Santa Anita Park in Arcadia and the Los Alamitos Race Course will reopen to the public on April 2, a little more than a year after closing due to the coronavirus pandemic.
As rain continues to pour in Arcadia, residents in the area are bracing for possible flooding.
Light snowfall spotted in Arcadia. Video taken by Sarah Pineda.
A 2-year-old colt racing in the $80,150 Eddie Logan Stakes at Santa Anita was fatally injured Sunday, becoming the Southern California track’s first fatality since June.
Homicide detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department were investigating after a man was shot and killed at a house party held at an Airbnb rental in Arcadia on Sunday night, officials said.
Hikers were told to shelter in place Monday while a seven-acre fire burned in the Chantry Flat area of the Angeles National Forest.
Santa Anita Park has received approval from the Los Angeles County Health Department to resume safe live racing beginning Friday, May 15 track officials said.
Last Renegade, an unraced 2-year old colt, became the 13th racehorse to die in racing or training-related incidents at Santa Anita this season when he died in a training incident on Friday.
A man was taken into custody after leading officers on a wild pursuit from Orange County to Los Angeles County.
A 5-year-old gelding named Chosen Vessel has become the ninth horse to die since the racing season at Santa Anita Park began Dec.26, 2019 according to officials at the race track in Arcadia.
A funeral home is accused of lying to the family of a woman whose body was inside a casket in the back of a hearse that was stolen from outside of a church. The hearse was involved in a short pursuit before it crashed on the 110 Freeway in South Los Angeles Thursday morning.
A 4-year-old colt suffered a fractured leg while training at Santa Anita on Thursday and was euthanized.
A 70-year-old Arcadia man with a medical condition requiring daily medication went missing on Monday for the second time in two days, prompting the California Highway Patrol to issue a silver alert.
Three horses have died in three days at Santa Anita Park while animal rights activists continue to push for a nationwide ban on racing.
Another racehorse died today after breaking an ankle at Santa Anita Park, one day after a 5-year-old gelding was euthanized afterfracturing his right front ankle at the Arcadia track.
A 5-year-old gelding has been euthanized after fracturing his right front ankle in a race at Santa Anita Park, the 40th horsedeath at the Arcadia track since December 2018.
The activist group Horseracing Wrongs plans to conduct a vigil for fallen horses and a demonstration against horse racing Saturday morning outside Santa Anita Park in response to the latest horse death at the track.
Santa Anita's opening weekend reportedly was marred by the death of another racehorse -- though the latest fatality happened on Thursday, two days before Saturday's rescheduled opening day.
Santa Anita Park's latest racing season has begun amid criticism by animal-rights activists about the deaths of 37 horses at the Arcadia track within the past year.
With rain in the forecast for much of next week, Santa Anita Park postponed Thursday's scheduled opening of its winter-spring meet by two days.