Articles by: lawavestaff

Ben Stiller Leaves Prints in Chinese Theatre Forecourt

12/03/2013 3:28 pm0 comments
Quinlin Stiller and Ella Stiller   
Pose with dad Ben Stiller at  hand and footprint ceremony at TCL Chinese Theatre.
Photo By Gary McCarthy

  HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Ben Stiller sank his hands and feet into cement in the forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood today, three weeks and a day before the premiere of his latest movie, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” a remake of the 1947 film starring Danny [...]

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Fawcett Portrait

12/02/2013 5:18 pm0 comments

By BILL HETHERMAN City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Ryan O’Neal testified today he took one of two Andy Warhol portraits of Farrah Fawcett from the Wilshire-area condominium of his former flame a week or more after her 2009 death. The 72-year-old actor took the stand in trial of [...]

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Mortality Rate

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LA County AIDS Death Rate Drops 50 Percent: Study Eds: The county Department of Public Health’s office of communications can be reached at (213) 240-8144; email, media@ph.lacounty.gov. LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A 50 percent drop in death rates for AIDS, and drops in death rates for strokes and heart disease, [...]

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Hollywood Christmas Parade Buzz

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Bearded boys Billy Ray Cyrus and Santa Clause prep for the parade.

Photos by Gary McCarthy

The second man on the moon shared the top billing with Santa Claus at last night’s 82nd version of the Hollywood Christmas Parade. 83-year-old Astronaut Buzz Aldrin … the parade’s grand marshal … was joined in the journey down Hollywood Boulevard and then back up Sunset Boulevard by Jerry Mathers [...]

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Movie trailer: ‘The Legend of Hercules’

11/29/2013 1:54 pm0 comments

 

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Hollywood Christmas Parade to be held Sunday

11/27/2013 1:34 pm0 comments
Hollywood Christmas Parade

Photo by Gary McCarthy

  Independent Staff Report HOLLYWOOD — Musical fireworks will light up the streets Sunday for the 2013 Hollywood Christmas Parade benefiting the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is held. Prior to the start of the parade at 6 p.m., a concert will be held featuring performances by Stevie Wonder, LeAnn [...]

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Hanukkah Begins at Sundown

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Hanukkah MenorahLA Zoo

Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Hanukkah, Judaism’s eight-day “Festival of Lights” commemorating the Maccabees’ victory over a larger Syrian army in 165 B.C., begins at sundown tonight. Once the Jews defeated the Hellenist Syrian forces of Antiochus IV at the end of a three-year rebellion, the temple in Jerusalem, which the [...]

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‘Home’ the latest vehicle for Akinnagbe

11/26/2013 10:01 pm0 comments
‘Home’ the latest vehicle for Akinnagbe

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer Strike another one for “The Wire” alum. Alternating between blockbusters like “Pacific Rim” and the upcoming highly anticipated Nelson Mandela biopic “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” Idris Elba has become a bona fide Hollywood star. Now his Wire colleague Gbenga Akinnagbe (“The Taking of Pelham [...]

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Menorah and the Mayor

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Menorah lighting 

Photo By Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles’ first elected Jewish mayor, joined city and local Jewish leaders today to illuminate the first candle on a 17th century menorah that will be displayed at City Hall in celebration of Hanukkah. Chabad of California organized the annual City Hall menorah [...]

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Metro Red Line Death

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Metro Police close off Hollywood and Vine Metro Station

Photo by Gary McCarthy

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – A man was struck and killed by a Metro Red Line train in Hollywood today, authorities said. Paramedics were sent to the 6200 block of Hollywood Boulevard, near Vine Street, about 5:30 a.m., said Katherine Main of the Los Angeles Fire Department. The man died at the [...]

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