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Analysis: A volatile summer for Hollywood

NEW YORK (AP) – On and off screen, it’s been a bruising summer for Hollywood. Every weekend, the multiplex has been under siege like it has rarely been before. One after another, they have come: […]

07/26/2013

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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

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Police say teen organized ‘bash mob’ in LA

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police have arrested a 16-year-old for allegedly using social media to organize a mob of teens to attack and rob pedestrians on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Officer […]

07/24/2013

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9 teens charged with robbing Hollywood pedestrians

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nine teens are facing robbery charges after they allegedly took cell phones, a wallet and a skateboard from people walking on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Jane Robison, a spokeswoman […]

07/23/2013

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Hollywood robberies said to be related to Trayvon Martin protests

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – At least eight people were behind bars this morning after they and dozens of others marauded through Hollywood, taking purses, phones, jewelry and other items from pedestrians in a crime spree that […]

07/17/2013

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Maximum enforcement through weekend

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Law enforcement officers will be out in force today and throughout the remainder of the Fourth of July weekend looking for drivers who may be under the influence or violating other […]

07/05/2013

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2 LAPD officers convicted of perjury are sentenced

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two Los Angeles Police Department officers convicted of perjury and other charges related to lying under oath in a 2008 drug case have been sentenced to community labor and probation. The […]

06/25/2013

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Hollywood squashes bike lanes in L.A.

Who doesn’t love the idea of cruising around LA on a network of clearly marked bicycle lanes? Believe it or not it’s Hollywood. They don’t have anything against peddle-power, just the aesthetics of a big […]

06/20/2013

Council committee OKs shorter Hollywood towers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles City Council committee has approved a developer’s proposal to cut by 25 percent the height of two towers of a controversial skyscraper project in Hollywood. The Los Angeles […]

06/19/2013

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Woman stabbed, killed on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police in Los Angeles say they’ve arrested three panhandlers in the fatal stabbing of a young woman who was taking photographs on Hollywood’s star-lined “Walk of Fame.” Police say they found […]

06/19/2013

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Star-studded party for Israeli president’s 90th

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli and global leaders, local celebrities and Hollywood superstars celebrated under one roof Tuesday to honor Israeli President Shimon Peres for his upcoming 90th birthday, reflecting world respect for one of the […]

06/18/2013

The Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles. (Wilshire Boulevard Temple Photo)

$150 million reboot for Hollywood Temple to Stars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From its very beginnings, the imposing marble edifice with the glistening copper dome rising 100 feet above the edge of downtown Los Angeles has been a major Hollywood production. During the […]

06/02/2013

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