ABC7 is giving away 25 pairs of tickets to see Disney’s ALADDIN at Hollywood Pantages Theatre! Clink the link for rules and entry:
FROZEN EYELASHES! Even thermometers can't keep up with the plunging temperatures in Russia's remote Yakutia region, which hit minus 67 degrees Celsius (minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas Tuesday. In Yakutia - a region of 1 million people about 3,300 miles (5,300 kilometers) east of Moscow - students routinely go to school even in minus 40 degrees. But school was canceled Tuesday throughout the region and police ordered parents to keep their children inside. Details in the ABC7 Los Angeles app.
Our Thursday #petoftheweek is Joker, a 3-year-old black and tan Miniature Pinscher mix! Joker only has one eye, but he’s energetic and engaging. He enjoys spending time with humans and walks well on a leash. He’s housebroken, good with kids and knows basic commands. He loves to play but also enjoys a good lap to curl up on! For more info on Joker (ID# A5114245), call the @agouraanimalcarecenter at (818) 483-4228. Please tag your friends in the comments below to spread the word about Joker. If you’ve adopted any of our pets of the week, please share a pic with #abc7eyewitness!
Dumbo the Flying Elephant is one of the oldest and most popular rides at @disneyland, but it's temporarily closed for renovations. Workers are improving the wait experience for riders. The work includes installing shade canopies and giving the elephants a fresh coat of paint. The ride is expected to reopen in the spring. Thanks to Eyewitness @magic_kingdom_mamas for this pic of the attraction. Share your Disneyland Resort pics with #abc7eyewitness! Disney is the parent company of ABC7.
LAST CALL FOR ENTRIES: Enter by today at 4pm! ... @disney’s @aladdin is now playing at the @hollywoodpantagestheatre, and you can enter for a chance to win tickets to the Feb. 13 show! Click the link in our profile for rules and entry. ... From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Disney's ALADDIN, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. Now through March 31, 2018. ... NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Ends 1/18/18 at 4:00pm. Open to legal residents living within the DMA of KABC-TV who are 18 or older. Limit one entry per person per day. Prize does not include accommodations/transportation. For full details including eligibility restrictions, odds of winning, prize description and limitations click the link in our profile. Void where prohibited.
The mild weather will last one more day in SoCal. L.A. and Orange counties should see a few clouds and a high of 74 on Thursday. The valleys and Inland Empire will be partly sunny and warm, with a high of 79. Beaches will be partly sunny with a high of 67. Thanks to Eyewitness @ashley.polski for this cool shot from Mount Roubidoux! Meteorologist @abc7jonathan has your forecast on Eyewitness News through 7am on ABC7 and abc7.com/live. Share your weather photos with #abc7eyewitness!
You're not seeing double. Is L.A. about to get another Hollywood Sign? In a plan that can only be described as peculiar, an L.A. City Councilman wants to build a second Hollywood Sign on the other side of Mt. Lee. But why? The wild idea that could have tourists doing a double take. Tonight at 11 from ABC7 Eyewitness News. Thanks to #abc7eyewitness @thelightrecord for this shot of the “original” Hollywood Sign.
Meet the newest members of the @wwaystation in Lake View Terrace! These three 15-week-old lion cubs were a surprise birth at the sanctuary. When officials put their parents in the same enclosure, they thought the father had been neutered years before! The births are good news for the waystation, which is still recovering from December’s Creek Fire. They are having a contest to name the cubs and raise money for the nonprofit organization. For a $10 donation, you can offer up a name. Winners will be invited for a tour of the sanctuary, and a plaque with the winners' names will be placed on the cubs' enclosure. For more info, click the link in their profile.
BREAKING NEWS: An active landslide threatens a three-story home in Malibu. Firefighters who responded to the 2800 block of Hume Road said the hillside was still moving. An aerial view shows an adjacent yard to the residence partially collapsed as dirt slides down the steep incline. Details in the ABC7 Los Angeles app.
FROM THE ARCHIVES: On Jan. 17, 1994, a massive earthquake struck the Southland. At 4:31 a.m. 24 years ago, a 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck Southern California. It will forever be known as the Northridge earthquake, though it was discovered days later that the epicenter was actually in Reseda. The temblor flattened freeways, buildings and apartments. And it also broke gas lines, starting hundreds of fires. Watch archived footage of ABC7's coverage of the quake and the devastating aftermath in the ABC7 Los Angeles app. Do you remember where you were on that day?
What’s for lunch? Get your grub on at @poachedkitchen in Downey! They’ve got a great lunch menu featuring a grilled or fried adobo-marinated Mary’s free range organic chicken sandwich or the beef and hog melt with Strauss Farms grass fed beef, Beeler’s ham, grilled onions, pickles, cheddar, gouda, mustard, and mayo. Not in the mood for a sandwich? Make the fries your meal! Thanks to Eyewitness @losangeles_eats for sharing these share-worthy chili verde fries with Beeler’s Pork, crema, cotija cheese, onion, and cilantro. Are you a lunch lover? Share your food pics with us using #abc7eyewitness.
