US home prices

Tech workers boost Silicon Beach home prices, rent

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Tech workers flocking to Southern California’s Silicon Beach are driving already-high home prices and rents even higher. As companies like Google and Facebook set up shop in neighborhoods west of the […]


Rare whale washed ashore in Venice Beach

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A rare whale that washed ashore in Venice Beach was being examined today at the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum. The roughly 13 1/2-foot Stejneger’s beaked whale, sometimes called a […]


Director Rick Ostermann, left, poses with actor Levin Liam during the photo call for the movie 'Wolfschildren' at the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Venice: Ostermann reveals wolf children plight

VENICE, Italy (AP) — A piece of family history led German director Rick Ostermann to revisit some long-forgotten victims of the chaos immediately following World War II: German children, who lost their parents, struggling to […]


Actor Scott Haze poses for photographers during a photo call to promote the film Child Of God at the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival held from Aug. 28 through Sept. 7, in Venice, Italy, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

‘Child of God’ star slept in caves preparing role

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Scott Haze says he spent three cold months living in the mountains of Tennessee, subsisting on one piece of fish and one apple a day, and sleeping in caves to prepare […]


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Garcetti talks about his 1st month in office

It’s been a month since Los Angeles inaugurated its new mayor, and it’s been an eventful 30 days. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks about a busy first month on LA’s Morning News with Phil Hulett […]


Battling high flood waters in Venice | VIDEO

Heavy rains and seas whipped up by strong winds have flooded Venice, Italy and brought the lagoon city’s high tide mark to its sixth-highest level since records began being kept 150 years ago.


Cat trapping plan put on hold by LA judge

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A $150 million renovation project at a Venice apartment complex is on hold until November because of a couple dozen stray cats. Owners of the Lincoln Place apartments planned to trap […]


Venice opens with 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'

VENICE, Italy (AP) – Director Mira Nair says hopes that her new film “The Reluctant Fundamentalist” will help open a dialogue about stereotypes of the Islamic world that have deepened in the last decade. The […]


Attorney: Skateboarder shouldn't be charged

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Ronald Weekley had plans to return to college this week in Louisiana where he was studying chemistry. Instead, he says he finds himself questioning why he was forced to the ground […]


LAPD probe excessive-force claim in video arrest

(AP) – Los Angeles police are investigating an allegation that officers dog-piled and punched a skateboarder who was already subdued during a videotaped arrest. A video clip shows four officers apparently struggling on the ground […]




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