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‘Creepshow’ Producer Cartel Pictures Launches Global Distribution Arm, Endeavor Content Exec Gary Marenzi Builds Team

“Creepshow” and “Twelve Forever” producer Cartel Pictures is launching a global distribution outfit, with operations based out of Los Angeles and London. Former Endeavor Content executive Gary Marenzi is building out Cartel Studios International, working alongside former CBS and Viacom executives Giovanni Pedde and Stephen Tague. The new venture will focus on the international distribution […]
Tags: London, News, Global, Los Angeles, Cbs, Viacom, Gary Marenzi, Creepshow, Shudder, Cartel Pictures, Cartel Studios International, Giovanni Pedde, Stephen Tague


8 hurt, 6 hospitalized after multi-vehicle Van Nuys crash

VAN NUYS — Eight people were injured in a collision involving four vehicles, including two that were parked, in Van Nuys on Monday night. Firefighters were called to the 7400 block of Van Nuys Boulevard, near Valerio Street, at 10 p.m., according to Nicholas Prange of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Emergency crews are working to rescue people involved in a 3-car wreck in Van Nuys. https://t.co/pJgjBcLGj5 — FOX 11 Los Angeles (@FOXLA) June 22, 2021 Six adults were taken to hospitals, with ...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Local News, Van Nuys, West Covina, GLENDORA, Castaic, Prange, Top Stories LADN, Van Nuys Boulevard, Valerio Street, Nicholas Prange, Crime and Public Safety


L.A. man drowns after his canoe capsizes on a Missouri river

An 82-year-old California man drowned when his canoe capsized on the Current River in south Missouri, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. David Robles, Los Angeles, died Saturday on the river in Carter County. A strong current pushed his canoe into a root wad. Robles’ canoe capsized and he was caught in the roots, the patrol said. A root wad is the exposed roots of dead trees that stabilize river banks and provide habitat for fish. The Missouri Department of Conservation and National Park Se...
Tags: News, California, Accidents, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Missouri, Local News, Coast Guard, 101 Freeway, Humboldt, Sherman Oaks, Carter County, Robles, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Lake Havasu


Suit accuses 7 L.A. County Sheriff’s deputies of striking a man dozens of times in the face

INGLEWOOD — A lawsuit against seven Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies accused them of beating a man dozens of times in the face, leaving him with broken bones and loss of sight in one eye, his attorneys announced Monday. Christopher Bailey has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the deputies and the Sheriff’s Department over the May 2020 beating in the Los Angeles suburb of Inglewood, KABC-TV reported. Seven deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are being accused of...
Tags: News, Police, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Glendale, Inglewood, Capitol, Los Angeles County, KABC, U S Postal Service, Bailey, Sheriff 's Department, Christopher Bailey, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department


Stormwater capture project opens in Pacoima

LOS ANGELES — City officials have celebrated the opening of the Glenoaks-Filmore Stormwater Capture Project, which will capture stormwater and urban runoff from a 115-acre watershed. “The Glenoaks-Filmore Stormwater Capture Project will reduce localized flooding in an area that is disproportionately impacted by environmental concerns,” said Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez. “This $3.24 million project is a sustainable solution to managing stormwater and increasing groundwater recharge in the San Fe...
Tags: News, California, La, Environment, Los Angeles, Water, Drought, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Board of Public Works, Rodriguez, Pacoima, LADWP, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Los Angeles Department of Sanitation


Tiny home village to shelter homeless Angelenos opens in Echo Park

LOS ANGELES — A “tiny home village” that can serve as interim housing for up to 74 people experiencing homelessness is now open in a former parking lot in Echo Park. Councilman Mitch O’Farrell said the site, located at the corner of Alvarado Street and Scott Avenue, has 38 new cabins, showers, restrooms, a laundry area and a dog run. Residents will be provided with medical care, case management services and three meals a day. Thirty-two people had moved into the village as of Friday, according t...
Tags: Health, News, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Homeless, Venice, Farrell, Echo Park, Raman, North Hollywood, LA City Council, VILLANUEVA


LA Care Health Plan commits $5 million to new South LA medical school program

LOS ANGELES — As part of its $155 million commitment to attract physicians to underserved areas, L.A. Care Health Plan announced Monday, June 21 that it is giving $5 million to help fund the creation of a South L.A. medical school program focused on serving under-resourced communities. The donation will support the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, an historically black private medical school in Willowbrook that trains 28 medical students each year through a partnership with UC...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Ucla, Cdu, South Los Angeles, LA County, Willowbrook


