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City to set aside $12.4 million for homeless programs

LOS ANGELES — The city has set aside $12.4 million to help house the homeless and provide more temporary shelter during El Niño storms expected this winter, Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Council members announced Dec. 9. The funding, proposed by Garcetti and approved by the City Council, includes $10 million for “rapid re-housing” subsidies for Read More…

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Ron Howard receives second star on Hollywood walk

HOLLYWOOD — Ron Howard received his second star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Dec. 10, honoring a movie directing career that brought him an Oscar in 2002 for “A Beautiful Mind.” Howard is the first person to receive an additional star since 1993 when Bob Hope received his fourth, according to Hollywood Walk of Read More…

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New ‘Star Wars’ movie takes Hollywood by storm

HOLLYWOOD — Hollywood became the center of the “Star Wars” universe Dec. 14 as a host of celebrities walked the red carpet for the world premiere of the film series’ much-anticipated latest chapter, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Hollywood Boulevard was closed for four blocks, with much of the street covered in an extended tent Read More…