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Youth Jobs

03/25/2014 11:51 am0 comments

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The city will offer twice as many jobs to young people this summer, with a total of 10,000 openings, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today. The Walt Disney Co. and Citibank each donated $1 million to fund the Hire L.A.’s Youth program, which makes jobs available to [...]

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The Bold and the Beautiful Bernard

03/24/2014 4:48 pm1 comment
Photo by Gary McCarthy 
Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard Parks

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard Parks will appear on the “The Bold and the Beautiful” as part of an effort to draw attention to pets in local shelters that need adopting. The cameo features Parks, who was on the set today, explaining why adopting animals from [...]

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Gwar lead singer Dave Brockie dead at 50

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GWAR lead singer Dave Brockie dead at 50

  By Alan Duke CNN   (CNN) — Gwar lead singer died Sunday, his manager said Monday. Brockie was 50. “His body was found Sunday by his band mate at his home in Richmond, Virginia,” Gwar manager Jack Flanagan said in a statement on the group’s website. An autopsy will [...]

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Hollywood officer-involved shooting

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An officer-involved shooting at a Hollywood Hills home today left a policewoman injured and a suspect who barricaded himself in the residence dead, police said. The shooting occurred after officers went to the multi-story home in the 8200 block of Gould Ave., a winding road off [...]

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    FONTANA, Calif. (March 23, 2014) – Kyle Busch’s dominance continued at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana as the defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Auto Club 400 champion took home the checkered flag once again. Busch (No. 18, Interstate Batteries Toyota) held off rookie Kyle Larson (No. 42, Target [...]

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Covered California 96 percent over original expectations

03/21/2014 4:06 pm3 comments
Covered California 96 percent over original expectations

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Covered California enrollments are taking place at a rate 96 percent over original expectations in Orange County, and 36 percent better than first hoped for in Los Angeles County, state officials announced today. More than 241,000 Los Angeles County residents signed up for health insurance through [...]

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Lady Gaga spews forth: This is no act

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Lady Gaga

    By Breeanna Hare CNN   (CNN) — After staging a “vomit as art” performance and facing lackluster sales for her latest album, Lady Gaga is ready to speak her piece. On the “Today” show Friday, the 27-year-old singer defended her commitment to the weird and spectacular (and sometimes [...]

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Drought-ravaged California turns to tech for help

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Drought-ravaged California turns to tech for help

  By Heather Kelly (CNN) — Sometimes it takes a disaster to inspire innovation. There is a major drought in California. It’s not the first state to face a water shortage recently, and it’s definitely not the first time California has had to battle drought, but it could drag on [...]

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Conspiracy theories haunt the Nirvana front man’s death nearly 20 years ago

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Photos of Property/Narcotics Recovered from the Scene

  By Ben Brumfield CNN   (CNN) — Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain killed himself at age 27 with a shotgun, a Seattle police investigation concluded, and nothing has changed about that assessment 20 years after his death. But as the anniversary of Cobain’s passing approaches early next month, rumors [...]

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03/19/2014 2:13 pm0 comments
Photos by Gary McCarthy

George Barris, left, king of the custom car designers, and comedian Jeff Dunham met at the Warner Bros
Studios in Burbank March 11 for a speaker series event. Barris brought along two of his cars, the original Batmobile and Futurama, for display.
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