Articles by: lawavestaff

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs may appear on a U.S. postage stamp in 2015

02/21/2014 3:16 pm0 comments
Steve Jobs

    By Brandon Griggs CNN   (CNN) — The likeness of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs may appear on a commemorative in 2015, only four years after his death. Jobs’ name appeared on a list of approved postage-stamp subjects obtained by The Washington Post. Other notable Americans expected to appear [...]

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Sheriff Graduation

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Photos by Gary McCarthy

Interim Los Angeles County Sheriff John Scott
will preside over a graduation ceremony for 48 members of the Sheriff's
Academy.

  LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Interim Los Angeles County Sheriff John Scott presided today over a graduation ceremony for 48 members of the sheriff’s academy. Scott, who was joined by Professor Patrick Hauser of East Los Angeles College, passed out diplomas to the members of Academy Class 397 in Monterey [...]

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Andrew Greene’s lawsuit seeks more than $25 million damages from filmmakers

02/19/2014 2:04 pm0 comments
'Wof of Wall Street'

  By Alan Duke CNN   (CNN) — A lawyer who says he was defamed by his portrayal in “The Wolf of Wall Street” is demanding the Oscar-nominated film be removed from theaters. Andrew Greene’s lawsuit is also asking for “in excess of” $25 million in damages from the filmmakers, [...]

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UCLA study finds fault with entertainment diversity

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    Independent Staff Report When it comes to influential positions in the entertainment industry, minorities and women are represented at rates far below what would be expected given their percentage of the general population, according to a new study done at UCLA’s Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American [...]

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Rihanna backs gay rights in Russia

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Rihanna

Photo by Gary McCarthy

  By Faith Karimi and Neda Farshbaf CNN Pop star Rihanna is adding major star power to the campaign for gay rights in Russia. The singer behind hits such as “Disturbia” and “SOS” tweeted a photo of herself wearing a hat emblazoned with P6, short for Principle 6. The campaign [...]

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Crossing guard sought at site where pedestrian was killed

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  From City News Service HOLLYWOOD — Traffic officers were out in force Feb. 12 near a middle school campus where a woman was fatally struck by a truck while crossing a street with her 9-year-old daughter. The girl was hospitalized for treatment of minor injuries, according to the Los [...]

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Bode Miller: Don’t blame reporter for my crying during interview

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Bode Miller interview with Rachel Nichols

  From Rachel Nichols CNN   (CNN) — Bode Miller may have ended up in tears, but he’s not upset with the reporter who pushed him to that point. “I was really surprised. I mean, I felt like it was me, not her,” he told CNN about NBC reporter Christin [...]

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Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’ debut: New show, old Jimmy

02/18/2014 4:22 pm0 comments
Jimmy Fallon on Red Carpet for 64th Primetime Emmy Awards

ENT-jimmy-fallon-tonight-show-debut-3-Image(s) Available (Originally Published: 2/18/2014 12:15 AM) (Updated with Images: 2/18/2014 7:00 AM) Update 1:50 a.m.: Adds more Highlights By Saeed Ahmed CNN   (CNN) — To thunderous applause and with a Cheshire cat grin, Jimmy Fallon walked on to the stage at the NBC Studio in New York Monday [...]

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Bob Casale, 61, was known by Devo fans as “Bob 2″

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Devo's Bob Casale dead of heart failure, brother says

  E Devo’s Bob Casale dead of heart failure, brother says   By Alan Duke CNN   LOS ANGELES (CNN) — Devo guitarist Bob Casale died Monday, his brother and band mate announced Tuesday. Casale was 61. He was known by fans as “Bob 2″ since he played alongside guitarist [...]

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A possible arson fire ……. looked like firebombs

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Photos by Gary McCarthy

Building Fire at the South West corner of Santa Monica and Croft ave. Damage was estimated at $2.5 million

WEST HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – A possible arson fire resulted in an estimated $2.5 million in damage today to a West Hollywood office building and left two firefighters with minor injuries. Flames and smoke were showing from both floors of the two-story building when the first fire units arrived in the [...]

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