Sunday, May 6, 2012

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Sunday, May 6, 2012 10:21 PM EDT

Today's Local News for Beverly Hills CA :

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Los Angeles Times

Sherman campaign seeks review of hire by rival Berman's 'super Pac'

May 6 8:11 PM EDT

Complaint to election group will allege that a Berman operative did not wait the required amount of time between working for the Berman campaign and signing on with the super PAC. Rep. Brad Sherman's reelection campaign is asking federal authorities to investigate what it says is improper coordination between his main rival, fellow Democratic Rep. Howard Berman, and a "super PAC" formed to ...

Near Melrose, a national healthcare predicament plays out

May 6 8:11 PM EDT

Residents of a Hollywood neighborhood, some with mixed feelings, fight a developer's attempts to build an 11-bed board and care facility for Alzheimer's patients. Just off the trendy Melrose strip, on the western edge of Hollywood, is a refuge of tree-lined streets where neighbors greet each other by name and young couples start families and stick around into their golden years.

Video paints doomsday scenario for planned Westside subway extension

May 6 8:11 PM EDT

A video released by the parent-teacher council pairs giant fireballs with students walking the corridors of Beverly Hills High School, which sits above old oil wells. An engineer who appears in the video says parts of it are over the top. Pairing images of giant fireballs with students walking the corridors of Beverly Hills High School, a dramatic video released last week by the school district ...

Mom fatally stabbed; kid fear dead in trash dump

May 6 11:13 AM EDT

A mother missing for several days was found stabbed to death, but police said they are still searching for her two young children, who are also feared to be dead.

Marine killed by explosion in Afghanistan

May 6 11:12 AM EDT

Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Dunning of the Bay Area had been a quiet, contemplative boy who liked working with his hands. His cool-under-pressure demeanor served him well as a bomb disposal technician. In a second-grade homework assignment, Stephen J. Dunning wrote about his future in a passage that would be as brief as it was portentous. He wanted to go to college and he wanted to become a United ...

Canyon News

Canyon News - Kelsey Grammer Buys Mansion for $6.5 Million

May 6 5:26 PM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS —"Frasier" and "Cheers" star Kelsey Grammer has purchased a medium-sized mansion for a reported $6.5 million. The home, estimated to be 6,096 square feet, has 6 bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms.

Canyon News - MTA to Hold Subway Extension Public Hearing

May 6 5:26 PM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS —A public hearing on the Westside Subway Extension will be heard by the Metropolitan Transit Authority on Thursday, May 17. According to a City of Beverly Hills news release, the hearing, which will allow evidence including oral testimony to be introduced in relation to Metro's proposals for the project, will begin at 1:30 pm in Metro's board room in downtown Los Angeles.

Canyon News - Celebrity Dentist Charged with Insurance Fraud

May 6 5:11 PM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS —On Friday, May 4, a dentist known for having a roster of celebrity patients was arrested on charges of insurance fraud exceeding $300,000 in losses.

Canyon News - Donation Largest In LA Federation's History

May 5 3:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles's Jewish Federation received a most generous gift, its largest ever, in fact: a $20 million bequest from Geri Brawerman. Brawerman, along with her late husband, Richard, has long been avid enthusiast for financing educational initiatives.

Canyon News - App For Tracking Celebrity Homes

May 5 3:11 PM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS —Hoping to catch a candid glimpse of your favorite celebrity? Beverly Hills realtor, author and star on Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing" Josh Flagg has made a convenient mobile app that maps out where various celebrities live to help you do just that.

Beverly Hills Courier


May 4 8:57 PM EDT

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Happenings Around Town

May 4 5:42 PM EDT

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Beastie Boys Member Adam Yauch Dead at 47

May 4 5:42 PM EDT

Adam Yauch, a founding member of hip-hop outfit the Beastie Boys, died Friday three years after being diagnosed with cancer, media reports said.

Beverly Hills High Schools Ashley Aviram Named Ocean League MVP

May 3 10:57 PM EDT

Beverly Highs junior soccer player Ashley Aviram was named Ocean League Most Valuable Player last month after a season that threatened to break many school records.

Beverly Hills Urth Caffe Breaks Ground In Pasadena

May 3 9:58 PM EDT

Healthy eaters rejoice! The most famous organic food and rare coffee restaurant in California, launched by Beverly Hills residents Shallom and Jilla Berkman and known for its loyal following at all locations, is finally coming to Pasadena.

