On World Mental Health Day, experts encourage others to seek help if they feel isolated during a pandemic – CBS Los Angeles

SHERMAN OAK (CBSLA) – When Maria Rendon noticed that her 15-year-old son was feeling down due to isolation from the COVID-19 pandemic, she immediately sought help from a therapist. “No motivation, children have no motivation,” she said. “They are isolated at home. They had to go to school differently. “ Saturday marks World Mental Health […]

San Bernardino Officials Call For More Predictable Reopening Guidelines – CBS Los Angeles

SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA) – The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted unanimously to table a resolution to Governor Gavin Newsom calling for more predictable reopening guidelines. In particular, the resolution asked Newsom to stabilize the process that counties must follow to reopen activities; attach the state test metric to a fixed number […]

OC Cities Battle Explosion of Non-Native ‘Ankle-Biter’ Aedes Mosquitoes – CBS Los Angeles

SANTA ANA (CBSLA) – Amid an explosion of non-native Aedes mosquitoes biting the ankle across Southland this summer and fall, Orange County is trying a new treatment to fight the bugs. The OC Mosquito and Vector Control District sprays a larvicide in Santa Ana, California on October 1, 2020. (CBSLA) The OC Mosquito and Vector […]

Hot triple-digit temperatures sweep southern California – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Temperatures hit triple digits on Friday in the San Fernando Valley. High pressure and light winds contributed to the heat warning issued by the National Meteorological Service until 8pm The notice covers the interior of Orange County, the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and San Gabriel Valleys, the San Gabriel and Santa […]

Car nearly crashes into courtyard pool at Diamond Bar – CBS Los Angeles

DIAMOND BAR (CBSLA) – A driver lost control of his car as he pulled off a freeway, hit a fence and nearly crashed into a swimming pool in the Diamond Bar courtyard early Friday morning. October 2, 2020 (LLN) The incident occurred in the 20900 block of East Moonlake Street, just off the 60 Freeway, […]

Containment on Bobcat Fire Climb, 83 Homes Destroyed – CBS Los Angeles

MONVROVIA (CBSLA) – Containment numbers for the Bobcat Fire, which has been burning for more than three weeks in the Angeles National Forest, jumped overnight, but crews will have to contend with another day of triple-digit temperatures on Thursday. The Bobcat Fire, one of the largest in Los Angeles County history, burned 114,901 acres and […]

91 Human West Nile Virus Cases Reported In California As Officials Encourage Risk Reduction – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Spreading diseases such as malaria, West Nile and Zika, mosquitoes are among the deadliest animals in the world. To date, California officials have reported a total of 91 cases of West Nile virus in people across the state. Of these, LA County Public Health said it has identified 27 local cases. […]

67-year-old Donna Fontana takes down the intruder – CBS Los Angeles

FOUNTAIN (CBSLA) – Lorenza Marrujo may be small – less than five feet tall – but on Monday night, the 67-year-old proved she can make a punch. Lorenza Marrujo, 67, has caught an intruder who first broke into her apartment and then into a friend’s apartment in a Fontana retirement complex. (CBSLA) According to police, […]

Disney lays 28,000 employees in California, Florida – CBS Los Angeles

ANAHEIM (CBSLA) – With Disneyland and California Adventure closed for more than six months, Disney will reportedly lay off 28,000 employees, most of whom are part-time employees. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen / MediaNews Group / Orange County Register via Getty Images) Disney theme parks in Florida and beyond the United States have been able to […]

State closes new jobless claims for 2 weeks after fraud cases are reported – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The state has closed all new unemployment insurance claims starting Saturday night due to unemployment insurance fraud, sources tell KCAL 9. People who are already receiving compensation claims will not be affected by the changes. The California Department of Employment Development has closed all new applications for the next two weeks […]