Crews battle fire at Marina del Rey apartment
Los Angeles County fire crews are battling an apartment fire in Marina del Rey Thursday afternoon. Gil Leyvas reports for the KTLA 5 News at 3 on Sept. 14, 2023.
National Hispanic Heritage Month is in full swing, and to celebrate, many festivities are taking place around the L.A. area this weekend. In addition, a special honoring Hispanic heritage hosted by KTLA 5's Pedro Rivera and Megan Telles will air on KTLA 5 Saturday night at 7 p.m. (Sept. 30, 2023)
With no deal in place by midnight Saturday, federal workers will face furloughs, more than 2 million active-duty and reserve military troops will work without pay and programs and services that Americans rely on from coast to coast will begin to face shutdown disruptions. KTLA 5's Carlos Herrera reports. (Sept. 30, 2023)
A black cloth and white roses sat upon the senate desk that for years belonged to Sen. Dianne Feinstein. The other California senator, Alex Padilla (D-CA), joined a tearful remembrance on the Senate floor, just hours after Feinstein’s death was announced.
“We bid farewell to my dear friend,” Padilla said. “An outright champion for the state of California.”
Lawmakers also honored her as a trailblazer for women.
“When we talk about the giants on whose shoulders we stand, for me that’s Dianne.” said Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY).
“Dianne was a leader in fighting for women’s rights and protecting our communities from violence and gun violence,” noted Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV).
KTLA's Mary Beth McDade reports on September 29, 2023.
Donald Trump made a personal pitch to California Republicans Friday, declaring “help is on the way” to his supporters in a state where Democrats are dominant, falsely claiming his 30-point defeats here were the result of fraud. The former president traveled to the state Republican Party convention in Anaheim as he works to solidify his support in a GOP presidential contest he has led for months.
California’s 169 convention delegates are the biggest prize in the race for the GOP nomination, and Trump can win them all by getting at least 50% of the vote in the March 5 primary.
KTLA's John Fenoglio reports on September 29, 2023.
Three buses filled with migrants arrived in Los Angeles on Friday, making the 17th, 18th and 19th buses to arrive in L.A. since June. A third of all the migrants that have arrived in L.A. via bus have been children. L.A. Welcomes Collective confirmed the arrival of the buses Friday morning, all three from Texas, including one from Brownsville and two from Del Rio.
There were a total of 109 migrants that arrived on the buses, the organization said. While complete demographics have not been made available, the migrants come from Colombia, El Salvador, Haiti, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru and Venezuela.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), one of the Senate’s most prominent women, has died at the age of 90, her office announced Friday. Feinstein served three decades as a senator from California, becoming an icon and a trailblazer in the process.
A former mayor of San Francisco, Feinstein is the longest-serving member of the Senate Democratic conference and during her Senate tenure left a mark on a range of issues, including national security and gun control.
Details: https://ktla.com/hill-politics/sen-dianne-feinstein-dies-at-age-90/ https://ktla.com/news/california-politics/looking-back-on-u-s-sen-feinsteins-liberal-legacy/