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  1. Meili Cady's Book on Smuggling Drugs with Her BFFRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | LA Weekly

    Meili Cady moved to L.A. to become an actress, not a criminal. In a strangely fortuitous way, she'd wind up doing both thanks to a headline-grabbing run-in with the law.

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  2. A Hot Transportation App That Could Save You From a DUI Comes to TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | LA Weekly

    On St. Patrick's Day, you find out who your real friends are. Of course, you could always use an app we've told you about before: Be My Designated Driver, or BeMyDD .

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  3. Robert Durst Says He "Killed Them All, of Course"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | LA Weekly

    New York real estate scion Robert A. Durst might have sidestepped arrest had it not been for his desire to "tell it my way" when it came to long-simmering accusations that he had murdered three people. Tell it his way he apparently did, mumbling off-camera and into a hot mic for the taping of the HBO's The Jinx , a sensational, 6-part documentary series on "The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst," this doozy: The Los Angeles Police Department on Sunday said in a statement that Durst, 71, had been arrested Saturday afternoon in New Orleans "for the December 2000 murder of Susan Berman," a writer, friend and confidant who was found slain "execution style" in her Benedict Canyon home near Beverly Hills.

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  4. Lebowski FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | LA Weekly

    Everyone's an achiever at Lebowski Fest, the annual fan blowout that celebrates the essential, crucial magnificence of the Coen brothers' 1998 movie The Big Lebowski , starring Jeff Bridges. On day one there's a party featuring Tenacious D's Kyle Gass and his band, plus, of course a screening, of the original 35mm print of the film.

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  5. Here's Where You'll Find NEW Red-Light Cameras Waiting for You on the WestsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | LA Weekly

    Traffic-ticket-producing red-light cameras could be on their way out in California. The city of Los Angeles long ago put its red-light cameras out to pasture after it was revealed they weren't pulling in the expected windfall.

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  6. 15 Best Things to Do in L.A. This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | LA Weekly

    The decadence of disco meets the delights of a sit-down dinner party at Courtney "Fruit Fly" Nichols' new bimonthly Disco Dining Club. The party girl and scene scribe kicked off her social concept in chic fashion last month at Cliff's Edge, where several dozen select, dressed-up denizens enjoyed fierce vinyl DJs and fine specialty dishes.

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  7. The Ghosts of the Manson Murders, Next Door to Where Sharon Tate Was KilledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | LA Weekly

    Twelve years ago, David Oman moved to a new home just 150 feet from 10050 Cielo Drive, the house in Benedict Canyon where Sharon Tate and four other people were murdered by the Manson family on August 9, 1969. The mansion where the murders took place had been torn down in 1994, though a different house was later built on site.

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  8. A 1986 Double Murder Cold Case in the Mojave Desert Is Finally UnravelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | LA Weekly

    On the afternoon before they disappeared in 1986, Barry and Louise Berman followed a bone-jarring road deep into the California desert. They were bound for the hot springs in Saline Valley, 50 miles from the nearest pavement and long a popular Mojave Desert draw for nudists and eccentrics.

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  9. Beverly Hills Murder Trial: Scott Barker Found Guilty of Murdering Tony TakazatoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | LA Weekly

    On Tuesday, October 2, in less than a day of deliberating at the Beverly Hills Courthouse, the 12-member jury agreed on a verdict: Scott Joseph Barker , a 25-year-old who came to Los Angeles from Florida in the hope of becoming a screenwriter and actor, was found guilty of murdering Beverly Hills resident Tony Takazato . Barker sat expressionless when the court clerk read the decision.

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  10. Recognize This House? Here Are Some Iconic L.A. Houses From Your Favorite Movies and TV ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | LA Weekly

    Whether it's a central location in a feature film or just an establishing shot on a sitcom, L.A. houses have seen some major Hollywood action. Whether Nancy's place from A Nightmare on Elm Street in Hollywood or the Cunninghams' Milwaukee home in Happy Days , many are instantly recognizable.

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  11. Inside the Oscars 2015 Gifting SuitesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | LA Weekly

    On Friday February 20, Secret Room Events held its Oscars Beauty Bar & Luxury Lounge at the W Hotel in Beverly Hills. Celebs left with a range of goodies ranging from sex toys by U.K. company Fun Toys to the Alphabet Kids book series for children.

