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LA County seal returns to the news

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Nearly 10 years after legal wrangling prompted Los Angeles County to remove a cross from its official seal, Supervisor Mike Antonovich introduced a motion today asking that the seal be changed […]

12/31/2013

Arsenio Hall poses backstage at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live! on Dec. 6, 2013, at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Arsenio Hall uninjured in minor car accident

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say talk show host Arsenio Hall drove off a road in the San Fernando Valley but he’s uninjured. Sgt. Russell Carr tells City News Service that Hall lost […]

12/24/2013

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Los Angeles apartment fire kills 2, injures 3

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say a fire tore through a Los Angeles apartment building early Thursday, killing two people and injuring three others. Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said more than 100 firefighters […]

12/12/2013

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2 California cities vote to ban e-cigarettes

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — Two California cities have voted to ban electronic cigarettes in public places and Los Angeles has moved to limit their sale to keep the devices out of the hands of minors. […]

12/04/2013

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SoCal communities commemorate Veterans Day

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Communities across Southern California are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, music, wreath-laying ceremonies and other events. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is a lieutenant in the Naval Reserve, is grand […]

11/11/2013

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Pinkberry co-founder convicted of assault in LA

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — A co-founder of the popular frozen yogurt chain Pinkberry has been found guilty of beating a homeless man with a tire iron in Los Angeles. City News Service reports that […]

11/08/2013

Man killed after responding to Craigslist ad

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say a man was shot and killed during an apparent robbery after he responded to a Craigslist ad. City News Service reported Sunday that 41-year-old Rene Balduena was killed in […]

10/21/2013

Music industry executive Jerry Sharrell

Former music exec held hostage, stabbed in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former music industry executive is in critical condition in Los Angeles after authorities say his girlfriend’s suicidal ex-husband held him and the woman hostage for more than five hours and […]

09/16/2013

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LA council approves Hollywood towers project

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A controversial project that would change the Hollywood skyline by constructing two high-rises has been approved by the Los Angeles City Council. The so-called Millennium Hollywood project envisions two towers of […]

07/24/2013

George Zimmerman, neighborhood watch captain who shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, smiles after hearing a verdict of not guilty in his trial. (AP Photo)

Protesters of Zimmerman acquittal march in Calif.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Protesters angered by the acquittal of George Zimmerman held largely peaceful demonstrations in three California cities, but broke windows and started small street fires Oakland, police said. The gatherings Saturday night […]

07/14/2013

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