Tracy Bloom
Tracy Bloom
CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
0 reviews
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A
0 reviews

RECENT ARTICLES

Sort by:
No Rating
L.A. Zoo giraffe dies after giving birth to stillborn calf

L.A. Zoo giraffe dies after giving birth to stillborn calf

A 12-year-old giraffe at the Los Angeles Zoo died Monday night, hours after undergoing a procedure to deliver her stillborn calf.The giraffe, named Hasina, had underwent an anesthetized exam to remove the calf due to its abnormal breech position, the L.A. Zoo said in a statement on Tuesday.A team of more than 30 animal care and health staff worked to remove the calf during a five-hour long procedure that started Monday morning. They were able to successfully remove the stillborn animal.Hasina was doing well after and recovering from the anesthesia, but she died later that day.“The Zoo is...

Mar 2
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Sierra storms bolster California’s snowpack, but more wet weather needed to make up for early winter deficit

Sierra storms bolster California’s snowpack, but more wet weather needed to make up for early winter deficit

California’s mountain snowpack has improved considerably over the past month, thanks in part to a major storm that dumped much-needed snow across the Sierra Nevada.Yet, that still was not enough to make up for the dry start to the winter, officials said Wednesday.The latest manual snow survey measurement, the second of the season, recorded a snow depth of 63 inches and a snow water equivalent of 17 inches at Phillips Station, according to the Department of Water Resources. That’s about 93% of the average for that location, which is nestled in the northern part of the majestic...

Feb 3
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Disneyland cancels annual passes, will issue refunds as it ends program 10 months after COVID-19 closure

Disneyland cancels annual passes, will issue refunds as it ends program 10 months after COVID-19 closure

With Disneyland having been closed for 10 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic — and no hint as to when the theme park will be allowed to reopen — Disney Parks on Thursday announced it will be ending its popular annual passport program.“Appropriate” refunds will be issued for “eligible” passholders, Disneyland Resort President Ken Potrock said in a statement posted on the Disney Parks Twitter account.Disneyland is “sunsetting” the current program and “developing new membership offerings” for the future that will “deliver choices, flexibility and value,” the statement read. No further details...

Jan 14
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
L.A. County orders mandatory 10-day quarantine for travelers; here’s what to know

L.A. County orders mandatory 10-day quarantine for travelers; here’s what to know

Dealing with an influx of coronavirus patients that has put its health care system on the brink, Los Angeles County is imposing a on anyone who travels into the area from outside the Southern California region.The new rules were put in place as officials scramble to curb the spread of COVID-19 amid what public health officials described as the county’s “fastest acceleration” of cases at any point during the pandemic.In the past month, the number of cases in L.A. County has roughly doubled, from about 400,000 to 800,000. To put that in perspective, it took the county about 10 months to reach...

+1
Jan 4
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Firefighters stop forward progress on small brush fire in Glendale

Firefighters stop forward progress on small brush fire in Glendale

Firefighters are mopping up after a small brush fire that erupted in Glendale on Tuesday afternoon amid another day of windy conditions, the city’s fire department said.The blaze, dubbed the Grandview Fire, ignited on Mountain Street above Brand Park, the Glendale Fire Department tweeted around 2:30 p.m.Sky5 aerial video over the fire showed aircraft trying to douse the flames that were burning along a hillside. The flames appeared to be spreading uphill and away from homes, sending tall columns of smoke into the air.The fire scorched about 8 acres before forward progress was...

October 27, 2020
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Some California Adventure theme park shops, eateries to open as part of Downtown Disney expansion

Some California Adventure theme park shops, eateries to open as part of Downtown Disney expansion

Starting next month, the Downtown Disney District will be expanded to include parts of Disney California Adventure park, Disneyland Resort officials announced Friday.While the Anaheim theme park itself remains closed, fans will be able to shop and eat at the stores and eateries that line Buena Vista Street, near the park’s entrance, according to .The shops that will be open include Elias & Co., Julius Katz & Sons, and Kingswell Camera shop.The dining experiences include Trolley Treats, Carthay Circle, Fiddler, Fifer & Practical Cafe, and Smokejumpers Grill.“Only the shopping and dining...

October 23, 2020
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
L.A. County walks back trick-or-treating ban, but says going door to door on Halloween is ‘not recommended’

L.A. County walks back trick-or-treating ban, but says going door to door on Halloween is ‘not recommended’

Trick-or-treating is not canceled in Los Angeles County after all.A day after banning the Halloween tradition this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, L.A. County public health health officials reversed course on Wednesday, saying instead the activity is “not recommended.” Still, health officials are advising against going door-to-door to get candy. “Door to door trick or treating is not recommended because it can be very difficult to maintain proper social distancing on porches and at front doors, ensure that everyone answering or coming to the door is appropriately masked to prevent...

September 9, 2020
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
8 California national forests to close Monday due to heat, dangerous fire conditions

8 California national forests to close Monday due to heat, dangerous fire conditions

Nearly half of California’s national forests will be temporarily closed starting at 5 p.m. Monday due to a mixture of extreme heat and dangerous fire conditions, the U.S Forest Service announced Monday.The closures include Angeles National Forest, San Bernardino National Forest, Cleveland National Forest, Los Padres National Forest, Stanislaus National Forest, Sierra National Forest, Sequoia National Forest and Inyo National Forest.In addition, all developed campground and day-use sites on national forest lands will be shut down in the Golden State, while all ignition sources — such as...

+1
September 7, 2020
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Pilot from Rancho Cucamonga killed when helicopter crashes while fighting wildfire in Fresno County

Pilot from Rancho Cucamonga killed when helicopter crashes while fighting wildfire in Fresno County

A Rancho Cucamonga man was identified Thursday as the pilot of a helicopter that crashed while battling a wildfire in Fresno County the previous day. Michael John Fournier, 52, was piloting the Bell UH-1H helicopter when it went down south of Coalinga on Wednesday morning, according to the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office. Fournier was the only person on board. The aircraft, which was contracted through an outside company, had been making water drops on the Hills Fire, according to the Sheriff’s Office. The crash sparked another blaze, which merged with the Hills Fire and made it difficult...

August 20, 2020
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Witnesses: Speeding SUV hit scooter before slamming into restaurant in fatal Silver Lake crash

Witnesses: Speeding SUV hit scooter before slamming into restaurant in fatal Silver Lake crash

One person was killed and at least two others were injured when, according to witnesses, a speeding SUV hit a scooter before crashing into a restaurant in Silver Lake on Wednesday morning.Firefighters initially responded to a report of a rollover crash in the 1600 block of North Silver Lake Boulevard around 10:30 a.m., according to a Los Angeles Fire Department alert.One witness told KTLA she was riding her bicycle along Silver Lake Boulevard around that time when she saw a dark-colored SUV speeding wildly and driving into opposing lanes of traffic to pass other cars.Another bystander...

June 17, 2020
Share
Save
Review
  • Total 11 items
  • 1
  • 2
OUTLETS
ktla.com

ktla.com

CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A