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LAPD schedules numerous checkpoints throughout the holidays

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles police will be out in force this holiday season, cracking down on impaired drivers using DUI stops and saturation patrols. This week, the LAPD has scheduled a number of […]

12/19/2013

Gene Kelly performs in the 1952 film "Singin' in the Rain." The grey wool suit Kelly wore in the movie is going up for auction after being kept in a closet by a memorabilia collector for more than four decades. (AP Photo/File)

‘Singin’ in the Rain’ suit auction postponed

DALLAS (AP) — Although rain couldn’t stop Gene Kelly from singing and dancing, an ice storm has postponed the auction of the Hollywood star’s gray wool suit. Heritage Auctions spokesman Noah Fleisher says accumulated ice […]

12/07/2013

"Flower Girl," a stencil on a massive brick wall by popular street artist Banksy, fetched more than $200,000 at a Beverly Hills auction on Thursday Dec. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon,File)

Banksy mural fetches $209K at Beverly Hills auction

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A mural stenciled on the side of a Hollywood gas station five years ago by the British street artist Banksy has fetched more than $200,000 at a Beverly Hills auction. […]

12/07/2013

"Flower Girl," a stencil on a massive brick wall by popular street artist Banksy, is displayed in a warehouse in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Reed Saxon,File)

Banksy mural fetches $209K at California auction

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A mural stenciled on the side of a Hollywood gas station five years ago by the British street artist Banksy has fetched more than $200,000 at a Beverly Hills auction. […]

12/06/2013

Hollywood Bowl

Arts, culture add $500B to nation’s GDP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Creative industries led by Hollywood account for about $504 billion, or at least 3.2 percent of U.S. goods and services, the government said in its first official measure of how the arts […]

12/05/2013

Israel's flag

Hollywood’s Arnon Milchan says he was Israeli spy

JERUSALEM (AP) — Stories about Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan’s alleged double life have been circulating for years. Now, the Israeli businessman behind hits like “Pretty Woman,” ”Fight Club” and “L.A. Confidential” has finally come forth […]

11/25/2013

No landmark status for LA’s Tower Records building

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) – LA music fans are singing the blues after the West Hollywood City Council voted to deny landmark status for the Sunset Strip building that formerly housed the flagship Tower Records […]

11/19/2013

Chef Jamie Gwen

Chef Jamie Gwen’s radio show nominated for Taste Award

KFWB NEWS TALK 980 congratulates Food & Wine with Chef Jamie Gwen, the Syndicated Radio Show hosted by TV and Radio personality Jamie Gwen, which has been honored with a nomination from The Taste Awards under the […]

11/14/2013

Film group backs antipiracy curriculum for schools

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — When it comes to learning about the evils of Internet piracy, Hollywood studios and the major music labels want kids to start young. A nonprofit group called the Center for […]

11/11/2013

Hollywood Walk of Fame

Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame posthumously awarded to Janis Joplin

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Singer Janis Joplin posthumously received the 2,510th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, with her friend Kris Kristofferson performing a special acoustic version of “Me and Bobby McGee.” Joplin’s siblings, […]

11/04/2013

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