A judge has indicated she is poised to allow to proceed to trial a consolidated lawsuit brought against a security guard service by parents whose 24-year-old daughter was killed after falling onto tracks and being hit by a train at the Sylmar Metrolink station.
Two deputies badly wounded in an ambush shooting last year have sued a company for making the parts for a “ghost gun” used in the attack.
The man’s family members allege he posed no immediate threat of death or serious bodily injury to anyone when CHP officers shot him.
The officer said he was trying to turn on a flashlight attached to his gun when he unintentionally pulled the trigger, documents show.
The Riverpark Coalition and the nonprofit Los Angeles Waterkeeper argue that the City Council’s April 13 approval of the Pacific Place Project based on a mitigated negative declaration in place of an environmental impact report was insufficient.
In a letter to her fellow board members, the board member stood by her actions and asked that the district compensate her in defending herself against the legal action.
The lawsuit alleges she was behind videos and letters invoking the district’s name without the authorization of its general manager or board.
Councilman Al Austin, who chairs the committee, said the city’s projected budget issues were alarming.
The judge’s ruling was “without prejudice,” meaning the plaintiffs can resume with the case with a proper explanation.
The Long Beach City Council will hold a special meeting Friday morning to discuss the lawsuit filed against the city in response to the council’s vote for a “hero pay” ordinance earlier this week.