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Kim Kardashian scores Jackie Kennedy Cartier watch for nearly $400,000 at Christie’s auction | My News LA Kim Kardashian scores Jackie Kennedy Cartier watch for nearly $400,000 at Christie’s auction
Kim Kardashian has acquired at auction a Cartier watch that belonged to Jackie Kennedy, it was reported Friday. Auction sources told the the celebrity news website TMZ.com that auctioneer Christie’s expected the watch to fetch $120,000 but Kardashian’s anonymous bid was $379,500. The watch is engraved February 23, 1963. It was a gift from Jackie’s […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Johnny Depp’s death wish for Trump gets Secret Service scrutiny | My News LA Johnny Depp’s death wish for Trump gets Secret Service scrutiny
How dare Johnny Depp suggest an actor assassinate President Trump! Who would make the sequel to Depp’s own Funny or Die spoof “The Art of the Deal: The Movie”? Jeapordizing his place as a Disney Legend (inducted in 2015), Depp drew outrage from all sides when he shared with a Glastonbury Festival crowd in Britain […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Scary boat fire sends occupants jumping into ocean as firefighters fight blaze in Los Angeles Harbor | My News LA Scary boat fire sends occupants jumping into ocean as firefighters fight blaze in Los Angeles Harbor
A fire damaged a 40-foot boat near the entrance to Los Angeles Harbor Friday, authorities said. Firefighters sent about 9:20 a.m. to an area near Terminal Island and San Pedro quickly doused the flames and worked to remove water from the vessel, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Two people who apparently jumped into […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Los Angeles man struck by vehicle, dies attempting to cross 101 freeway after two-car collision | My News LA Los Angeles man struck by vehicle, dies attempting to cross 101 freeway after two-car collision
Authorities Friday identified a man struck and killed by a vehicle as he was crossing the eastbound Ventura (101) Freeway in Sherman Oaks after a traffic crash. The incident began as a two-vehicle collision, which occurred about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday at Haskell Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol. Shortly after the initial call, another […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Drunken pool day at motel turns deadly for woman who aims car at boyfriend and cop in Montebello | My News LA Drunken pool day at motel turns deadly for woman who aims car at boyfriend and cop in Montebello
Authorities Friday identified a woman who was fatally shot last weekend as she allegedly drove a car toward her boyfriend and a Montebello police officer. The officer-involved shooting occurred about 4 p.m. Saturday in the 7700 block of Telegraph Road. Samantha Aguilar, 28, of Pico Rivera died at a hospital, said coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Harry Potter prequel? J.K. Rowling reveals 2nd Harry in history | My News LA Harry Potter prequel? J.K. Rowling reveals 2nd Harry in history
Holy Hogwarts, Batman! Did J.K. Rowling just hint a Harry Potter prequel? Hollywood must be hyperventilating over the potential after the famed author posted that the Boy Wizard is named after his great-grandfather Henry, known as Harry to his friends. Harry “was a direct descendant of Hardwin and Iolanthe, and served on the Wizengamot from […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Don't Make Fun of Avocados | LAWeekly Don't Make Fun of Avocados
Avocados are not the scourge of millennials. They're helping save the world.
LAWeekly | June 23, 2017
Woman killed in Compton; Boyfriend detained for questioning | My News LA Woman killed in Compton; Boyfriend detained for questioning
A woman was killed in Compton Friday, possibly strangled by her boyfriend, who was detained for questioning, authorities said. Deputies went to the 12800 block of South Stoneacre avenue at 2:23 a.m., and the woman was taken to a hospital, where she died, said Deputy Caroline Rodriguez of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau. She was identified […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
State Treasurer John Chiang campaigns in Orange County | My News LA State Treasurer John Chiang campaigns in Orange County
State Treasurer John Chiang will conduct a higher education roundtable at Fullerton College Friday, tour a Fullerton restaurant and meet with Orange County Young Democrats in Santa Ana as part of what his campaign billed as a statewide listening tour. Sen. Josh Newman, D-Fullerton, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, D- Fullerton, Cal State Fullerton interim Provost Anil […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Sexual assault suspect captured on two videos before allegedly attacking woman in Manhattan Beach | My News LA Sexual assault suspect captured on two videos before allegedly attacking woman in Manhattan Beach
Manhattan Beach police Friday released two security videos of a man wanted for sexually assaulting a woman in that city last weekend. The crime occurred about 11:55 p.m. Saturday as the woman walked to her car, which was parked in the 800 block of Ardmore Avenue, said Manhattan Beach police Sgt. Tim Zins. “As she […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Dodgers hold fireworks show at Dodger Stadium | My News LA Dodgers hold fireworks show at Dodger Stadium
Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Dodgers A fireworks show set to space jams is scheduled to follow Friday evening’s Los Angeles Dodgers-Colorado Rockies game at Dodger Stadium. Fans will be invited onto the field to watch the show, which will take place before 11 p.m. and is subject to cancellation if the game lasts […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Perhaps the Most High-Tech Pet Adoptions in the World Are in Playa Vista | LAWeekly Perhaps the Most High-Tech Pet Adoptions in the World Are in Playa Vista
“We’re moving into a world where so much is virtual," says Eric Strauss, a biology professor who is heading the new adoption institute. "A pet is real,”
LAWeekly | June 23, 2017
Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman dies at 93 | Los Angeles Times Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman dies at 93
Gabe Pressman, an intrepid, Emmy-winning journalist who still relished going to work at the age of 93, died in his sleep early Friday at a Manhattan hospital. "This is an incredibly sad day for the WNBC family," said Eric Lerner, president and general manager of the station where Pressman worked...
