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Entries by Anna Almendrala from 11/2011

West Hollywood Halloween 2011: Were You There? Add Your Pics! (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.01.2011 | Los Angeles

Thousands of drag queens, wicked witches and uncanny pop culture references descended upon West Hollywood to celebrate Halloween with a huge block par...

Robert Rizzo Lawsuit: Disgraced Official Sues Bell For Backpay -- With Interest

Posted 11.01.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Public outrage – and changed locks – forced Robert Rizzo out of a job last year, but the former city manager says he's stil...

California's High Speed Rail Project Could Cost $98.5 Billion Over 20 Years

Posted 11.01.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A business plan released Tuesday gives the most detailed look to date at California's ambitious plan to link its major cities by...

Hollywood Metro Stabbing On The Red Line: Clown Came To The Aid Of Victims

Posted 11.01.2011 | Los Angeles

A couple was stabbed early Tuesday morning on the mezzanine level of the Hollywood/Western Metro stop, which prompted investigators to shut down the s...

San Onofre Power Plant Emergency: Level 3 Alert

Posted 11.01.2011 | Los Angeles

UPDATE -- To see the most up-to-date information on Tuesday's San Onofre power plant emergency, please click here. An emergency was declared at th...

Sexual Assault At The Montage Beverly Hills: Accusations 'Baseless,' According To Police

Posted 11.02.2011 | Los Angeles

Story has been updated to reflect the most up-to-date information from the Beverly Hills Police Department. A guest at the Beverly Hills Montage ho...

LAX Security Report From Blue Ribbon Commission Says Airport Is Safe But Remains A Terrorist Target

Posted 11.02.2011 | Los Angeles

First, the good news: thanks to a $1.6 billion investment over ten years, security at LAX airport has "improved significantly" since before the 9/11 t...

Conrad Murray Trial: Closing Arguments Finished, Jurors With A Big Decision On Their Hands (VIDEO)

Posted 11.03.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The case of Michael Jackson's doctor was placed in a jury's hands Thursday after contentious legal arguments over who was to blame...

Richard Lawrence Kalfin, Transient Suspected Of Beating Another Man To Death, Due In Court

Posted 11.03.2011 | Los Angeles

LAKEWOOD, Calif. — A homeless man was charged with murder Thursday for a baseball bat attack on a 74-year-old Lakewood man in a Southern Califor...

Occupy LA Marches In Support Of Occupy Oakland (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.03.2011 | Los Angeles

Hundreds of Occupy LA protesters marched on Downtown Los Angeles Wednesday evening in solidarity with protesters in Oakland. The peaceful demonstra...

Los Angeles Fashion Designers On The Best Pieces For Fall

Posted 11.03.2011 | Los Angeles

With fall finally upon us, it's bye-bye bikini and hello bundling up. We don't have to sacrifice style for warmth as temperatures dip, as a slew of lo...

Twilight Stars Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart & Taylor Lautner 'Imprint' On Hollywood

Posted 11.03.2011 | Los Angeles

"Twilight Saga" stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner left their "imprint" on Hollywood Thursday when they stamped their hands an...

Conrad Murray Trial: Jury Deliberations Begin Today

Posted 11.04.2011 | Los Angeles

By ANTHONY McCARTNEY, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jurors considering the case against Michael Jackson's doctor ended their first day o...

Armenian Church Bible Lawsuit Against Getty: Judge Refuses To Dismiss Case

Posted 11.04.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The J. Paul Getty Museum on Thursday lost its bid for dismissal of the Armenian church lawsuit demanding the return of pages rippe...

Patricia Ann Serrano, 43 Year-Old Mother, Charged With Having Sex With Pre-Teen Boy

Posted 11.04.2011 | Los Angeles

A 43 year-old Southern California mother is due in court on Friday over charges that she had sex with a 12 year-old boy. Patricia Ann Serrano of F...

Manny Pacquiao's Hollywood Hangouts: The Wild Card, Nat's Thai Food & Jimmy Kimmel Live

Posted 11.04.2011 | Los Angeles

Manny Pacquiao is a genuine renaissance man. Besides being a world class boxing champion, he's also juggling responsibilities as a congressman, philan...

New Roads School's Visionary Village Marks Milestone

Posted 11.04.2011 | Los Angeles
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Scott Dekraai, Seal Beach Shooting Suspect, Sued By Victim's Family

Posted 11.04.2011 | Los Angeles

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A man charged with killing his ex-wife and seven others in a shooting rampage at a Seal Beach hair salon was sued Friday by ...

Alejandro Sanchez-Torrez, Good Samaritan, Fatally Shot While Trying To Stop A Robbery (VIDEO)

Posted 11.04.2011 | Los Angeles

On Friday, authorities revealed the name of a good samaritan who had been fatally shot earlier in the week while trying to intervene in a crime. Th...

Google Opens New Campus In Venice - Venice, CA Patch

Posted 11.04.2011 | Los Angeles
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Forget Jim Morrison or Jean-Michel Basquiat or even Lindsay Lohan. Venice's new most famous resident is Google. The company opened the doors of its...

Occupy LA Bank Transfer Day: Dozens Transfer On The Spot, Hundreds March (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Posted 11.07.2011 | Los Angeles

Hundreds of people marched through LA's financial district on Saturday to take part in "Bank Transfer Day," part of a national movement to express fru...

Hotel Robber Foiled By Mixed Martial Arts Experts (VIDEO)

Posted 11.07.2011 | Los Angeles

Two men staying at a Hollywood hotel more than earned their keep last Wednesday when they foiled a robbery in the lobby. Brent Alvarez and Billy D...

California Three Strikes Law Reform Is A Ballot Initiative For 2012

Posted 11.07.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Ryan Gabrielson A pair of Stanford University law professors spent months this year writing b...

Lance Cpl. Mario Arias Found Dead At Camp Pendleton

Posted 11.07.2011 | Los Angeles

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Military authorities say a Camp Pendleton Marine is suspected in the death of a fellow Marine whose body was found in h...

Rodney King DUI: Not Guilty Plea Entered For DUI Charge

Posted 11.07.2011 | Los Angeles

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Rodney King has pleaded not guilty to charges of driving under the influence stemming from his arrest in Southern California in J...