony counts of grand theft by embezzlement, fraudulent insurance benefit claims and forgery were dismissed. Martinez was sentenced to 120 hours of Caltrans work and 240 hours of other community service, according to court records. He was also sentenced to four days in jail, or time served. Martinez took about $27,000 from customers and put them in a personal investment account and withdrew the money as cash, according to the state Department of Insurance. He left the customers without insurance coverage, officials said.Buena Park police arrested Martinez at a Knott’s Christmas Crafts Village booth in December 2021, authorities said.