Los Angeles Times | June 23, 2017
Do charters or traditional schools have it worse? A new study says both | Los Angeles Times Do charters or traditional schools have it worse? A new study says both
Charter schools remain a subject of intense debate in Los Angeles, especially with the arrival soon of two new school board members who were supported by charter backers. While research on charters often is inconclusive and partisan, a study released this week has ammunition for both their enthusiasts...
Los Angeles Times | June 23, 2017
Eviction Defense Attorney Accused of Ties to Controversial Landlord | LAWeekly Eviction Defense Attorney Accused of Ties to Controversial Landlord
"For us, it’s a conflict of interest," says Tenants Union activist Trinidad Ruiz. "He's supposed to be looking out for tenants."
LAWeekly | June 23, 2017
This Organization Works With Chefs Like Curtis Stone to Find Restaurant Jobs For At-Risk Angelenos | LAWeekly This Organization Works With Chefs Like Curtis Stone to Find Restaurant Jobs For At-Risk Angelenos
It's hard for people with homelessness or jail time in their backgrounds to get hired. This organization helps them find restaurant jobs.
LAWeekly | June 23, 2017
Organic Cannabis Companies Set a New Industry Standard | LAWeekly Organic Cannabis Companies Set a New Industry Standard
There’s a lot of debate among industry professionals about striking a balance between regulations that are strict enough to ensure safe cannabis, but not so laborious that they bankrupt growers who don’t have the capital to revamp their cultivation process.
LAWeekly | June 23, 2017
This R&B Jam Session Brings Southern Speakeasy Vibes to Hollywood Monday Nights | LAWeekly This R&B Jam Session Brings Southern Speakeasy Vibes to Hollywood Monday Nights
For four years, Tha Juice Joint has been luring top L.A. singers and players to a tiny bar on Hollywood Boulevard to jam every Monday night.
LAWeekly | June 23, 2017
Outraged LAPD chief, disturbed mayor: Cop’s arrest over sex with 15-year-old girl cadet | My News LA Outraged LAPD chief, disturbed mayor: Cop’s arrest over sex with 15-year-old girl cadet
A 10-year veteran Los Angeles police officer was in custody Friday and the mayor, police chief, police union leaders and other officials were appalled over his alleged sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl who was a member of the LAPD’s troubled youth cadet program. Officer Robert Cain, 31, was arrested personally by Los Angeles Police […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Did you hate ex-Dodgers owner Jamie McCourt? Trump names her ambassador to Belgium! | My News LA Did you hate ex-Dodgers owner Jamie McCourt? Trump names her ambassador to Belgium!
Former Los Angeles Dodgers President and CEO Jamie McCourt — a polarizing figure often derided in Los Angeles sports circles —  has been appointed as the U.S. ambassador to Belgium by President Donald Trump. McCourt was fired as the Dodgers CEO in 2009 shortly after her separation from Frank McCourt. Their divorce was finalized in […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Travelin’ Eric’s in Miami Beach: What’s LA mayor Garcetti really running for? | My News LA Travelin’ Eric’s in Miami Beach: What’s LA mayor Garcetti really running for?
