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Dr. Woo Launches Exclusive Collection for Converse – Hollywood Reporter

January 18, 2018 11:33:00 am | 0 Comments

12:33 PM PST 1/18/2018 by Sarah Gidick The Los Angeles tastemaker revealed his Converse collaboration to an intimate crowd in WeHo. On Wednesday night at West Hollywood’s uber-chic Maxfield store, famed tattoo artist Brian Woo, aka Dr. Woo,  debuted his inaugural collection for Converse. With Brooklyn Beckham, Susan Sarandon, Zoe Kravitz and more among the…

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Grayson Power Plant project should be shelved – Los Angeles Times

January 18, 2018 11:20:02 am | 0 Comments

My primary motivation when it comes to developing policies that support clean energy and reduce our dependence on fossil fuels is our health and environment. Many decisions made in Sacramento — or at local utilities and by our local governments — determine the health of our children and parents, the quality of our local environment…

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3 Lion Cubs Born Under Surprising Circumstances Debut In Sylmar – CBS Los Angeles

January 18, 2018 8:55:59 am | 0 Comments

SYLMAR (CBSLA) – Three lion cubs born to a father who was believed to have undergone a vasectomy made their debut at an animal sanctuary in Sylmar Wednesday. Three lion cubs born at the Wildlife Waystation in Sylmar, Calif., make their debut. Jan. 17, 2018. (Credit: Wildlife Waystation) The cubs, two females and one male,…

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City leaders put forth proposal to limit use of plastic straws in Los Angeles – FOX 11 Los Angeles

January 18, 2018 8:28:00 am | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FOX 11) – Several City Council members put forth a proposal Wednesday to require Los Angeles restaurants and food service providers to distribute plastic straws to customers by request only as a way to cut down on trash and pollution. Mitch O’Farrell and Nury Martinez co-introduced — and Mike Bonin seconded —…

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Long before SAG Awards, statuettes start out as molten metal – Newser

January 18, 2018 6:45:05 am | 0 Comments

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of television and film actors will win Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, yet no one knows precisely how many of the hefty statuettes will be handed out. The show awards several large cast ensembles, including stunt performers, requiring a bounty of the green-black awards to be on hand. The…

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Essential California: Was the killing of Blaze Bernstein a hate crime? – Los Angeles Times

January 18, 2018 4:30:46 am | 0 Comments

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Thursday, Jan. 18, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES A hate crime? They both went to high school at the elite Orange County School of the Arts, but the classmates weren’t particularly close. Blaze Bernstein, home on winter break from the University of…

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Upcoming Target in Burbank Looking to Hire 85 People at Job Fair – NBC Southern California

January 18, 2018 4:07:42 am | 0 Comments

Get your resumes ready and interview outfit ready because Target in Burbank will be hosting a job fair Thursday, Jan. 18 and Friday, Jan. 19. Target is hoping to fill 85 positions for the new store, which is the 100th in the Los Angeles area. The store, which is slated to open in April, is…

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Local governments, not oil companies, failed to fight climate change by not providing adequate public transportation – Los Angeles Times

January 18, 2018 4:01:43 am | 0 Comments

A Shell Oil Co. spokesman disagreed with that approach, saying: “Climate change should be addressed through sound government policy and cultural change.” Yet laws and the legal system are very much a part of our culture, so pursuing redress in general, and low-carbon solutions in particular, through the courts sits comfortably within Americans’ worldview.

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The kids in LAUSD who most need dual language instruction aren't enrolling yet – 89.3 KPCC

January 18, 2018 4:00:48 am | 0 Comments

Hillary Erlich, dual-language transitional kindergarten teacher, instructs her L.A. Unified preschoolers in both English and Spanish at Grand View Boulevard Elementary School in Mar Vista. Los Angeles Unified school officials often tout the district’s “dual language immersion” programs as a huge success story. In dual language programs, students spend at least half – if not…

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USC fights increasing LA homelessness across multiple disciplines … – Daily Trojan Online

January 18, 2018 12:13:37 am | 0 Comments

Design by Naylee Nagda Nearly 58,000 people are homeless on any given night in Los Angeles County, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority’s 2017 data report. As homelessness in Los Angeles reaches an all-time high, the University community, in its second year of partnership with LAHSA, has been coming together to fight the…

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