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Congressman Henry Waxman announces retirement

Congressman Henry Waxman, who has served L-A’s West Side for 20 terms, has announced he will retire from office. Penny and Phil spoke with NBC News Correspondent Bob Costantini from Washington DC to discuss this breaking news […]


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405 in West LA to close Thursday night

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The southbound San Diego (405) Freeway will be closed between Santa Monica and National boulevards in West Los Angeles for five hours Friday morning while crews realign lanes to accommodate roadway […]


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New prostate cancer study shows benefits of low-fat diet, fish oil

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Men with prostate cancer who ate a low-fat diet and took fish oil supplements showed changes in their cancer tissue that may help prevent disease growth and recurrence, according to a […]


West LA high-rise fire injuries at least 10

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A fire heavily damaged an 11th-story apartment in a West Los Angeles high-rise today, and at least 10 people were injured, including three firefighters and a critically injured 2-year-old girl who […]


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Earthquake in Marina del Rey

MARINA DEL REY (CNS) – A magnitude-3.0 earthquake centered one mile southeast of Marina del Rey jolted the Southland today, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake struck at 2:08 […]


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Beverly Hills eatery gives no-shows Twitter roast

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When 20 percent of your dinner reservations don’t show, what’s a restaurant owner to do? Usually nothing; it’s an unsavory fact of restaurant life that not everyone who says they’ll be there, will.


Cote de Provence rose wine bottle, produced by Miraval, owned by Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. (AP Photo)

Local wine shop selling Pitt-Jolie wine

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The first batch of Miraval Rose produced at Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s chateau in the South of France sold out within five hours of going on sale online last week, but fans of Wally’s Wine & Spirits can get in on a shipment due in May.


VA to renovate LA building to house homeless vets

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Department of Veteran Affairs is planning to turn an underused building on its sprawling West Los Angeles site into housing for 65 chronically homeless veterans.


Los Angeles courts plan for diminished system

LOS ANGELES (AP) – With budget shortfalls looming, Los Angeles County may be forced to close 10 courthouses in such high profile venues as Malibu, Beverly Hills and West Los Angeles next year. Presiding Superior […]


Prominent translator Michael Henry Heim dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Michael Henry Heim, a UCLA professor and internationally known translator who introduced English readers to such masterpieces as “Death in Venice” and “The Unbearable Lightness of Being,” has died. He was […]




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