An autopsy will be performed on the body of a 3-week-old girl found dead Saturday in a pickup truck in Santa Clarita, a coroner's official said Sunday. Warner, 30, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of murder and is being held at the Twin Towers Jail in Los Angeles in lieu of $1 million bail, online booking records state. The child's mother was cooperating with investigators and no other arrests had been made Saturday, according to sheriff's officials, who offered no¬†new details on Sunday. For more news, follow @kchristensenLAT on Twitter.
There are countless places to enjoy a great cup of coffee and the standards for quality espresso are higher than ever. Of course, there are few standouts as well, like Go Get Em Tiger, Bar Nine Collective, Blacktop, Cognoscenti, Copa Vida, and Compania de Cafe, the last of which is all the way up in San Fernando. Either way, one could expect to enjoy a well prepared cup using high quality beans from nearly every neighborhood. Remember that all spots are listed alphabetically, not in order of quality or excellence.
In June 2014, I was arrested for violating a court order. I bailed out on July 3. But because I had no money and an overworked public defender, I knew I'd have to serve time for my violation. Elana Pritchard One of the most difficult parts about jail is traveling to and from court. The worst cell I experienced was strewn with toilet paper and moldy bread. Elana Pritchard At Twin Towers, for several days the showers were ice-cold. And then you take care of it the best way you can. Elana Pritchard is a cartoonist and animator in Los Angeles.
Ethan Odom of Saugus is facing one felony count each of kidnapping a victim under 14, first-degree burglary and attempted kidnapping. He appeared in a San Fernando courtroom and pleaded not guilty Monday. He is due back Jan. 27, when a preliminary hearing date is expected to be set. Odom was convicted of receiving stolen property in 2011, according to the District Attorney's Office. If convicted as charged, Odom faces a maximum sentence of 13 years and four months in prison.
LOS ANGELES - On the heels of a weekend storm, strong Santa Ana winds will strike the Southland this week, the National Weather Service said today. The winds will result from a fast-moving inside slider, a weather system that will travel east of the Greater Los Angeles area, NWS forecasters said, adding that the winds will sweep the region from Tuesday morning through Thursday. The Malibu Hills and Hollywood Hills also will be affected. A weaker offshore flow will continue through at least Thursday and possibly on Friday.
Ethan Odom, 37, of Saugus was booked on suspicion of kidnapping, and was being held in lieu of $150,000 bail, according to the sheriff's department. Odom was scheduled to appear in court in San Fernando on Monday. Deputies responded to the home in the 24200 block of Arch Street about 7 p.m. Thursday and chased the suspect, who was arrested within a containment area, said Deputy Josh Dubin of the sheriff's Santa Clarita Valley Station. The girl, who was rescued by family members, was startled but unharmed, Dubin said.
"Please keep me, my family and our church family in your prayers. #RIP #Legend -- Michael Wear January 9, 2015 Thoughts and prayers go to Andrae Crouch and his family. He was such an inspiration -- Judith Hill January 9, 2015 RIP Andrae Crouch. Thank you for sharing your gift. #LetTheChurchSayAmen http://t.co/QuGKnT57ds -- Dule' Hill January 9, 2015 I grew up with my family blasting Andrae Crouch on Sunday. -- James David January 9, 2015 RIP to the legendary Andrae Crouch. You will be sorely missed, but never forgotten.
But though he's a major supporter of rail transit, he and other San Fernando Valley equestrians now battle a California bullet train with newly laid plans to blast through the last cowboy country in Los Angeles. "This is the last bastion of equine life in the city of Los Angeles. The nearly 400-mile line between San Francisco and L.A. Is scheduled for completion by 2028. The route would not only bulldoze a swath of homes and businesses north of San Fernando Road, he said. "I refuse to accept the four options as an end-all and be-all.
Legendary gospel singer and song writer Andrae Crouch entered the hospital Saturday, January 3rd due to serious health complications according to his sister, Sandra Crouch. The father and mother of Andrae and Sandra brought the family to Southern California where they founded a church in San Fernando. Since that time of their parents' death, Andrae and Sandra have co-pastored the New Christ Memorial Church in San Fernando and became a spiritual comfort to many stars of Hollywood.
Compan~i'a de Cafe' is a Mexican-American-inspired cafe' and community gathering place located in the city of San Fernando and the Azalea Shopping Center in the South Gate neighborhood. To celebrate Dia de Reyes, the restaurant is offering a special Rosca de Reyes-inspired pastry item, some of which will contain a trinket, which is a tradition associated with the holiday. Guests who find the trinket can return on February 2 when the cafe's will be celebrating Dia de la Candelaria to receive a special treat.
The NWS reported wind gusts overnight of 61 mph in the Malibu Hills, 51 mph at Whitaker Peak in the San Gabriel Mountains, and 38 mph in San Fernando. The NWS forecast sunny skies today and highs of 60 in Lancaster; 61 in Palmdale; 69 on Mount Wilson; 71 in San Clemente and Saugus; 72 in Avalon; 73 in Newport Beach and Laguna Beach; 74 at LAX; 76 in Burbank; 77 in San Gabriel and Woodland Hills; 78 in Pasadena, Long Beach and downtown Los Angeles; and 79 in Yorba Linda, Fullerton, Anaheim, Mission Viejo and Irvine.
County health officials today issued a cold weather alert for the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys through Sunday. Low temperatures forecast by the National Weather Service prompted the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to issue the alert, which warns of wind chill temperatures below 32 degrees Fahrenheit through the weekend. Gunzenhauser advised anyone planning to be outdoors to dress in layers of warm clothing and to wear a hat, scarf, gloves and socks to protect extremities.
The NWS issued a freeze warning effective until 9 a.m. in the Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area and the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and San Gabriel valleys. By 7 this morning, Southland temperatures were still in the 30s and 40s. The warmest reported by the weather service were 45 degrees at Whittier Hill and 42 in Santa Ana and at Sandberg in the San Gabriel Mountains. Otherwise, temperatures included 33 in Chatsworth, 35 in Burbank, 38 in Fullerton and 39 in downtown L.A.
These two baby girls, born early New Year's Day to Northridge families, were among the San Fernando Valley's first babies of 2015. Talya, weighing 6 pounds 5 ounces and whose name means "dew of heaven" in Arabic, was born at 2:33 a.m. Thursday. Shadi, whose name means happiness in Farsi, is the first girl born with the DeLarme name in the father's family in 75 years, he said. As for having her on Jan. 1, the couple had previously joked about the possibility of Shadi being the first baby of the year to be born at their hospital.
County Public Health Department issued the warning for the San Gabriel, San Fernando, Antelope and¬† Santa Clarita valleys as well as the Mt. The latest cold front from Canada is expected to drop up to a foot of new snow on the eastern San Gabriel Mountains. Road closures to be in effect are: Angeles Forest Highway between Aliso Canyon Road and Angeles Crest Highway . Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road between Angeles Forest Highway and SR-2 . Big Tujunga Canyon Road between Vogel Flats Road and Angeles Forest Highway.