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DGA Vows To Make Safety Top Priority After Filmmaker Pleads Guilty In On-Set Death

A Hollywood director will serve two years in jail for the death of an assistant camera operator on a George film set.

03/09/2015

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Equine-Assisted Therapy Helps At-Risk Teens In L.A.

Cassandra Ogier, owner of The Reflective Horse, says equine-assisted therapy is becoming a widely-accepted form of mental health treatment for at-risk teens in Los Angeles.

02/22/2015

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Continuing Education Leads To Worthier Job Opportunities In L.A.

UCLA Extension’s Van Anderson says in order to compete for higher wages and better positions, employees need to beef up their skills by enrolling in a continuing education program.

02/15/2015

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Study: White Men Get Most Entry-Level TV Directing Jobs

Women and minority directors are losing out on crucial entry-level jobs, according to a Directors Guild of America study released Friday.

01/09/2015

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Criminal Justice Education Helps L.A. Students Secure Jobs

Dr. Denise Herz, a professor at California State University, Los Angeles, says the best way to lock down a lasting career within L.A.’s criminal justice system is to seek higher education.

12/14/2014

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The Pasadena Playhouse Presents ‘Sleeping Beauty & Her Winter Knight’

Director Bonnie Lythgoe will be joined by the stars of “Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight” on KCAL9 Monday to talk about the upcoming production.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/08/2014

Director Mike Nichols died on Nov. 19, 2014 at the age of 83. (credit:  PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

Director Mike Nichols Dead At 83

Mike Nichols, the director of such hits as “The Graduate,” ”Angels in America” and “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” has died. He was 83.

11/20/2014

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LA Will Experience Rapid Job Growth For Gerontology Nurse Practitioners

Dr. Lorie H. Judson, professor and director of the School of Nursing at California State University, Los Angeles, discusses how CSULA is now readying nurse practitioners for anticipated job growth.

09/22/2014

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Second Lawsuit Filed Against ‘X-Men’ Director Bryan Singer Dismissed

A lawsuit filed by a John Doe against X-Men director Bryan Singer accusing him of sexually abusing him when he was a teen was dismissed Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2014

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Pasadena Public Health Director Placed On Leave For Reportedly Making Anti-Gay, Anti-Catholic Remarks

Dr. Eric Walsh, who is also the associate pastor in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Altadena, has been head of the department since 2010.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2014

Actor James Franco attends the opening night after party for Broadway's "Of Mice And Men." (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Entertainment)

Actor James Franco Sued For Copyright Infringement

Writer Cyril Humphris alleges Franco used part of a Charles Bukowski semi-autobiographical novel without properly securing the rights to the material.

04/25/2014

Hal Needham holds his honorary Oscar in February 2013. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Report: ‘Smokey And The Bandit’ Director Hal Needham Dies At 82

Variety is reporting the death of director Hal Needham.

10/25/2013

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Director Michael Bay Hurt In Alleged Shakedown On ‘Transformers’ Set

Hollywood action film director and producer Michael Bay was injured Thursday after he was reportedly assaulted on the set of his latest “Transformers” sequel, according to reports.

10/17/2013

(L-R) Actor Roy Abramsohn, filmmaker Randy Moore and actress Elena Schuber pose for a portrait during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival at the Getty Images Portrait Studio at Village at the Lift on January 21, 2013 in Park City, Utah. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Director Secretly Shoots Feature At Disney Parks

“Escape From Tomorrow” was shot guerrilla-style at Disneyland and Disney World without permission from the famously proprietary Walt Disney Co., and which has actually made it to the screen.

10/12/2013

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‘Vanishing Point’ Director Richard Sarafian Dead At 83

Sarafian’s fans included Warren Beatty, who cast him in two of his own films, and Quentin Tarantino.

09/21/2013

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