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Edison to permanently close San Onofre plant

06/07/2013 11:36 pm10 comments
Edison announced Friday it would permanently close its San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

ROSEMEAD — Southern California Edison’s parent company announced Friday it is shutting down the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in northern San Diego County near the Orange County line, the latest chapter of a saga that began with a small leak of radioactive steam. Ted Craver, the chairman and CEO [...]

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Hey Bulldog! Santa Monica Boulevard gone to the dogs.

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Photo by Gary McCarthy

 

Andrew Campbell, cultural affairs administrator for the city of West Hollywood admires one of six bulldog sculptures by Belgium artist William Sweetlove as they are being installed on Santa Monica Boulevard Wednesday. The sculptures will remain through August.

Independent Staff Report The city of West Hollywood, through its Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission, is presenting “Sweetlove in Weho,” an art on the outside project along Santa Monica Boulevard through the month of August. Belgium artist William Sweetlove has created six colorful sculptures he calls “Cloned Bulldogs with Water [...]

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NFL PLayer Tony Gonzales and FitStar share the same vision of making fitness and wellness an accessible App

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NFL PLayer Tony Gonzales and FitStar share the same vision of making fitness and wellness an accessible App

FitStar, a next-generation fitness company dedicated to blending the power of iPad and immersive health and fitness content, has released its first app, FitStar: Tony Gonzalez exclusively on the App Store. FitStar’s debut video-based fitness app features National Football League (NFL) superstar and future Hall-of-Famer Tony Gonzalez in an interactive [...]

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Twinlab CleanSeries Touts Standard-Setting Certifications to Stand Out Among Competition

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Twinlab CleanSeries Touts Standard-Setting Certifications to Stand Out Among Competition

Twinlab Corporation, the trusted name in sports nutrition innovation for more than four decades, today announced the launch of CleanSeries, the first line of sports supplements to be able to claim the following: Independently certified by the NSF® International product certification program to verify products meet nutrient label claims Certified [...]

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Pedal Your Way To A Stress-Free Work Day

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Pedal Your Way To A Stress-Free Work Day

Boutique-indoor cycling clubs like SoulCycle and FlyWheel started a generation of spin obsessed endorphin-addicts including the Crier team! While we love going to weekend classes, it isn’t practical for us to attend during the week. When we signed FitDesk™ we were ecstatic to have found a way to boost our [...]

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NEW CAR PHOTOS FROM MICHAEL BAY’S TRANSFORMERS 4

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NEW CAR PHOTOS FROM MICHAEL BAY’S TRANSFORMERS 4

Check-out the re-envisioned and remodeled Autobots on Highway 163 in Monument Valley near the border of Arizona and Utah. New vehicles include a completely upgraded, custom-built Optimus Prime from Western Star (a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America) plus two completely new characters: a special race-inspired C7 Corvette Stingray, based [...]

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Grammy-nominated pop icon Adam Ant announces Prima Donna as the direct support artist for his upcoming 40+-city North American tour

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Grammy-nominated pop icon Adam Ant announces Prima Donna as the direct support artist for his upcoming 40+-city North American tour

After soldout USA and UK shows in 2012/2013, Grammy-nominated pop icon Adam Ant announces Prima Donna as the direct support artist for his upcoming 40+-city North American tour, his largest North American tour in 18 years.  The tour starts on July 17 and continues through September 20.  “Adam Ant is [...]

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Tim Robbins Directs a Workshop Production of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Tim Robbins Directs a Workshop Production of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Actors’ Gang, the critically acclaimed Los Angeles based ensemble theatre company, presents a Shakespeare classic. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Artistic Director, Tim Robbins, opens Saturday, June 29. The show runs Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm at the company’s home theater at the Ivy Substation in Culver City, [...]

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The Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation Presented The Big Fighters, Big Cause 4th Annual Charity Fight Night

06/06/2013 11:42 pm19 comments
The Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation Presented The Big Fighters, Big Cause 4th Annual Charity Fight Night

B. Riley & Co. and The Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation presented The 4th Annual “Big Fighters, Big Cause” Charity Fight Night to benefit The Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation in its support for Juvenile Diabetes Research and The Wounded Warrior Project. This prestigious invitation-only Red Carpet event took place at The [...]

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