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Filming in Los Angeles on the rise

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles saw an uptick in feature filming during the first quarter of this year, but television production activity dipped compared with the same period a year ago, according to a [...]

04/16/2014

Recording artist Jay-Z. (AP Photo/Gary He, File)

Grand Park’s music festival with Jay Z

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Rapper Jay-Z is scheduled to join Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina today to announce details of a two-day music festival to be held at downtown’s [...]

04/16/2014

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Garcetti talks to KFWB about his budget plan

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti submitted his proposed budget for the fiscal year. The $8.1 billion plan includes money or expanding library hours, hiring more firefighters and code enforcement officers and fixing deteriorated city streets [...]

04/15/2014

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An amazing story about a man and his dog

A homeless guy in Brazil checked into a hospital late last month after someone hit him in the face with a rock. And it actually turned out to be a good thing, because doctors realized [...]

04/15/2014

Country club owner cited for golf course stink

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) – San Diego County has given the stink eye to the owner of a defunct country club for spreading smelly chicken manure on the golf course. U-T San Diego says the county’s [...]

04/15/2014

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Tributes planned to mark Boston Marathon bombing

BOSTON (AP) – The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were injured, and the first responders, [...]

04/15/2014

A 2013 1040-ES IRS Estimated Tax form. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Few post offices have extended hours for tax deadline

WASHINGTON (AP) – The calendar shows April 15, and you haven’t even started on your federal tax return? Don’t fret. If you’re due a refund, April 15 isn’t much of a deadline at all. The [...]

04/15/2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Higher fees, spending jump in Los Angeles budget

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is proposing an $8.1 billion city budget that avoids layoffs or across-the-board tax increases while boosting spending — but there’s mixed news for taxpayers. Garcetti’s proposal Monday [...]

04/15/2014

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Official IDs supremacist as Kansas attacks suspect

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a known white supremacist and former Ku Klux [...]

04/14/2014

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An inside look into the Kansas attacks

Attorney General Eric Holder says Justice Department prosecutors will investigate whether federal hate crimes were committed in the Kansas shootings that killed three people over the weekend. They took place at a Jewish community center [...]

04/14/2014

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LA gasoline price rises to highest amount since March

An 11-cent jump in gas prices since Friday has many of you doing a double-take when filling up your tank. It now costs you $4.29 to fill up in LA/Long Beach and $4.28 in Orange [...]

04/14/2014

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Total eclipse tonight!

Late tonight and very early tomorrow morning, you will be treated to a celestial wonder: The earth passes between the moon and the sun, casting it’s large, reddish shadow across the entire lunar surface, causing [...]

04/14/2014