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Kushner spars with Larry MantleDespite mandatory unpaid time off, newsroom buyouts and threat of layoffs, Register owner says "we are growing." Story
Tom Sherak, Hollywood leader was 68Sherak was the former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Mayor Eric Garcetti's designated ambassador between the film industry, City Hall and Sacremento. Obit
New hires at KCRWThe station staffs up for new Madeleine Brand show debuting in 2014. Details
Funny or Die does NikkiThe video strikes such the right tone that even Nikki Finke is enjoying it. Video inside.
Dorothy LuceyFox 11 boss who said she made his eyes bleed? No longer employed. TV people
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Mick Farren, 69The lead singer of The Deviants and writer for the late LA Reader and CityBeat LA collapsed while performing in London. More
Michael Hastings memorialThe scene on Highland Avenue where journalist Michael Hastings died. Photo by Judy Graeme.
Jennifer BjorklundBack on the air for NBC. Read
Upside of sending crews to Rome
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Sneaky nudesPhotographer Ernie Holzman snuck his model, Carly, into landmarks such as Union Station (and what looks to be Snug Harbor, above) for a series he calls "L.A. Backstory." Part of his own backstory is that the pictures help him fight his cancer. More at Los Angeles Magazine.
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