What’s Eric Garcetti really running for? The Los Angeles mayor has made a number of trips around the nation for well-publicized national-stage appearances, and he’s slated to be in Miami Beach Friday for a conference of city leaders from around the country. Garcetti has been mentioned regularly as a possible candidate for California governor next […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
8 Cheap and Free Things to Do in L.A. This Week | LAWeekly 8 Cheap and Free Things to Do in L.A. This Week
A Studio Ghibli pop-up on Melrose, a vegan mac and cheese fest, free smells at the Institute of Art and Olfaction, and more fun stuff to do in L.A. this week for 10 bucks or less. The name Jonathan Goldsmith might not immediately ring a bell, but his TV persona...
LAWeekly | June 23, 2017
Americans Are Down With California-Style Pot Legalization | LAWeekly Americans Are Down With California-Style Pot Legalization
A new survey appears to show that Americans favor California-style marijuana legalization over the Trump administration's threats to crack down on pot.
LAWeekly | June 23, 2017
Standoff with Hawthorne Police SWAT at Bell Gardens hotel ends, 4 arrested | My News LA Standoff with Hawthorne Police SWAT at Bell Gardens hotel ends, 4 arrested
Four people were in custody Friday at the end a standoff with the Hawthorne Police SWAT team at a hotel in Bell Gardens, police said. The suspects, who were wanted in connection with an assault on a police officer on Thursday, were taken into custody around 4:20 a.m. with the use of tear gas, said […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Valley heat wave in triple digits but temps finally drop in LA County | My News LA Valley heat wave in triple digits but temps finally drop in LA County
Temperatures will remain in the 100s in the Antelope Valley Friday but drop by several degrees in much of Los Angeles County as the region’s heat wave enters its 10th day. Excessive heat advisories will be in effect until 9 p.m. Sunday in the San Gabriel Mountains and the Antelope Valley. Temperatures in the mountains […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Garcetti in Miami Beach for mayors’ meeting | My News LA Garcetti in Miami Beach for mayors’ meeting
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is scheduled to be a panelist in a discussion on the need for infrastructure investment as the four-day 85th annual United States Conference of Mayors begins in Miami Beach, Florida, Friday. The other panelist is DJ Gribbin, a special assistant to President Donald Trump on infrastructure policy. The discussion will […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Shots fired, 1 dead in Hollywood officer-involved shooting | My News LA Shots fired, 1 dead in Hollywood officer-involved shooting
An armed suspect died at the scene of an officer- involved shooting in Hollywood, police said Friday. Shots were fired at 7245 Hillside Ave. at 11:39 p.m. Thursday, a Los Angeles Police Department dispatcher reported, though it wasn’t immediately clear if the suspect was firing at officers or civilians. The dispute at the location involved […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Maria Sharapova to play for Newport Beach tennis team | My News LA Maria Sharapova to play for Newport Beach tennis team
Former top- ranked women’s player Maria Sharapova will play two matches next month for the Newport Beach Breakers, the World TeamTennis team announced. Sharapova will play for the Breakers in its season opener July 16 against the defending champion San Diego Aviators at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad in a rematch […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
DTLA’s tallest building — 73-story Wilshire Grand Center — celebrates grand opening | My News LA DTLA’s tallest building — 73-story Wilshire Grand Center — celebrates grand opening
The tallest building west of the Mississippi River will celebrate its grand opening Friday in downtown Los Angeles. The 73-story Wilshire Grand Center at 900 Wilshire Blvd. was developed by Korean Air, which is owned by Hanjin International Corp., at a cost of more than $1 billion. The high-rise is 1,100 feet tall, surpassing the […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
<i>RuPaul’s Drag Race</i>’s Final Four Face-off | LAWeekly RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Final Four Face-off
The world might feel like a schizophrenic hellscape where everyday you find yourself asking “Is this real life?” At least there is some comfort in knowing we still have RuPaul’s Drag Race.
LAWeekly | June 23, 2017
To get a little taste of Dunlap, you can't beat the Turkey Testicle Festival | Los Angeles Times To get a little taste of Dunlap, you can't beat the Turkey Testicle Festival
The Turkey Testicle Festival is the biggest social event in this stretch of Sierra foothills. Its only competition is the yearly rodeo just down the road or the American Legion Hall dances. “And they don’t really come close,” said Mike Collins, who went to Dunlap’s first turkey party the year he...
