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Duo plans to revitalize Earl Carroll Theater

HOLLYWOOD — Thaddeus Hunter Smith, the entrepreneur behind the Music Box Theatre @ Fonda, and his business partner, real estate investor and billboard entrepreneur Brian Levian, have signed a lease to take over and revitalize the world-famous Earl Carroll Theater on Sunset Boulevard. The pair plan to transform the Carroll Theater, which most recently served Read More…

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LAPD most frequently searches blacks, Latinos

LOS ANGELES — Some members of the Los Angeles Police Commission say the LAPD may need to review some of its policing strategies in light of a report that officers more frequently search black and Latino people during traffic stops than white people. “It’s important that … we acknowledge the role that policing has played Read More…

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City Council honors longtime cannabis advocate

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood resident Richard Eastman, who has lived with AIDS for 25 years, was honored by the Los Angeles City Council Sept. 6 for his longtime advocacy of cannabis-related medical treatments. According to the resolution commending him, Eastman was down to a handful of T-cells in 1994 when he was diagnosed with the Read More…