CBS 2 Los Angeles

Cops Hunt Shooting Suspects As W Hotel Guests Get Caught Up In Hollywood Drama

May 6 9:35 PM EDT

In a plot worthy of a Hollywood movie, police surrounded the W Hotel Sunday afternoon in the search for Sun Valley shooting suspects.

Man In Bulletproof Vest Shot By LA Deputies

May 6 6:54 PM EDT

Deputies shot and wounded a 29-year-old man armed with a rifle and wearing a bulletproof vest, a sheriff's deputy said Sunday.

San Clemente-Based Company Orders Recall Of Cacoa Nibs Snack

May 6 6:44 PM EDT

A San Clemente-based company is recalling packages of organic cacoa nib snack food sold in California because of possible bacterial contamination, the firm said Sunday.

Californians Offered Chance To Swap Out Fume-Generating Lawn Mowers

May 6 6:35 PM EDT

For the 10th year, the Southern California smog regulatory agency is accepting applications from lawn mower owners to swap their fume-generating gas machines for subsidized and quiet, clean electrical mowers.

Repeat Champions Triumph At OC Marathon

May 6 6:21 PM EDT

Maika Carlsen won the women's division of the OC Marathon Sunday for the third consecutive year, while Peter Omae Ayieni was the men's winner for the second consecutive year.

Orange County Register

Grand Prix turns Dana Point into cycle city

May 6 9:40 PM EDT

The Dana Point Grand Prix cycled through downtown for the sixth year Sunday, presenting a daylong festival of racing for bike riders of all age and skill levels, plus food, music and a...

Buddhist monks march in Little Saigon

May 6 7:31 PM EDT

WESTMINSTER - Aboard five buses, around 400 Buddhist monks arrived to march in silence. The monks in orange and brown robes formed a lengthy line moving down Bolsa Avenue on Sunday in Little Saigon. From all around the country and the world, including Orange County, the monks arrived from Tam...

O.C. native tapped as food truck expert at restaurant show

May 6 7:04 PM EDT

Nancy Luna is reporting from the 2012 National Restaurant Association food show in Chicago   As I reviewed the list of panel speakers at this year's food show, I was excited to see that Orange County native Ross...

Irvine synagogue volunteers join Big Sunday Weekend

May 6 6:44 PM EDT

University Synagogue in Irvine volunteers joined others around the Southland as they gave of themselves during Big Sunday Weekend. The charity event mobilized volunteers to raise money for numerous charities. Last year, thousands of volunteers turned out to lend a hand at about 500 different...

Designer rags aid Laguna poor

May 6 6:19 PM EDT

Last time we checked in on the Boutique Benefit, a few years ago, co-founder Evonne Kane was still schlepping around Halstons and Manalo Blahniks in an old white Volvo. She and a trusty core group were in borrowed garages sorting through bags of donated, gently-used designer garments for...

The Press-Enterprise

VICTORVILLE: Hand grenade scare empties fire station

May 4 12:15 PM EDT

Resident was cleaning his garage when he found the device, which turned out to be harmless

REDLANDS: 60 sets of Angels tickets stolen, recovered

May 4 10:30 AM EDT

Burglary victim tracked down the tickets on Craigslist and called police, who say they set up a meeting with the seller

HEMET: Teacher pleads guilty to sex with student

May 3 5:36 PM EDT

Janel Ramirez confessed to three felony counts but will not have to register as a sex offender

LOMA LINDA: Bomb scare prompts partial hospital evacuation

May 3 1:01 PM EDT

A wire-festooned package contained no explosives, the sheriff's bomb squad determines; the man was taken away for a psychiatric evaluation

REDLANDS: Robber yanks woman from car, steals purse

May 3 10:49 AM EDT

The 53-year-old Yucaipa woman was accosted yesterday outside a medical office

Los Angeles Daily News

Kobe Bryant warns Nuggets fans before Game 4 in Denver

May 6 6:12 PM EDT

Kobe Bryant had a message for any Nuggets fans who might boo or say not-so-nice things to him every time he touches the ball tonight in Game 4 of his Los Angeles Lakers' opening-round playoff series.

