Posts Tagged ‘sepulveda’

Firefighters knock down blaze at Carson oil refinery

A fire erupted Friday night at an oil refinery in Carson but was knocked down after about three hours. Television footage showed a section of the Phillips 66 refinery in the 1500 block of East Sepulveda Boulevard engulfed in large flames and plumes of black smoke spewing into the sky

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Valley to Westside in 20 minutes? Metro says it’s possible on a Sepulveda Pass line

Even as new rail lines have steadily opened across Los Angeles County, bringing better transit service to the San Gabriel Valley and the traffic-choked Westside, the Sepulveda Pass continues to be a headache. The congested 405 Freeway has no space or capacity for a reliable transit option, and…

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If we intend to clear the homeless from fire danger zones, then we need to have housing for them

Last December, a wildfire tore up a hillside east of the 405 Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass, destroying six homes, damaging a dozen others in the Bel-Air neighborhood and burning more than 400 acres. The Skirball fire, as it was dubbed, was sparked by a cooking fire at a homeless encampment embedded..

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Key LAX roads shut down after firearm is found in vehicle, causing gridlock

The lower-level entrance for vehicle traffic at Los Angeles International Airport was temporarily closed Friday morning after authorities stopped a suspicious vehicle in which a firearm was discovered. Officials said both the Century and Sepulveda boulevard entrances to LAX were closed

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Key LAX roads shut down after firearm is found in vehicle, causing gridlock

The lower-level entrance for vehicle traffic at Los Angeles International Airport was temporarily closed Friday morning after authorities stopped a suspicious vehicle in which a firearm was discovered.

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Expo Line neighbors were on board with the city’s local development plan — until it was changed without input

To the editor: I live in a community adjacent to the Sepulveda Expo Line station. We were presented with the City Planning Commission’s modifications for density in our area back in October 2017

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Bel-Air wrestles with homeless crisis after encampment fire destroys multimillion-dollar homes

In the tony hillside neighborhoods of Bel-Air and Brentwood, residents say they are aware of the homeless people who live in the shadows of their multimillion-dollar homes. The affluent area along the 405 Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass, home to celebrities, corporate titans and others, has not been..

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Cooking fire at a homeless encampment sparked Bel-Air blaze that destroyed homes, officials say

The fire that destroyed six homes and damaged a dozen others in Bel-Air last week was caused by a cooking fire at a nearby homeless encampment, Los Angeles fire officials said Tuesday.

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3.6 magnitude earthquake strikes near Westwood

A magnitude 3.6 earthquake was felt in Los Angeles on Monday night, particularly on the Westside and in the San Fernando Valley. The epicenter of the earthquake, which struck at 11:20 p.m., was just west of the Sepulveda Pass section of the 405 Freeway in the Santa Monica Mountains. Get ready for..

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Mexico beats Curacao to win CONCACAF Group C

Angel Sepulveda and Edson Alvarez scored and Mexico held on to beat Curacao 2-0 on Sunday night at the Alamodome to win Group C in the CONCACAF Gold Cup and continue its bid for a fourth championship in five years. Mexico advanced to face Honduras in the quarterfinals Thursday night in Glendale,..

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