Category Archives: Crime/Police

Have Coffee with Detectives: Crime Report February 27 to March 5

Have Coffee with a Cop The West Los Angeles Area Los Angeles Police Department is providing residents the opportunity to have “Coffee with Detectives” from 7 to 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 24, at the police station, 1663 Butler Avenue. … Continue reading

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Feuer’s Alleged Illegal Activity Made Public in Ethics Complaint

(Editor’s note: Mike Feuer is running to be the next Los Angeles mayor. Corruption has been uncovered in the City Attorney’s office, which Feuer has headed since 2013. He claims he was unaware of the criminal activity.  Some residents question … Continue reading

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Lack of LAPD Personnel Makes Traffic Enforcement Iffy

  In February 27 Musings, Circling the News reported that Mike Bonin had announced that the City Council was making the city safer for pedestrians by lowering the speed limits on certain roads, including stretches on Palisades Drive. While it’s … Continue reading

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L.A. City Council Votes for Law to Ban Bicycle Assembly on Sidewalks

(Editor’s note: This story first appeared in Westside Current on February 8 and was published in partnership with the Westside Current.) The Los Angeles City Council voted on February 8 to instruct the City Attorney’s Office to draft an ordinance … Continue reading

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A $250,000 Reward Offered to Apprehend Kupfer’s Murderer

More than $250,000 is offered as a reward for the arrest and conviction of the man who killed 24-year-old Brianna Kupfer. Kupfer, a Pacific Palisades resident, was stabbed on January 13 when she was working alone at Croft House, a … Continue reading

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Jury Returns Guilty Verdict In Santa Monica Rape Case Involving Homeless Man

(Editor’s note: The Westside Current covered this trial and it is reprinted on Circling the News with permission.) A Los Angeles jury deliberated for almost a day before finding Dylan James Jenson,42, of Los Angeles, guilty on seven counts that … Continue reading

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LAPD Senior Lead Officer Report: Uptick in Crime

Many residents were concerned about the notice that was posted on Nextdoor about an armed robbery on Rimmer Avenue on December 3. “I had a holiday party last night on upper Rimmer,” the homeowner said. “Two guys entered my home … Continue reading

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Former L.A. City Attorney Lawyer Pleads Guilty

L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer, a mayoral candidate, is in a difficult position after a former attorney in his office, Paul Paradis, pleaded guilty in federal court. Paradis, a lawyer who represented the City of Los Angeles while simultaneously representing … Continue reading

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Battalion 9 Firefighters Are Nearly All Vaccinated; Action by One Firefighter Was an Aberration

Los Angeles City has mandated that all City workers must be vaccinated by December 18 – if they are not, they may be placed on unpaid leave. Circling the News spoke to L.A.F.D. Battalion Chief Joseph Everett on Saturday. He … Continue reading

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Palisades Crime Update: November 7 to 13

Pacific Palisades Senior Lead Officer Brian Espin reminds residents that if they are victims of crime, it should be reported. The number of police cars assigned to an area of the City is dependent on the number of recorded crimes. … Continue reading

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