Articles by: lawavestaff

Solar-powered roads: Coming to a highway near you?

05/12/2014 3:31 pm0 comments
Solar Roadways co-founders Julie and Scott Brusaw stand on their prototype parking lot. Their idea calls for solar-powered roadways made of durable textured glass.

    By Teo Kermeliotis for CNN     Editor’s note: On The Move explores the world of future personal transport looking at the latest trends and tech innovations that shape global travel.   (CNN) — As a kid growing up in the mid-1960s, Scott Brusaw would spend hours setting [...]

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Did Beyonce’s sister fight Jay Z?

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Beyonce and Jay Z are headed on tour this summer

  By Lisa Respers France CNN   (CNN) — A video that TMZ alleges is of Beyonce’s younger sister having an altercation with the superstar’s husband, Jay Z, has surfaced online. In what the site says is surveillance video from an elevator taken the night of the recent Met Gala [...]

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Bicycle ridership up in Los Angeles

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Biking in Los Angeles

Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The number of people bicycling in Los Angeles is up 7.5 percent since 2011, according to a report out today. The Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition released the results of a six- hour bike count conducted over several days in September 2013. The count was done [...]

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Boulevard Star for Springfield

05/09/2014 4:09 pm0 comments
Rick Springfield posing for pictures with fans after Walk of Fame ceremony.

Photos by Gary McCarthy

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Rick Springfield  received the 2,525th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, honoring a singing career of more than 30 years, during which he had 17 Top 40 hits, sold more than 25 million records and won a Grammy. Actor Jason Thompson and singers Richard Marx [...]

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Louis Zamperini will be grand marshal of the 2015 Rose Parade

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Louis
Zamperini take his turn at Tournament of Roses
Photo by Brad Graverson

PASADENA (CNS) – Former Olympic track star and World War II hero Louis Zamperini will be grand marshal of the 2015 Rose Parade, Tournament of Roses officials announced today. The 97-year-old’s life story inspired the best-selling book and upcoming movie “Unbroken.” His military record includes surviving 47 days on a [...]

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LA Council Approves Streets Signs Honoring Fallen LAPD Officers

05/07/2014 4:50 pm0 comments
Mayor Eric Garcetti will 
 Chief Charlie Beck to honor 207 LAPD officers who have
died in the line of duty

Photo by Gary McCarthy

By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council today approved the installation of street signs memorializing the more than 200 LAPD officers who have died in the line of duty. The council voted 14-0 to create and place the signs at the [...]

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Study: Young Latinos losing faith

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Photo by Gary McCarthy

  By CNN   By Daniel Burke, CNN Belief Blog Editor (CNN) — Young Latinos are leaving the Catholic Church in droves, according to a new study, with many drifting into the country’s fastest-growing religious movement: the nones. The number of Latino adults under 30 who are unaffiliated with a faith group [...]

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Saban, Lionsgate Team Up for Power Rangers Movie Franchise

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Haim Saban

Photo by Gary McCarthy

\ SANTA MONICA (CNS) – Lionsgate and Saban Brands announced today they are developing a feature movie franchise based on the Power Rangers. “Lionsgate is the perfect home for elevating our Power Rangers brand to the next level,” said Haim Saban, the billionaire behind “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” which debuted [...]

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Celebrities protest Beverly Hills Hotel

05/06/2014 5:14 pm0 comments
Among those speaking out: Jay Leno

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      From Ted Rowlands CNN   (CNN) — The Beverly Hills Hotel has been a haven for Hollywood’s elite since 1912 — two years before the City of Beverly Hills was even created. But now some stars are rushing for the exits. On Monday, a number of celebrities [...]

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Little Armenia Structure Fire

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Pedestrian navigates fire site at Santa Monica blvd and Westren ave.

Photo by Gary McCarthy

 LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A fire gutted a two-story commercial building in the Little Armenia area of Los Angeles today, but no one was hurt, authorities said. The fire in the 5400 block of West Santa Monica Boulevard was reported about 7:10 a.m., said Katherine Main of the Los [...]

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