Flu season has finally arrived in California, and it's proving to be a bad one. To date, nearly 100 residents of the state have died from the flu, and officials expect to confirm an additional 51 cases of flu death this week. Compare that with just nine deaths at this same time last year.
It's been ten years since the gleaming, swooping silhouette of the Walt Disney Hall became part of the LA skyline and it's kicking off its birthday celebrations this Sunday with a free concert just down the hill in Grand Park.
It's the period-specific details that can lend credibility to a film, and to fill those needs Hollywood goes to Jim Elyea. He's the owner of a vintage prop house and the latest subject of our series, Hollywood Jobs.
Earlier this month, a 23-year-old Kim Pham was brutally beaten outside a nightclub in Santa Ana. She died from her injuries last Tuesday. Trying to piece together what exactly happened has proven to be quite a challenge to authorities.
Last summer, about 1,500 older concrete buildings in Los Angeles were identified by a team at UC Berkeley as being vulnerable during the next quake. The exact list of the buildings was released recently, showing a mix of commercial, industrial and residential buildings.
Just this morning, the California Supreme Court declined to allow former journalist Stephen Glass to practice law in the state. The decision reverses the State Bar Court's majority recommendation, which had sided in Glass' favor.