Los Angeles Times | June 23, 2017
For five years, she asked 'Who murdered my daughter?' Along the way, she found paths to peace | Los Angeles Times For five years, she asked 'Who murdered my daughter?' Along the way, she found paths to peace
Walk north on Riverside Drive on the edge of Silver Lake as cars barrel by in steady succession. Pass the elementary school and follow the steel fence, bent and broken. There may still be silk flowers tied to its frame. Or a banner bearing the photo of a young woman’s face. Keep going. Turn at...
Los Angeles Times | June 23, 2017
African American students thrive with high graduation rates at UC Riverside | Los Angeles Times African American students thrive with high graduation rates at UC Riverside
African American students say supportive staff, faculty and peers help them thrive and graduate at rates similar to other races at UC Riverside.
Los Angeles Times | June 23, 2017
Fanatics! I Am Listening to Miles Davis as I Write This — Soon You Will Be, Too | LAWeekly Fanatics! I Am Listening to Miles Davis as I Write This — Soon You Will Be, Too
This Sunday on KCRW, Henry returns with an all-new show featuring music from Eddie Kendricks, Miles Davis, Joy Division and more.
LAWeekly | June 23, 2017
From the Archives: Girls' Dare Club | Los Angeles Times From the Archives: Girls' Dare Club
This photo was published as stand-alone warm weather art in the March 19, 1934, Los Angeles Times. Under the headline "If This is Spring, Come on Summer," the original caption reported: Harbingers of spring, now just two days away, swarmed over the Southland beaches yesterday in the form of adorning...
Los Angeles Times | June 23, 2017
Newport Beach man headed ‘Spice’ ring, sentenced to 10 years in prison | My News LA Newport Beach man headed ‘Spice’ ring, sentenced to 10 years in prison
A Newport Beach man was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for directing a synthetic narcotics ring, an official said Thursday. Sean Libbert, 41, spearheaded a drug trafficking conspiracy that made, marketed and sold synthetic marijuana, which is commonly known as “Spice. Libbert pleaded guilty in November to directing a conspiracy that manufactured at […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Pedestrian jumps in front of oncoming Metrolink train in Orange, partial limb amputation | My News LA Pedestrian jumps in front of oncoming Metrolink train in Orange, partial limb amputation
A person suffered a partial limb amputation Thursday when she was struck by a Metrolink train in Orange. The female, whose age was not immediately available, was reported to have jumped in front of the train about 5:45 p.m. near the Orange Transportation Center at 194 N. Atchison St., according to the MetroNet dispatch service. […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Newport Beach business owner guilty of insurance fraud, failing to pay taxes | My News LA Newport Beach business owner guilty of insurance fraud, failing to pay taxes
A Newport Beach business owner pleaded guilty and was immediately sentenced to five years in prison Thursday in a case stemming from a $5.6 million insurance fraud and tax evasion scheme. Darrin Shawn Wilson, 52, the owner of American Blacktop Inc. and The Mavrick Company, pleaded guilty to insurance fraud with a sentencing enhancement for […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
John Doe hit by car in Valley Glen, police seek help identifying seriously injured man | My News LA John Doe hit by car in Valley Glen, police seek help identifying seriously injured man
Police Thursday sought the public’s help in identifying a man in his 30s who was struck by a car while crossing a street in the Valley Glen area. The victim was hit by a 2008 Nissan Versa about 8:05 p.m. Saturday as he crossed Erwin Street in a marked crosswalk at Coldwater Canyon Avenue, according […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Police chase ends in Hollywood Hills, domestic violence suspect arrested after scuffle | My News LA Police chase ends in Hollywood Hills, domestic violence suspect arrested after scuffle
A domestic violence suspect who struggled with officers at the end of a chase Thursday in the Hollywood Hills was taken into custody. California Highway Patrol officers made the felony stop about 5:35 p.m. on Forest Lawn Drive near Barham Boulevard, according to Officer Sal Ramirez of the Los Angeles Police Department, which provided backup […]
My News LA | June 23, 2017
Coachella cannabis cultivation facility breaks ground amid hopes of generating tax revenue, local jobs | My News LA Coachella cannabis cultivation facility breaks ground amid hopes of generating tax revenue, local jobs
A groundbreaking was held Thursday at the future site of Coachella’s first medical cannabis cultivation facility, which city leaders expect will generate tax revenue and local jobs. The 111,500-square-foot facility to be operated by Irvine-based Cultivation Technologies Inc. will be built at 84811 Ave. 48 on six acres of land that was previously within a […]
My News LA | June 22, 2017
6 Great Grand Performances Shows This Summer | Los Angeles Downtown News 6 Great Grand Performances Shows This Summer
DTLA - The Grand Performances summer season began this month and continues through August, with usually one or two events each weekend. Admission is always free. Though most shows are at 8 p.m., there are some matinees.
