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  • Christmas in July at Union Rescue Mission

    Christmas in July will feature fun games, prizes, and face painting! Over 200 kids of all ages from URM and Hope Gardens Family Center will experience a winter wonderland in the heat of summer. For many of the children, this will be their first time seeing snow and experiencing the joy of a snowball fight. There will be fun activities, delicious food courtesy of Subway, and more! Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 Union Rescue Mission 545 San Pedro St. Los Angeles, CA  90013 For […]

  • Ride in Style to a Show at the Greek Theatre

    You could be riding in style in a Mercedes-Benz to a show of your choosing at the legendary Greek Theatre.  Text MERCEDES to 515151 for your chance to win complimentary transportation in a 2018 Mercedes-Benz to and from a Greek Theatre show, 2 fabulous seats to a show of your choosing at the Greek Theatre during the 2018 season, VIP access to the Redwood Deck before the show, and Dinner for 2 at the Greek Theatre.  Message and data rates […]

  • A sign is posted outside of a Target store on February 28, 2017 in South Gate. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Target to Offer Teachers 15% Discount on School Supplies for a Limited Time

    Target is offering some help to the many teachers who pay for school supplies out of their own pockets. For a limited time, Target will give teachers nationwide 15 percent off select classroom supplies, the company announced in a blog post on Thursday. It’s the first time the retailer is offering such a promotion. The discount — good from July 15 through July 21 — can be used on numerous items, such as pens, pencils, crayons, markers, classroom storage, tissues […]

  • Long lines formed outside the Build-A-Bear Workshop in Montebello on July 12, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Build-A-Bear Workshop Shuts Down Lines as Large Crowds Gather for ‘Pay Your Age’ Event

    Lines for Build-A-Bear Workshop’s highly anticipated “Pay-Your-Age” event were shut down at locations across the U.S. Thursday morning due to overwhelming crowds and safety issues, leading to disappointment and frustration for many customers who were left empty-handed. The company made the announcement about 8 a.m. PT. as significant crowds were reported at locations around the country, including in Southern California. “Per local authorities, we cannot accept additional Guests at our U.S. Build-A-Bear Workshop locations due to crowd and safety concerns,” […]

  • Win tickets to Raging Waters

    Beat the Heat at Raging Waters Los Angeles – California’s largest waterpark! Watch the KTLA 5 Morning News on Wednesday, July 18 for your chance to win four 1-day tickets to the water park every hour between 6am and 11am. You can also save on tickets when you buy online at RagingWaters.com. Raging Waters is open every day, and it’s located in San Dimas, where the 10, 210 and 57 freeways meet.

  • In this photo illustration, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) logo appears on a California driver license on May 9, 2017 in San Anselmo. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    California Ballot Initiative to Reverse ‘Sanctuary State,’ Undocumented Immigrant Driver’s License Laws Cleared to Collect Signatures

    Proponents of a measure that would repeal California’s “Sanctuary State” law and reverse another law that allows undocumented immigrants in California to get a driver’s license have been cleared to gather signatures for a 2020 ballot initiative. The proposal, called the “Children, Family and Community Protection Act,” would require cooperation between state and local enforcement in efforts to verify the immigration status of anyone who is arrested and suspected of being in the U.S. illegally, according to a summary on […]

  • I Love The 90s

    San Manuel Casino presents “I Love the 90’s” Tour at Citizens Business Bank Arena on August 10. Featuring Vanilla Ice, Coolio, Biz Markie, Tone Loc, All 4 One, Two Live Crew and more. Get your tickets at the San Manuel Box Office, Citizens Business Bank Area Box Office or ticketmaster.com. Text 90 to 515151 for your chance to win 2 tickets to the show along with car service to and from the concert, plus 2 vouchers to Serrano Buffet at San […]

  • Authorities Extinguish Small Brush Fire in Lincoln Heights

    Fire officials were able to put out a blaze that broke out in Lincoln Heights on Friday night. The flames erupted shortly after 10 p.m. near the 3900 block of North Mission Road, the Los Angeles Fire Department said in an alert. They grew to cover about 3 and a half acres and were being driven by terrain, officials said. It took 74 firefighters about an hour and 20 minutes to extinguish the blaze. No structures were threatened, and no […]

  • Video: Boston Police Officers Sing ‘God Bless America’ in Honor of Independence Day

    Two Boston police officers are earning praise after their stirring rendition of “God Bless America” was seen in a widely viewed video ahead of the Fourth of July. The video, posted on Facebook Monday morning, shows officers Stephen McNulty and Kim Tavares preparing for the Independence Day festivities by belting out the patriotic melody for “Cop Pool Karaoke” —  a play on “Carpool Karaoke,” the enormously popular segment featured on “The Late Late Show With James Corden” where musical guests […]