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LA gives preliminary approval to minimum wage

2015-05-20 10:15

The Los Angeles City Council has voted to increase the minimum wage in the nation's second-largest city to $15 an hour by 2020, in a victory for labour groups.

Mr Spock dies

2015-02-27 20:22

Leonard Nimoy, famed for his portrayal of Mr Spock on the "Star Trek" science fiction TV series and movies, has died after battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

The A-list party of A-list parties

2013-09-23 15:55

Music producer Jimmy Iovine threw a big bash last night in Hollywood - which attracted the Instagram accounts of Oprah Winfrey and Kim Kardashian showing off who they know.

KStew invites bad boy to move in

2013-08-23 10:51

Kristen Stewart has let her Camp X-Ray co-star and ex-inmate Lane Garrison stay at her Los Angeles home while the pair film re-shoots. Does this mean they are dating?

Paris Jackson hit by rejection

2013-07-03 18:26

Paris Jackson was allegedly rejected from a rehab center in Utah over fears she would attract paparazzi to the facility and disrupt the treatment of the other patients.

Porn filmmakers contest condom ruling

2012-11-08 10:30

Porn film producers have vowed to go to court to challenge a decision by Los Angeles County voters requiring actors in adult movies to wear condoms while performing on set.

Airport screeners held in LA drug bust

2012-04-26 12:01

Four airport security screeners have been arrested in Los Angeles for accepting bribes to allow bags filled with illegal drugs to pass through a checkpoint, a federal agency says.

Condoms a must for LA porn actors

2012-03-06 07:30

Condoms are now required on Los Angeles porn film sets as the city's ordinance has taken effect.

The full list of 2012 Oscar nominees

2012-01-24 15:54

The full list of Oscar nominees has been announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

LA wants condoms in porn

2012-01-11 10:29

Los Angeles city lawmakers have voted to require porn actors to wear condoms on set, the latest move in a battle between Aids activists and the adult film industry.


Google's Waze app to alert kidnappings in LA

2015-04-22 18:00

Alerts about hit-and-runs and kidnappings in Los Angeles will soon pop up on traffic app Waze, along with road closure information, the West Coast city's mayor said.

Adam Levine to marry in Namibia

2013-10-10 16:02

Adam Levine and his fiancée Behati Prinsloo are reportedly planning to have two weddings, one in Los Angeles and one in her native Namibia.

The whole Brangie bunch involved in wedding

2013-08-23 21:00

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's daughter Zahara wants to be the maid of honour at her parents upcoming wedding.

Porn stars must wear condoms, says judge

2013-08-19 10:39

A federal judge has upheld as constitutional a Los Angeles County law requiring adult film performers to wear condoms.

Oh snap! Amanda Bynes wants to rap!

2013-06-21 15:31

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame is excited to be producing Amanda Bynes' upcoming hip-hop album.

Tony Scott on drugs when he jumped

2012-10-23 07:46

The Los Angeles County Coroner's office has confirmed that Top Gun director Tony Scott had traces of anti-depressant drugs in his system when he killed himself.

Sienna Miller slams 'medicated' LA

2012-03-13 21:15

Sienna Miller has said she would never live in Los Angeles permanently because she hates how readily available prescription drugs are.

Clifton Shores coming to Vuzu

2012-02-21 10:58

Glamorous reality show Clifton Shores , which follows the lives of a group of beautiful women working for a SA mining magnate in Cape Town, has found a home on satellite television station Vuzu.

Porn industry seeks to escape LA

2012-01-18 15:12

The porn industry has threatened to pack up their sex toys and abandon America's porn capital if authorities approve condom requirement in films.

Shakira receives Hollywood star

2011-11-09 20:07

Singer Shakira has become the first Colombian artist to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, joining Latin stars Ricky Martin and Christina Aguilera.

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