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Today's Local News for Beverly Hills CA :As of 10:21 PM EST
Bundles of cash were used to pay wages of IATSE members for concerts and other productions, with no controls on disbursement. The U.S. Labor Department is investigating. For at least five years, officials with the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum passed bundles of cash totaling more than $1 million to a union representative, sometimes in a suitcase packed with $100 bills.
Zebras and donkeys almost never mate, and even when they do, the odds of procreation are slim, experts say. Their offspring often are sterile.
The supervisors met behind closed doors with Gov. Jerry Brown last fall to discuss a controversial plan to give local governments responsibility for nonviolent prisoners and probationers. Los Angeles County supervisors violated the law last fall when they held a closed-door meeting with Gov. Jerry Brown to discuss a controversial plan to give local governments responsibility for nonviolent ...
Albert Covarrubias Jr.'s friends struggle to reconcile memories of him as a class clown and 'awesome person' with the police account that he was suspected of sex with a teen and resisted arrest. Friends of a police officer killed during his arrest for alleged sex crimes were racked with disbelief Monday — at the charges as much as the fatal outcome.
Conservative politicians rail against corporate arrogance and environmental devastation, while union workers push the project as a job creator. The issue is heading toward a vote before Riverside County supervisors. A giant rock quarry proposed in the hills above Temecula had politicians from one of the most conservative corners of the Inland Empire railing Monday against corporate arrogance and ...
MALIBU—Legacy Park was chosen by The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). It is the ASCE Region 9 Project of the year.
SANTA MONICA—The city of Santa Monica kicked off Active Santa Monica last week with Active Week. The event took place at the Memorial Park Fitness Center. It ran from January 23 to the 30. The fitness center is open to residents 16 and up.
LOS ANGELES—L.A. City Council member Paul Krekorian is to head the Budget and Finance Committee after the committees were reorganized on Friday, January 27 by City Council President Herb Wesson.
LOS ANGELES —Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge of District 4 has expressed his disappointment with the draft redistricting map that was released for his area on Wednesday, January 25. District 4 among other cities includes Canyon News coverage areas such as Los Feliz and the Hollywood Hills.
BEVERLY HILLS—Film studio Relativity Media in partnership with toy maker Hasbro, Inc. announced on Monday, January 30 they will produce a live-action film based on Stretch Armstrong, a popular action hero figure launched in the 1970s.
CestVibe.com is co-sponsoring art exhibits with The Interfaith Center of Beverly Hills. CestVibe.com recently entered into a partnership with The Interfaith Center (IFC) of Beverly Hills to display the works of contributing artists at the center located at 315 S Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills. New exhibits will be on display every four weeks to allow the individual artists to be recognized ...
The co-founder of Pinkberry pleaded not guilty today to attacking a homeless man with a tire iron along the Hollywood (101) Freeway.
John Rich, a 'legendary television director' in the estimation of the president of the Directors Guild of America, died today at his home in Los Angeles. He was 86.
Mary Tyler Moore, who rose to fame as housewife Laura Petrie on 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' and became a household name as television news producer Mary Richards on the classic comedy 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show,' received the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award last night.
The civil rights-era drama 'The Help' made a statement to Oscar voters tonight by claiming Screen Actors Guild Awards for best cast, best actress for Viola Davis and supporting actress for Octavia Spencer, while 'The Artist's' Jean Dujardin was named best actor.
Authorities are investigating a break-in at the home of former NFL player John Cappelletti.
A fallen war hero was returned to Southern California Tuesday.
A hung jury was declared on Tuesday in the trial of a man charged in the death of 13-year-old girl in 2010.
A senior administrator at Claremont McKenna College has resigned after admitting to falsely inflating SAT scores.
A Southland elementary school teacher is in police custody after photos allegedly depicting extreme cases of student abuse were turned in to law enforcement.
A 5,000-home development breaks ground in Irvine and The Irvine Co. has nothing to do with it. That alone made Tuesday's ceremonial shovel-turning for the Great Park Neighborhoods historic. As Beth Krom noted, the feds "commandeered seven square miles of James Irvine's prize lima...
GARDEN GROVE-Some 15 trailers sit abandoned at Travel Country RV Park.The last few remaining residents took their belongings and moved to a motel. Most still don't have a permanent home.City officials are paying the residents' stay at a local motel for two weeks. It was the...
