The tech entrepreneur said his revolutionary tube system could defeat 'soul-destroying' city travel.
The man was brought to safety after being spotted clinging to a tree in the rain swollen Los Angeles River.
The standoff took place at a Trader Joe’s store in the Silver Lake area.
The suspect, who was later arrested, ran into the shop after he shot his grandmother.
While playing with his friends near a sewer entrance, Jesse Hernandez fell 8 metres into toxic water that can reach speeds of up to 15mph.
The blaze, which has burned nearly 180 square miles in Ventura County, has been whipped up by the strong Santa Ana winds.
Paris and Los Angeles have been announced as respective hosts of the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games
A state of emergency has been declared in California after more than 1,000 firefighters tackled the blaze.
Ricardo Medina was sentenced on Thursday after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter.
Dramatic footage has emerged of a pickup truck flying through the air before crash-landing after a high-speed police chase.