By Donna Littlejohn | [email protected] | Daily BreezePUBLISHED: July 11, 2018 at 6:09 pm | UPDATED: July 11, 2018 at 8:09 pm A bankruptcy court judge on Wednesday, July 11, extended a temporary restraining order to keep Ports O’ Call Restaurant open for another 48 hours so that an emergency motion to stop a lockout can be requested pending an appeals process with the state appellate court. The extension, keeping the San Pedro restaurant open until 12:35 p.m. Friday, was granted by Judge Robert Kwan. Attorney David Haberbush, representing the restaurant, filed papers late Wednesday for an emergency motion to halt the eviction pending the appeals process. The rushed legal maneuvering is the latest in what has become a desperate battle for Ports O’ Call Restaurant, a 57-year-old business on the waterfront, to remain open through January 2019. The Port of Los Angeles is moving forward to demolish what is left of Ports O’ Call Village to allow developers to build a … [Read more...] about New appeal seeks higher court hearing for Ports O’ Call Restaurant
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By Holly Andres | [email protected] | Daily News PUBLISHED: July 2, 2018 at 6:00 am | UPDATED: July 2, 2018 at 1:52 pm Here is a sampling of services that are closed or have altered schedules on July 4th. Banks: Banks and financial markets are closed. Government: City, county, federal and state offices, libraries and superior courts are closed. Mail: The U.S. Postal Service does not deliver. www.usps.com Schools: Closed. Transit: Buses and subway services in Los Angeles run on a Sunday/holiday schedule (www.metro.net). Metrolink’s Ventura County Line does not run on the holiday. The Antelope Valley Line runs on a Sunday schedule (www.metrolinktrains.com). Trash: Pickup is delayed by one day in Los Angeles (Wednesday’s trash is picked up on Thursday, and so on through the week), www.lacitysan.org. Regular pickup schedule in Burbank (bit.ly/2zmo1LD) and Glendale (bit.ly/1Pvpsqa). … [Read more...] about What’s closed on July 4th in the Los Angeles area, 2018?
LOS ANGELES -- California officials bucked a recent court ruling Friday and offered reassurance to concerned coffee drinkers that their fix won't give them cancer. The unprecedented action by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment to propose a regulation to essentially clear coffee of the stigma that it could pose a toxic risk followed a review of more than 1,000 studies published this week by the World Health Organization that found inadequate evidence that coffee causes cancer. The state agency implements a law passed by voters in 1986 that requires warnings of chemicals known to cause cancer and birth defects. One of those chemicals is acrylamide, which is found in many things and is a byproduct of coffee roasting and brewing present in every cup of joe. Coffee cancer warning: What science says about the actual risk If the regulation is adopted, it would be a huge win for the coffee industry which faces potentially massive civil penalties after recently … [Read more...] about California officials move to reject court ruling on coffee and cancer risk
I got an email from Patricia "Patti" Hunter, asking for my vote in the June 5th election. She's running for Los Angeles Superior Court judge, Seat 16. I know her, I like her, I like her kids. Sure, I thought, why not? Then I thought, I have no idea how qualified she is to be a judge, especially in comparison to her opponents, Sydne Michel (The Times endorsed her) or Hubert S. Yun. … [Read more...] about One voter, 28 candidates for Superior Court judge — how will she decide?
Superior Court judges preside over criminal matters, including not just trials and sentencing, but also the many preliminary stages as well, including arraignments, bail hearings and the like. They likewise preside over civil matters, including injury and commercial lawsuits, landlord-tenant disputes, and divorce, child custody, adoption and other family law matters. … [Read more...] about For Los Angeles Superior Court: 11 choices