Hollande defeats Sarkozy in French presidency vote

May 6 6:12 PM EDT

PARIS—Socialist Francois Hollande defeated conservative incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday to become France's next president, heralding a change in how Europe tackles its debt crisis and how France flexes its military and diplomatic muscle around the world.

The cost of California's death penalty

May 6 6:12 PM EDT

Based on the last two death row inmates executed, the price tag for lengthy legal appeals is an example of the cost debate now at the center of a fight over a November ballot measure to repeal the death penalty

Man falsely accused in Dodger Stadium beating tells how it changed his life

May 6 4:18 PM EDT

Now out of prison, the initial suspect in Bryan Stow's beating speaks about incarceration, a potential lawsuit against LAPD and a strange sort of celebrity

Year after Dodger stadium attack, Bryan Stow's recovery remains a slow and daunting process

May 6 3:42 PM EDT

More than a year after he was brutally beaten at the 2011 opening day game between the Dodgers and Giants, Bryan Stow is still struggling to recover from his injuries.

NBC Los Angeles

Search Continues for Missing Boys

May 6 5:26 PM EDT

Police dogs searched Sunday through a Brea landfill, continuing to look for two boys whose mother was found stabbed to death and whose father was in custody in connection with the slaying.

Man in Body Armor Shot by Deputies

May 6 4:11 PM EDT

A man clad in chest armor and saying he was "prepared to go to war" was shot and injured by LA Sheriff's deputies at Lake Los Angeles, officials said Sunday.

User Photos: Super Moon

May 6 3:11 PM EDT

Residents across snapped pictures of the rare lunar event. Here's a collection of those photos.

Opinion: Part-Time Legislature Plan Fails to Qualify

May 6 10:11 AM EDT

In a relatively sane moment for California, a proposed initiative to make the state legislature a part-time body has failed to collect enough support to qualify for the ballot. Photo Credit: Kevin Riggs

Family Spots Bobcat in Backyard

May 5 9:56 PM EDT

A La Crescenta family snapped pictures of a bobcat roaming their backyard. The sighting has sheriff's officials telling people in the neighborhood to keep a close eye on their pets. Photo Credit: photo by Jennifer O'Connor

Daily Breeze

Q: Parade street closures

May 6 6:25 PM EDT

Which streets will be closed off during the Armed Forces Day Parade on May 19?

Sheriff's patrol car hit by suspected drunk driver in Lomita

May 6 4:55 PM EDT

A sheriff's sergeant suffered minor injuries when his marked patrol car was rear-ended by a suspected drunken driver's car at a red light in Lomita, a sheriff's lieutenant said Sunday.

'The Avengers' sets weekend box office record

May 6 3:10 PM EDT

"The Avengers" smashed past industry expectations and opened with a record $200.3 million in estimated ticket sales this weekend.

Artist gets help from community to create mosaic at Peck Park in San Pedro

May 6 2:25 PM EDT

From several feet away, it's a nice if whimsical view of aquatic life: dolphins, fish, crabs and even a mermaid.

Peninsula High senior named Presidential Scholar

May 6 1:40 PM EDT

The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars, appointed by President Barack Obama, selects honored scholars annually based on their academic success, artistic excellence, essays, school evaluations and transcripts, as well as evidence of community service, leadership, and demonstrated commitment to high ideals.

Ventura County Star

One person injured in Somis crash

May 6 10:03 PM EDT

One person was injured this evening in a crash in Somis, according to the Ventura County Fire Department.

Wanted man flees Ventura police during traffic stop

May 6 9:58 PM EDT

A man who had warrants out for his arrest fled from Ventura police this afternoon after a routine traffic stop, authorities said.

Ventura's Gateway homeless model takes new shape

May 6 9:57 PM EDT

As federal funding moves away from shelter-based services, Ventura homeless advocates are moving away from long-time plans for the Gateway, a year-round homeless shelter.

Authorities searching for missing man last seen in Oak Park

May 6 9:06 PM EDT

Authorities are searching for a man last seen on Tuesday in the Oak Park area of the Conejo Valley.

Exterior house fire in Ventura causes estimated $10,000 in damages

May 6 5:57 PM EDT

An exterior house fire in Ventura this afternoon caused an estimated $10,000 in damages.

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