LA Public Health announces study into Inglewood Oil Field health impacts

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced on Monday, June 21, it will conduct a second study, led by UCLA research teams, into the health impacts of living near the Inglewood Oil Field. UCLA teams will develop and implement the assessment, which will take into consideration residents’ distance from oil fields in an effort to better understand how community health is impacted. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will develop the assessment’s protoco...
Tags: Health, Energy, Business, News, Government, Environment, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Community, Ucla, Culver City, Baldwin Hills, Barbara Ferrer, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health


LA artistic community teams up with elected officials to boost ‘Save The Performing Arts Act’

Actor Ben Guillory speaks out in support of art during a press conference with small BIPOC theater leaders supporting SB 805 (Save The Performing Arts Act of 2021) at the Los Angeles Theatre Center in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, June 21, 2021. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) City Councilman Kevin De León visits with Actor Edward James Olmos as they both came out to speak in support of SB 805 (Save The Performing Arts Act of 2021) during a press conference at the ...
Tags: Business, News, Education, La, Government, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Theater, Bill, Southern California, Metro, Los Angeles County, LA County


Amazon’s The Idea of You Film Adaptation to Star Anne Hathaway

In a partnership with Amazon Studios and Welle Entertainment, a film adaptation of the Robinne Lee novel The Idea of You is in the works. It is set to star Anne Hathaway. According to Deadline, Jennifer Westfeldt will be adapting the screenplay. Cathy Schulman is producing via Welle Entertainment, as well as Gabrielle Union through her production company I’ll Have Another. MORE: Bryan Cranston, Annette Bening Set to Star in Paramount+ Comedy Here is a brief synopsis of the novel The Idea of You...
Tags: Movies, Amazon Studios, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Westfeldt, Movie News, Robinne Lee, The Idea of You, Welle Entertainment


8 dogs killed in Lancaster home fire

Los Angeles County firefighters found an adult dog and seven puppies dead from a fire that damaged a Lancaster home late Sunday. Fire crews went to the home in the 45500 block of 11th Street West at around 10:05 p.m. on Sunday, according to a Los Angeles County Fire Department dispatcher. By the time they got there, the single-story house was well-involved in flames. It only took about 17 minutes for firefighters to douse the blaze. But when they went inside, all the dogs were dead. Los Angeles ...
Tags: News, Animals, Fire, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Red Cross, Northridge, Parker, Los Angeles County, Lancaster, Los Angeles Daily News, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department, Van Nuys Airport, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Agua Dulce


Alexander: At LAFC, the kids are all right

The continuing argument over the benefits of amateurism, college athletes’ compensation and whether the NCAA is exploitative or simply giving the people what they want … all of that is lost on teenagers Christian Torres, Antonio Leone and Erik Dueñas. They’re soccer players who skipped that step long ago. They are homeschooled high school students who are now also professionals, serving apprenticeships with the Los Angeles Football Club as “homegrown” players with bright futures and an early edu...
Tags: Usa, Mexico, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, La Liga, Portland, Lionel Messi, Long Beach, Mls, Ncaa, Messi, Seattle, Pacific


John Paragon, Jambi The Genie of 'Pee-wee's Playhouse,' dead at 66

Paragon grew up in Fort Collins before moving to Los Angeles and finding fame as Jambi the Genie on Pee-wee Herman's popular kids show.        [Author: Fort Collins Coloradoan]
Tags: Religion, Los Angeles, Fort Collins, Herman, Fort Collins Coloradoan, Jambi, John Paragon Jambi


Slight relief from high temperatures coming this week after Southern California heat wave

Inland areas of Southern California that saw triple-digit temperatures last week will get a few days of relief, but not for long. High temperatures were expected to stay in the mid-80s to low-90s in the Inland Empire and in the 80s for inland Orange and Los Angeles counties for most of the week, meteorologists said Monday, June 21. The marine layer was expected to stick around in coastal areas, with temperatures mostly in the 70s. But temperatures will start to heat up again later in the week. “...
Tags: Weather, News, Alabama, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Maxwell, Long Beach, Southern California, Inland Empire, Claudette, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF


Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike doesn’t make US women’s basketball Olympic team

