Hollywood

Palm trees stand in front of the famed Hollywood sign in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Hospital expansion in Hollywood to open June 3

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center today unveiled a four-story, 113,000-square-foot addition that includes a meditation room, pharmacy, laboratory space and state-of-the-art technology. The addition is set to open to the public […]

05/16/2014

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Trail head to Hollywood Sign temporarily closed

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A popular trail head to the Hollywood Sign will be closed for more than a month so that crews can install a new gate to prevent trespassers at night. Los Angeles […]

03/22/2014

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A look back at the Oscars

The 86th annual Academy Awards ceremony is in the books. There weren’t any big surprises when it came to who took home a statue, but did that hurt the telecast? Penny and Phil spoke with […]

03/03/2014

In this Tursday, Feb. 27, 2014 photo, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man walks past a movie poster for the movie "That awkward moment" translated to Hebrew as "The date that embarrassed me" outside a cinema in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Hollywood movie titles lost in translation for foreign audiences

JERUSALEM (AP) — David O. Russell’s crime drama “American Hustle” could be a big winner at Sunday’s Academy Awards. But for the movie’s many international fans, it may take a little longer to realize it. […]

02/28/2014

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Minor earthquake shakes Hollywood area

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists say a small earthquake has rattled Los Angeles. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.0 quake hit at 10:13 a.m. Saturday and was centered 2 miles east of Hollywood. Such […]

02/08/2014

Free pedicab rides were gifted to HP fans during the HP Joy Caravan at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. (Tony Avelar/AP Images for HP)

LA Council considering pedicabs in Hollywood, San Pedro

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Los Angeles City Council committee directed staff today to study the possibility of permitting bicycle-pulled pedicabs to operate in Hollywood and San Pedro. Pedicabs are in use in San Diego […]

01/28/2014

In this Oct. 2, 2003 photo, actress Carmen Zapata poses with honorary Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant, left, and chamber president Leron Gubler, right, as she receives her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, Bob Freeman)

Actress Carmen Zapata dies after long career

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Emmy-nominated actress Carmen Zapata, who started a foundation to promote Hispanic writers because jobs were so scarce, has died of heart problems, colleagues say. She was 86. Zapata died Sunday at […]

01/07/2014

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KTLA evacuated after envelope with white powder found

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Authorities today evacuated the mailroom at KTLA in Hollywood after an envelope containing an unknown white powder was found. The problem was reported at 10:37 a.m. at the station at 5800 W. […]

01/07/2014

Actress Angela Lansbury (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)

‘Murder, She Wrote’ star Angela Lansbury honored

LONDON (AP) — Honor, She Got. Hollywood star Angela Lansbury, best known as the clue-collecting super-sleuth in the television series “Murder, She Wrote,” has been made a Dame of the British Empire. The 88-year-old actress […]

12/31/2013

Sandra Bullock in a scene from the film, "Gravity." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, File)

Hollywood poised for best-ever box-office year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite a string of summertime flops, Hollywood is expected to have a banner year at the domestic box office, coming in just shy of $11 billion, the largest annual take ever. […]

12/27/2013

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