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Eliza Fisher is an intern for the Huffington Post. She is currently pursuing a double major in French Studies and in the College of Social Studies, which combines economics, history, and politics, at Wesleyan University. She has previously worked for the League of Women Voters.

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David Beckham Underwear Statue For H&M In LA (PHOTOS)

(7) Comments | Posted August 17, 2012 | 2:52 PM

David Beckham has been immortalized.

In statue form, that is. As part of a campaign for clothing chain H&M -- with whom the soccer star has an underwear line -- statues of Beckham have been popping up across the US. There are several in New York,...

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Cinerama Dome Hollywood: Theater To Celebrate Cinerama's 60th Anniversary

(8) Comments | Posted August 17, 2012 | 2:38 PM

Film buffs, listen up!

The Cinerama Dome, that unique piece of architecture and movie theatre history on Sunset Boulevard, is coming up on its 50th anniversary - and Cinerama technology itself is turning 60 years old. So, naturally, Arclight Hollywood is celebrating.

According to the movie theatre chain's...

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Scott Basko, Man In Spandex And Feather Boa, Arrested For Harassment At Mall

(2) Comments | Posted August 16, 2012 | 7:17 PM

Scott Basko didn't stand out at the Glendale Galleria for his zebra-print spandex outfit, feather boa, and fishnet tights.

Instead, the 44-year-old man garnered attention for apparently harassing teen girls at the mall, reports the Los Angeles Times.

A group of girls accused Basko of "staring...

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Griffith Park Lion Twitter: Which One Wins? (VIDEO)

(4) Comments | Posted August 16, 2012 | 3:51 PM

While a mountain lion is making itself at home in Griffith Park, two twitter accounts claiming to represent the wild beast are battling it out for a home in our hearts.

Like the owner of the twitter account for a certain bear in Glendale, two intrepid...

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Gap Hidden Camera: Cam Found In Mission Viejo Dressing Room (VIDEO)

(13) Comments | Posted August 16, 2012 | 1:53 PM

Shoppers beware! There's a chance youre being watched by someone other than the standard mall security guard.

A female employee at the Gap in Mission Viejo found a camera in one of the store's dressing rooms Aug. 11, reports CBS. Obscured by black tape, the...

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LA Zoo Chimp Baby Death: Zoo Adopts New Policy

(0) Comments | Posted August 15, 2012 | 6:07 PM

Los Angeles Zoo officials have announced a new policy of separating newborn and adult male chimpanzees after a deadly attack in June, reports CBS.

The incident occurred on June 26, when a seemingly unprovoked adult male chimpanzee killed a three-month-old chimp in front of...

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'The Price Is Right' Models: Show Looking To Add A Male Counterpart

(0) Comments | Posted August 15, 2012 | 5:34 PM

We know that unemployment rates are high right now, but at least one job has been added to the market -- working as a male model for "The Price Is Right!"

The famous game show -- which has been on the air for nearly 40 years --

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Venice Beach Zip Line Project Moves Along

(0) Comments | Posted August 13, 2012 | 3:16 PM

The Venice Beach zip line project is, well, zipping along after delays.

The proposed zip line would allow participants to essentially fly across Venice Beach, over a 700-foot track, reports ABC.

While the opening of the zip line was delayed by concerned residents and...

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Gwen Stefani, Michelle Obama Fundraise While Setting Trends (PHOTO)

(29) Comments | Posted August 13, 2012 | 1:38 PM

The only thing missing from the Michelle Obama fundraiser at Gwen Stefani's Beverly Hills home was a catwalk.

The event seemed like something Vogue would host, at least based on this photo taken by one of LA's favorite designers, Silverlake-based Clare Vivier.

In...

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LA Food And Wine 2012: The Biggest Names Of The Biggest Food Fest (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted August 9, 2012 | 3:39 PM

Oh, if only we had the fastest of metabolisms and the largest of bank accounts!

The LA Food and Wine Festival is running Thursday through Sunday, and it's offering up some delicious meals, culinary celebs from around the US and a trick or two we can take back...

