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  1. San Francisco poised to ban performances by exotic animalsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Washington Times

    San Francisco is poised to ban performances using bears, lions, elephants and other wild animals and join dozens of other places that have some kind of prohibition on using exotic animals for entertainment. The ordinance, which is expected to get final approval Tuesday from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, would apply to circuses, backyard birthday parties and filming of movies and television shows.


  2. LA mayor envisions greener, more walkable city in the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Washington Times

    Los Angeles, known for its cars, smog and sprawl, wants to reinvent itself as the home of electric vehicles, solar panels and bicycle paths. Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday unveiled an ambitious plan to make LA the most sustainable big city in the nation over the next two decades, a place where people ride bikes, board buses and trains, and even walk to get around.


  3. Darren Sharper drug, sexual assault case moves to La.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Washington Times

    Once a football hero celebrated in New Orleans for his role in the Saints' Super Bowl season, Darren Sharper is returning to the city in disgrace to complete plea deals on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted women. He has resolved similar charges with pleas in Las Vegas and Arizona and a no-contest plea in Los Angeles under a multi-jurisdictional plea deal announced last month.


  4. Ex-NFL star Sharper starts entering pleas in 4-state dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Washington Times

    Removing any doubt that he drugged and raped women, Former NFL star Darren Sharper has taken the first of several steps to own up to sexual assaults in four states that will send him to prison for about nine years. In two separate court cases, Sharper pleaded guilty to sexual assault in Arizona and no contest in California to raping two women he knocked out with a potent sedative mixed with booze.


  5. Prosecutors want 'Suge' Knight's bail set at $25 millionRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Washington Times

    Prosecutors on Thursday requested that a judge set bail for Marion "Suge" Knight at $25 million in his murder case and claim the former rap music mogul has extorted millions from rappers in recent years. The motion filed by Deputy District Attorney Cynthia Barnes cites 31 incidents in which Knight is accused of threatening others or using violence since 2004.


  6. Mexican man, 26, found in LAPD officer's trunk during border inspection: policeRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Washington Times

    A Los Angeles police officer was arrested Sunday night after a Mexican man was allegedly found hiding in his trunk during a border inspection. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stopped a 34-year-old man driving a white 2014 Nissan Juke at the Otay Mesa, California border around 6:30 p.m., a local CBS affiliate reported .


  7. Essentials for visiting LA: What's new, classics and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Washington Times

    Mountainside hikes along urban cityscapes. Ramen noodle bars, Korean tea houses and taco trucks serving every regional Mexican specialty.


  8. And the winner is ... Suspense builds for 87th OscarsRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | Washington Times

    When the 87th Academy Awards kick off Sunday night at 8:30 EST, the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles will be buzzing with something the Oscars haven't always had in recent years: genuine intrigue at who the night's biggest winners will be. The Oscars may also have another sight unusual to Southern California: rain.


  9. Ray Bradbury home's demise has LA re-examining its historyRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | Washington Times

    It was the house where Ray Bradbury wrote "Something Wicked This Way Comes," and when the bulldozer came to knock it down literary scholars and preservationists were aghast. The bright yellow home with the big bay windows where the author lived and worked for 54 years wasn't the first Los Angeles landmark to be flattened of course.


  10. Indy stylist uses Instagram to reach celebrity clientsRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Washington Times

    When Indianapolis hairstylist Doja Freeman created a social media plan to reach Hollywood's A-list, she didn't know if her strategy would work. The 25-year-old beauty school graduate only had photos to prove her skills.


  11. California Senate leader defends bill, cites ethics reformsRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Washington Times

    Two weeks after turning the calendar on a year that saw four members of the state Senate face criminal charges, the body's new leader defended one of his own bills amid reports the FBI had questions about it. Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, said Wednesday that his office has not been contacted by the FBI about a failed clean energy bill he presented two years ago.


  12. Brad Pitt leads sing-along at film-awards galaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Washington Times

    While not an honoree himself, actor-producer Brad Pitt stole the spotlight with a sing-along for a few moments Saturday night at the annual black-tie gala for the Palm Springs International Film Festival. Pitt traveled some 100 miles east of Los Angeles to the desert town of Palm Springs, California, to introduce actor David Oyelowo, an honoree at the gala whose profile is only now on the rise stateside.


  13. Former 'Seinfeld' producer living on Oregon coastRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Washington Times

    For years, television viewers have watched Jerry, Elaine and Kramer banter about the Big Apple, creating signature "Seinfeld" moments as only they could. The series, which in essence changed the comedic lexicon with its celebration of trivial pursuits and the minutiae of everyday life, was also landmark in the way it presented those moments.


  14. NYC premiere of Rogen film canceled as threats flyRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Washington Times

    Threats of violence against movie theaters. The New York premiere of "The Interview" canceled.


  15. Sony battles more leaks, threats against theaters, lawsuitsRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Washington Times

    Threats of violence against movie theaters. Cancelled showings of "The Interview."


  16. Eisner: NFL team would boost downtown Los AngelesRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | Washington Times

    Michael Eisner likes a good game. He was chief executive at The Walt Disney Co. when it owned the Los Angeles Angels and founded the NHL's Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.


  17. USC's Williams ready for likely Coliseum farewellRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | Washington Times

    Late in the penultimate practice of Southern California's regular season on the beguilingly sunny Wednesday before Thanksgiving, Leonard Williams picked up a walk-on tailback and body-slammed him to the turf. Williams' rude treatment of James Toland IV in an otherwise mellow workout is just another example of the defensive lineman's spectacular combination of talent and work ethic.


  18. Audio hangs over '7th Heaven' actor's divorce caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Washington Times

    When audio of former "7th Heaven" star Stephen Collins purportedly confessing to molesting underage girls appeared on the website TMZ last month, it did more than just damage the veteran actor's career. The recording, made during a therapy session and given to police by the actor's estranged wife, led to re-runs of "7th Heaven" disappearing from cable TV and Collins swiftly losing acting roles.


  19. California woman charged in alleged movie fraudRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Washington Times

    Federal prosecutors say a woman scammed investors out of more than $5 million with claims she had Hollywood backing to build a movie studio complex in Northern California. A 32-count indictment unsealed on Thursday charges 51-year-old Carissa Carpenter with mail fraud, wire fraud and three counts of making a false statement to a government agent.


  20. Business HighlightsRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Washington Times

    The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by confusing information and a malfunctioning website.


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