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Los Angeles delays movie theater reopenings after rise in coronavirus cases

06 June, 2020 9:10 am 9:10 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday announced he was taking a “hard pause” on when movie theaters in the city can reopen, citing an increase in coronavirus cases. Los Angeles County is the biggest movie theater market in the United States. “We have hit a hard pause on opening any … Read More

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California cancels fall university classes as Fauci warns of reopening too ...

05 May, 2020 8:40 am 8:40 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California’s state university system, the largest in the United States, canceled classes on Tuesday for the fall semester because of the coronavirus, while Los Angeles County said its stay-at-home order was likely to be extended by three months. The announcements on the West Coast came after the nation’s top infectious disease … Read More

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Disney to release ‘Frozen 2’ on streaming platform three months...

03 March, 2020 11:06 am 11:06 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co said it would make the sequel to hit animated movie “Frozen” available on its streaming platform Disney+ three months ahead of schedule in the United States, as media companies respond to the coronavirus outbreak. The company said “Frozen 2” would be available in the country starting Sunday, “surprising … Read More

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California declares emergency over coronavirus as death toll rises in US

03 March, 2020 10:29 am 10:29 am

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The US death toll from coronavirus infections rose to 11 on Wednesday as new cases emerged around New York City and Los Angeles, while Seattle-area health officials sought to allay anxiety and discourage social gatherings amid the nation’s largest outbreak. The first California death from the virus was an elderly … Read More

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Trump aims to be distraction for Democrats on Western US swing

02 February, 2020 9:51 am 9:51 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – President Donald Trump began a four-day Western swing on Tuesday with a fundraiser in Los Angeles, the first stop on a trip aimed at making himself a distraction as Democratic presidential candidates focus on the Nevada caucuses. Buoyed by his acquittal in the US Senate impeachment trial, Trump has campaign rallies … Read More

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Kobe Bryant, daughter among nine killed in helicopter crash near Los Angele...

01 January, 2020 8:45 am 8:45 am

CALABASAS, Calif. (Reuters) – Kobe Bryant, one of the NBA’s all-time greatest players whose international stardom transcended basketball, was killed at age 41 on Sunday in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles along with his 13-year-old daughter and seven others on board, officials said. Bryant rocketed to fame as an 18-year-old rookie and played 20 … Read More

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‘Rise of Skywalker’ debuts at $374 million, below recent ‘...

12 December, 2019 11:08 pm 11:08 pm

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Star Wars” movie “The Rise of Skywalker” opened in theaters with $374 million in global ticket sales over the weekend as fans rushed to see the final chapter in the long-running film saga, distributor Walt Disney Co said on Sunday. Roughly $176 million of the total came from the United States … Read More

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Southern California blaze sears homes, orchards, threatens oil fields

11 November, 2019 8:10 am 8:10 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A fast-moving scrub fire threatened orchards, oil fields and homes while displacing thousands of residents in Southern California  even as diminishing winds helped fire crews tame a rash of wildfires elsewhere across the state. The latest in a spate of conflagrations that have kept California firefighters on the go for weeks … Read More

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Tree branch blown into power lines suspected of sparking Los Angeles Getty ...

10 October, 2019 10:15 am 10:15 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A broken tree branch blown into power lines by high winds likely sparked the wildfire that has driven thousands of residents from their homes around the famed Getty Center museum in Los Angeles, the fire department said. The findings, based on evidence from the site where flames erupted early Monday, came … Read More

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Fast-moving fires near Los Angeles force more than 40,000 to flee

10 October, 2019 8:58 pm 8:58 pm

GEYSERVILLE, Calif. (Reuters) – California firefighters on Friday sought to take advantage of a brief lull in high winds behind fast-moving wildfires that forced the evacuation of more than 40,000 residents north of Los Angeles and another 2,000 in the state’s wine country. With winds abating, crews worked overnight to battle a newly-started fire about … Read More


‘Hollywood Ripper’ Michael Gargiulo found guilty of double murd...

08 August, 2019 3:42 am 3:42 am

LOS ANGELES – Michael Gargiulo, nicknamed the “Hollywood Ripper”, has been found guilty of murdering two women. Prosecutors in Los Angeles painted Gargiulo, 43, as a “stone-cold serial killer” who preyed on women in planned attacks. He was also found guilty of attempting to kill a 26-year-old in 2008, who survived and testified against him. … Read More

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Musicians lament reported loss of recordings in decade-old Universal fire

06 June, 2019 11:12 am 11:12 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Several big-name musicians voiced dismay on Wednesday that some of their recordings may have been among thousands of original masters that The New York Times Magazine reported were lost in the Universal Studios Hollywood backlot fire of 2008. The blaze, which gutted a popular “King Kong” attraction and a swath of … Read More

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Aston Martin built for James Bond heading to auction

06 June, 2019 10:26 am 10:26 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A 1965 Aston Martin DB5 outfitted with special gadgets for James Bond, such as tyre slashers, machine guns and a bulletproof shield, will go up for auction in August, the auction house announced on Wednesday. The vehicle painted grey is expected to fetch between $4 million and $6 million, according to … Read More

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Nipsey Hussle music fans stream into Los Angeles memorial

04 April, 2019 11:04 pm 11:04 pm

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Thousands of people streamed into a public memorial in Los Angeles on Thursday for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was gunned down in the city last month. Free tickets were all snapped up this week for the two-hour event at the 21,000-capacity Staples Centre, a popular sports and pop concert venue. … Read More

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Former England captain Beckham to be honoured with statue in LA

02 February, 2019 8:39 am 8:39 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Former England captain David Beckham will become the first Major League Soccer player honoured with a statue, which will be unveiled outside LA Galaxy’s stadium prior to their season opener on March 2, the team said. In 2007, the former Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder became the first big European … Read More