BREAKING NEWS: Prosecutors announced charges in the killing of Blaze Bernstein, a University of Pennsylvania student found buried in an Orange County park. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas is slated to hold a press conference Wednesday morning to release more information about the charges filed against the suspect, 20-year-old Samuel Lincoln Woodward. Woodward, of Newport Beach, was charged with one count of felony murder with a sentencing enhancement of the personal use of a knife, according to a press release from the DA's office. He faces a maximum sentence of 26 years to life in state prison if convicted. Details in the ABC7 app and on abc7.com.
Happy birthday Betty White! From TV shows like “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” “The Golden Girls,” “Hot in Cleveland” and @totellthetruthtv, to movies like “The Proposal,” this six-time Emmy Award winner continues to be one of the most popular and beloved entertainers. She is the author of five books, and in 2006 was honored by the City of Los Angeles as the “Ambassador to the Animals” for her lifelong work for animal welfare. Betty turns 96 today! AP Photo/Matt Sayles
Conditions in SoCal on Wednesday will feel more like spring than winter, with gusty winds blowing through some areas. Temps will warm up to a high of 78 in L.A. and Orange counties. Winds of up to 25 mph are expected in the canyons. A slight increase in temps is also on tap for the valleys and the Inland Empire. The high will be 81. Look for winds of 15 to 30 mph. Skies will be partly sunny at the beaches. The high will be 71. Thanks to Eyewitness @er1251 for this tremendous shot of the L.A. skyline! Meteorologist @abc7leslielopez has your forecast on Eyewitness News through 7am on ABC7 and abc7.com/live. Share your weather photos with #abc7eyewitness!
Carpooling to The Happiest Place on Earth just got a lot easier for people across the Inland Empire! Bus rides to @disneyland are back, and they're only $3! @riversidetransit’s Express Route 200 bus is now boarding daily. The route has seven stops across San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange and Anaheim. Rides start as early as 3:40am during the week and 6am on the weekends. Info at the link in their profile. Thanks to Eyewitness @disneydentist for this fantastic Fantasmic shot! Disney is the parent company of ABC7.
@disney’s @aladdin is now playing at the @hollywoodpantagestheatre, and you can enter for a chance to win tickets to the Feb. 13 show! Click the link in our profile for rules and entry. ... From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Disney's ALADDIN, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. Now through March 31, 2018. ... NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Ends 1/18/18 at 4:00pm. Open to legal residents living within the DMA of KABC-TV who are 18 or older. Limit one entry per person per day. Prize does not include accommodations/transportation. For full details including eligibility restrictions, odds of winning, prize description and limitations click the link in our profile. Void where prohibited.
We like to give shout-outs to our most dedicated Eyewitnesses! @photojayjay immigrated from the Philippines in 1998 and now lives in Lakewood with his wife and 13-year-old daughter. He works for the school district, and shoots his photos on nights and weekends. Jay is inspired by color, especially the colors of everyday life! He likes to combine the diversity and energy of his community into his beautiful images. He's intrigued by the way different colors can work together in unison to convey a message or emotion. We'd like to thank Jay for tagging his posts with #abc7eyewitness!
Tickets to the @CaliforniaScienceCenter's King Tut exhibit are officially on sale! "King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh" is being called the largest King Tut exhibit outside of Egypt, featuring more than 150 artifacts from the tomb of King Tut. The exhibit marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of the Egyptian pharaoh's resting place. His tomb was discovered in 1922, which was more than 3,000 years after his death. Find out more in the ABC7 app and on abc7.com.
Happy Taco Tuesday! Try some Baja fish tacos, grilled shrimp tacos or ceviche from @tlbriverside in Riverside! Thanks to Eyewitness @mrbiggsmenu for sharing these scrumptious fish tacos. Are you a lover of all things taco? Show us your favorites by tagging #abc7eyewitness.
WOW! Dramatic new video shows the moment a car in Santa Ana went flying into the air after it hit a center median at high speeds and launched into the second floor of a building. The video released from an Orange County Transportation Authority bus shows the Nissan Altima fly into the air at a 45-degree angle just across the path of the oncoming bus. Details in the ABC7 app.
Our Tuesday #petoftheweek is Boomer, a 5-month-old, red and white Siberian Husky. He’s a typical puppy with a lot of puppy energy. He’ll need some attention and training, but he’ll be a great companion for your active home! For more info on Boomer (ID# A1751042), call the @northcentralshelter at (213) 847-1416. Please tag your friends in the comments below to spread the word about Boomer. If you’ve adopted any of our pets of the week, please share a pic with #abc7eyewitness!
Southland temps will dip slightly on Tuesday. In L.A. and Orange counties, morning fog will give way to near-normal temps for this time of year. The high will be 70. Conditions will be mostly cloudy in the valleys and the Inland Empire, where the high will be 73. Morning fog will burn off amid good air quality at the beaches. The high will be 65. Thanks to Eyewitness @_veni_vidi_cepi for this beautiful Santa Fe Springs sunset! Meteorologist @abc7leslielopez has your forecast on Eyewitness News through 7am on ABC7 and abc7.com/live. Share your weather photos with #abc7eyewitness!
