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  • Squad goal: Try all 6 of these hot pot styles at restaurants in L.A. and O.C.

    Squad goal: Try all 6 of these hot pot styles at restaurants in L.A. and O.C.

    When you're going out for hot pot, don't just invite any group of friends: First make sure your companions are reasonable, considerate, even empathetic diners, the sort of people who are good at trust games. Because when you reach your chopsticks into that boiling, shared kettle of broth, there...

  • 10 great places to wine and dine in Manhattan Beach

    10 great places to wine and dine in Manhattan Beach

    Before chef David LeFevre opened Manhattan Beach Post in 2011, non-Manhattan Beach residents might have ventured to the area to surf, play beach volleyball or buy a home after signing a multimillion-dollar sports contract. You just didn't drive to that part of town for a single meal. But a steady...

  • Culinary SOS: Cute little Key lime pies from Fishing With Dynamite

    Culinary SOS: Cute little Key lime pies from Fishing With Dynamite

    Jen Mai isn't normally a fan of Key lime pie, but that changed after one bite of the cute mini-version served at Fishing With Dynamite in Manhattan Beach. We agree. And while it may not be a Key lime pie in the most traditional sense — there are passionate arguments about whether the pie should...

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  • Software glitch temporarily grounds all Los Angeles-bound flights from airports west of Denver
    Software glitch temporarily grounds all Los Angeles-bound flights from airports west of Denver

    Days ahead of what is expected to be Southern California’s most heavily traveled Memorial Day weekend in a decade, a software issue with air traffic control grounded flights headed for Los Angeles on Thursday morning.

    The issue kept all Los Angeles International Airport-bound flights from airports...

  • Inglewood cooked its books to lure NFL team, former accounting manager says
    Inglewood cooked its books to lure NFL team, former accounting manager says

    The lure of the NFL was just too much for Inglewood, a former city employee charges in a federal lawsuit.

    Barbara Ohno, Inglewood's former budget and accounting manager, claims that the future home of the Los Angeles Rams massaged its accounting books to mask its financial problems.

    In the complaint,...

  • Threat to jetliner parked on LAX tarmac deemed not credible
    Threat to jetliner parked on LAX tarmac deemed not credible

    A threat made Tuesday morning against an American Eagle flight at Los Angeles International Airport was not credible, FBI officials said.

    The threat was reported at 8:37 a.m. PDT against Flight 5931, which was flying from Houston to Los Angeles, said Polly Tracey, a spokeswoman for American Airlines.

    ...

  • Torrance police investigating shooting of man in car set ablaze

    Torrance police are investigating the shooting of a man who was one of five occupants in a car destroyed by fire, authorities said.

    Police responded to a call of shots fired in the 3700 block of Artesia Boulevard in Torrance at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday, authorities said.

    A short time later police...

  • Counter-terrorism security increases at LAX after EgyptAir Flight 804 disappears
    Counter-terrorism security increases at LAX after EgyptAir Flight 804 disappears

    Counter-terrorism security measures were heightened Friday at the Los Angeles International Airport in the wake of the disappearance of EgyptAir Flight 804.

    Los Angeles Airport Police say security was strengthened as it monitors events and intelligence, both abroad and domestically.

    “The safety...

  • Home of the Day: Old-fashioned romance in Palos Verdes Estates
    Home of the Day: Old-fashioned romance in Palos Verdes Estates

    With the sultry good looks of a classic Spanish colonial, this handsome home inspires love at first sight. Traditional wood-beamed ceilings, tiled floors and wrought ironwork are among arresting details. French doors lead to a patio with outdoor fireplace and a balcony entwined with flowering vines.

    ...

  • Hot Property | Pau Gasol
    Hot Property | Pau Gasol

    The ocean-view home in Redondo Beach features an elevator, a wine room and a rooftop deck.

  • Man's body found floating near shore in El Segundo
    Man's body found floating near shore in El Segundo

    The body of a man was found Sunday evening near the shore in El Segundo, authorities said.

    The body was found just after 4 p.m. floating inside the surf line north of lifeguard tower 45, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Lifeguard Division. The area is just north of Manhattan...

  • Why the Normandie Casino in Gardena may be hitting its limit
    Why the Normandie Casino in Gardena may be hitting its limit

    As a teenager some 30 years ago, Dan Natarelli said he would sneak into the Normandie Casino on Rosecrans Avenue in Gardena to play cards. If he wasn't winning, he'd simply leave and walk to one of the other five card houses nearby, hoping his luck would change.

    But when he was playing in a poker...

  • Home of the Day: Surf and premium turf in Redondo Beach
    Home of the Day: Surf and premium turf in Redondo Beach

    A 120-gallon saltwater aquarium provides a sea-worthy signature for this tri-level contemporary in Redondo Beach. Floor-to-ceiling windows and an oceanfront patio are uniquely positioned for watching sunsets and surf.

