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Wilshire Grand “Guinness World Record” Pour it on

02/17/2014 5:25 pm0 comments
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The USC Trojan Marching Band pre pour parade.

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A construction crew concluded its record-setting foundation pour of 21,200 cubic yards of concrete today, and laid the foundation for the 73-story hotel and office tower that will be built there. A representative from Guinness World Record officially made the announcement at 11:15 a.m., the time [...]

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David Crosby rescheduling Troubador shows in West Hollywood

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David Crosby

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Rock stalwart David Crosby, 72, today announced he underwent heart surgery last week, and he rescheduled pending sold-out shows in West Hollywood into April. A spokesman for the dual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member — once with the Byrds, once with Crosby, Stills and [...]

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Record number of women using IVF to get pregnant

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n vitro fertilization treatments account for about 1.5% of all babies born in the United States in 2012, a new report says.

  By Jen Christensen CNN   (CNN) — More American women have had medical help to have their babies than ever, according to the latest annual report from the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology. The group represents the greater majority of in clinics in the United States. Their report showed [...]

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Valentine Day’s weekend was binge time for “House of Cards” fans

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House of Cards got a lot of love on Valentine's Day

  By Lisa Respers France CNN   (CNN) — Raise your hand if you spent this weekend binge-watching “House of Cards”? Join the club. From the leader of the free world to celebs, it appeared that Valentine’s Day weekend was for lovers of season two of the hit Netflix series. [...]

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West Hollywood’s One Billion Rising for Justice

02/14/2014 4:39 pm2 comments
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One Billion Rising for Justice in West Hollywood.

  Legendary actress Jane Fonda and Hollywood heartthrob Dylan McDermott  helped  kick-off the City of West Hollywood’s One Billion Rising for Justice event — part of a global day of action in recognition of the 16thanniversary of V-Day, with events planned around the world to spotlight and embrace justice for survivors [...]

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Peabody Prints

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Photos by Gary McCarthy

Sherman,Max Charles, Mr. Peabody and Ty Burrell at the TCL Chinese Theatre PAW print ceremony.

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – A costumed version of Mr. Peabody will left his paw prints in the forecourt of TCL Chinese Theatre today, three weeks before the release of the animated feature film, “Mr. Peabody & Sherman.” Ty Burrell, who supplied the voice of Mr. Peabody, was     be joined [...]

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Kaitlyn Farrington succeeds where Shaun White failed winning women’s halfpipe final on Wednesday

02/12/2014 2:19 pm2 comments
Kelly Clark

  (CNN) — Kaitlyn Farrington made up for Shaun White’s slip up in the men’s halfpipe taking gold for the U.S. in the women’s final at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Wednesday. The 24-year-old from Salt Lake City, who was making her Olympic debut, beat defending champion Torah Bright from [...]

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Funnyman Sid Caesar dead at 91

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  By Todd Leopold CNN   (CNN) — Sid Caesar, whose clever, anarchic comedy on such programs as “Your Show of Shows” and “Caesar’s Hour” helped define the 1950s “Golden Age of Television,” has died. He was 91. A friend of the family, actor Rudy De Luca, does not know [...]

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Children’s peace project

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Artist Gayle Gale

Artists Gayle Gale assembles paintings by students at Hancock Park Elementary School last Friday that will become a Kids for Peace tile mural at the Original Farmers Market. Gale, who started Kids for Peace in 1995, uses art to stress her belief that peace starts with one person and spreads [...]

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Holder’s announcement was revealed in U.S. to expand recognition of same-sex marriages

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  By Evan Perez CNN In a major milestone for gay rights, the United States government plans to expand recognition of in federal legal matters, including bankruptcies, prison visits and survivor benefits. Attorney General Eric Holder said the Justice Department will issue a memo Monday that recognizes same-sex marriages “to [...]

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