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Do Hollywood's sexual predators deserve the artistic death penalty? – USA TODAY

December 14, 2017 11:15:16 pm | 0 Comments

Women are finally getting justice, but that doesn’t mean we must erase all art created by flawed people. We can separate the art from the artist. Woody Allen.(Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris, Getty Images) In my early teens, I picked up a dog-eared copy of Woody Allen’s book Side Effects and immediately imagined a future as a writer. I…

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Claiming ICE Detained Him Because Of 'Latino Appearance,' ACLU Files Motion To Prevent Deportation Of Mechanic – CBS Los Angeles

December 14, 2017 9:49:00 pm | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A prominent civil rights group has taken legal against federal immigration authorities, in the case of what they was an unlawful, warrantless arrest at an auto repair shop in South Los Angeles that ultimately led to a deportation order. The Southern California office of the American Civil Liberties Union, working with the…

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LAFD Says Their 6 New Drones Can Help Them Fight Brush Fires – CBS Los Angeles

December 14, 2017 8:31:33 pm | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA)  —  The Los Angeles Fire Department said Thursday that drone technology helped them get a handled on last week’s Skirball Fire in Bel Air. While it is illegal for private citizens to fly drones over wild fires, the LAFD said their technology will aid them in the future. CBS2’s Dave Lopez said…

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Worth a Look: Apparel News Says WeHo's Melrose Avenue … – WEHOville

December 14, 2017 5:43:21 pm | 0 Comments

Rag & Bone, 8533 Melrose Ave. Melrose Avenue west of La Cienega Boulevard, part of West Hollywood’s Design District, is one of L.A.’s favorite shopping streets according to Apparel News. The apparel trade publication says that while earlier in the year retailers were cautious about relocating or expanding, now high-end tenants are on the hunt.…

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Sheriff's elite Highway Enforcement Team takes on drug traffickers in LA County – KABC-TV

December 14, 2017 5:37:32 pm | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES COUNTY (KABC) — An elite and little-known group of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies has been making a major impact by stopping drug money and human traffickers on area freeways. Although the highly skilled unit has been doing remarkable work for years, its existence has only now been made public. In an…

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Weekend: Get CHILL-ed at the Queen Mary – NBC Southern California

December 14, 2017 5:07:10 pm | 0 Comments

CHILL at the Queen Mary: The legendary ship sailed to points near and far, legendarily, before arriving in Long Beach in December 1967. To honor the Queen Mary‘s globe-jaunting past, CHILL, the annual winter festival at the ship, will “(e)mbark on an International Holiday Expedition” in 2017, something new for the December to-do. Look for…

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Candy! Unicorns! Flying pigs! Get a sneak peek inside Candytopia, LA's sweetest interactive exhibition – OCRegister

December 14, 2017 4:36:59 pm | 0 Comments

Los Angeles-based artist, TV personality and celebrity candy stylist Jackie Sorkin took all of her wildest, wackiest and weirdest candy-filled dreams and brought them to life in her new interactive art exhibition dubbed Candytopia. It’s a sugary wonderland, exploding with pure imagination that officially opens to the public on Friday, Dec. 15 at LA Hangar Studios…

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LA Fire Department used drones for the first time during Skirball fire – Los Angeles Times

December 14, 2017 3:33:15 pm | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Fire Department dispatched drones for the first time while battling a wildfire this month as firefighters took on the Skirball fire in Bel-Air. Fire officials demonstrated the use of the unmanned aerial vehicles for reporters on Thursday, sending two drones buzzing near blackened hills around Linda Flora Drive. “They provide real-time situational…

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Sen. Bob Hertzberg will cooperate with investigation into unwanted hugs – Los Angeles Times

December 14, 2017 3:05:45 pm | 0 Comments
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We want to know how you feel about living in LA in 2017 – Time Out Los Angeles

December 14, 2017 2:44:10 pm | 0 Comments

Hey, Angelenos. We want to know how you really feel about city living in 2017. From London to Los Angeles, Tel Aviv to Tokyo and Mexico City to Melbourne, Time Out has always celebrated the magic of cities. Now, as we approach our fiftieth birthday in 2018, we want to work out how that magic…

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