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Actor Aaron Paul reports for jury duty in downtown L.A.

He rose to fame as Jesse Pinkman in AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” but Aaron Paul spent most of his morning today in a room for prospective jurors in the civil courthouse downtown. Paul, 36, was dressed in dark clothes and a green beanie as he sat with his legs crossed at the end of an aisle in the […]

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Whole Foods opens in downtown L.A. to great enthusiasm

Downtown Los Angeles residents who have been asking for more grocery options rejoiced today at the opening of a Whole Foods, the third supermarket chain serving the area’s growing population. The 8th Street and Grand Avenue location, situated on the first floor of the new Eighth and Grand apartments, joins a Ralphs, Smart & Final, Grand Central Market’s produce […]

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Multi-vehicle injury crash in downtown L.A.

Three people were critically injured and five others were also hurt today in a multi-vehicle crash in downtown Los Angeles, triggered by a wrong-way motorist in a U-Haul truck high on a combination of marijuana and cocaine, authorities said. The motorist was identified as Michael Maurice Wilson, 40, according to Officer Rosario Herrera of the LAPD’s Media Relations […]

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Bikers will ride through downtown L.A. for CicLAvia this Sunday

Six miles of road through iconic parts of Los Angeles will be closed to vehicle traffic on Sunday for the 15th CicLAvia car-free street festival. The “Heart of L.A.” route, open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will feature activities and vendors at various hubs along the streets of Boyle Heights, the Arts District, Chinatown, Little […]

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Governor Brown to attend Broad Museum ribbon-cutting today

Ahead of its weekend opening, a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Gov. Jerry Brown, Mayor Eric Garcetti and others will be held today at The Broad, the contemporary art museum built to house the 2,000-piece collection acquired over decades by billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad and his wife, Edye. Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis, Councilman Jose Huizar, museum Director […]

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