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Historic status sought for Norm’s on La Cienega

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — The 1950s-era Norm’s restaurant building on La Cienega Boulevard was temporarily spared from the wrecking ball Jan. 15 when a city commission agreed to consider designating the diner a historic monument. The restaurant’s owners obtained a demolition permit for the building on Jan. 5 from the city Department Read More…

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Eight films nominated for best picture Oscar

By ELIZABETH MARCELLINO City News Service BEVERLY HILLS — “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” led the pack of Oscar contenders Jan. 15 with nine nominations each for the 87th Academy Awards, with “The Imitation Game” following close behind with eight nods. The other five best picture nominees are Read More…