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Spywitness: It's Lobster Time Again in Redondo Beach!

It's lobster time in Redondo Beach again, as that beautiful South Bay beach city presents its 19th Annual Lobster Festival the weekend of September 26-28 at the Seaside Lagoon. In our book, there's probably no better way give a wave goodbye to summer than to eat as much Maine lobster as you possibly can ...  Read More...

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L.A.-bred 1980s-90s legends Jane's Addiction were honored Friday night by the Sunset Strip Music Festival and headlined the Sunset Strip Music festival on Saturday.   Read More...
 
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The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate. The 20th Century Fox release easily outpaced the $13.1 million debut of Liam Neeson's hardboiled private eye thriller "A Walk Among the Tombstones" ...   Read More...
 
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You won't find "Gotham" on the map, but the mythical hometown of the DC Comics superhero Batman already looms very large on the television landscape. Before the most anticipated network show of the fall season has even aired, Warner Bros. - which produces the Fox series - announced a deal with Netflix.   Read More...
 
Jane s Addiction performs at the House of Blues in West Hollywood Friday night. Photo by Gilbert Bernal

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Alternative rockers Jane's Addiction were honored by the Sunset Strip Music Festival with the Elmer Valentine Award during a private event at the House of Blues in West Hollywood on Friday.   Read More...
 
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"This is Where I Leave You" is a big, broad dysfunctional family comedy, sort of a "Parenthood" pushed into R-rated "Adulthood" territory. Jonathan Tropper has turned his novel into a script that becomes the quintessential Shawn "Date Night"/"The Internship" Levy comedy - funny, occasionally touching, sometimes grating, always obvious.   Read More...
 
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"It's a nice feeling to know so many people still want to come and see this old Jew on stage." - Jerry Lewis -- We didn't really think the King of Comedy would go gently into the night, did we? That the Nutty Professor would just fade away after 83 years of making us laugh? Forget it. This is Jerry Lewis we're talking about.   Read More...
 
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A supply shortage left hundreds of Southern California customers without a new Apple iPhone 6 Plus as the tech giant released its latest batch of devices on Friday. Customers of all ages had lined up in the hundreds, some even camping out overnight in front of Apple stores across the region to be among the first to buy the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus ...   Read More...
 
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"There are all different kinds of ways of scaring people," John Murdy explains to me after coming at me with a roar.   Read More...
 
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Wine tasting events in the Los Angeles area   Read More...
 
Last summer, Jon Stewart did what any hardworking host of a nightly TV talk show would do. He went to Jordan to direct his first movie, "Rosewater" (Nov. 14).   Read More...
 
Los Angeles is getting a whole new shopping experience with the launch of L.A. Event Co.'s Odd Market at Casa Vertigo on Sunday.   Read More...
 
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The Midnight Mission Golden Heart Awards Gala takes place on Tuesday, September 30th, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The evening recognizes Carrie Fisher, famed writer and actress; Arlene Van Dyke, renowned make-up artist and wife of entertainer and 2005 Golden Heart honoree Dick Van Dyke; and Denise Salazar   Read More...
 
West Hollywood's Sunset Strip has always been the home of rock 'n' roll and this weekend is no different.   Read More...
 
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LA meat lovers will line up again as barbecue and grilling expert Adam Perry Lang brings his wildly-popular Serious Barbecue Back Lot BBQ to the Jimmy Kimmel Live! parking lot for three weeks starting October 7th.   Read More...
 
Anaheim A crowd ruled by girls and tweens decked out in tutus, colorful wigs and sparkly accessories flocked to the Honda Center on Tuesday for the first of four Southern California concerts part of Katy Perry's Prismatic World Tour, which makes a two-night stop at downtown Los Angeles' Staples Center starting Friday.   Read More...
 
This month the 7th annual Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF) returns to the world famous boulevard, bringing headliners Jane's Addiction and Empire Of The Sun to the two-day street festival on September 20 and 21.   Read More...
 
Hard-rock music has long been associated with horror. From Alice Cooper's concert beheadings to Dee Snyder's 1998 film "Strangeland" and Rob Zombie's prolific creativity with film scores, movies and events, a strong legacy has been created.   Read More...
 
The 7th annual SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL (SSMF) is quickly approaching and today festival organizers announced set times, which begin at 2:15 PM each day of the two-day music festival on Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21.   Read More...
 
When the nights grow chilly and leaves begin to fall, our thoughts turn to Halloween. People love to be scared, even if it's only a little bit, and the theme parks in our area are ready to help with creepy offerings for families or the most daring individuals. Here's a list of local haunt spots with notes on what's new this year.   Read More...
 
 
 
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