Results tagged “Libby Denkmann”

Flight Simulator For Pilots Who Fight SoCal Wildfires Might Be Delayed -- To Pay For Trump's Border Wall

Right now, pilots have to travel to the East Coast to train on the C-130J. An $8 million simulator located at the Channel Islands Air National Guard Station would change that. But the funding is now in doubt.

Those Were Apache And Blackhawk Helicopters Flying Over Los Angeles Tuesday. Here's Why

The Army choppers were on a training flight from Fort Irwin to San Diego.

These SoCal Students Are Missing Millions in Federal Loans As Their Colleges Face Bankruptcy

At least $13 million in financial aid is missing. Students can't pay rent or buy groceries.

The West LA VA Is Trying To Evict A Jewish Veterans Group

Jewish War Veterans Post 118 says there are major inconsistencies with who is getting kicked off the Veterans Affairs campus.

A Hollywood Rabbi Who's Served Christmas Meals To The Homeless Is Retiring After 30 Years

"[W]e wanted to do this for our Christian friends on a day that's holy for them, when they are in church or with families."

SoCal Democrats Are Licking Their Chops To Take Over The House. Here's What They're Planning

Many Southern California Democrats are poised to play critical roles in investigating President Trump and influencing policy that will impact California. With the House Majority, "we can stand up to stupid stuff," said Rep. Ted Lieu.

Veterans Find Healing In The Great Outdoors Of Big Bear

Long after military veterans leave the armed forces, wounds from their years of service can linger. Higher Ground campers are dealing with service-related conditions like Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, traumatic brain injury (TBI), physical disability, or military sexual trauma through recreation in the great outdoors.

Judge Denies Bail For White Supremacy Extremists: 'Nothing Short Of Horribly Violent'

Three members of an allegedly violent white supremacist group based in Southern California have been arrested since Sunday. A fourth man later turned himself into authorities.

A Councilman Who's 'Tough On Crime' Was Convicted Of A Felony For Striking His Girlfriend In The Face

Eric Negrete has been tough on crime as a Victorville City Councilman. He even opposed leniency for non-violent offenders. But we've discovered Negrete himself asked a judge for leniency -- after he was convicted of a violent felony.

'Illegal Leases' On VA's West L.A. Campus Called Out By Watchdog -- Including Brentwood School, Red Cross And A City Park

The Dept. of Veterans Affairs Inspector General says 11 leases are illegal and over a dozen more aren't accounted for. The VA is also falling behind on its goal to build 1,200 units of housing for homeless veterans.

The US Doesn't Know How Many Mexican-Americans Served In Vietnam. A New Play Is Trying To Make Sure They're Not Forgotten

"Ring Of Red: A Barrio Story" -- which runs through Sept. 30 at the Bootleg Theater -- incorporates more than 50 oral histories.

The Next Site For Mayor Garcetti's Temporary Bridge Shelters? The VA Campus In Brentwood

The project should house up to 100 homeless veterans and open in 2019. So far it's not getting the same NIMBY pushback as other shelter sites.

Everything You Need To Know About The Massive, Decaying West LA VA Campus -- And The Plan To Fix It

It's big. It's green. It's hiding in plain sight next to the 405 freeway.

The USO Finds Its Future In The LAX Theme Building

The current USO building was designed to assist 12,000 active duty military members and their families. In 2017, it welcomed over 100,000.

First Chickenpox, Now Scabies At The Federal Prison In Victorville Holding Immigrant Detainees

As of Friday afternoon, detainees are also still not allowed to call family members or a lawyer.

Exclusive: Chickenpox Just Showed Up At The Federal Prison In Victorville Holding Immigrant Detainees

Guards say there's not enough medical staff for the 1,000 ICE detainees who were transferred there this month.

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