A united way to fight poverty
Giving big at the airport
Crews of California, a retail provider of food and beverage at Los Angeles International Airport, raised $30,000 for United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ Creating Pathways Out of Poverty fund.
The company presented the check on Thursday, March 17, at its Terminal 1 location. From left, Nicholas Buford, general manager; Robert Crews, president; Deborah Crews, CEO; Councilman Bill Rosendahl; Gina Marie Lindsey, executive director, LAX, and Maria Wiest, chief administrative officer, United Way of Greater Los Angeles.
Crews of California has five locations at the airport—two in Terminal 1 and three in the Tom Bradley International Terminal.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—LAX is safer today than it was after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, thanks to $1.6 billion spent on improving security over the past decade, but the airport needs better communication between police agencies, a report released today said.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Virgin America airline began offering flights between Los Angeles International Airport and Las Vegas today, and touted the service with a sale of tickets for as low as $39 each way.
Passengers on the inaugural flight from LAX to Las Vegas were given the red-carpet treatment upon arrival, and airline officials, including company founder Sir Richard Branson and Virgin America CEO David Cush, will host a celebration tonight at The Cosmopolitan hotel/casino on the Las Vegas Strip.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Fire and smoke billowed from Los Angeles International Airport this morning during a Los Angeles Fire Department exercise.
The drill began at 4 a.m. and was scheduled to last until 6:30 a.m., according to authorities who said the smoke and flames would be visible for more than 30 miles.
"There is no cause for public alarm," said fire department spokesman Erik Scott.
The Asian Boyz bloody murder spree in 1995 and 1996 came to a conclusion this week when a Los Angeles Superior Court judge sentenced the final defendant to 218 years to life in state prison.
The Federal Transit Administration gave the approval for construction to begin on Metro’s $1.76 billion light rail line along Crenshaw Boulevard that will run from the Green Line near Los Angeles International Airport to the Expo Line.
The FTA approved the final environmental impact report for the 8.5-mile line. The report still needs approval by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which is expected to vote on the report at its Sept. 22 board meeting.