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2014-04-10 08:26:09

Edgy Caper About Performers Who Kidnap Their Billionaire Boss And Turn Him Into A Performance Artist LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freakshow Books announced the publication today of Two Performance Artists Kidnap Their Boss And Do Things With Him, the debut novel by L.A. performance artist Scotch Wichmann. The new caper comedy, which tells of two performers who cook up a scheme to transform their ruthless celebrity boss into a madcap performance artist, is available in...

2014-04-09 12:25:43

Project Represents Biggest Five-Year Line-Up of New Attractions in Universal Studios Hollywood History, Solidifying Theme Park's Long-Term Commitment to Tourism and Economic Vitality in Los Angeles UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reaffirming its position as the #1 tourist destination in Los Angeles with one of the most progressive and exciting theme park experiences anywhere, Universal Studios Hollywood(SM), is making an unprecedented five-year investment in...

2014-04-03 00:22:20

House Call Doctor Los Angeles is available whenever illness strikes LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blog and magazine lists of the perks at L.A.'s finest hotels are quick to mention elaborate tea service, fancy gyms, yoga classes, high-end pet care, and more. Michael Farzam, M.D., of House Call Doctor Los Angeles, on the other hand, provides needed urgent care in Silverlake or Beverly Hills at the most luxurious boutique hotels as well as in entirely nondescript motel...

2014-03-11 08:26:09

LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California State University, Los Angeles will officially open its new Television, Film and Media Center this week, offering new instructional opportunities and enhanced technological resources geared toward preparing undergraduate and graduate students for successful careers in the entertainment industry. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 14, at the new center located on the...

2014-02-25 12:25:50

LAUNCHING JULY 2014 as a LIMITED RELEASE NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An exclusive design collaboration between Hanky Panky, makers of the World's Most Comfortable Thong®, and musician and fashion entrepreneur Gwen Stefani's much loved L.A.M.B. fashion label, launches internationally July 2014. Available at leading retailers and at www.hankypanky.com, the new L.A.M.B. x HANKY PANKY collection includes four new, exciting groups based on Hanky Panky's bestselling styles....

2014-02-21 20:20:12

Those looking for a reprieve from a particularly harsh winter can enjoy the lovely weather of L.A. and see the city's famous sites with Beverly Hills Cab Co. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The gloom of late winter often inspires people from across the U.S. to book a trip to Los Angeles, and with snow storms and ice causing more trouble than ever - and this year more than ever. Of course, when planning to fly into LAX, an airport taxi to Los Angeles is almost always a...

2014-02-13 00:20:48

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Actor Shia LaBeouf is holding a multi-day, public "apology" entitled #IAMSORRY for his ongoing plagiarism of writers and artists. L.A. performance artist and writer Scotch Wichmann, whose writings about performance were plagiarized by LaBeouf on Twitter in January, will protest LaBeouf's apology. WHEN: Thursday, February 13 -- 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ongoing) WHERE: Cohen Gallery (outside), 7354 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036...

2014-02-05 08:25:02

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lt. Patrick Gomez (ret.), a 31-year veteran of the Sheriff's Department, reveals that he is calling for the FBI to perform forensic audits on narcotics forfeiture seizures and other special funds to find missing millions not accounted for. Gomez discloses the anger of the rank-and-file over knowledge that Baca's driver collected money for him and drove him to sexual trysts. He says one-third of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department...

2014-02-04 12:28:04

Fast-growing primary care network adds seven new locations in 2013 to accommodate strong demand; member base has more than tripled over last three years SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One Medical Group, the fastest-growing primary care network in the country, announced today that it has opened its first L.A. office, located at 9735 Wilshire Boulevard. This is the sixth market for One Medical, which currently has over 25 offices in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York,...

2014-01-22 08:24:45

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lt. Patrick Gomez (ret.), a 31-year veteran of the Sheriff's Department, describes the anger of the rank-and-file deputies at the double standard of unethical behavior of executives. Watch the 1-minute preview video here in a Full Disclosure Network(R) Exclusive Investigative Series in Part 2 of 4 Parts. Gomez, citing testimony from the 2012 Citizens Commission on Jail Violence, said Sheriff Lee Baca should have fired Under Sheriff...