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Playboy HQ Beverly Hills: Brand Moves Headquarters To California (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted August 8, 2012 | 5:15 PM

Expect to start seeing even more breast implants in Beverly Hills -- Playboy has come to town.

The legendary girly mag and brand (officially known as Playboy Enterprises, Inc.) has moved its global headquarters to the city after decades in Chicago, reports the Beverly Hills Courier. The fact...

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Caesar's Palace Bacchanal Buffet Debuts This September In Las Vegas (VIDEO)

(6) Comments | Posted August 8, 2012 | 2:11 PM

Well, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, we suppose...

Caesar's Palace certainly thinks so, at least in terms of pigging out. Leave Atkins or Weight Watchers in Los Angeles, because the famous Las Vegas casino is opening up a buffet that's worthy of the gods.

The...

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Spice Girls House: Bel-Air Birthplace Of Girl Group For Sale (PHOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted August 7, 2012 | 6:31 PM

So tell me what you want, what you really, really want! I want a, I want a, I want a... slamming mansion!

The house where the Spice Girls were born is on the market. It's the home of EMI Records' former president, Ken Berry, and his wife, company...

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Guadalupe Celebration LA: Our Lady Of Guadalupe Festival At Coliseum (PHOTOS)

(38) Comments | Posted August 6, 2012 | 2:46 PM

Tens of thousands of people showed up downtown for what the Los Angeles Times is calling "the largest celebration of the Virgin Mary in a generation."

Catholics flocked to the Coliseum on Sunday afternoon in order to pay tribute to Our Lady of Guadalupe, an icon...

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LA Mobile Arts Festival 2012: IPhoneography Exhibit In Los Angeles (PHOTOS)

(57) Comments | Posted August 6, 2012 | 11:17 AM

Forget Instagram! There are much more profound ways of sharing your iPhone snapshots.

One of those ways is through the LA Mobile Arts Festival.

The 9-day festival doesn't just promote new words like "iPhoneography" and "iPhonic." It's a venue for all kinds of iPhone art, from photography, to...

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Movie Map Of LA: Fantasy Film Locations By Dorothy Design (PHOTOS)

(16) Comments | Posted August 2, 2012 | 3:44 PM

Got a feeling we're not in California anymore?

British design group Dorothy recently published a beautiful map of imaginary film locations in Los Angeles, and we can't get enough.

The graphic piece includes over 900 film locations, according to FastCo. British designer Ali Johnson...

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Sunset Strip Music Festival 2012 Set Times Announced

(2) Comments | Posted August 1, 2012 | 7:25 PM

It's plain and simple: LA rocks!

Proof? A swath of the city on Sunset Boulevard between Doheny Avenue and San Vicente Boulevard is going to be shut down for the Sunset Strip Music Festival, which just announced its set times.

On August 18, Angelenos will flock to rock...

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LUCKYRICE Festival LA: Asian Night Market With Star Chefs

(0) Comments | Posted August 1, 2012 | 4:45 PM

Get your chopsticks ready!

This Saturday, you can head to Culver City to dine and drink at the LUCKYRICE Festival. Inspired by Asian night markets, the ticketed event will feature food and drinks created by 16 celeb chefs and 8 boss bartenders from LA and elsewhere.

Sang...

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Man Hides In Septic Tank While Fleeing From Cops (VIDEO)

(17) Comments | Posted August 1, 2012 | 2:09 PM

A man from Ceres, Calif. decided that the best place to hide from Stanislaus County deputies was a septic tank, reports CBS.

Deputies received a call about a man obstructing traffic yesterday, according to Fox. When they arrived on the scene and attempted to approach...

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Peter Frampton Car Accident: Rock Legend Injured On 101 Freeway

(444) Comments | Posted August 1, 2012 | 12:46 PM

Well, it looks like no one is immune to the perils of LA traffic.

Rock god Peter Frampton got into a minor accident on the 101 Freeway yesterday afternoon, and took to Twitter to vent.

Apparently, a "woman driver" was on her cell phone and hit the 62-year-old musician...

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