LAGUNA BEACH - Locals turned out to see if their treasures had more than sentimental value Tuesday at Laguna Art Museum.Experts from auction house Bonhams were on hand to offer estimates of the value of paintings, jewelry, Asian art and more at the appraisal clinic. All proceeds from the $10 per...
Umami Burger, a gourmet burger restaurant from Los Angeles, is taking over the old Valhalla Table space at The Camp in Costa Mesa.The critically acclaimed burger eatery, which is also planning to open restaurants in Anaheim and Laguna Beach, could open by April, according to Lab Holding,...
LAGUNA NIGUEL - Burglars made off with about $50,000 in jewels and sports memorabilia from the home of a Penn State Heisman Trophy winner, authorities said Tuesday.Investigators with the Orange County Sheriff's Department believe John Cappelletti's Laguna Niguel home was burglarized...
Woman attacked in October died two days later; boyfriend was taken into custody hours later
Two people killed in 10:45 a.m. collision near Palmdale Rd in Victorville, shutting down traffic for more than 2½ hours
Traffic is backed up nearly to Barstow, and even the still-open northbound lanes are jammed half-way through the Cajon Pass
The men were fatally injured Sunday night when their SUV ran a red light and sheared off the back of a Honda, also killing an 11-year-old boy
34-year-old Jorge Andres Hernandez-Oropeza in custody on suspicion of sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl, sheriff's officials say
TAMPA, Fla. - Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney routed Newt Gingrich in the Florida primary Tuesday night, rebounding smartly from an earlier defeat and taking a major step toward the Republican presidential nomination. In defeat, the former House speaker vowed to press on.
The letter writer said the Keystone XL pipeline project would have created 20,000 jobs. Did those figures come from the pipeline's owner, TransCanada? Does TransCanada perhaps have a reason to pump up those numbers?
There was public indignation when this column revealed late last year the secrecy maintained by the state Public Utilities Commission as it regulates the siting, building and design of several massive solar thermal electricity projects that will soon be a major part of California's energy portfolio.
What's worse: When politicians seem to be motivated by personal animosity? Or when politicians seem to make a show of personal animosity for the sake of their campaigns?
CALIFORNIA has long led the way in adopting standards - for textbooks, for workplace safety, for automobiles - that the rest of the nation is soon to imitate.
Parents voiced their displeasure Tuesday with school administers at a South Los Angeles elementary school where a teacher was arrested after a film processor provided authorities with disturbing photographs...
Police have taken two suspects into custody after officers in Wilmington were fired at around 4:30 Friday afternoon, officials said.
The occasional flash of green is normal in the skies of Burbank, where colorful parrots have made their home. But for the past few mornings, those flashes have turned into a swarm with more than a hundred noisy...
Keith Keiper, a 23-year-old UCSB senior, is being held on suspicion of throwing a firebomb at a sheriff's station near Santa Barbara on New Year's Day.
John Capelleti, former running back for the Los Angeles Rams and San Diego Chargers, was robbed of iconic sports memorabilia and family jewelry.
Dozens of Los Angeles police officers have been shifted to patrols in Wilmington following a troubling rise in violence that puts the Harbor Area atop the city for homicides this year, a top official said Tuesday. | POLICE NEWS | BLOG: SOUTH BAY CRIME, COURT NEWS | FACEBOOK
The county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a comprehensive set of changes to the regulations governing Marina del Rey beaches and harbors, including restrictions on where boats can be anchored and a continuing ban on summer touch
A prosecutor urged jurors today to recommend a death sentence for a man who killed a fellow inmate in 2005 while awaiting trial for the slayings of two Marymount College students gunned down in the parking lot of a San Pedro supermarket.
A free Habitat for Humanity Homeownership Resource Fair on Saturday in Carson will teach attendees how to qualify for loans and grants.
Nonprofit biomedical research group LA BioMed and County Harbor-UCLA Medical Center have unveiled a new Child Health Research Center on the hospital campus near Torrance.
The driver of a car reported as stolen led Oxnard Police Department officers on a high-speed chase from about 5:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. today.
Barbara Wolfe can hardly contain her excitement. The head librarian at Camarillo Public Library is in the launch phase of the One City One Book program, a community outreach program.
Deborah Rogosin of Oxnard thought she'd give her fellow church members an opportunity to walk in her shoes for an evening.
Campaign finance reports filed Tuesday show that 2011 was a productive year for state legislative candidates who are preparing their campaigns for the newly drawn districts in Ventura County.
The Simi Valley City Council has signaled its intent to adopt an ordinance aimed at discouraging the making of adult porn videos in town.