Millions of people plan to drop, cover and hold on in a drill to prepare communities in California and elsewhere for the next big earthquake. Organizers say more than 10 million Californians registered to participate in the drill at 10:16 a.m. PDT Thursday, in addition to another 15 million people this year in other states and countries.
POMONA >> A La Mirada man died early Thursday after his speeding Honda Accord rear-ended a big rig on the 10 Freeway in Pomona, authorities said. Cody Tyler Campbell, 25, died following the 12:52 a.m. crash on the westbound 10 Freeway, just east of Kellogg Drive, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Assistant Chief of Operations Ed Winter said.
A 55-year-old Los Angeles County mountain biker suffered major injuries when he ran off a U.S. Forest Service road overlooking the Big Bear Valley and hit a tree stump, say California Highway Patrol officers. La Mirada resident Dennis James DerHovanisian crashed at 12:55 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, along forest service road 2N10, also known as Skyline Drive, on the lake's south side.
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts is thrilled to present those merrymakers of whoopee, a fabulous musical throwback to days gone by, JANET KLEIN AND HER PARLOR BOYS, live in concert! JANET KLEIN AND HER PARLOR BOYS will perform ONE NIGHT ONLY on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 7:30PM at the Cabaret Lounge at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd. in La Mirada. The enchanting and effervescent chanteuse Janet Klein performs obscure, naughty and lovely tunes from the 1910's, 20's and 30's.
Two women were killed in traffic crashes about an hour apart in southeast Los Angeles County on Thursday morning, sheriff's officials said. The first crash occurred about 6 a.m. in Cerritos when a car turning at the intersection of 166th Street and Bloomfield Avenue and was hit by a big rig.
WHITTIER >> For Will Allen, a medically discharged Marine, it takes hours for him to get to medical appointments on the single bus line available to him. Allen, of Whittier, was one of 125 people who filled the Uptown Whittier Senior Center on Tuesday night for a public hearing on the proposed eastside extension of the Gold Line light rail transit line.
The Fresh Produce & Floral Council, La Mirada, Calif., has unveiled a 50th anniversary logo that it plans to use throughout 2015. Initially the logo will be used in all promotions of the trade group's annual dinner dance, set for Jan. 24 at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, Calif.
Want to learn best business practices and be positioned to Thrive in a competitive environment? Don't miss CCIM THRIVE on October 21-22 at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles. This two-day event is designed to deliver more leading industry voices, more tangible market intelligence, from CCIM and Globest.com.
Shoppers in five East Bay cities would pay the state's highest sales tax rates, if voters in the Nov. 4 election approve increases. Only the Southern California cities of La Mirada, Pico Rivera and South Gate currently collect sales taxes of 10 percent.
BioLargo, Inc. develops and licenses technology, which focuses on odor & moisture control, disinfection and solutions for contaminated water. BioLarge's BioLargo technology is CupriDyne, acts as a natural disinfectant.
BUENA PARK >> The planned closure of a nearly half-mile section of La Mirada Boulevard, just west of the Beach Boulevard intersection, Friday created delays of 10 to 15 minutes. But the worst may be yet to come for a nearby La Mirada residential neighborhood, said Mark Stowell, La Mirada public works director.
This week I spoke with John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview about the decision of the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee to disfellowship a congregation over homosexuality. Here are excerpts of that conversation: NICK EICHER: The Southern Baptist Convention is America's largest protestant denomination.
A new survey on mental health and faith found that most Protestant pastors believe people with mental illness can develop their spirituality and go to heaven, despite the fact it is not explicitly addressed in the Bible. According to the survey conducted by LifeWay Research, 54 percent of pastors "strongly agree that someone who is initiated into the Christian faith and church and later experiences acute mental illness that keeps them from living like a Christian will still receive eternal salvation."