Category Archives: Top Stories

Once again, the Democratic candidates are saying they won’t attend next week’s Los Angeles presidential debate because of a union action.

By Kevin Tripp, KABC The December nineteenth debate is scheduled to take place at Loyola Marymount University. But all the major candidates say they won’t cross a picket line by food service workers. The UNITE HERE Local 11 says contract talks have broken down. They’re negotiating with a subcontractor that employs 150 university food workers.…MORE

It sounds like driving in Orange County might get more expensive.

By Kevin Tripp, KABC Toll lanes are now being considered on five different freeways: the 5, 55, 57, 91 and 405. Caltrans is already working on expanding the 405 between LA and the 73 and converting the carpool lanes into toll lanes, but other freeways might be added to that list over the next decade.…MORE

It turns out, a famous media tycoon is buying the most expensive home in California.

By Kevin Tripp, KABC From the “The Beverly Hillbillies”…. To Fox News…. For over 50 years, the names associated with the 10-acre Bel-Air estate have varied greatly. The LA Times now says Lachlan Murdoch is the newest new buyer – for a record 150-million dollars. The son of News Corp founder Rupert Murdoch will own…MORE

Simi Valley has more puma problems.

By Kevin Tripp, KABC A mountain lion is being relocated to a more remote area after being found in a yard Thursday morning and tranquilized. Neighbors like Cathy Dennis tell KTLA-5 it’s unsettling. ”Up here, we have a lot of, you know, raccoons and rats and opossums and squirrels and things, which I’m sure they’d…MORE

It’s LA versus the FAA

By Kevin Tripp, KABC Los Angeles is suing the Federal Aviation Administration. City Attorney Mike Feuer wants the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to change flight patterns near Hollywood Burbank Airport. ”We’re urging the court to return these flights to their previous patterns.” Thousands of residents in the San Fernando Valley say air traffic over…MORE

Stocks hit record highs as US, China reach tentative trade deal

Originally Published: 12 DEC 19 11:34 ET Updated: 12 DEC 19 17:10 ET By Anneken Tappe, CNN Business (CNN) — US stocks raced to record highs Thursday on news that the United States and China reached a tentative trade deal. Earlier in the day, President Donald Trump said that an agreement was “very close.” “They…MORE

Catching a ride to the airport is about to get a little tougher.

By Kevin Tripp, KABC Starting New Year’s Day, you’ll have one less choice for transportation to LAX. Super Shuttle says their final trips to the airport will be on December 31st. In a statement to the LA Times, the company blames changes to the “competitive and regulatory landscape.” When a Times reporter called and asked…MORE