Gulf Times - Los-Angeles
Aggressive wildfire threatens homes in California city

Aggressive wildfire threatens homes in California city

The fire, which was 5% contained, was being fuelled by dry brush covering steep terrain and stoked by erratic wind gusts during the night.

Woman dies in Los Angeles supermarket hostage drama

Woman dies in Los Angeles supermarket hostage drama

During the shootout, the suspect was wounded in the arm, Mayor Eric Garcetti said, adding that one woman was shot in the store and later declared dead at the scene.

Royal wedding souvenirs sell like hot cakes in Los Angeles

Royal wedding souvenirs sell like hot cakes in Los Angeles

Plates, teaspoons, mugs and anything with pictures of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are flying off the shelves in Los Angeles as the city's own California girl prepares to marry into Britain's royal family.

At least one hurt in school shooting near Los Angeles

At least one hurt in school shooting near Los Angeles

Police in California arrested a man after reports of shootings at two schools near Los Angeles on Friday, the local sheriff's department and education officials said.

Man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar arrested

Man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar arrested

A man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's best actress Oscar from an official after-party has been arrested, Los Angeles police said on Monday.

Los Angeles school shooting wounds 5; girl, 12, arrested

Los Angeles school shooting wounds 5; girl, 12, arrested

The girl, whose name was not released, was booked at a juvenile detention facility on a charge of negligent discharge of a firearm, said Officer Tony Im of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Rescuers search for victims as California mudslide toll hits 17

Rescuers search for victims as California mudslide toll hits 17

Heavy rains on Tuesday sent rivers of waist-high mud and debris flowing from the hills into Montecito and other towns in Santa Barbara County northwest of Los Angeles, which are still recovering from last month's wildfires.

Firefighter killed battling massive California blaze

Firefighter killed battling massive California blaze

A firefighter was killed on Thursday while battling a mammoth California wildfire as crews sought to protect coastal cities and towns in the path of flames that have destroyed more than 700 homes.

Fire in southern California threatening another city

Fire in southern California threatening another city

A fierce wildfire raged on north of Los Angeles on Sunday, threatening other towns after already charring vast swaths of land, but other blazes were largely contained after burning for days.

Qatar to open military attache office in Los Angeles soon

Qatar to open military attache office in Los Angeles soon

"The upcoming office would further enhance the foundations of common understanding to face the challenges facing the region," Staff Lieutenant Colonel Nawaf bin Mubarak bin Saif al-Thani said.

Paris, Los Angeles confirmed as Olympic hosts

Paris, Los Angeles confirmed as Olympic hosts

The International Olympic Committee named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics on Wednesday, crowning two cities at the same time in a historic first for the embattled sports body.

IOC chief Bach ready for 'successful' week

IOC chief Bach ready for 'successful' week

This week's meetings in the Peruvian capital will on Wednesday see Paris and Los Angeles formally approved as Olympic hosts in 2024 and 2028 in a historic double award engineered by Bach.