Articles by: lawavestaff

Warren Buffett endorses Airbnb

04/09/2014 11:21 am0 comments
Airbnb users share tips... and the wealth

By Poppy Harlow and David Goldman   Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor who famously steers clear of many technology investments, has his eye on Airbnb. But not as an investment. Buffett’s has reached out to the home rentals company to offer cheaper lodging alternatives for the more than 30,000 shareholders [...]

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Eminem and Rihanna will perform at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards

04/08/2014 5:26 pm0 comments
A 'Monster' coming to MTV Movie Awards

Highlights By Breeanna Hare CNN   (CNN) — Eminem and Rihanna’s “Monster” is headed for the MTV Movie Awards. The duo will perform the No. 1 hit live for the first time at 2014′s show, which is scheduled to air on Sunday, April 13. They’ll join previously announced performers Ellie [...]

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Station Shooting

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Station Shooting

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A police officer who was shot multiple times in a gun battle inside the lobby of the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Traffic Division was hospitalized in good condition today, and police said they found a large cache of ammunition and weapons inside the shooting suspect’s [...]

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“equity now” Los Angeles School Funding Protest

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Students  wanting ``equity now''  

Photos by Gary McCarthy

School Funding LOS ANGELES (CNS) – More than 100 education activists today demanded “equity now” for students in criticizing the Los Angeles Unified School District’s recently released budget as not providing enough detail on how it will meet the needs of low-income students and English learners. The protesters, which included [...]

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Chris Brown and a bodyguard are charged with assaulting a man on a D.C. sidewalk

04/07/2014 2:56 pm0 comments
Chris Brown in Court

  By Alan Duke CNN   (CNN) — Chris Brown’s lawyer failed to convince a judge that his assault charge in Washington should be dropped because of prosecutors’ misconduct. Judge Patricia Wynn rejected the argument by Mark Geragos that the U.S. attorneys abused the grand jury process in preparations for [...]

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Mickey Rooney died Sunday at his home in Studio City at age 93.

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Mickey Rooney along side
 Judy Garland.

Mickey Rooney HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Funeral services were pending today for legendary actor Mickey Rooney, one of the most famed child stars in history whose screen, stage and television career spanned 10 decades. Meanwhile, flowers will be placed on one of Rooney’s Hollywood Walk of Fame stars in memory of [...]

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Dodger Ball

04/04/2014 4:23 pm0 comments
Police patrol Elysian Park as  Dodger fans gather for opening day 2014.

Photo by Gary McCarthy

By STEVEN HERBERT LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Hyun-Jin Ryu threw a 91 mph fastball to Angel Pagan that was called a ball to begin the Los Angeles Dodgers home opener today against the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium. Outfielder Matt Kemp was playing for the first time in 2014 [...]

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It’s David Letterman’s comedy world

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President Barack Obama reacts to a photograph during an interview with David Letterman during a taping of the "Late Show with David Letterman" at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, New York, September 18, 2012.

    By Todd Leopold CNN   (CNN) — There was a time when there was nothing like David Letterman on television. Letterman was the guy who dropped bowling balls and watermelons from the roof of a tall building. Letterman was the guy who had a writer come on to [...]

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Hollywood Plan, Not to big?

04/02/2014 3:51 pm0 comments
Hollywood Plan, Not to big?

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A zoning plan that allowed denser projects and taller buildings to be constructed in the Hollywood area was scrapped today by the Los Angeles City Council. The council voted 11-0 to repeal a 2012 update to the Hollywood Community Plan — which governs the types of [...]

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Hollywood Walk of Fame Blooms With Orlando

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Orlando Bloom and his son Flynn as he is honored with a Star on the Walk of Fame.

Photo by Gary McCarthy

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Orlando Bloom received the 2,521st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today at a ceremony honoring a career highlighted by starring roles in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy and three “   ” films. Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker, who starred with Bloom in the 2013 [...]

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