Month: June 2021

Don’t get it twisted, actor Adam Shapiro is in the pretzel business

Now it has become the business, Shappy Pretzel. During the pandemic, Actor Adam Shapiro started making Philly style pretzels at home.

Black Lives Matter sues Santa Monica over protest curfews

Black Lives Matter is suing the city of Santa Monica over its response to the mass demonstrations that followed George Floyd’s death last year.

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Riverside County couple fined $18K for digging up, burying dozens of protected Joshua trees

A Riverside County couple has been fined for digging up and burying dozens of protected Joshua trees to make room for a home they were building, officials said.

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Chicago’s Lady League Of Arm Wrestlers muscles money towards good causes

Chicago’s League Of Lady Arm Wrestlers, hosted by the Sideshow Theater Company Logan Square, raises cash for local charities.

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Bill Cosby conviction overturned: Timeline of events leading to actor’s release

Here’s a look back at some of the key events leading up to comedian Bill Cosby being released from prison after his sexual assault conviction was overturned.

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Nonprofit organization prepares migrant children in SoCal shelters for immigration proceedings

Attorneys with Southern California nonprofit organizations are educating unaccompanied minors, some as young as five years old, on their legal rights and what to expect in court.

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Pres. Biden is raising federal firefighter pay amid threat of catastrophic wildfire season

President Joe Biden is temporarily raising pay for federal firefighters to ensure that no one fighting wildland fires is making less than $15 per hour.

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28-year-old mother charged with murdering her 3 young children in East Los Angeles home

A 28-year-old woman has been charged with murdering her three young children, including a 1-month-old, inside their East L.A. home, prosecutors announced Wednesday.

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Grab your friends to take on this 10 lb. baked potato

This 10 lb baked potato at Burns BBQ feeds 15 people!

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‘Smallville’ actor Allison Mack sentenced in NXIVM sex slave case

Allison Mack pled guilty to charges she manipulated women into becoming sex slaves for NXIVM’s leader, Keith Raniere.

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Donald Rumsfeld dead at 88; served as Secretary of Defense for presidents Bush and Ford

Bush and Gerald Ford, has died at age 88, his family said. Donald Rumsfeld, who served as Secretary of Defense under presidents George W.

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Bill Cosby’s release from prison prompts strong reactions

The stunning decision in the case of the man once known as “America’s Dad” reverses what was the first high-profile celebrity criminal trial of the #MeToo era.

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Notorious Tuskegee study has lessons for COVID era, new film shows

“We have to bring something good from something that happened that was so evil,” said the daughter of one Tuskegee study participant.

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Treasure hunt underway in Santa Cruz mountains after someone hid $1,000

Someone hid $1,000 cash in a box in the woods in Santa Cruz. It’s back! Sort of. Remember hidden cash?

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San Jose mother confesses to strangling 7-year-old son found dead near Las Vegas: Prosecutor

A San Jose mother was denied bail by a Nevada judge who was told by a prosecutor that the woman admitted strangling her 7-year-old son.

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Traveling for Fourth of July? What you need to know before going to LAX

Los Angeles International Airport officials have some timely advice for those flying out for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

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Young Boy Scouts camper bitten by shark while canoeing at Catalina Island, airlifted to hospital

A boy who was part of a Boy Scouts camp at Catalina Island was bitten on the hand by a shark while canoeing on Wednesday, officials said.

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Bill Cosby leaves prison after court overturns sex assault conviction

Bill Cosby walked out of Pennsylvania prison a free man on Wednesday, just hours after the state’s supreme court overturned his sex assault conviction.

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‘Football is gay’ – new NFL ad shows support to LGBTQ+ community

A new ad from the NFL declares “Football is gay” as a show of support to the LGBTQ+ community after Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib came out as gay.

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Los Angeles area traffic was not the worst in the nation in 2020, report says

during 2020, according to a newly released report. For the first time in decades, the Los Angeles area did not have the worst traffic in the U.S.

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