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The Morning's Stories
Of course, the biggest local story is the death of Johnny Carson. The LA Times has an obituary written by Daily Variety's Brian Lowry and focuses on his entertainment career. The Daily News takes an even more local look and examines how America's greatest talk show host effected Burbank. Johnny Carson was 79 years old.
The Daily News sticks with neighborhood stories and talks about the creation of Apartment Watch in Valley Glen and how it's improved living conditions in the valley area. The Times takes a look at high school student Stephanie Cisneros's short film about the gentrification of her Echo Park neighborhood.
The Times also notes the end of the Body Worlds exhibit at the California Center and how its last evening became a big nightlife event. Body Worlds 2 opens on January 29th.
Cruise off the highway and hit locally-known spots for some tasty bites.
Fentanyl and other drugs fuel record deaths among people experiencing homelessness in L.A. County. From 2019 to 2021, deaths jumped 70% to more than 2,200 in a single year.
This fungi isn’t a “fun guy.” Here’s what to do if you spot or suspect mold in your home.
Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Edward Bronstein died in March 2020 while officers were forcibly taking a blood sample after his detention.
A hike can be a beautiful backdrop as you build your connection with someone.