    Address: 501 Paseo De La Playa, Redondo Beach, 90277

    Price: $5.5 million 

    Built:...

  • Detectives investigate woman's 'suspicious' death in Lomita apartment fire
    Detectives investigate woman's 'suspicious' death in Lomita apartment fire

    Homicide detectives are investigating the death of woman whose body was pulled from a fiery apartment in Lomita on Tuesday morning.

    The woman’s death was deemed suspicious, so arson and homicide investigators will examine the fire scene to get more details, said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy...

  • Torrance refinery unit to restart after major explosion; start-up to temporarily increase emissions
    Torrance refinery unit to restart after major explosion; start-up to temporarily increase emissions

    A portion of the Exxon Mobil refinery in Torrance is scheduled to reopen Monday night, more than a year after a large explosion at the facility injured four workers and damaged equipment.

    The refinery is set to restart operations in the fluid catalytic cracker unit between 7 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m....

  • Fox Sports' Colin Cowherd does some reprogramming in L.A.'s South Bay
    Fox Sports' Colin Cowherd does some reprogramming in L.A.'s South Bay

    Colin Cowherd is moving his microphone to another part of Manhattan Beach.

    The Fox Sports personality has bought a home in the Tree Section neighborhood for $3.7 million and put a house nearby up for sale at $3.275 million or for lease at $15,000 a month.

    His new home, designed by Doug Leach and...

  • Hot Property | Colin Cowherd
    Hot Property | Colin Cowherd

    The East Coast-inspired Traditional in Manhattan Beach was designed by architect Doug Leach and built in 2009.

  • Rivals for Knabe seat face off in Torrance forum
    Rivals for Knabe seat face off in Torrance forum

    U.S. Rep. Janice Hahn said Monday that if elected to the seat being vacated by Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe, she would consider dipping into the county's rainy day fund to pay for initiatives to reduce homelessness.

    The comment, at a candidates forum in Torrance, drew quick criticism...

  • Connor Everts dies at 88; artist's work was focus of 1960s obscenity trial
    Connor Everts dies at 88; artist's work was focus of 1960s obscenity trial

    Connor Everts, a Los Angeles-area artist and former longshoreman whose sociopolitical art was the subject of a 1960s obscenity trial, died Sunday at his Torrance home. He was 88.

    The cause was not disclosed.

    Everts completed his early work at night after working full days on the docks. His career...

  • Four hospitalized after car crashes into gym in Torrance
    Four hospitalized after car crashes into gym in Torrance

    Four people were hospitalized Wednesday after a car went through the window of a Planet Fitness gym in Torrance. 

    The crash was reported around 4:55 p.m. in the 20000 block of Hawthorne Boulevard, said Torrance police Lt. Robert Watt. The car went through the front of the gym and the entire vehicle...

  • Chyna died of accidental overdose of Valium and Ambien, manager says
    Chyna died of accidental overdose of Valium and Ambien, manager says

    Chyna’s manager said he knows how the wrestling star died last week.

    Chyna, whose real name was Joan Marie Laurer, died of a combination of the sleeping pill Ambien and a form of the tranquilizer Valium, her manager, Anthony Anzaldo, said Wednesday.

    Chyna had been taking the legally prescribed...

  • Chyna's brain to be examined by 'Concussion' doctor after accidental overdose, manager says
    Chyna's brain to be examined by 'Concussion' doctor after accidental overdose, manager says

    Chyna’s manager said he knows how the wrestling star died last week.

    Chyna, whose real name was Joan Marie Laurer, died of a combination of the sleeping pill Ambien and a form of the tranquilizer Valium, her manager, Anthony Anzaldo, said Wednesday.

    Chyna had been taking the legally prescribed...

  • Loyola Marymount's 'Trump' wall sparks strong feelings on campus
    Loyola Marymount's 'Trump' wall sparks strong feelings on campus

    Diana Delgado Cornejo, now 21 and about to graduate from Loyola Marymount University, says her father delivered the shocking news to her about 10 years ago.

    The family had no papers.

    "We were in the car, and I started crying," she said. "I'd heard about all the scary illegals and I thought, 'Oh...

  • Thinking of hosting an Airbnb? Here's how to make your place shine
    Thinking of hosting an Airbnb? Here's how to make your place shine

    When Ed Kushins was preparing his Hermosa Beach home for guests from Vancouver recently, he threw in some surprises: golf clubs to use during the tee time he had prearranged, a list of favorite restaurants and a map of scenic bike paths. He also set up a barbecue with the neighbors.

    That Kushins...

  • Allegations flowing in against the surfer gang of Lunada Bay
    Allegations flowing in against the surfer gang of Lunada Bay

    Attorneys attempting to break up a surfer gang that controls a coveted stretch of coastline in Palos Verdes Estates said more alleged victims have called them in hopes of joining the effort. 

    "We are being contacted by lots of people -- lots of different beachgoers who have had similar experiences,"...