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  12. 7 Great Free Things to Do in L.A. This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | LA Weekly

    Watch experimental opera Is the Industry turning opera - that most old-school of performing arts disciplines - into an L.A. indie hipster's paradise? For the second year, the company is offering a free program peeking into half a dozen of its projects, and this time, First Take is definitely not safe for work. Featuring performances of scenes from operas on topics ranging from the discovery of LSD to coed murder, the story of Bonnie and Clyde, and Revolutionary War-era censorship, First Take rewards the curious and the skeptical alike with some scintillating reasons to take a fresh look at the classical medium.

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  13. The Most Outrageous Oscar Beauty Treatments, Including a $450 Snake Venom FacialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | LA Weekly

    Although she is envied by millions, we should actually pity the poor red carpet-hoofing celebrity whose flashbulb-assaulted face will be torn apart by the petty darts of gossip bloggers who will dissect every wrinkle, freckle and jowl. To stave off this oftentimes vicious media onslaught, film stars pay hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars to have their faces shined, buffed and waxed in the weeks before the Oscars so that they are ready for their public closeup.

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  14. The Best Free L.A. Art Parties This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | LA Weekly

    This new edition of L.A.'s excellent free art parties has an unexpected pattern: new modes of portraiture. That's okay, though - L.A. loves to look at itself.

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  15. Parks and Recreation's Perd Hapley Is a Real-Life TV Reporter and Jazz SingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | LA Weekly

    From the deaths of David Carr and Bob Simon to the suspension of Brian Williams and the announced retirement of Jon Stewart, last week was a rough one for the media business. But for fans of Parks and Recreation , the biggest loss in journalism is yet to come.

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  16. Scientology Inspires a New Play in Beverly HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | LA Weekly

    Allen Barton's absorbing new drama, Disconnection , spun from his experiences with Scientology, looks at the fallout from a regime change at a self-improvement church, when that church, under a new administration, devolves into an abusive cult. When amateur pianist Landon resumes his musical hobby with the help of a music teacher affiliated with the "faith," they both find themselves in a no man's land that looks like a blend of Star Trek and 1984 .

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  17. Alleged "Tip Jar Bandit" Busted in Beverly HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | LA Weekly

    A rash of homicides has stricken South Los Angeles. And on Tuesday a 15-year-old was shot by cops because his friend was holding a toy gun.

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  18. A MacArthur Genius Choreographer Creates a Dance Show About ApartheidRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | LA Weekly

    This week's dance shows include the latest from JazzAntiqua, choreographer Kyle Abraham making the political personal, and a new collaboration between L.A. theater and L.A. dance troupes. In The Stories We Tell , JazzAntiqua's artistic director Pat Taylor unveils the results of her latest collaborations that included actor/director Obba Babatunde, dancer Jahanna Blunt, visual artist Mark Steven Greenfield, poet V. Kali, actor/playwrightLynn Manning , poet Gia Scott-Heron, and master teacher/performer Lady Walquer Vereen.The evening also includes excerpts from the company's newest full length work Song in a Strange Land .

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  19. Self-Defense Disguised as Dance, and Other Dance Shows to See This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | LA Weekly

    This week's dance shows include Brazilian dance in Beverly Hills, contemporary ballet in Santa Monica, and modern dance in Long Beach with ballerina Wendy Whelan partnered by hot choreographer Kyle Abraham who brings his own dancers to Westwood. Barak Ballet, the contemporary ballet troupe led by choreographer Melissa Barak returns with three works including the newest from Barak, Middle of Somewhere premiered last spring at Sacramento Ballet's respected Modern Masters series, plus the reprise of her Yueh Fei .

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  20. The Best Way to Watch Vanderpump Rules Is to Visit Sur in West HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | LA Weekly

    On Saturday night at Sur Lounge, the room is filled with two distinct types of people: Half of them are clubby scenesters, either short-skirted and high-heeled, or perhaps making a pit stop on their way to the Abbey. The other half are tourists looking decidedly not from this neck of the woods, eyes akimbo, hell-bent on locking in at least one celebrity sighting on their trip to Los Angeles.

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