Detectives are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in the rocky waters of Ballona Creek. The man, who has not been identified, was found floating near the jetty in the 6100 block of Ballona Creek in Playa del Rey, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Deputy Mike Barrazas told KTLA-TV that detectives won't know the cause of the man's death until an autopsy is performed. Sign up for the free Essential California newsletter >> For breaking news in California, follow VeronicaRochaLA .
Reopened today after medical waste from a sewer pipe began washing up on the beach, according to Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. The closure was announced on Thursday. See Also: How Tampons, Condoms and Needles Ended Up on LA Beaches The medical and other waste had been discharged from the Hyperion Treatment Plant, according to Heal the Bay, an environmental activist and water monitoring group. Beachgoers were also advised to avoid the water at Mothers Beach in Marina del Rey and Will Rogers State Beach in Pacific Palisades.
You could pay $29 million to live along the shore in tony Manhattan Beach. If you did you might expect to experience sea breezes, sunny days and shiny, happy people biking, jogging and skating along the Strand. What you wouldn't expect is to see medical waste washing ashore just feet from your multi-million-dollar digs. El Porto, just south of 45th Street, is one of L.A. County's most popular surf spots. "If people want to help then don't FLUSH condoms, needles and tampon products down your toilet," Heal the Bay stated.
In neighboring areas such as Mothers Beach and Will Rogers State Beach families were warned to stay out of the water. "This debris may have been gathering in that outfall for close to 10 years, as that outfall has been dormant during that time," according to LA Sanitation. "It is a good a reminder to people not to flush these types of items down the drain," Added Johnson. But on the beach, crews were picking up debris that included hypodermic needles, condoms and tampon applicators along Dockweiler Beach.
And is free and open to the public. There are several lobster meal packages available for your dining pleasure including the popular Lobster Feast and you don't want to miss the Lobster Bistro. Lobster may reign supreme at this classic South Bay event but there are plenty of other reasons to attend. This is the closest coincidence of perigee moon and full moon for the year. Here's a heads-up on a few future events you'll want to plan for NOW! There's more to sea every Wednesday morning at 8 a.m.! Have a fabulous South Bay weekend!
-- A portion of Dockweiler State Beach will remain closed until further notice due to medical waste that washed ashore, health official said on Thursday. Los Angeles County Lifeguards subsequently posted closure signs along the stretch of beach to notify the public. Health officials advised the public to avoid all contact with ocean water in the closed area and where closure signs have been posted. At 9 a.m., officials are expected to reassess the condition of the water. The origin of the waste remains under investigation.
The sand on Dockweiler Beach was inundated with debris, including feminine hygiene products, after they began washing ashore late Tuesday, officials said. Crews were cleaning up the debris Wednesday night, and were set to return the following morning to continue. The mess, which included condoms, was non-toxic and non-hazardous, Los Angeles sanitation said. Was definitely unexpected," Leslie Griffin, Heal the Bay, said. "If it wasn't flushed down the drain, we wouldn't have the issue out in the bay," Griffin said.
23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Squeegy, the car wash that comes to you, today announced its official launch in Los Angeles. The new service aims to provide users a more convenient and eco-friendly solution to the traditional car wash. The Express Wash, which is an exterior wash, is $29 and takes about 25 minutes. The Classic Wash adds an interior vacuum and wipe down for $39 and can be completed in 45 minutes. Squeegy was founded in Los Angeles in 2015 and is guided by three core values: Convenience, Quality and Eco-Friendly.
The five Bibo brothers ultimately all came to New Mexico. Solomon Bibo staked out the area of Grants, New Mexico, where he became acquainted with elders of the Acoma pueblo. He ended up falling in love with the highborn daughter of an aristocratic family, named Juana, and marrying her. That gave him family connections to a important Acoma clan, the Antelope Clan. He eventually became something of a culture broker, the owner of vast herds of sheep and a financial force in the area, with some suspicious dealings, to be sure.
Edward Roybal Institute on Aging. 100,000 residents in South L.A., the report said. Seniors' health overall, the report said. The median income is $85,000, compared to $34,000 in South L.A. And $43,000 in the City of Los Angeles. 84 percent of West L.A. Percent and 51 percent of residents in South L.A. L.A., respectively, were able to say the same. The county, the report said. Alzheimer's disease has doubled over the past 20 years, researchers found. Dramatically in the next 20 years, the report found. Security of future generations," the report said.