Man, 61, disappears on the outskirts of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department today circulated a picture of a 61-year-old man suffering from epilepsy and diabetes. Raul Enrique Rivas was last seen around 12:30 a.m. Monday in the 1900 block of Marengo Street, near Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, the Sheriff’s Information Bureau reported. Rivas was described as … Read more

Walt Disney World is pausing sales of most annual passes – what travelers need to know

Walt Disney World has temporarily stopped selling most annual tickets less than two months after reviving the program following a pandemic-related break. Of the four types of annual passes that visitors to the theme park can purchase at Walt Disney World, the three most expensive options are now listed as currently unavailable, but are expected … Read more

Walt Disney World is pausing sales of most annual passes – what travelers need to know

Walt Disney World has temporarily stopped selling most annual tickets less than two months after reviving the program following a pandemic-related break. Of the four types of annual passes that visitors to the theme park can purchase at Walt Disney World, the three most expensive options are now listed as currently unavailable, but are expected … Read more

LA Police Commission considers the department’s proposed budget increase of 12%

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles Police Department will tomorrow consider a proposed budget increase of $ 213 million, or 12.11%, for fiscal year 2022-23, but the city council and mayor have final approval. The increase would take the department’s operating budget from $ 1.761 billion to $ 1.974 billion. In a letter to … Read more

Comcast is considering pulling some content from Hulu in an effort to increase Peacock

Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal is considering removing much of its content from Hulu and making it exclusive to its Peacock platform, according to people familiar with the matter, as the media giant decides how best to play its hand in the streaming wars. NBCUniversal, which owns one-third of Hulu, and Walt Disney Co. controls the rest, … Read more

The LA executive order to reduce plastic food waste enters into force

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – In hopes of easing the cost of restaurants and reducing plastic waste, a Los Angeles City Order goes into effect today that makes disposable foods, including utensils and napkins, available in restaurants only when customers want them. The executive order, which was approved by the city council in April, takes effect … Read more

Jeff Bewkes hits AT&T in upcoming book

AT&T Inc. committed malpractice in its management of Time Warner, according to the man who led the sale of HBO’s parent, Warner Bros. and CNN to the telecommunications giant. In an upcoming James Andrew Miller book on HBO, Jeff Bewkes, then-CEO of Time Warner, which developed the 2016 deal to sell the entertainment giant to … Read more

LA is seeking strategies to stop large corporations from a worsening housing crisis

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council is moving forward with an effort aimed at preventing large tech companies and private equity firms from buying affordable, predominantly single-family homes as investments. “ The housing crisis has been further exacerbated by high-tech companies such as Zillow, Opendoor, Rockethomes and Redfin as well as private … Read more