17-Year-Old Arrested for Allegedly Pointing Handgun, Carjacking

A 17-year-old boy was arrested Monday for allegedly pointing a gun at a woman and stealing her car at Desert Regional Medical Center. The Palm Springs Police Department responded to El Mirador Medical Plaza around 7:40 a.m. on a report of a carjacking. The victim told officers that she parked her vehicle in the parking…

Trial Delayed for Man Accused of Killing Acquaintance in Premeditated Attack

With the defense seeking a delay, trial was postponed Monday for a man accused of fatally shooting a 29-year-old acquaintance during a premeditated attack in Meadowbrook. Stephen John Lindo, 30, of Meadowbrook, is charged with first-degree murder, witness intimidation and sentence-enhancing gun and great bodily injury allegations for the 2020 slaying of Michael Louis Hinden…

GTA Suspect Arrested After Pursuit in Eagle Rock

A car-theft suspect was arrested in Eagle Rock Monday after leading authorities on a pursuit. Los Angeles Police Department officers began pursuing the suspect in a stolen white sedan near Harvey Dive and East Chevy Chase Drive in the Glendale area just after 5:05 p.m. The driver led police on surface streets to the area…

Blaze West of Temecula Burns Hillside

A brush fire that erupted Monday in the hills just west of Temecula scorched an acre before the combined efforts of Cal Fire air crews and ground crews stopped it. The non-injury blaze was reported about 1:20 p.m. in the…


Ground Broken on 12-Stage Sylmar Studios, Expected to Open in 2023

With demand for sound stages at a premium as production companies push out content for new digital platforms, ground was broken Monday on the first phase of Sylmar Studios, a 300,000-square-foot, 12-stage facility that’s expected to open next year. Los Angeles City Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez, in whose district the new facility will rise, was on…

Man Who Robbed Palm Springs Business Gets 3 Years Probation

A 48-year-old man pleaded guilty Monday to charges stemming from a robbery at a Palm Springs business, and was immediately sentenced to three years probation and 120 days behind bars. Michael Harry Potter of Palm Springs pleaded guilty to felony counts of robbery and resisting or deterring an officer, according to the District Attorney’s Office.…

Prosecution to Rest in Retrial of Gang Member Accused of Shooting Bar Patron

The prosecution is expected to rest before the end of this week in the retrial of a gang member accused of shooting and seriously wounding a Cathedral City bar patron, who came under attack because he, his wife and others were considered unwelcome guests at the business, according to prosecutors. Last year, a Murrieta jury…

Ground Broken on 12-Stage Sylmar Studios, Expected to Open in 2023

With demand for sound stages at a premium as production companies push out content for new digital platforms, ground was broken Monday on the first phase of Sylmar Studios, a 300,000-square-foot, 12-stage facility that’s expected to open next year. Los Angeles City Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez, in whose district the new facility will rise, was on…

LA County Logs More Than 8,100 New COVID Infections Over 3 Days

More than 8,100 new COVID-19 infections were logged over the past three days in Los Angeles County, again pushing up the average daily number of new infections, but virus-related deaths remain low and hospitalizations are relatively steady, health officials said Monday. The county registered 3,489 new cases on Saturday, 2,707 on Sunday and 1,941 Monday,…

Groups Challenge Environmental Review Of Biofuel Plant Expansion

Environmental and conservation groups sued the city of Paramount Monday over its alleged approval of a biofuel refinery expansion without adequate environmental review. The Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit was brought by the Communities for a Better Environment, East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice and the Center for Biological Diversity. The groups challenge the environmental…

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