Monday, January 6
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say a man riding a bicycle was shot to death in South Los Angeles but there are no witnesses. A police spokesman tells City News Service 46-year-old Don Jackson collapsed in the street after being shot multiple times around 12:30 a.m. yesterday by a suspect who was on foot. Investigators are looking for surveillance cameras on nearby buildings for clues.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forecasters are warning of an onslaught of gusty, dry conditions that have raised fire danger in swaths of Southern California. The National Weather Service has predicted a siege of northeast winds and very low humidity through today. The Los Angeles Times says the Fire Department has positioned extra resources at stations serving high hazard brush areas.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — A family of four whose bodies were found in shallow graves late last year have been memorialized by friends and relatives at a Southern California church. The Orange County Register says about 200 people filled the Vineyard Community Church in Laguna Niguel on Saturday to remember Joseph and Summer McStay and their two young sons. The San Diego County family vanished nearly four years ago.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mexican officials hope to reopen a popular toll road in Baja California by summer after a portion of the corridor collapsed several weeks ago. U-T San Diego reported yesterday the closure of the Tijuana-to-Ensenada Scenic Road comes as tourism to the region is recovering. State government officials say a 4.6 magnitude earthquake on Dec. 19 likely contributed to the collapse.