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  1. Bronx boy Garry Marshall loved LARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | LA Daily News

    In this April 10, 2016 file photo, Garry Marshall arrives at the 2016 TV Land Icon Awards at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. Garry Marshall was the rocket booster of many a stellar actor's career, from Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks to Anne Hathaway, Robin Williams and Henry Winkler.

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  2. Using a vehicle as a terror weapon is not unheard of, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | LA Daily News

    Using a truck or automobile to plow into crowds at large public gatherings is not a new technique for terrorists and it's not new to Southern California, experts said Thursday. No such large-scale attacks have occurred in the Southland, but there have been incidents in which motorists drove into crowds.

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  3. Metro Expo Line ridership is up after extension to Santa MonicaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | LA Daily News

    Average weekday ridership on the Metro Expo Line jumped about 58 percent in June, the first full month the line offered service to Santa Monica, compared to April, while Sunday ridership more than doubled, according to figures released Monday. According to figures released by Metro, average weekday ridership on the line in April -- the last full month without Santa Monica service -- was 29,047.

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  4. Class Act: Hollywood Bowla s summer season is about to go classicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | LA Daily News

    Although Hollywood Bowl has been going strong for several weeks, its 10-week classical music season opens July 9 when Music Director Gustavo Dudamel leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a blockbuster program pairing Rimsky-Korsakov's “Scheherazade” and Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1, with Chinese pianist Lang Lang as soloist in the concerto.

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  5. New plans emerge for Carson outlet mall on parcel once eyed for NFL stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | LA Daily News

    Nearly six months after the NFL bypassed Carson's bid for a stadium, city officials are moving forward with plans for an outlet shopping center on the former landfill site once touted as the future home of the Raiders and Chargers. The City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday night to begin exclusive negotiations with Macerich Real Estate Co.

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  6. Higher minimum wage goes into effect in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | LA Daily News

    Los Angeles area employers will pay a higher minimum wage and offer at least six days of paid leave benefits under city and county laws that went into effect Friday. The local laws require businesses with more than 25 workers to increase their minimum wage from the state-mandated $10 to $10.50 per hour.

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  7. Higher minimum wage to go into effect in Los Angeles todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | LA Daily News

    Starting today, Los Angeles area employers will begin paying a higher minimum wage and offer at least six days of paid leave benefits under city and county laws that will eventually increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour. The local laws, which go into effect today, require businesses with more than 25 workers to increase their minimum wage from the state-mandated $10 to $10.50 per hour.

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  8. Man pleads no contest to receiving O.J. Simpsona s 1968 Heisman trophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | LA Daily News

    A 57-year-old man pleaded no contest Thursday to a felony count of receiving stolen property -- USC's copy of O.J. Simpson's 1968 Heisman Trophy -- which was taken during a campus burglary in 1994. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Douglas Sortino immediately sentenced Lewis Eugene Starks Jr. to three years probation and gave him credit for less than a week already served in custody, said Deputy District Attorney Casey Higgins.

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  9. Allessandro Fire: 2 sheds, 5 acres burn in Echo Park brush fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | LA Daily News

    ECHO PARK >> Two sheds burned Sunday in Echo Park, as city and county firefighters scrambled to save a line of homes while flames spread through about five acres of dried brush underneath a freeway interchange in the heart of Los Angeles, a fire department spokesman said. Smoke was visible from as far away as Santa Monica, as firefighters were rushed to the area and rivers were seen making U-turns on freeway ramps to escape the flames burning under the interchange of the 2 and 5 freeways.

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  10. Allessandro Fire: 3 houses burn in Echo Park brush fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | LA Daily News

    ECHO PARK >> At least three houses burned today in Echo Park, as city and county firefighters scrambled to save a line of homes while flames spread through dried brush underneath a freeway interchange in the heart of Los Angeles. Smoke was visible from as far away as Santa Monica, as firefighters were rushed to the area.

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  11. West Hollywood residents rally to support Orlando shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | LA Daily News

    West Hollywood>> When West Hollywood Mayor Lauren Meister heard about Sunday's deadly shooting rampage at a gay nightclub in Orlando, she felt compelled to act. On Monday morning, Meister started organizing a vigil at Micky's, an LGBT nightclub and bar on busy Santa Monica Boulevard.

