California Drought: Experts Talk Climate Change, Water Saving Gardening TipsAs the first heat wave of the season continues in the Southland, KCAL 9 takes a look at the state’s ongoing drought, speaking with Dr. Tapio Schneider, a Caltech professor and Jet Propulsion Laboratory Senior Research Scientist, and Nick Federoff, Things Green gardening expert.
Brush Fire Burning Along 73 Freeway In Laguna BeachThe Orange County Fire Authority said there were approximately 100 firefighters on the ground in addition to dozers, fixed wing and rotary wing aerial resources to battle the blaze.
Deadly Double South LA Shooting, 8-Year-Old Girl WoundedA deadly double shooting in South LA Tuesday night killed one man and left an 8-year-old girl, caught in the crossfire, wounded.
Fire Crews Battle Brush Fire Near 73 Freeway In Laguna BeachFire crews Wednesday worked to put out brush fire near the 73 Freeway in Laguna Beach that caused a temporary closure of the roadway.
People Flock To Malls, Bowling Alleys During LA Heat WaveBusinesses large and small are feeling the heat, in a good way, as customers head indoors during a heat wave.
Exposition Park Museums To Continue Requiring Face MasksAlthough most COVID-19 restrictions were lifted Tuesday across California, face masks will still be required for people visiting three museums in Exposition Park. Katie Johnston reports.
Fire Danger Level In Angeles National Forest Raised To ‘Very High’ A Month EarlyThe U.S. Forest Service raised the fire danger level in the Angeles National Forest to “very high” on Wednesday, a month earlier than usual. Katie Johnston reports.
Six Flags To Give Away 50K Free Tickets To Those Who Get COVID VaccineIn the continued effort to get more Californians vaccinated, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that Six Flags will give away 50,000 free admission tickets to those who get vaccinated at certain select locations. Kara Finnstrom reports.
Torrey Pines Profile: Municipal Beauty Hosts The U.S. OpenPerched along the magnificent Pacific coast, Torrey Pines’ South Course hosts the U.S. Open, challenging the PGA Tour’s best in a serene setting. Katie Johnston reports.
Amber Lee’s Weather Forecast (June 16)A high of 81 for the beaches and 107 for the valleys Wednesday.
Judge Approves Extradition For Harvey Weinstein To Face LA ChargesThe former Hollywood movie mogul’s attorney’s are asking for an LA judge to block the transfer, citing his health. Suzanne Marques reports.
UC Schools Likely To Require Students, Staff To Be Vaccinated To Return In FallAll University of California schools will likely require that their students and staff be vaccinated in order to return to campus when the fall term begins.
Artist Hopes To ‘Start That Conversation’ With Giant Predator Drone SculptureA giant sculpture designed to start a conversation about the U.S. drone warfare program popped up recently over New York City’s High Line park. Katie Johnston reports.
BB Gun Freeway Shooting Makes Court AppearanceJesse Rodriguez’s request for reduced bail was denied by a judge. DeMarco Morgan reports.
Comedy Chateau Hosts Show To Celebrate PrideThe event will raise money to benefit LGBTQ youth. Lesley Marin reports.
MacKenzie Scott Donates Millions To SoCal Universities, CollegesThe philanthropist and author has committed to giving away the billions she received when she divorced Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Suzanne Marques reports.
Skateboarding Camp Provides Girls A Safe Space To Build Confidence In Male Dominated SportSkateboarding is often thought of as a male dominated sport, but a father in Joplin, Missouri, is working to change that. Katie Johnston reports.
US Facing Critical Blood Supply Shortage, Red Cross Official SaysDr. Pampee Young, the chief medical officer of biomedical services for the Red Cross, spoke to CBS2 News This Morning about the critical blood supply shortage being faced nationwide, and the need for donors.
Fire Breaks Out Near 101 Freeway In Thousand Oaks, Suspect In CustodyA suspect was taken into custody in connection with a possible arson-sparked fire which erupted near the 101 Freeway in Thousand Oaks early Wednesday morning.
Foo Fighters Hold Full-Capacity Indoor Show In Agoura HillsThe Foo Fighters performed in front of a full-capacity, sold-out crowd Tuesday night at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, their first such show since the start of the coronavirus pandemic 15 months ago.
Man Killed In Westlake District Shooting, Gunman At LargeA man was shot and killed in the Westlake District early Wednesday morning.
Scorching Hot Temperatures Hit The SouthlandTriple-digit temperatures were bearing down on the Southland on Tuesday, increasing the risk for heat-related illnesses and wildfires. Nicole Comstock reports.
Crews Battle Brush Fire In Santa Fe Dam Area Of IrwindaleA brush fire erupted Tuesday in the Santa Fe Dam area of Irwindale amid triple-digit temperatures.
Some Residents Confused On If They Should Continue Wearing Face Masks As Mandate Is LiftedEven though California has lifted its mask mandate for most businesses, many people are unsure what to do when it comes to ditching their face coverings. Stacey Butler reports.