Articles by: lawavestaff

300-mile bike ride after I lost my arm

07/11/2014 3:47 pm0 comments
Miles O'Brien Bike Ride After Losing Arm

By Miles O’Brien Special to CNN     Editor’s note: Dr. Sanjay Gupta has been following former CNN correspondent ‘s recovery after the amputation of O’Brien’s left arm. On July 12 and 13, O’Brien is participating in the 300-mile Less Cancer Bike Ride from Port Huron to Mackinac, Michigan. Follow [...]

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Bieber must serve two years probation, pay $80,900 to his neighbor

07/09/2014 3:55 pm0 comments
Justin Bieber was under the influence of alcohol, pot and Xanax when police stopped him for drag racing in Miami Beach in January, police documents allege.
"Yeah, we were smoking all night at the studio," the singer told a police officer who told him he "reeked of marijuana," according to documents released Thursday.
Bieber was "excited," "talkative," "insulting" and "cocky" and "used profanity," according to a intoxication evaluation conducted by police in the Florida city.
His speech was mumbled, his pupils dilated, his face flushed and his eyes bloodshot, the assessment said.

  By Alan Duke CNN   LOS ANGELES (CNN) — Justin Bieber must pay $80,900 restitution for damage caused to his former neighbor’s mansion by egg he threw. The pop star accepted a plea deal to settle a vandalism charge that puts him on probation for two years. The probation [...]

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Bryan Stow Verdict – San Francisco Giant fan $18 million, Dodgers 0

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Frank McCourt

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By BILL HETHERMAN City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A jury today awarded roughly $18 million in damages to a San Francisco Giants fan who was beaten into a coma outside Dodger Stadium in 2011, but the panel found the Dodgers were only partially responsible for the attack that [...]

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“The Squaw Man” 100th anniversary

07/08/2014 1:46 pm0 comments
Centennial Party for “The Squaw Man” 

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Independent Staff Report HOLLYWOOD — The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and members of the film industry gathered together July 1 to mark the 100th anniversary of “The Squaw Man,” the first feature film to be made in Hollywood. The event was held in the historic Lasky-DeMille Barn on North Highland [...]

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Tesla Crash on La Brea ,lithium batteries popping

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Tesla Crash on La Brea ,lithium batteries popping

From City News Service WEST HOLLYWOOD — A stolen Tesla speeding up La Brea Avenue at up to 100 miles per hour was sliced in half, and its lithium batteries exploded and burned, in a crash that injured at least six people early Friday morning. A preliminary report that one [...]

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Hollywood skin guru in court in twisted case of betrayal, alleged plot to kill

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Dawn DaLuise’s Celebrity client Jennifer Aniston .

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By Faith Karimi and Jason Kravarik CNN Dawn DaLuise’s list of celebrity clients featured the Who’s Who of the entertainment industry, including Jennifer Aniston and Nicki Minaj. . In a Los Angeles market where looks are everything, the self-proclaimed skin-care guru to the stars relished her title and guarded it [...]

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Recored Arrest leads to CHP Impromptu meeting

07/07/2014 4:09 pm0 comments
Pastor William Smart voices concerns to Deputy Commissioner Ramona Prieto .
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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A group of civil rights activists held an impromptu meeting with the deputy commissioner of the California Highway Patrol near downtown Los Angeles today as they continued pressing for answers about a recording that showed an officer repeatedly punching a woman along the Santa Monica (10) [...]

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Five-time Oscar nominee Paul Mazursky dies

07/02/2014 2:00 pm0 comments
Paul Mazursky 

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  From City News Service Funeral services are pending for five-time Oscar nominee Paul Mazursky, who wrote and directed films such as “Harry and Tonto,” “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice” and “An Unmarried Woman.” Mazursky, 84, died Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of pulmonary cardiac arrest, family  spokeswoman [...]

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Guitartown artist call deadline is Monday

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Slash and Ozzy Osbourne Guitar Town 2011

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  Independent Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — To celebrate the qualities of the Sunset Strip, the city of West Hollywood, the Sunset Strip Business Association, Visit West Hollywood, and are launching phase four of the Guitartown Project, a public art installation project on the Sunset Strip featuring 10-foot-high fiberglass guitar [...]

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Newcombe to Throw Ceremonial First Pitch at Dodger Game

07/01/2014 11:53 am0 comments
Don Newcombe

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By STEVEN HERBERT City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Don Newcombe will throw a ceremonial first pitch before the Los Angeles Dodgers interleague game against the Cleveland Indians tonight at Dodger Stadium. The first pitch toss to Dodger reliever Kenley Jansen coincides with the first 40,000 fans receiving a [...]

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