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Bieber/ Eggs – around $20,000 in damage

01/14/2014 4:26 pm0 comments
Justin Bieber

By Independent Wire Services | 0 comments CALABASAS — About a dozen sheriff’s investigators swept through Justin Bieber’s home Tuesday as part of a follow-up probe into allegations that the 19-year-old singer threw eggs at a neighbor’s residence. Bieber was not arrested, but another person who was in the home was taken into custody [...]

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Mayor Accident

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Mayor Eric Garcetti

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti was a passenger in an LAPD vehicle that struck a 60-year-old woman in downtown Los Angeles today. The woman, who was hit around 12:20 p.m., was conscious and alert, but she was taken to Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center as a precaution, according [...]

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L.A. preps for the ‘Big One’

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L.A. preps for the ‘Big One’

By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Seismologist Lucy Jones will devote much her time this year to preparing the city of Los Angeles for its next big earthquake, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today. The announcement comes as the city reflects on the aftermath of the [...]

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Urban Beekeeping

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Bee Keeper LA

Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The put off a vote today on allowing people to keep beehives in their yards. The scheduled vote was put off until next month to accommodate other items on today’s agenda, an aide to City Councilman Jose Huizar said. Huizar chairs the Planning and Land Use [...]

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Questions abound after plane lands at wrong airport

01/13/2014 2:55 pm1 comment
Southwest Airlines plane lands at wrong Missouri airport

    By Ashley Fantz and Ed Payne CNN   (CNN) – [Breaking news update, 3:14 p.m. ET] The Southwest Airlines pilots who landed a plane at the wrong Missouri airport Sunday night have been removed from flying duty, pending an investigation, Southwest spokeswoman Brandy King said. Both pilots have been [...]

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Justin Bieber mum about probe in egg attack

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Justin Bieber mum about probe in egg attack

  By Alan Duke CNN   LOS ANGELES (CNN) – hasn’t spoken yet with detectives investigating allegations he egged a neighbor’s house, a sheriff’s sergeant said Monday. “A neighbor accused him of throwing eggs at the house, and we are investigating,” Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Sgt. Don Prince told CNN. [...]

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Subway Stabbing

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Subway Stabbing

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A man was stabbed today in a fight on a Metro Red Line train and taken to a hospital in grave condition, authorities said. After the stabbing, the train came to stop at the Vermont/Santa Monica Station about 9:20 a.m., and the victim was taken to [...]

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Forum launches publicity campaign for reopening

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FORUM Aerial Shot

  From City News Service INGLEWOOD — One of the biggest rock bands to come out of California is being honored with a very big record, as the round roof of the Forum here has been turned into a giant spinning record platter to honor the Eagles and “Hotel California.” [...]

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Irv’s Burgers is back in business

01/10/2014 4:30 pm0 comments
Sonia Hong in Irv's new location.

Photo by Gary McCarthy

  Independent Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — The old saying “you can’t keep a good man down” might also apply to hamburger stands. Irv’s Burgers, hamburger shack that stood in the 8200 block of Santa Monica Boulevard for 63 years before closing in early November, has relocated to 7998 Santa [...]

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State survey shows quake fault under project

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State survey shows quake fault under project

    By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service The California Geological Survey released a preliminary map Wednesday showing that the site of a major skyscraper project in Hollywood straddles an active earthquake fault. Under the Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Act, “construction of certain structures for human occupancy” over traces of an [...]

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