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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 pm0 comments
New Culinary arts classroom Hollywood High

Photo by Gary McCarthy

 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 pm0 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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New law would eliminate L.A.’s ban on murals

08/30/2013 4:44 pm0 comments
Mariachi Plaza Mrual


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  By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service The Los Angeles City Council tentatively approved an ordinance Wednesday that would lift a decade-long prohibition on murals adorning privately owned buildings, a move that one council member said would restore the city’s reputation as the “mural capital of the world.” The [...]

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Jelly bean statues

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Brandon and Evan Korn see if they can move one of the beans. 

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  The city’s latest park art installation will be formally unveiled from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at West Hollywood Park, 647 N. San Vicente Blvd., but artist Cosimo Cavallaro’s ‘Love Your Bean,’ installation is already at the park. The work features several large-scale sculptures, designed in the shape of [...]

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Scully returns for 65th season

08/27/2013 12:44 pm0 comments
Vin Scully

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Vin Scully said today he’s looking forward to returning to the Dodgers broadcast booth for a record 65th season in 2014, again calling all home games and road games in California and Arizona. Scully said the Dodgers’ rise from last to first in the National League West Division [...]

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Diesel Star

08/26/2013 4:32 pm0 comments
Vin Diesel

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  HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Actor and filmmaker Vin Diesel received the 2,504th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, two days before the premiere of his latest movie, “Riddick.” Michelle Rodriguez, who co-starred with Diesel in the “Fast & Furious” film series, was among those joining Diesel at the [...]

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Sunset / La Cienega Project coming down , going up

08/09/2013 3:51 pm0 comments
Sunset / La Cienega Project coming down , going up

    Independent Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — Two new, private developments are preparing to break ground Monday following the demolition of the current structures, which began this past week. The projects, located at 8490 and 8500 Sunset Blvd., will bring a new hotel, residential and commercial uses to the [...]

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