Articles by: lawavestaff

Pump Dump

06/18/2014 4:29 pm0 comments
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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Local transit officials want residents to ditch their cars tomorrow and instead jump on a bus, train or other mass transit option in recognition of National Dump the Pump Day. “Every day, Metro puts 2,000 buses on our streets and trains on 88 miles of light [...]

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Eric and the F- Bomb

06/17/2014 5:19 pm0 comments
Eric Garcetti addresses Crenshaw Chamber 

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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koWGD_Q0m1U CRENSHAW DISTRICT — A large contingent of television media made its way to the Crenshaw Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza to hear Mayor Eric Garcetti address the chamber. It was the first time a Los Angelesmayor had addressed the local chamber but the media [...]

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800 potentially illegal medical marijuana dispensaries

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Medical marijuana up in smoke.

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From City News Service A list of more than 800 potentially illegal medical marijuana dispensaries was not shared with the Los Angeles Police Department and other officials responsible for shutting down such shops, city officials said during a Los Angeles City Council committee meeting Monday. The city Office of Finance [...]

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Thousands Fete Kings Championship

06/16/2014 3:46 pm0 comments
Los Angeles Kings Stanley Cup victory parade .

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Thousands of Los Angeles Kings fans lined Figueroa Street today to get a glimpse of the Stanley Cup champions — and the Stanley Cup itself — during a celebrating the team’s second NHL title in the past three seasons. Kings players and their families — along [...]

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Kings-Garcetti #BFD

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LA's Mayor Eric Garcetti at the Kings Parade using the finger.

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti was a little overly enthusiastic during today’s rally celebrating the Los Angeles Kings’ Stanley Cup victory, dropping an F-bomb while addressing thousands of fans at Staples Center, on live television. Garcetti, wearing a Kings jersey, stood at the microphone on the Staples Center [...]

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Waxman a “legend”

06/13/2014 5:09 pm0 comments
Henry Waxman

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Calling Rep. Henry Waxman a “legend” and a “fierce advocate” of issues important to Angelenos, the City Council declared today “Henry Waxman Day in L.A.” in honor of the long-time congressman, who is retiring after nearly 40 years. Councilman Paul Koretz called Waxman, D-Beverly Hills, “one [...]

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Shred Skate Festival

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Shred Skate Festival

SAN PEDRO (CNS) – A festival started in response to kids taking skateboarding to deadly extremes returns this weekend in San Pedro with several events promoting safety in the hilly community that makes it popular for dangerous downhill skating. The San Pedro : Festival of Skate kicks off at 10 [...]

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Father’s Day Concert set

06/11/2014 1:55 pm0 comments
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  Independent Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city will host a special Summer Sounds concert Sunday for Father’s Day at 1 p.m. at West Hollywood Park, 647 N. San Vicente Blvd. Admission is free. Music will be provided by the band La Sirena y Mar de Ashe, with information [...]

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State of the city event to be held Wednesday

06/10/2014 4:23 pm0 comments
City Manager Paul Arevalo

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  Independent Staff Report WEST HOLYWOOD — The city and the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce annually partner on the State of the City event, which will be held next Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Lot Sound Stage 7, 1041 N. Formosa Ave. The event is [...]

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Mustang anniversary

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  The 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang was celebrated Saturday at the Original Farmers Market in the Fairfax District during the 20th annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show. Rows and rows of vintage Mustangs were on display at the event, which launched a summer slate of events to mark the [...]

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