Royal Court 2014 Tournament of Roses

10/07/2013 1:35 pm1 comment
And then there were seven. The princesses who'll preside over the 20-14
Tournament of Roses have been selected, but the lucky young ladies will have to
wait until October 24th to find out who'll reign as Rose Queen for the 125th
flower fest.
Photo by Gary McCarthy

  PASADENA (CNS) – The seven members of the 2014 Tournament of Roses Royal Court, which will attend more than 100 community events and functions leading up to the 125th Rose Parade and 100th Rose Bowl Game, were announced today in Pasadena. The seven Royal Court princesses were chosen from among nearly [...]

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Trammell Crow Residential Purchases West Hollywood Site to Develop 166- unit Apartment Complex

10/04/2013 4:29 pm0 comments
Picford Lot demolition

Photo by Gary McCarthy

WEST HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Trammell Crow Residential’s Western Division announced today the purchase of a 1.33-acre site in West Hollywood for a mixed- use development that will include 166 apartments and 9,300 square feet of ground floor retail and restaurant space. TCR expects to begin demolition of the sound studio [...]

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Hollywood parade salutes public safety officers

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Vintage police cars pay tribute to cops and the actors who portray them.

Photo's by Gary McCarthy

From City News Service HOLLYWOOD — The annual 10-4 Day Parade, a salute to public safety officers featuring vintage police cars, was held Friday here. The parade began at the Los Angeles Fire Department Museum at 1327 N. Cahuenga Blvd. and arrived 15 minutes later at the Walk of Fame [...]

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Santa Monica plane crash

09/30/2013 4:22 pm1 comment
Paul Gunther/CNN
Santa Monica plane crash
A hangar at Santa Monica Airport collapsed Sunday after a twin-engine Cessna Citation crashed into it. Investigators are waiting to examine the scene to determine how many people were on board.

By Independent / Wire staff SANTA MONICA — Authorities hope to gain access Monday to the fuselage of a private jet that crashed and burned at Santa Monica Airport, killing all aboard. At a news conference Monday at the airfield, Van McKenny of the National Transportation Safety Board said two [...]

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FIRST RECORDING STUDIO, A STATE-OF-THE-ART CULINARY ARTS CLASSROOM AND AN AUDITORIUM RENOVATION PROJECT

09/25/2013 5:14 pm0 comments
New Culinary arts classroom Hollywood High

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 Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) officials joined  students, staff, elected officials, community members and special guests to cut the ribbon on a new recording studio, a culinary arts classroom and an auditorium renovation project at Hollywood High School on Wednesday.   The Hollywood High School recording studio project converted [...]

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Timberlake takeover

09/24/2013 5:19 pm0 comments
Justin Timberlake fans take over Hollywood blvd.

Photo by Gary McCarthy

Justin Timberlake is about to take over Hollywood and … if the triple threat’s latest hit is any indication … he’ll be using “Mirrors.” Timberlake … who follows in the footsteps of Sir Paul McCartney as part of Jimmy Kimmel’s end-of-summer concert series … is expected on stage next to the Hollywood Roosevelt [...]

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Cal Worthington

09/09/2013 2:57 pm0 comments
Cal Worthington

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Funeral services were pending today for Cal Worthington, whose folksy yet flamboyant “Go See Cal” car commercials were a fixture on Southland television for decades. Worthington collapsed at his sprawling Big W ranch in Orland, north of Sacramento, on Sunday afternoon and was pronounced dead in [...]

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New law would eliminate L.A.’s ban on murals

08/30/2013 4:44 pm0 comments
Mariachi Plaza Mrual


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  By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service The Los Angeles City Council tentatively approved an ordinance Wednesday that would lift a decade-long prohibition on murals adorning privately owned buildings, a move that one council member said would restore the city’s reputation as the “mural capital of the world.” The [...]

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Jelly bean statues

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Brandon and Evan Korn see if they can move one of the beans. 

Photo by Gary McCarthy

  The city’s latest park art installation will be formally unveiled from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at West Hollywood Park, 647 N. San Vicente Blvd., but artist Cosimo Cavallaro’s ‘Love Your Bean,’ installation is already at the park. The work features several large-scale sculptures, designed in the shape of [...]

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Millennium Hollywood

08/28/2013 6:17 pm0 comments
Millennium Hollywood

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Opponents of a proposed Hollywood skyscraper project filed a lawsuit today in hopes of blocking the development, alleging city officials and the developer’s geologists failed to disclose the proximity of an earthquake fault to the project site. The lawsuit, filed by attorney Robert Silverstein on behalf [...]

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