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Crews poured 82 million pounds of concrete into a pit to build the foundation for what’s expected to be the tallest building west of the Mississippi. The 18-½ hour pour broke a world record. (credit: Megan Goldsby/KNX 1070)

LA Crews Aim For Largest Continuous Concrete Pour

The marathon concrete pour begins Saturday evening and is expected to last 20 hours without interruption. The continuous pour will be verified by an official from Guinness World Records.

02/15/2014

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Man Killed By Suspected DUI Driver In Downtown LA

A man was reportedly killed by a suspected drunken driver early Saturday morning in Downtown LA.

02/15/2014

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Downtown Merchant Hit With $3.9M Judgment For Selling Counterfeit Goods

The city of Los Angeles has won a $3.9 million judgment and permanent injunction against a downtown merchant for the sale of counterfeit jewelry, apparel and handbags, the largest judgment secured by the city in a counterfeiting case.

01/15/2014

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Rising Cost Of Downtown LA Streetcar Line Could Derail Project

LA City Councilman Jose Huizar on Monday defended a project to build a streetcar line in Downtown Los Angeles even though the cost of the project could double.

11/04/2013

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Police Shoot Woman Wielding Knife In Downtown LA

Police have shot a woman wielding a knife in Downtown L.A., according to reports Friday.

10/11/2013

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‘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.

10/05/2013

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Take A Food Tour Of LA At Grand Central Market

Grand Central Market is welcoming six new stalls to their ranks, ready to serve up world-class coffee drinks, Thai Street Food, classic diner fare, BBQ, and soon, oysters and cheese.

CBS Los Angeles–07/17/2013

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At Least 4 Hurt After SUV Plows Into Rite Aid Downtown

Authorities Friday said at least four people were injured when a sport utility vehicle plowed into a Rite Aid Pharmacy in downtown Los Angeles.

06/28/2013

Ricardo Hernandez is missing. (credit: Downey Police Dept.)

86-Year-Old Man Missing In Downey

Authorities want the public’s help to find a missing 86-year-old Downey man.

05/24/2013

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Officers Spot, Arrest Louisiana Fugitive In Downtown LA

A fugitive from Louisiana was nabbed less than a day after arriving in downtown Los Angeles by bus, thanks to the keen eye of two Los Angeles Police Department officers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2013

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Le Ka Brings Asian-Inspired French Cuisine To Downtown

If you’re hungry for a taste of global fusion, Le Ka (meaning “The Family” in French mixed with Chinese) invites you to have a seat at their table.

02/28/2013

A fireplace in the East Room of the White House. It might be roaring this evening. Yours? Not so much. (credit: Tim Sloan, AFP/Getty Images)

Some Home Fireplaces Banned During Unusual LA Smog Alert

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire? Not so fast, buddy!

11/24/2012

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A Taste Of Italy Downtown: Soleto Trattoria & Pizza Bar

Open since July 2012, Soleto Trattoria & Pizza Bar is the newest concept from IDG (Innovative Dining Group), creators behind Hollywood hotspots BOA Steakhouse, Sushi Roku, Katana and Delphine. This chic Italian eatery has a […]

CBS Los Angeles–11/21/2012

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Spotlight on Grand Park

Downtown Los Angeles recently welcomed a Grand new park…Grand Park which stretches from The Music Center to City Hall East. Whether you are in the area for work or play, or if you are a […]

CBS Los Angeles–10/22/2012

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The Parish: Downtown LA’s Newest Gastropub

The Tasting Kitchen team opens a casual eatery, with local craft beer, classic cocktails and English-inspired dishes in a historic L.A. setting. If you’re a foodie, then you’re probably aware that the opening of The […]

CBS Los Angeles–08/15/2012

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