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Michelle Obama speaking up in So Cal

07/16/2014 4:50 pm0 comments
at the Grammy Museum's Jane Ortner
Education Award Luncheon.

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The inability of veterans to find jobs is “unacceptable” in the United States, and the idea of even one veteran being homeless should “horrify all of us,” first lady Michelle Obama told a gathering of government and business leaders today in Century City. Speaking at a [...]

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Jane’s Addiction to headline Sunset Strip festival

06/24/2014 4:39 pm0 comments
Jane’s Addiction, shown receiving their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame last fall, will headline this year’s Sunset Strip Music Festival Sept. 20 and 21.

Photo by Gary McCarthy

Independent Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — This year’s annual Sunset Strip Music Festival has been scheduled for Sept. 20 and 21 on the famed Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. Nederlander Concerts and Sunset Strip Music Festival organizers have announced the 2014 lineup, which includes legendary alternative rock band Jane’s Addiction [...]

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Father’s Day Concert set

06/11/2014 1:55 pm0 comments
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  Independent Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city will host a special Summer Sounds concert Sunday for Father’s Day at 1 p.m. at West Hollywood Park, 647 N. San Vicente Blvd. Admission is free. Music will be provided by the band La Sirena y Mar de Ashe, with information [...]

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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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Former Lakers’ great puts investment team together to buy the L.A. Sparks.

02/05/2014 3:26 pm0 comments
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Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson poses with WNBA President Laurel Richie outside Staples Center Wednesday where the former Lakers great announced he and an investment team consisting of several of the people involved in the Los Angeles Dodgers ownership were going to purchase the Los Angeles Sparks and keep them playing at Staples Center.

    From City News Service The Los Angeles Sparks have been purchased by an investment group led by basketball Hall of Fame member Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Dodgers controlling owner Mark Walter, the WNBA announced Wednesday. The group also includes Dodger co-owners Todd L. Boehly, Robert L. Patton and [...]

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America’s second-gayest city given a C

01/31/2014 2:32 pm0 comments
Mayor Bill Bogaard

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PASADENA (CNS) – Two months after being named America’s second-gayest city, Pasadena has been given a C- in a report card about the fairness of policies involving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The Human Rights Campaign, an LGBT civil rights organization, this month released the “2013 Municipal Equality [...]

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Cheryl Hines Receives Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

01/29/2014 3:19 pm0 comments
Cheryl Hines with her star.

Photo By Gary McCarthy

  2,516th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the Category of TELEVISION HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Cheryl Hines received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, honoring a career best-remembered for her portrayal of Larry David’s long-suffering wife on the HBO comedy “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” Jeremy Sisto, [...]

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Record year LA Tourism

01/06/2014 2:57 pm0 comments
42.2 Million People Visited Los Angeles in 2013

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A record 42.2 million people visited Los Angeles in 2013 — up nearly 2 percent from the number of visitors to the City of Angels the previous year, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board officials announced today. People who traveled to Los Angeles from within the [...]

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10 holiday movies we can’t wait to see

12/23/2013 4:04 pm0 comments
10 holiday movies we can’t wait to see

By Breeanna Hare CNN   (CNN) — Following a fall movie season filled with tales of gritty survival and the resilience of the human spirit, now comes family dysfunction and corruption. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, the cineplex will boast a selection that zeroes in on greed (“The Wolf [...]

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Korn inducted into Guitar Center RockWalk

10/09/2013 5:39 pm1 comment
Korn nducted into Guitar Center’s Historic RockWalk.

Photos By Gary McCarthy

    Independent Staff Report HOLLYWOOD — Guitar Center added the Grammy Award-winning hard rock band Korn into its historic RockWalk Tuesday in a private, invitation-only ceremony. After two Grammy Awards, eleven MTV Video Music Award nominations, and millions of records sold, the members of Korn took their place among [...]

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