Articles by: lawavestaff

USDA: Recalled beef may have reached 35 states

03/07/2014 3:36 pm0 comments

  By Elizabeth Landau and Jason Hanna CNN   (CNN) — Beef recalled earlier this year from a California meat producer may have reached 35 states and Guam, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said. Thousands of retailers have been added to a list of companies that could have received beef [...]

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Officer Fatality

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Flowers placed at the Hollywood Police Station in memory of Nicholas C Lee .

Photo by Gary McCarthy

BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) – A veteran Los Angeles police training officer was killed today and a rookie officer just three months out of the academy was injured when their cruiser collided with a dump truck that may have lost its brakes in Beverly Hills. The crash near Robert Lane and [...]

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Nascar’s Jeff Gordon “Speedway Day L.A.”

03/05/2014 5:02 pm0 comments
Nascar fans with Councilmen Tom La Bounge and Jeff Gordon proclaim
 it Speedway Day in Los Angeles.

Photos Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – NASCAR driver  joined today with Los Angeles officials, who declared it “Speedway Day L.A.” to drum up publicity for a racing event to be held later this month in the Inland Empire. Southern California’s Auto Club 400 NASCAR Race Weekend is set for March 21-23 in [...]

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Edgar Martirosyan had no clue he’d be serving Hollywood’s biggest stars

03/04/2014 4:55 pm0 comments
Oscars Pizza Delivery Guy

By Dana Ford CNN   (CNN) — If he looked gobstruck when he walked onstage at the Oscars, he had good reason. Edgar Martirosyan, who might now be the world’s most famous pizza deliveryman, had no clue he’d be serving Hollywood’s biggest stars Sunday night. He thought the pies were [...]

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John Travolta on his Idina Menzel Oscar flub: Let it go!

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John Travoltify Travolta

  By Alan Duke CNN   LOS ANGELES (CNN) — John Travolta is speaking out about his flub while introducing Idina Menzel’s singing performance at the Oscars on Sunday night. Travolta butchered the singer’s name, calling her “the wickedly talented Adele Dazeem.” For the record, the pronunciation should have been [...]

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No Smokey E-Cigarette `Vaping’ at Bars, Clubs, Restaurants and Some Public Places

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Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council today moved to ban e- cigarette use, often called “vaping,” inside bars, nightclubs, restaurants and other public areas where tobacco smoking is restricted. The council voted 14-0 to approve the ordinance that prohibits vaping at farmers’ markets, parks, recreational areas, beaches, [...]

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National Grammar Day is celebrated on March 4

03/03/2014 4:37 pm0 comments
National Grammar Day is celebrated on March 4

  By Christina Zdanowicz CNN   (CNN) — Going to a restaurant is supposed to be a relaxing experience. But for Katherine Dillinger, there was one thing that was guaranteed to stress her out: Seeing “Caesar salad” misspelled on the menu. “It would just drive me ballistic,” Dillinger said. After [...]

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Matthew McConaughey is having a moment thanks to “Dallas Buyers Club”

02/28/2014 1:31 pm0 comments
Matthew McConaughey at the SAG Awards

  By Lisa Respers France CNN   (CNN) — Matthew McConaughey is having one hell of a year. From almost stealing “The Wolf of Wall Street” despite being on the screen for only a few moments, to the critical acclaim and awards he’s racking up for his turn in “Dallas [...]

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Coroner: Philip Seymour Hoffman died of acute mixed drug intoxication

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Philip Seymour Hoffman mourned at private funeral

  By Ray Sanchez CNN   (CNN) — Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead February 2 on the bathroom floor of his New York apartment with a syringe in his left arm, died of acute mixed drug intoxication, including heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine, the New York medical [...]

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Stormy Weather LA

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Puddle Jumpers/ Sunset Boulevard.

LOS ANGELES Heavy rain was falling amid high winds this morning, and even more severe weather was expected before the storm clears out. In the meantime, the powerful Pacific low-pressure system — the region’s strongest storm in about three years — will move slowly through the region through Sunday, National [...]

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