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Best Movies Filmed In Los Angeles

Around the world, Hollywood has long been the icon for glamour, sophistication, drama, and swaying palm trees. This image of a place that may only be a state of mind for some Angelenos is, at the very least, found on celluloid. Consider the following five movies filmed in the City of Angeles, also known as Tinseltown, the toast of the west coast.



Best Late-Night Asian Eats in LA

Five restaurants that burn the midnight oil so that you can nosh after last call.

CBS Los Angeles–04/21/2015

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Notable Hollywood Producer Frank Yablans Dies At 79

Yablans also co-wrote the screenplay for “Mommie Dearest,” a biopic about movie star Joan Crawford’s deeply troubled relationship with her children.


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Turkey Platter Museum To Open In Chinatown

A Turkey Platter Museum will be open to the public in downtown Los Angeles starting this weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/20/2014

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Dodger Fans Say Shuttles’ Issues Cause Late Attendance At Ball Games

Dodger fans are complaining that the shuttle that takes them from Union Station to the stadium takes too long, causing them to miss significant portions of the ball games.


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No Gunman, Hostages Found After Homeboy Industries Scare

Business will return to normal Friday at Homeboy Industries after a hostage scare overnight.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2014

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Armed Former Homeboy Industries Employee Allegedly Holding Hostages

Police told CBS2’s Juan Fernandez they were going to “actively” enter the building to search for the alleged gunman.


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4 In Custody After Shots Fired In Lincoln Heights

SKY9’s Kevin Takumi reports undercover officers were in the area when they witnessed shooters in a vehicle on Mission Road and Main Street at approximately 3:15 p.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2014

Not a fan of punk? Think it's too loud? This fundraiser sells earplugs at the door. (credit: KNX 1070's Claudia Peschiutta)

Punk Rockers Help Raise Money For Music Education At Chinatown Elementary School

“I didn’t want to hear the kids playing. I’d rather drive nails into my ears before I’d hear that show,” said Martin Wong.


Jasmine Lauren Manila was born at 12:05 a.m., Jan. 1, 2014, at Pacific Alliance Medical Center in Chinatown. (credit: CBS)

Meet The First Southland Babies Born In 2014

Two mothers were miles apart when they went into labor Tuesday and say they never would have expected their newborns to be the first in the area delivered in 2014.


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54 Arrests Made During Walmart Protest In Chinatown

Demonstrators gathered outside the retail store to demand better pay and more full-time jobs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2013

In this undated photo, participants enjoy a bike-ride through car-free Los Angeles for a day. (credit: CBS)

‘CicLAvia’ Drawing Tens of Thousands To Heart Of LA

Tens of thousands of bicyclists and pedestrians have a portion of downtown Los Angeles to themselves during the city’s eighth CicLAvia event.


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Upcoming Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival To Spike SoCal’s Demand For Moon Cakes

The upcoming Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival is soon expected to spike Southern California’s demand for a delicacy, known as moon cakes.


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Take A Trip To China Without Leaving California

There is only one way to get to China without a plane ticket and a passport. Of course, that’s by visiting the historic Chinatown, Los Angeles.


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Labor Groups File Lawsuit To Keep Walmart Out Of Chinatown

Two Southern California labor groups took legal action Thursday against a proposed Walmart store in Chinatown.