  • My Favorite Room: JD Roth
    My Favorite Room: JD Roth

    When JD Roth and his wife, Christine, built their home just steps from the Pacific Ocean seven years ago, they turned to the East Coast for inspiration.

    The 48-year-old reality-television producer's Manhattan Beach home, in the pricey oceanfront stretch known as the Strand, looks like it was plucked...

  • Chyna, former wrestling star and actress, found dead at her Redondo Beach home
    Chyna, former wrestling star and actress, found dead at her Redondo Beach home

    Chyna, who rose to fame as a wrestler and actress, was found dead Wednesday in her Redondo Beach home, authorities said.

    Anthony Anzaldo, her business manager, said she was found in her Redondo Beach apartment in the afternoon. She was 46. 

    Ed Winter, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County coroner's...

  • Food events: Eastside food festival, English-muffin-making classes, BBQ & Beer Fest
    Food events: Eastside food festival, English-muffin-making classes, BBQ & Beer Fest

    Here are three food events you should probably know about, in case you want something fun to do this weekend, or simply need more material for your social media accounts. 

    If you've been to Love & Salt, Michael Fiorelli's Manhattan Beach restaurant, chances are you've ordered the English muffins....

  • Coast Guard searches for missing swimmer off Manhattan Beach
    Coast Guard searches for missing swimmer off Manhattan Beach

    A U.S. Coast Guard crew was combing the waters off Manhattan Beach late Tuesday and planned to continue through Wednesday morning, searching for a 25-year-old swimmer who was believed to have been swept into the sea.

    The man was in the ocean near tower 18 at Manhattan Beach on Tuesday about 5 p.m....

  • What's next for Smog City Brewing? For starters, a satellite tasting room in Long Beach
    What's next for Smog City Brewing? For starters, a satellite tasting room in Long Beach

    Smog City, the Torrance brewery known for its award-winning Coffee Porter, exploratory forays into beer/wine hybrids, creative special releases and sour ales, is thriving. In recent months, the brewery has taken over the space next door with plans to increase brewing capacity, and is set to expand...

  • Tax day 2016 specials: 66-cent martinis, $1 Old Fashioneds, $1 oysters
    Tax day 2016 specials: 66-cent martinis, $1 Old Fashioneds, $1 oysters

    Monday is tax day (it's usually April 15), in case you needed a reminder. Maybe you paid the government some money this year; maybe you got a refund. Either way, a 66-cent martini and a dozen $1 oysters sounds like a good idea. Here are some places around town offering tax day specials. 

    1933 Group:...

  • 'Disgruntled employee' charged in chainsaw attack in Torrance

    A Compton man who authorities said chased a security guard with a chainsaw and later aimed his truck and accelerated toward a police officer was charged Thursday with multiple felonies. 

    Jose Felix Campos Cortez faces one felony count each of attempted murder of a peace officer and assault upon...

  • First Faraday cars rolling out in 2018? Not so fast, warns electric car start-up
    First Faraday cars rolling out in 2018? Not so fast, warns electric car start-up

    When electric car firm Faraday Future Inc. started work on its $1-billion factory in Nevada on Wednesday, it wasn't just the groundbreaking itself that piqued the interest of the auto world.

    At the ceremony, Faraday reportedly let slip that its first cars would roll out of the factory in 2018 --...

  • Moby buys a house that's already in his neighborhood
    Moby buys a house that's already in his neighborhood

    Electronic-music pioneer, Silver Lake vegan restaurant owner and trophy-home connoisseur: Moby has added another home to his real estate collection, purchasing a property in the Oaks area of Los Feliz for $3.4 million.

    This is hardly Moby's first venture into the eclectic L.A. neighborhood. Two...

  • Two former bag handlers arrested in connection with cocaine-smuggling plot at LAX
    Two former bag handlers arrested in connection with cocaine-smuggling plot at LAX

    Two former baggage handlers at Los Angeles International Airport are in federal custody after being arrested Monday morning on suspicion of cocaine trafficking, authorities said.

    Adrian Ponce, 27, and Alberto Preciado Gutierrez, 26, both from South Gate, have been charged with conspiracy to distribute...

  • Tesla reveals some details about the Model 3 — and keeps others under wraps
    Tesla reveals some details about the Model 3 — and keeps others under wraps

    An admiring fan base cheered when Tesla Motors Inc. took the wraps off the Model 3, the electric-car company's product aimed at the mass market.

    The number of would-be buyers placing deposits of $1,000 each had reached 198,000 by Friday morning after the Model 3 was unveiled Thursday night in Hawthorne,...

  • Poor residents were promised Wi-Fi service. The Times found they didn't get it

    It was a small Internet firm with big ambitions.

    From a storefront in Inglewood, Manchester Community Technologies Inc. went to work and last year declared the firm had created corridors of free public Wi-Fi access for Internet-starved communities from Long Beach to Pasadena.

    In a report to the...

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