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L.A. preps for the ‘Big One’

01/14/2014 2:32 pm0 comments
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

Photo by Gary McCarthy

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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Justin Bieber mum about probe in egg attack

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Justin Bieber mum about probe in egg attack

  By Alan Duke CNN   LOS ANGELES (CNN) – hasn’t spoken yet with detectives investigating allegations he egged a neighbor’s house, a sheriff’s sergeant said Monday. “A neighbor accused him of throwing eggs at the house, and we are investigating,” Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Sgt. Don Prince told CNN. [...]

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Subway Stabbing

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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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