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  • Newly discovered nova: See it live, online

    Newly discovered nova: See it live, online
    A nova was discovered this week, and you can get a closer look at it live, right here. Slooh.com will be pointing its Canary Island-based telescope at the nova - a runaway nuclear explosion occuring on a star - with audio commentary provided by...
  • Where in the World Will the New 'Star Wars' Films Shoot?

    When director J.J. Abrams yells "Action!" on the first new "Star Wars" film in almost a decade, it will be on a location or soundstage far, far from Abrams' home base of Los Angeles, where his Bad Robot production outfit is headquartered. Abrams' Bad...
  • L.A. Mayor Declares State of 'Emergency' As Movie, TV Production Flees Hollywood

    Los Angeles' new mayor has vowed to help staunch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall. But to make a real difference, Eric Garcetti needs to convince skeptical state pols to...
  • L.A. Music Jobs Travel Far From Hollywood Stages

    Just as production flight from Los Angeles has been decades in the making, the reasons for the decline in work for musicians on film and TV projects are deep-rooted. But while there is agreement that solutions won't be easy, there are differing opinions...
  • Runaway Production: The United States of Tax Incentives

    Producers looking for a location weigh many factors -- screenplay, crew base, availability of stages, travel and lodging -- but these days, first and foremost, they consider the local incentives and tax breaks that can reduce a production's budget. Forty-...
  • A Runaway goes home again

    A Runaway goes home again
    Cherie Currie wanted nothing more to do with the music industry. During a fleeting but influential stretch as a teenager singing for the all-female punk group the Runaways, Currie became a rock star overnight. But just as suddenly, she quit the band,...
  • A film tax credit fiasco

    The movie "42" arrived in theaters this spring swaddled snugly in the American flag. Studio marketers declared the film to be "the true story of an American legend." With good reason: It's hard to find a more uplifting sports story than Jackie Robinson'...
  • Ron Kaye: Facing the state's day of reckoning

    Ron Kaye: Facing the state's day of reckoning
    Gov. Pete Wilson suffered a power outage over his Prop. 187 assault on illegal immigrants. Gov. Gray Davis self-destructed over runaway spending policies that hurt just about everybody. And the politically ambivalent Arnold Schwarzenegger's big ideas went...
  • Police: Leah Remini's report on church leader's wife 'unfounded'

    Police: Leah Remini's report on church leader's wife 'unfounded'
    The woman whom Leah Remini reportedly opened a missing person's investigation for has been found, according to the Los Angeles Police Department, and the Church of Scientology has been infuriated by what it's calling an "inexcusable distraction" caused by...
  • Woman convicted of recruiting 14-year-old girl to be prostitute

    A 28-year-old Orange County woman was convicted Thursday of recruiting a 14-year-old out-of-state runaway to work as a prostitute. Prosecutors said it is the county's first case of human trafficking of a minor since Proposition 35 was approved by...
  • The Harbor Report: After a productive term, sun sets on West

    I attended this month's Harbor Commission meeting last Wednesday night and thought it might be a good time to update everyone on what's going on in the harbor. My good friend Doug West's term as chairman ended Wednesday night, and before he gave up the...