LOS ANGELES — Team USA released its women’s basketball roster for the Tokyo Olympics, and again Sparks star Nneka Ogwumike was not on it. The six-time All-Star has yet to play in the Olympics and remains the only WNBA most valuable player to not make an Olympic roster. The currently injured 30-year-old Sparks forward was hoping to be a part of Team USA seeking its Olympic seventh consecutive gold medal. Ogwumike was not part of the gold-medal-winning team at the 2016 Rio Games, the same year she...
Tags: Usa, US, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Tokyo, Aj, Las Vegas, WNBA, Sparks, Wilson, Phoenix, Team USA, Elena Delle Donne, Washington Mystics


$12.7 million in counterfeit designer apparel, Cialis pills seized at LA-Long Beach ports area

More than 47,000 counterfeit Cialis pills and 10,117 fake pieces of designer clothing and footwear – with an estimated value of $12.7 million-plus – were seized at the Los Angeles-Long Beach ports area, officials announced Monday, June 21. The clothing items bore Christian Dior, Versace, Gucci, Givenchy, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Nike Air and Swoosh designs and was part of a shipment from China, said Jaime Ruiz, a spokesman for U.S Customs and Border Protection. The haul included handbags, shoes an...
Tags: Crime, News, China, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Long Beach, Border Patrol, Phoenix, U S Customs, Border Protection, Los Angeles Police Department, U S Homeland Security, Ruiz


Joanne Linville, Who Played a Romulan Commander in ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 93

Joanne Linville, who was best known for playing a Romulan commander in “Star Trek,” died Sunday in Los Angeles, her agent confirmed to Variety. She was 93. Born in Bakersfield, Calif. as Beverly Joanne Linville, she was the first female actor to play a Romulan in the “Star Trek” franchise. Linville was a fixture on […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Star Trek, Obituaries, Linville, Bakersfield Calif, Joanne Linville, Beverly Joanne Linville


Obama backs Manchin’s voting rights compromise proposal – US politics live

Ex-president urges Republicans to join Democrats to pass legislationBiden misses target of 80m vaccines to be sent around the worldHow the rogue Trump DoJ trashed legal and political norms 10.13pm BST Hi all - Sam Levin in Los Angeles here, taking over our live coverage for the rest of the day. Michelle Obama is also advocating for the For the People Act, the federal voting rights legislation that is heading for a vote. On Instagram, the former first lady said: Over the past few months, ther...
Tags: Obama, US, Los Angeles, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Michelle Obama, US Congress, Manchin, On Instagram, Sam Levin, Trump DOJ


Mark Peel, Trailblazer of California Cuisine, Dies at 66

Mark Peel, a trailblazing chef who helped create modern California cuisine and a dining renaissance in Los Angeles, has died.
Tags: California, Los Angeles, Mark Peel


$12.7 million in counterfeit designer apparel, Cialis pills seized at Los Angeles ports

More than 47,000 counterfeit Cialis pills and 10,117 fake pieces of designer clothing and footwear – with an estimated value of $12.7 million-plus – were seized at the Los Angeles and the Long Beach ports area, officials announced Monday, June 21. The clothing items bore Christian Dior, Versace, Gucci, Givenchy, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Nike Air and Swoosh designs and was part of a shipment from China, said Jaime Ruiz, spokesman for U.S Customs and Border Protection. The haul included handbags, sh...
Tags: Crime, News, China, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Long Beach, Border Patrol, Phoenix, U S Customs, Border Protection, Los Angeles Police Department, U S Homeland Security, Ruiz


Crews break ground on $898 million station to connect LAX to Metro line

The new people mover under construction, left, along Century Blvd heading into LAX. Ground breaking for the new LAX Metro Connector was held Monday, June 21, 2021. The project will connect LA Metro busses and trains to LAX via the new people mover which is currently under construction, in background. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Justin Erbacci, LAX CEO speaks at the ground breaking for the new LAX Metro Connector Monday, June 21, 2021. The project will connect LA Me...
Tags: Transportation, London, News, Airports, Government, Amc, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Community, Watson, Eric Garcetti, Metro, Lax, Bradley


Cops Got Freebies to Sell Ring Doorbell Cameras

Los Angeles police officers who convinced their colleagues to purchase products from Amazon’s home security company, Ring, received compensation in the form of free and discounted Ring products, an arrangement that LAPD appears to deny violated any rules against officers accepting paid endorsements.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Security, Science, Los Angeles, Law Enforcement, National Security, Lapd, Ring, Smart Doorbell, Neighbors, Los Angeles Police Department, Television Series, Crime Prevention, American Television Series, Crime Mapping


