Police are planning driver's license and sobriety checkpoints this weekend, along with increased patrols, to combat drunken driving.
Gardena police will hold a checkpoint from 8 p.m. today to 3 a.m. Saturday at an undisclosed location. Police in El Segundo will conduct a checkpoint from 8 p.m. today to
4 a.m. Saturday. A checkpoint also will be held in Hawthorne on Saturday night.
A task force of officers from Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Torrance, Manhattan Beach, El Camino College, El Segundo, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, UCLA, Huntington Park, Long Beach, Signal Hill and Vernon will conduct extra patrols throughout the weekend.