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  12. Police: Man arrested before LA Pride parade had arsenal that posed a grave dangeraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | LA Daily News

    Investigators gather evidence Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Santa Monica from a car driven by James Howell that was filled with explosive material and weapons and allegedly headed to the LA Pride parade in West Hollywood. An Indiana man arrested before Sunday's LA Pride parade in West Hollywood was armed with enough fire power to pose “a grave danger to both persons and property” police said in court documents released Tuesday.

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  13. Man arrested before LA Pride parade hit with weapons and explosives chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | LA Daily News

    An Indiana man arrested before Sunday's LA Pride parade has been charged with the possession of illegal weapons and explosives, the Associated Press is reporting. Authorities have already searched the home of James Howell, 20, who was arrested Sunday in Santa Monica with a car loaded with guns and explosives and who was allegedly headed to the L.A. Pride festival.

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  14. West Hollywood gay club, The Abbey, steps up security after Orlando massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | LA Daily News

    The skies were a somber gray over West Hollywood as the LA Pride parade got underway Sunday morning, the normally festive mood tempered by reflection on the Orlando massacre. The Abbey, one of the most popular gay nightclub's in West Hollywood, had boosted security in the wake of the Florida shooting, which left at least 50 people dead.

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  15. Man arrested with weapons, explosive materials on way to LA Pride paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | LA Daily News

    Just hours after the worst mass shooting in American history took place inside a gay club in Orlando, Florida, a man whose car was filled with explosive material and weapons was arrested by police early Sunday, telling them he was on his way to the L.A. Pride parade in West Hollywood. James Wesley Howell, 20, of Indiana was arrested in Santa Monica, where police found three rifles, several high-capacity magazines loaded with ammunition, and chemicals that could be used for improvised explosives, Santa Monica police Lt.

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  16. Man arrested in Santa Monica with rifles, explosives previously ordered to surrender weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | LA Daily News

    An Indiana man arrested in a car filled with rifles, ammunition and explosives while en route to the LA Pride Music Festival and Parade in West Hollywood was recently convicted of intimidation in his home state and ordered to surrender all weapons, records show. According to Clark County, Indiana, court records, James Howell, 20, pleaded guilty to intimidation in his home state in April and agreed to surrender his weapons.

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  17. Man arrested with weapons, explosive materials wanted to a harm peoplea at LA PrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | LA Daily News

    SANTA MONICA >> Just hours after the worst mass shooting in American history took place inside a Florida gay nightclub, a man whose car was filled with explosive material and weapons was arrested by police early Sunday on his way to the LA Pride parade in West Hollywood. James Howell, 20, from Indiana, was arrested in the City of Santa Monica and told police he wanted to harm people at the gay pride event, said Santa Monica Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks.

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  18. Man en route to LA Pride parade arrested with car full of explosivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | LA Daily News

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti confirmed Sunday that a man whose car was filled with explosive material and weapons was headed to the LA Pride parade. Garcetti said the man was arrested by the Santa Monica Police Department on Saturday night, based on a tip from a resident in the neighborhood.

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  19. LA Pride Parade organizers react to Orlando shooting: We are here to march and to mournRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | LA Daily News

    Moments before the LA Pride Parade got underway Sunday in West Hollywood, organizers, elected leaders and members of the law enforcement community held a news conference and a moment of silence in response to the mass shooting in Orlando. “We are here to march, celebrate and to mourn,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said during the hastily organized media briefing around 10:45 a.m. Garcetti was joined by West Hollywood Mayor Lauren Meister, members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the FBI.

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  20. Man with car full of explosives in Santa Monica arrested, FBI saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | LA Daily News

    SANTA MONICA >> A car with explosives and a man in camouflage and armed with a gun were seized in Santa Monica today, hours after a horrific mass killing in Florida and hours before 400,000 people were expected at a street festival in West Hollywood. FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller told City News Service “we are assisting the Santa Monica Police Department with the arrest of an individual,” but would not supply any more details.

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