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Television’s ‘Robin’ receives star on Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD — Burt Ward, best known for his portrayal of Robin on ABC’s campy 1960s “Batman” series, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Jan. 9, next to that of his late co-star, Adam West. Filmmaker Kevin Smith and television personalities Maria Menounos and Nancy O’Dell were among those joining Ward at the Read More…

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Designer chosen for Walk of Fame master plan

LOS ANGELES — The city’s Board of Public Works has selected the design and architecture firm Gensler to design a master plan for the Hollywood Walk of Fame, kick-starting a $4 million investment into the national historic landmark that will serve as a catalyst to City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell’s “Heart of Hollywood” initiative. The master Read More…

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2018 YEAR IN REVIEW: Homeless crisis and legal pot are top 2018 stories

Elected officials had a busy year in 2018, trying to solve the homeless crisis, dealing with the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana and for many of them, running for re-election. Those were three of the top news stories over the past 12 months as reported by The Independent. Here is our annual look Read More…