Author: Sam Catanzaro


Newsom Signs Sen. Ben Allen’s Pollution Bill That Places Recycling Costs on Producers Rather Than Municipalities

July 6, 2022

July 6, 2022

Senate Bill 54 calls on the producers of specific materials to form a Producer Responsibility Organization  By Sam Catanzaro California...

Man Arrested After Trove of Molotov Cocktails Found in Santa Monica Mountains

May 26, 2022

May 26, 2022

Maksim Klimenko in custody following May 21 discovery of eight Molotov cocktails By Sam Catanzaro  A man has been arrested...

Man Pistol-Whipped, Has Rolex Stolen Near Pacific Palisades

May 5, 2022

May 5, 2022

Victim was taking pictures of MacLaren car when incident occurred By Sam Catanzaro A man on this week was pistol-whipped...

Rick Caruso Contemplating Mayoral Bid

February 4, 2022

February 4, 2022

Local Billionaire registers as Democrat ahead of mayor’s race By Sam Catanzaro Billionaire real estate mogul and possible 2022 Los...

Los Angeles Takes First Steps to Eliminate Oil Drilling

February 1, 2022

February 1, 2022

City declares all oil and gas operations in the City a non-conforming land use By Sam Catanzaro.  Los Angeles is...

Police ID Suspect Wanted for Murder of Brianna Kupfer

January 19, 2022

January 19, 2022

UPDATE: Shawn Laval Smith, the suspect responsible for the murder of Brianna Kupfer is in custody, after being located and...

Los Angeles Homeless Count Postponed Amid COVID-19 Surge

January 18, 2022

January 18, 2022

LAHSA count to take place February 23 for Westside By Sam Catanzaro On Friday, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority...

NYC-Based Developer Finalizes Acquisition of Westside Residential Development Site

January 14, 2022

January 14, 2022

Tishman Speyer to begin construction in late 2022 on its first LA-area residential project By Sam Catanzaro An NYC-based developer...

Local Mountain Lions Show First Reproductive Effects of Inbreeding

January 11, 2022

January 11, 2022

“It’s quite severe,” says the lead researcher in UCLA study  By Sam Catanzaro UCLA scientists tracking two local mountain lion...

23-Year-Old Mountain Biker in Serious Condition Following Palisades Fall

December 13, 2021

December 13, 2021

Victim in serious condition with head, arm and shoulder injuries  By Sam Catanzaro A 23-year-old mountain biker sustained head, arm...