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LA Summer Beach Bus Is Back

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TOPANGA CANYON/SANTA MONICA—The Department of Public Works is bringing back its annual Summer Beach Bus. The public transit line will take Los Angeles locals...

New City Councilman David Ryu Halts Spending

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SHERMAN OAKS/GRIFFITH PARK—David Ryu, the newly elected councilmember overseeing Los Angeles' District 4, began his term in office on July 1 by putting a...

CSUN Sued For Lethal Hazing

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SHERMAN OAKS—One year after their son, died when a hazing ritual went wrong, the parents of CSU Northridge student Armando Villa are suing both...

Turf Removal Incentive Rises To $3 Per Foot

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MALIBU/WEST HOLLYWOOD—The West Basin Municipal Water District has increased its turf removal incentive to $3 per square foot for its customers, who include residents...

Ex-BHHS Principal Receives $650K Settlement

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BEVERLY HILLS—The Beverly Hills Unified School District has agreed to pay $685,000 as part of a federal discrimination lawsuit settlement deal with former Beverly...

Marilyn Monroe’s Grave Marker Sold For $212.5K

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BEVERLY HILLS—Vintage icon Marilyn Monroe's grave marker sold at auction for $212,500. The marker, a metallic plate with the star’s name and the dates...

New Ordinance Updates To Take Effect

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SANTA MONICA—Santa Monica residents can expect their city to start undergoing long-term changes, as the new Zoning Ordinance Update (ZOU) and the delayed 2010 Land Use...

Bel Air: Second Most Sought After Neighborhood

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BEL AIR—In a study by economists David Albuoy and Bert Lue, Bel Air/Brentwood/Beverly Crest was declared to be the second most sought-after neighborhood in...

Stefanie Powers: “Gotta Dance”

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HELLO AMERICA!—During the '60s I was asked to appear with Broadway-famed film and stage actor David Wayne, who was the original star in the...

Pots Make More Out Of Less

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UNITED STATES — With conservation of water being so important right now, annuals are not a priority. Many of us are trying to use...

Alex Trebek Raps “Fresh Prince” Lyrics

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BEL AIR—Following a recent blues cover of the Fresh Prince of Bel Air theme song, Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek gave his own rendition of...

DA Announces Conviction Review Unit

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—On Tuesday, June 29, Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced the creation of a special unit called the Conviction Review Unit. The...

US Gov’t Addresses Gender Identity Violence

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Just four days after activist Jennicet Gutiérrez made headlines for interrupting President Obama’s LGBTQ Pride reception with demands for change regarding...

The Game Loses Instagram Defamation Case

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LOS ANGELES—A Los Angeles judge ordered rapper Jayceon Terrell Taylor, known as The Game, to pay his former nanny $200,627 for defaming her on...

Zuma Beach Meet-Up Provokes Police Response

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MALIBU —On Sunday, June 28, thousands of car enthusiasts packed into Malibu’s Zuma Beach parking lot. After some of the cars began doing donuts...

NFL Seeks Temporary LA Stadium

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LOS ANGELES—The NFL is looking for a temporary stadium to house one or two Los Angeles-area teams until a permanent stadium is constructed. The...

LA Kings Terminate Richards’ Contract

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LOS ANGELES—It’s done. On June 29, the Los Angeles Kings announced that they have parted ways with Mike Richards, officially terminating his contract. In...

Joni Mitchell Is Speaking After Her Aneurysm

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BEL AIR—Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is speaking and getting better after suffering an aneurysm in March. Mitchell, 71, was found unconscious in her Los...

SMC Planetarium Hosts Meteor Shower Viewing

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SANTA MONICA—Santa Monica College’s John Drescher Planetarium will be hosting its marquee summer event, “The Meteors of Summer: August’s Perseid Shower,” on Friday, July...

Film Museum Approved By City Council

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LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved the new Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science (AMPAS) Museum on June 24. Funds for the...
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