Another film legend will soon grace the Hollywood Walk of Fame: Minnie Mouse! Since her first appearance in 1928's "Steamboat Willie," Minnie has appeared in more than 70 films. She's inspired fashion designers with her timeless red and white polka dot ensemble and has even used her celebrity status to promote charitable causes. Her star, the 2,627th, will be dedicated at 11:30am on Jan. 22 in front of the El Capitan Theatre. Singer and @americanidol judge @katyperry will be on hand for the dedication. Thanks to Eyewitness @sistertimeatdisneyland for this adorable pic! Disney is the parent company of ABC7.
Sunday was National Dress Up Your Pet Day, and we’d like to thank the Circle of Eyewitnesses for sharing so many adorable photos with us. We thought we’d feature a few more of our favorites tonight! Swipe left/right for pet-tacular pics from @missolivethedoodle @thepugrupert @louiesbliss @danzigbros @newportharborvets @anna.wei_ @charger_the_bulldog @fancymuttz @freddytherescueyorkie and @cup_of_jolie. Share your costumed dog, cat, horse, guinea pig, goat, pig or lizard photos with #abc7eyewitness!
Officials are urging you to be cautious around the water. A high surf warning was issued for beachgoers amid rough conditions. The highest surf conditions so far this winter are being expected along the coast from L.A. to Orange County, into San Diego County. The advisory peaks Tuesday with 15-foot waves expected. Unusual currents will be spurred all along the coast that could include some south facing beaches along with the west facing ones. The conditions will be extremely dangerous for swimmers, who are advised to stay out of the water. Thanks to Eyewitness @surfcity_jimmy for this shot from under the Huntington Beach pier. Share your shots from the shore with #abc7eyewitness.
ABC7 was proud to broadcast the 33rd annual @kingdomdayparade! The celebration continues at the after-parade festival, this afternoon in Leimert Plaza Park, 4395 S Leimert Blvd. in Los Angeles. Share your photos of the day with #abc7eyewitness.
The 33rd annual @kingdomdayparade is underway! You can watch the festivities live at 11am on ABC7, at abc7.com and at ABC7 on Facebook. Share your photos of the day with #abc7eyewitness.
BREAKING NEWS: Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, has died, her publicist said. She was 46. Details in the ABC7 app and on abc7.com.
Today we remember the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The 33rd Annual @kingdomdayparade Parade kicks off today at 10am from the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and Western Ave. in Los Angeles. It travels west, then turns right and heads south on Crenshaw Blvd. The parade ends at Leimert Park, where there will be a post-parade celebration. You can watch the festivities live at 11am on ABC7, at abc7.com and at ABC7 on Facebook. Share your photos of the day with #abc7eyewitness.
A ridge of high pressure is still keeping temps warm in SoCal. On Monday, L.A. and Orange counties will see a high of 75 with mostly clear skies. Valleys and the Inland Empire will see a high of 78. Beaches will be cooler, with a high of 69. Thanks to Eyewitness @luvmesumkenny for this tranquil shot from Puddingstone Reservoir in San Dimas! Meteorologist @abc7leslielopez has your forecast on Eyewitness News through 7am on ABC7 and abc7.com/live. Share your weather photos with #abc7eyewitness!
On weekends, we feature the Top 7 images shared with #abc7eyewitness. Thanks to Eyewitness @ogallegos84 for this unique perspective of the @petersenmuseum! We’ll air all Top 7 photos Wednesday on Eyewitness News at 3pm. Welcome to the Circle, ogallegos84!
An Orange County firefighter carried a woman to safety as a Santa Ana home was consumed by flames Sunday evening. Firefighters arrived to find the home on Custer Ave. fully involved in fire and three people trapped inside. Two were able to get out safely and the woman was carried out by firefighters. No serious injuries were reported. Photo: Onscene.TV
On weekends, we feature the Top 7 images shared with #abc7eyewitness. Thanks to Eyewitness @itssurihere for this gorgeous night shot of a freshly-rained-on Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles! We’ll air all Top 7 photos Wednesday on Eyewitness News at 3pm. Welcome to the Circle, Suren!
This week, @abc7eyeonla has found some of the best spots to satisfy your sweet tooth across SoCal! After working as a florist in Korea, Silbia Lee and her business partner came up with an idea to create beautiful drinks and desserts with natural, edible flowers. Crafting delicious rose, lavender, and vanilla syrups, @bia_coffee_la creates drinks that are works of art! @abc7tina takes us on a sweet sampling on Eye on L.A., Sundays at 6:30pm on ABC7 and the ABC app. Swipe left/right for photos from Eyewitnesses @irenechenpai @ohmyfoodcoma @foodwithdrewww and @susan.pak.