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Oscars 2021: First time nominee Andra Day felt embraced, loved by Hollywood community for first film ‘The US Vs. Billie Holiday’

Even though she is new to the movie world, Day feels she’s been welcomed with open arms. “I felt nothing but embraced and loved by this community.” Oscar nominee Andra Day received the film world’s top honor for her first movie.

Glowing waves: Playful dog splashes around in blue bioluminescent waters in Newport Beach

The electric blue waves are back in SoCal! Video from Newport Beach shows a man and his dog enjoying the glowing bioluminescent waters.

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Biden says verdict in Chauvin trial could be a step toward racial justice in America

Biden called the verdict in the Derek Chauvin case “a giant step towards justice in America” but added that much more needs to be done in his first remarks since the verdict.

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Oscars 2021: Before taking center stage on Oscar Sunday, LA’s Union Station was in spotlight in countless movies

Ahead of the 93rd Oscars, the spotlight is on L.A.’s Union Station. venue is a bustling train station every day of the week, it’s also a historical landmark that is a “star” itself, having been featured countless times on the silver screen. And while this downtown L.A.

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Oscars 2021: Double nominee happy to travel from Romania to share Oscar experience with other filmmakers

This year’s Oscar ceremony will be very scaled back. No matter the size, Alexander Nanau, whose film “Collective” is nominated for two awards, is happy he is able to travel from Romania for the celebration.

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Chicago area man with autism shares struggles, triumphs on life’s journey

Jason overcomes challenges to showcase his music, art and cooking talent as he triumphs over autism.

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Migrant boys, 7 and 13, rescued from Rio Grande by Border Patrol

Border Patrol agents pulled two boys, ages 7 and 13, out of the Rio Grande after they say they were abandoned by someone helping them enter the U.S.

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Reactions pour in after Derek Chauvin guilty verdict in George Floyd’s death

As the guilty verdict was read during the Derek Chauvin trial in the death of George Floyd, the world reacted on social media and in the streets.

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Lincoln Heights brush fire halted at 5 acres after 2 buildings damaged, evacuations canceled

At least two buildings were damaged and 10 threatened by a brush fire in the Lincoln Heights area Tuesday afternoon.

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Southern California weather: Cool temperatures, light rain expected Wednesday

Southern California will see some light rain and cool temperatures on Wednesday.

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14-year-old Yorba Linda girl with special needs found safe after going missing for 5 days

A 14-year-old girl who disappeared from her Yorba Linda home has been found safe after she went missing for five days.

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LA County supervisors vote to return Bruce’s Beach in Manhattan Beach to owners’ descendants

County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to return a valuable parcel of Manhattan Beach land to the descendants of a Black couple who once operated a beach resort there. The L.A.

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Apple’s new iMac, iPad Pro betting on continuing remote work demand

In addition to many upgraded features and products designed to improve remote work and education, Apple also added purple to their spectrum of device colors and a new dazzling display.

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Ohio police officer shoots, kills teenage girl holding knife, officials say

Columbus police shot and killed a teenage girl who swung at two other people with a knife Tuesday, according to bodycam footage from the officer who fired the shots.

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SoCal leaders react to Chauvin verdict as law enforcement remains on alert

Many Southern California leaders were praising the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial as the streets remained calm amid concerns about potential unrest.

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Nancy Pelosi tweets new response after thanking George Floyd for ‘sacrificing your life for justice’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted clarifying earlier remarks about the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin, writing, “George Floyd should be alive today,” after earlier making comments where she thanked Floyd, who died at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer last year, “for sacrificing your life for justice.”

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Los Angeles’ Skid Row homeless must be offered shelter by October, judge orders

A judge overseeing a sweeping lawsuit about homelessness in Los Angeles ordered the city and county to find shelter for all unhoused residents of Skid Row within 180 days.

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Derek Chauvin verdict: Jury finds ex-cop guilty of murder, manslaughter in George Floyd’s death

Derek Chauvin, 45, could be sent to prison for decades after being convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.

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Document: Kristin Smart’s body was once buried in backyard of home owned by murder suspect’s father

The body of Kristin Smart, which has never been found, was recently moved from the home of Ruben Flores, a prosecutor said, according to a document filed Monday and posted on social media by a reporter.

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Coronavirus California: Map shows which counties can, can’t reopen under reopening tiers

Check every California county’s status with our interactive map. Another five counties are joining less restrictive tiers this week.

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