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Subway Stabbing

01/13/2014 2:36 pm0 comments
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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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Independent Staff Report The City of West Hollywood is hosting a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service activity and joining hundreds of communities across the country in commemorating the 28th anniversary of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day federal holiday. Volunteers are needed to help with a beautification project [...]

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Two Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murdering Marijuana Clinic Employee

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Two Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murdering Marijuana Clinic Employee

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Two men convicted of the execution-style shooting of a medical marijuana clinic employee and the wounding of a security guard after a robbery in Echo Park about 3 1/2 years ago were sentenced today to life in prison without parole. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stephen [...]

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2020 Commission “A Time For Truth”

01/08/2014 3:39 pm0 comments
40 percent of Angelenos living in
``what can only be called misery,''

Photos By Gary McCarthy

By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service LOS ANGELES  - A 13-member citizen panel says in a report released today that Los Angeles “suffers from a crisis in leadership and direction,” with little being done to stem high poverty levels, unemployment, traffic congestion and a litany of other problems. The [...]

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Films nominated for the British Academy Film Awards announced

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Films nominated for the British Academy Film Awards announced

(CNN) — Acclaimed space drama “Gravity” leads the nominations for this year’s British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) with rival movies “12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle” close on its heels. The three films will compete for the Best Film award, alongside “Captain Phillips” and “Philomena,” at the BAFTA red [...]

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‘Full House’ star says she’s ‘submissive’ to her husband

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Candace Cameron Bure has written a new book

By Lisa Respers France CNN   (CNN) — “Full House” star Candace Cameron Bure has written a book that is sure to get women talking — though perhaps not in the way she anticipated. “Balancing It All: My Story of Juggling Priorities and Purpose,” is all about her life as [...]

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Sheriff Lee Baca retirement announcement gets mixed reaction

01/07/2014 1:41 pm0 comments
Sheriff Lee Baca

Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Reaction was decidedly mixed today to Sheriff Lee Baca’s retirement announcement, with some officials hailing his decades of public service but many activists saying his departure was necessary to improve the operation of the department and the jail system. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas said he spoke [...]

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