Los Angeles Downtown News | June 22, 2017
Wilshire Grand Week: The Tallest Building in the West by the Numbers | Los Angeles Downtown News Wilshire Grand Week: The Tallest Building in the West by the Numbers
1,200,000,000-plus - (That’s 1.2 Billion!): Construction Price, In Dollars, To Build The Tower
Los Angeles Downtown News | June 22, 2017
Tenn girl held captive, physically and sexually assaulted at Malibu home of Trish Van Devere Scott, lawsuit alleges | My News LA Tenn girl held captive, physically and sexually assaulted at Malibu home of Trish Van Devere Scott, lawsuit alleges
A lawsuit was filed Thursday on behalf of a teenage girl who alleges actress Trish Van Devere Scott and her adopted son conspired to imprison her at the Scotts’ Malibu home, where she maintains she was physically and sexually abused by the son. The Los Angeles Superior Court complaint’s allegations include assault, battery, both intentional […]
My News LA | June 22, 2017
Compton teens charged with Irvine burglaries of Honey Berry, Togo’s, L&L Barbecue | My News LA Compton teens charged with Irvine burglaries of Honey Berry, Togo’s, L&L Barbecue
Two men have been charged with a series of burglaries in Irvine, according to court records obtained Thursday. Joseph Paul Wilson and Jamir Omar Crosby, both 19 and of Compton, were arrested early Tuesday, according to Kim Mohr of the Irvine Police Department. Crosby posted bail and was released from jail Wednesday. He is scheduled […]
My News LA | June 22, 2017
Manson murderer won’t get out: Parole denied to longest-serving woman inmate in California | My News LA Manson murderer won’t get out: Parole denied to longest-serving woman inmate in California
For the 14th time, former Charles Manson follower Patricia Krenwinkel was denied parole Thursday for her role in the 1969 Tate-La Bianca murders. Krenwinkel, 69, appeared before a parole board panel at the California Institution for Women in Corona. She was found to be unsuitable for release and was issued a five-year denial. Krenwinkel is […]
My News LA | June 22, 2017
Teen mistakenly killed by deputy gunfire as pit bull attacks in Palmdale | My News LA Teen mistakenly killed by deputy gunfire as pit bull attacks in Palmdale
A 17-year-old boy was killed Thursday, apparently by a “skip round” ricocheting bullet fired during a deputy-involved shooting that happened when a pit bull attacked deputies in Palmdale, authorities said. The shooting was reported at 3:47 a.m. in the 38500 block of 10th Street East. The boy, a Palmdale resident, died at 4:28 a.m. at […]
My News LA | June 22, 2017
Cop’s sex with 15-year-old cadet outrages LAPD chief: Beck personally makes arrest in tangled cadet police car heist scandal | My News LA Cop’s sex with 15-year-old cadet outrages LAPD chief: Beck personally makes arrest in tangled cadet police car heist scandal
A 10-year veteran Los Angeles police officer was arrested personally by the department’s chief Thursday for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl who was a member of the LAPD’s troubled youth cadet program. The girl herself was one of the cadets arrested after a bizarre police chase when some of the teen […]
My News LA | June 22, 2017
LAPD Cadets Arrested in Police Car Theft Incident | Los Angeles Sentinel LAPD Cadets Arrested in Police Car Theft Incident
Four additional juveniles in the Los Angeles Police Department's cadet program have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the theft of three squad cars, two of which were involved in police chases last week, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday. The post LAPD Cadets Arrested in Police Car Theft Incident appeared first on Los Angeles Sentinel.
Los Angeles Sentinel | June 22, 2017
Jerry Nelson dies; astronomer who built advanced telescopes was 73 | Los Angeles Times Jerry Nelson dies; astronomer who built advanced telescopes was 73
Jerry Nelson, an astronomer who designed advanced telescopes that help scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe, has died. He was 73. UC Santa Cruz, where Nelson was a professor emeritus of astronomy and astrophysics, said he died June 10 at his home. No cause was given. Nelson’s design using...
Los Angeles Times | June 22, 2017