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The mural in downtown Los Angeles commissioned by Foster the People promoting their new album, "Supermodel". (Photo credit: @ToniMRosales via Twitter)

Petition saves band’s mural in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fan support and an intervention from the mayor have saved a colorful mural commissioned by the pop band Foster the People in downtown Los Angeles. City officials had ordered the band […]

07/14/2014

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Twin Marriotts near LA Live now open

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Downtown Los Angeles’ stock of hotel rooms grew sharply today with the opening of a pair of Marriott hotels near L.A. Live. The 174-room Courtyard and 219-room Residence Inn L.A. Live […]

07/01/2014

L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar speaks at the star ceremony for Pepe Aguilar on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July 26, 2012. (Photo by Katy Winn/Invision/AP)

Pedestrian bridge in downtown LA gets council approval

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council today unanimously backed a pedestrian bridge at the Da Vinci apartments in downtown Los Angeles that would allow its future dwellers to avoid nearby homeless encampments. […]

05/16/2014

Fontana police crime scene investigators arrive at a home on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, where a family of four were found shot to death just before 10 p.m. Monday night in Fontana, Calif. (AP Photo/The Press-Enterprise, Kurt Miller)

Murder-suicide possible in 4 deaths at Fontana home

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — The investigation into the deaths of two children, a woman and a man in a home indicates a possible murder-suicide, a police spokeswoman said Tuesday. The children and the woman had […]

12/31/2013

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Downtown LA on pace for driest calendar year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With little rain in the forecast, downtown Los Angeles is on pace for its driest calendar year on record. The National Weather Service says only 3.49 inches of rain have fallen […]

12/16/2013

Conrad Murray  (AP Photo)

Jackson’s doctor ‘elated’ to be free after two years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for former cardiologist Conrad Murray says he’s “elated” to be out of jail. Murray, who was convicted of causing Michael Jackson’s death by providing him with an overdose of a […]

10/28/2013

Eli and Edyth Broad (Photo credit: The Broad Foundations)

Billionaire Broad says his LA museum will be free

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For years Eli Broad has said he wants to make his vast, collection of contemporary art accessible to the largest number of people possible. What better way to do that, the […]

09/17/2013

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Explosion, fire destroys Southern California home

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A fiery explosion leveled one Southern California home, damaged two others and shook the neighborhood before dawn Friday, jolting residents awake but causing no apparent injuries. Authorities were called to the […]

09/06/2013

Los Angeles skyline with the San Gabriel Mountains in the background

LA’s Angels Flight funicular derails

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angels Flight, the tiny funicular railway that goes up and down a hill in Los Angeles, has derailed. Fire Department spokeswoman Katherine Main says one of the two rail cars came […]

09/05/2013

An image released by Tesla Motors, is a sketch of the Hyperloop capsule with passengers onboard. (AP Photo/Tesla Motors)

‘Hyperloop’ would link LA-SF in 30 mins, if built

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Imagine stepping into a car-sized capsule in downtown Los Angeles and, 30 minutes later, emerging in San Francisco On Monday, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled a transportation concept that he said […]

08/12/2013

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