Post Tagged with: "Photo by Gary McCarthy"

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 pm3 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.

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  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 pm1 comment
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 pm3 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 pm2 comments
Korn nducted into Guitar Center’s Historic RockWalk.

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

09/25/2013 5:14 pm1 comment
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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Candidates announce plans to seek LaBonge seat

09/10/2013 3:56 pm2 comments
Tom LaBonge

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From City News Service City Councilman Tom LaBonge is termed out of office by the city’s term limits law in June 2015. But with the 2015 city election about 18 months away, the list of people hoping to take his place on the council is beginning to grow. Another city [...]

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AEG vs Jackson

09/09/2013 2:31 pm0 comments
Michael Jackson fan signs giant card on day of death.

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Two top AEG Live executives were dismissed today from the wrongful death and negligence lawsuit brought against the concert promoter by Michael Jackson’s family, but the company remains a defendant. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Yvette Palazuelos ruled that attorneys for Katherine Jackson, who filed the [...]

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