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Six arrested in crackdown on luggage thefts at Los Angeles airport

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A crackdown on theft by luggage handlers at Los Angeles International Airport has netted six arrests along with jewelry, electronics and clothing stolen from passengers' baggage, law enforcement officials said on Thursday. The arrests came after airport police and the Los Angeles Police Department served 25 search warrants late on Wednesday as part of an investigation focused on current and former employees of companies hired by airlines to handle luggage, police said.

Six arrested in crackdown on luggage thefts at Los Angeles airport

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A crackdown on theft by luggage handlers at Los Angeles International Airport has netted six arrests along with jewelry, electronics and clothing stolen from passengers' baggage, law enforcement officials said on Thursday. The arrests came after airport police and the Los Angeles Police Department served 25 search warrants late on Wednesday as part of an investigation focused on current and former employees of companies hired by airlines to handle luggage, police said.

'Unsafe speed' caused car crash that killed Paul Walker: sheriff

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The fiery car accident last year that killed "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker was caused by excessive speed and not a mechanical failure, the Los Angeles County Sheriff said on Tuesday, concluding its almost four-month investigation.

Settlement talks disclosed on huge bill tied to shuttered California nuke plant

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Talks are underway to resolve a costly question at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant in California — who pays a bill that could top $3 billion, officials disclosed Friday. Edison International — the parent company of plant operator Southern California Edison — said in a government filing that a meeting would be held next week to discuss details of a possible deal. SCE and minority owner San Diego Gas

Rosario Dawson thrilled to play Dolores Huerta in "Cesar Chavez"

New York, Mar 19 (EFE).- In the film biography "Cesar Chavez," Rosario Dawson had the honor of playing one of the women who admires him most, Dolores Huerta - the righthand person for the union leader - who continues to be active at 83 and tweeted the actress to congratulate her on her performance.

Rosario Dawson thrilled to play Dolores Huerta in "Cesar Chavez"

New York, Mar 19 (EFE).- In the film biography "Cesar Chavez," Rosario Dawson had the honor of playing one of the women who admires him most, Dolores Huerta - the righthand person for the union leader - who continues to be active at 83 and tweeted the actress to congratulate her on her performance.

California Republicans tackle image and appeal at state convention

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - California Republicans kicked off their annual convention on Friday with an ambitious agenda aimed at remaking the party and a promise to reclaim the once red but now blue state dominated by Democrats.

California regulators endorse power plan to fill gap left by San Onofre nuclear plant closure

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - California regulators have approved a plan for two utilities to develop replacement power to help fill the void left by the closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant. The nuclear plant between San Diego and Los Angeles had generated enough electricity for 1.4 million homes. The unanimous vote Thursday by the California Public Utilities Commission opens the way for Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas

California regulators endorse power plan to fill gap left by San Onofre nuclear plant closure

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - California regulators have approved a plan for two utilities to develop replacement power to help fill the void left by the closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant. The nuclear plant between San Diego and Los Angeles had generated enough electricity for 1.4 million homes. The unanimous vote Thursday by the California Public Utilities Commission opens the way for Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas

Former Manson Family killer Bruce Davis granted parole

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former Manson Family member Bruce Davis, who was sentenced to life in prison for two 1969 murders carried out with other members of the cult, was granted parole on Wednesday by a California parole board, although it was not certain he would be freed. Davis' parole must still be affirmed by California Governor Jerry Brown, who reversed a similar decision by the same board last year, saying that the 71-year-old convicted killer remained a danger to the public.
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