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Happy 92nd birthday Betty White!

01/17/2014 3:22 pm0 comments
Betty White Wax Figure Unveiled

    By Lisa Respers France CNN   (CNN) — She really is our Golden Girl. Friday marks Betty White’s 92nd birthday and the actress continues to work and be beloved as “America’s grandmother.” The birthday wishes flowed in on Twitter, including from other celebs like Scandal star Josh Malina, [...]

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‘American Idol’ is returning: Do you care?

01/15/2014 4:31 pm0 comments
judge Jennifer Lopez

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  By Lisa Respers France CNN   (CNN) — “American Idol” returns this week with not a single original judge at the table, new possible contestants and some changes to the format. Have we lost you already? There was a time when a new season of “Idol” would send fans [...]

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Hot Hot Hot

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LA record highs

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We’re in record territory with the mercury hitting 90 degrees earlier in Van Nuys, and forecasters say tomorrow may be just as warm. The National Weather Service has extended its red flag wildfire warning through 3 p-m Friday for most of Southern California. Forecasters say we should see some relief [...]

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Mayor Accident “pleased that she is in good spirits”

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Mayor Eric Garcetti

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – , who was a passenger in a police vehicle that struck a pedestrian on Tuesday, visited the woman in the hospital today. “I had the pleasure of meeting Juliet Nicolas this morning at L.A. County-USC Medical Center,” Garcetti said. “We had a nice conversation and I [...]

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Robert Horry Collision

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Robert Horry

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Former Los Angeles Lakers star Robert Horry was behind the wheel of a car that collided with a motorcycle on the eastbound Glenn Anderson (105) Freeway in the southwest Los Angeles area near Inglewood, leaving the rider hospitalized, the California Highway Patrol reported today. Horry, 43, [...]

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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

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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 pm0 comments
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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