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Garth Kemp’s Weather Forecast (May 22)Garth Kemp takes a look at tonight’s weather forecast.

Pomona City Councilman Arrested On Suspicion Of Possession Of Child PornographyRubio Ramiro Gonzalez has been arrested on suspicion of possession of child sexual abuse material and annoying or molesting a child.

Testing Center To Open Tuesday At Dodger StadiumLos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Friday that the city’s newest COVID-19 testing site will open Tuesday at Dodger Stadium. The site will be able to test 6,000 people every day.

Trump Says Houses Of Worship Will Be Deemed ‘Essential Services’President Trump announced Friday afternoon that his administration would declare houses of worship “essential services,” allowing them to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Monrovia High School Gets Green Light To Hold Physically Distant In-Person Graduation CeremonyMonrovia High School seniors will get to graduate in person, thanks to the persistence of their principal and school board president.

Manhattan Beach Seeks To Fully Reopen Small Retailers For Memorial Day WeekendThe Manhattan City Council Wednesday fired off letters to the L.A. County Board of Supervisors and Gov. Gavin Newsom Wednesday demanding that small retailers be allowed to reopen for more than just curbside pickup and under the same protocols as larger businesses, such as grocery stores and certain big box stores, which have been deemed essential since the coronavirus pandemic began.

DOJ Sends Letter Warning City, County Against Ongoing Stay-At-Home OrdersA source inside the DOJ told CBS2 there was concern that Attorney General Bill Barr was behind the threat — part of a plan to pressure Democratic states to open quickly in an effort to help the president’s reelection campaign.

At Least 3 Injured In Arcadia Apartment FireFirefighters are trying to contain an apartment fire in Arcadia that has injured at least three people.

Southland Coronavirus Cases Nears 60K, LA County Surpasses 2,000 DeathsLos Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties all reported additional deaths related to the novel coronavirus Friday.

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli Plead Guilty To Paying $500K To Get Daughters Into USCActress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli pleaded guilty Friday in the nationwide college admissions scandal to paying a half-million dollars in bribes to get their daughters admitted to USC as athletic recruits.

Joshua Tree National Park Prepares For Large Crowds Over Memorial Day WeekendWorkers at Joshua Park National Park say they are ready for the expected crowds visiting the park over Memorial Day Weekend.

Garcetti: City Parking Lots At Beaches Reopen, Slow Streets Program ExpandingMayor Eric Garcetti Friday announced the city was taking additional steps toward reopening ahead of the Memorial Day weekend in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Santa Ana Police Release Video Of 7-Eleven Stabbing AttackSanta Ana police Friday released security video of a stabbing at a local convenience store in hopes someone will recognize the two suspects.

Man Finally Receives Unemployment Benefits After Calling EDD Thousands Of Times, Emailing Labor SecretaryOne morning, in a two-hour period, Mike Hardy of San Pedro said he called EDD nearly 400 times and has the screenshots to prove it.

‘We Are Not Guided By Politics’: Mayor Garcetti Responds To Trump Administration LetterWhen asked about a letter from the Trump Administration warning the city and county about ongoing stay-at-home orders in a Friday briefing, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said he was not guided by politics in relation to the city’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

‘We Want To Go Above And Beyond’: Morongo Casino Reopens With Strict New RulesA long line of guests waited to get into Morongo Casino and Spa after it reopened Friday afternoon.

Stolen Truck Slams Into Car Head-On, Drives On Sidewalk In South LA PursuitA suspected car thief and his female passenger led police on a high-speed chase Friday in which he slammed into a car and drove onto the sidewalk.

Retail Stores, Shopping Malls, Dine-In Restaurants Can Reopen In Riverside CountyRiverside County destination retail stores, shopping malls, swap meets and dine-in restaurants can officially welcome customers again, with modifications, after the state approved the county’s application for accelerated reopening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

DOJ Warns City, County Against ‘Heavy-Handed’ Stay-At-Home OrdersThe Trump Administration Friday sent a warning letter to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer saying the Department of Justice was concerned they may pursue an “arbitrary and heavy-handed approach” to continued stay-at-home orders.

White House Asks CDC To Investigate Coronavirus Spread In LALos Angeles County is beginning to reopen more of its economy heading into Memorial weekend, but the White House expressed concern Friday about the area’s coronavirus case growth and has asked the CDC to investigate.

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli Plead Guilty To Paying $500K In Bribes To Get Daughters Into USCActress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli pleaded guilty Friday in the nationwide college admissions scandal to paying a half-million dollars in bribes to get their daughters admitted to USC as athletic recruits.

Good Samaritan Attempts To Block In Pursuit SuspectA Good Samaritan driver tried to block in a suspect during a high-speed chase in South L.A.

Pursuit Suspect Crashes Head-On Into CarA police chase took a dangerous turn Friday.

South L.A. Chase Suspect Drives Onto SidewalkA chase suspect drove a pickup truck onto a sidewalk in South L.A. Friday morning.



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