Articles by: lawavestaff

Kings-Garcetti #BFD

06/16/2014 3:02 pm0 comments
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
Photo by Gary McCarthy

  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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Photo by Gary McCarthy

  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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Pride Parade draws 400,000 to West Hollywood

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Singer Demi Lovato had some colorful background singers as she performed on a float as grand marshal of Sunday’s LA Pride Parade in West Hollywood. The annual parade celebrates the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community in the greater Los Angeles area.

 

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  From City News Service WEST HOLLYWOOD — The LA Pride Parade, celebrating the transgender, lesbian, gay and bisexual communities, was held along Santa Monica Boulevard Sunday, with organizers expecting more than 400,000 spectators and participants. The parade began at Crescent Heights Boulevard, and continued west along Santa Monica Boulevard [...]

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Halle Berry to pay $16,000 a month in child support

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Halle Berry must pay Gabriel Aubry $16,000 a month in child support, a court rules

  By Jane Caffrey CNN   (CNN) — Halle Berry has a hefty new expense. The Oscar-winning actress has to pay over $16,000 in child support each month to her ex, Gabriel Aubry, to provide for their 6-year-old daughter Nahla, the Los Angeles Superior Court ordered. Berry’s monthly bill will [...]

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Taxi Protest

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Taxi Driver in Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – More than a hundred taxi drivers gathered outside today to protest phone app ridesharing services, such as Uber, and to urge state lawmakers to stiffen regulation of these companies. The drivers — clad in matching red shirts — said the services are not only unsafe, but [...]

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Police: Driver charged in Tracy Morgan crash was awake 24 hours

06/09/2014 5:00 pm0 comments
Tracy Morgan SAG Awards Red Carpet

  By Kevin Conlon and Doug Ganley CNN   (CNN) — A truck driver charged in a weekend crash that killed a man and injured comedian Tracy Morgan and others in New Jersey was awake for more than 24 consecutive hours before the incident, a criminal complaint filed in the [...]

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