George Clooney and Friends Open School to Train Film Crews

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actors George Clooney, Kerry Washington and Don Cheadle are joining forces with Los Angeles education officials to open a...
Tags: Los Angeles, George Clooney, Don Cheadle, Reuters Actors, George Clooney Kerry Washington


LAUSD superintendent reminds families about child tax credit

Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner said on Monday, June 21, that most families served by the school district qualify for the federal Child Tax Credit. “More than 80% of the families we serve, as well as a considerable number of Los Angeles Unified employees, are eligible to receive money under this program,” Beutner said. “We want to help the half-million families we serve receive the Child Tax Credit, which can provide them with up to $3,600 per child to help them make ends meet....
Tags: Health, News, Education, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Lausd, Biden, Child Tax Credit, Los Angeles Unified, Austin Beutner, Beutner, Jimmy Gomez, Top Stories LADN


U.S. must set clear, sensible asylum rules

Last Wednesday, the Biden Justice Department eased the Trump Justice Department’s interpretation of asylum law. Contemporaneously, we are experiencing the greatest number of illegal entries into the United States in the last twenty years. These two events are related. The vast majority of those entering illegally claim asylum as soon as they are taken into custody. American law then entitles them to a hearing on their asylum claim and to be free, in America, pending the hearing. The asylum categ...
Tags: Obama, Congress, California, Opinion, US, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, Un, Department Of Justice, Republican Party, Biden, Guatemala, U S Court of Appeals


2021 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0 review: Nearly everything you’d want from the GT4

Photo credit: Stefan Ogbac / FLATSIXES.com Los Angeles is the perfect setting for the driving enthusiast. Between the glitz, glam, awesome neighborhoods, and the epic food scene are superb roads perfect for cars like the 2021 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0. These twisting layers of asphalt are your playground, the place where you (plus one lucky person) can have one of the most euphoric automotive experiences out there. The 2021 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0 splits the difference between the Cayman S ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Review, Los Angeles, Porsche, Autos, Cayman, PCM, Alcantara, Porsche Cayman, PDK, Angeles Crest, 718, GT4, PASM, Stefan Ogbac


George Clooney, Kerry Washington, Don Cheadle and more back Los Angeles high school aimed at making Hollywood more inclusive

George Clooney, Kerry Washington, Don Cheadle and more stars hope to make Hollywood more inclusive by exposing students to entertainment industry jobs during high school.
Tags: Hollywood, Los Angeles, Cnn, George Clooney Kerry Washington Don Cheadle


‘Nailed It’ Culinary Producer Kim Seeley on New Challenges During COVID and a Season of Teams

Culinary producer Kim Seeley was working in a restaurant in Los Angeles when her executive chef brought her onto the “Hell’s Kitchen” for Fox. That turned into a multiple-season run, after which she went onto such shows as “Kitchen Nightmares,” multiple projects for the Food Network and the “Nailed It!” franchise for Netflix, including the […]
Tags: Los Angeles, Features, Netflix, Emmys, Nailed It, Kim Seeley


Lump of labor fallacy shouldn’t guide retirement decisions

It is difficult to know when to retire. Do it too early, and you might well be bored for the rest of your life, bereft of your workplace friends, not to say a bit of money. Do it too late and you miss out on the joys of a bit of well-earned relaxation. There are motives galore for going in either direction on this matter. But there is one that is predicated upon an economic fallacy: retiring, so as to allow a younger person to take your job. All too many people in the sixties and older leave the...
Tags: California, Opinion, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Mars, Eleanor Roosevelt, Ted Kaczynski, Ludwig von Mises, Lud, Guest Commentary, Loyola University New Orleans He, Walter E Block, Ned Lud


Hollywood celebrities to advise LAUSD film and television academy

A star-studded line-up of Hollywood actors and producers, including George Clooney, is partnering with Los Angeles Unified to open a new academy for high school students interested in careers in film and television, district officials announced Monday, June 21. Besides Clooney, the Roybal School of Film and Television Production, which is slated to open in fall 2022, will include on its advisory board actors Grant Heslov, Don Cheadle, Kerry Washington, Mindy Kaling, Nicole Avant and Eva Longoria...
Tags: Hollywood, Celebrities, News, Education, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, George Clooney, Eva Longoria, Local News, University Of California, Dr Dre, Jimmy Iovine, Clooney, Westlake