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Crews are set to lay the foundation for the Wilshire Grand Center project, which will replace the longstanding Wilshire Grand in downtown L.A. (Photo courtesy Wilshire Grand Project)

Concrete Pouring Project Aims For World Record In Downtown LA

If you’re planning on driving near downtown Los Angeles this weekend, you may have to contend with more than just “Jamzilla”.

02/14/2014

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Woman, 27, Fatally Shot Inside Car In Downtown LA

Detectives are asking for the public’s help in trying to solve the homicide.

01/18/2014

A general view of exterior of The Great Western Forum taken during the 1987 season in Inglewood, California. (Photo by: Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

As Eagles Rock The Forum, Angelenos Wonder How Revamped Venue Will Stack Up Against Staples

KCAL9’s Melanie Woodrow reports music fans are wondering if the Forum will become “the” place for artists to play.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/15/2014

Mike Garabedian, pictured here, was among the thousands to flock to the city's newly dedicated Grand Park for a New Year's Eve bash. (credit: CBS)

Thousands Flock To Downtown For LA’s New Year’s Eve Bash

For the first-time, downtown Los Angeles is hosting a huge, New Year’s Eve bash in the city’s newly dedicated Grand Park.

12/31/2013

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Hefty Fines Raise Eyebrows In Downtown Jaywalking Crackdown

Is a crackdown on crosswalk violations in downtown Los Angeles hampering the city’s efforts to be more pedestrian-friendly?

12/27/2013

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Body Cameras Coming To Downtown LAPD Officers

The Los Angeles Police Department will soon begin placing body cameras on downtown officers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/18/2013

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Downtown LA On Pace For Driest Year On Record

This season could be one for the history books as downtown Los Angeles is on pace for its driest year on record.

12/16/2013

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Rally Planned Over LA Homeless Feeding Ordinance

Homeless advocates are planning a rally on Saturday on Hollywood against a new regulations they fear could potentially shut down a food truck that has been feeding the hungry.

12/13/2013

The Orpheum Theatre in the Historic Core of downtown Los Angeles is among several buildings due for a makeover under Huizar's plan.  (Photo credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Entertainment)

‘Bringing Back Broadway’ Plan Aimed At ‘Stringent’ Downtown LA Building Code

City officials and local real estate experts unveiled a plan Thursday to revitalize historic buildings in downtown Los Angeles.

12/12/2013

At least three plots of artificial turf have been placed throughout the Historic Core of downtown L.A. (Photo courtesy Historic Downtown Business Improvement District)

Downtown LA Offers Artificial Turf Plots For Doggy Business

It’s now a little easier for dogs to do their thing in downtown Los Angeles.

12/02/2013

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LAPD Cracks Down On Lewd Conduct At LA Central Library

A recent uptick of reports of lewd behavior at the Central Library in downtown Los Angeles has prompted a police investigation, according to a report.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/26/2013

(l-r) Cee Lo Green, Chris Brown, and Ryan O'Neal are all scheduled to make a court appearance Wednesday in downtown L.A. (Photo credits: CBS/Jason Merritt/Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

CeeLo Green, Chris Brown Make Court Appearances In Downtown LA

For at least one day, a downtown Los Angeles courthouse may have been the top place in the city to spot a Hollywood celebrity.

11/20/2013

That's no traveler! That man in the hoodie is an opera singer and part of "Invisible Cities." (credit: Claudia Peschiutta/KNX 1070)

In The Opera ‘Invisible Cities,’ The Audience Becomes Part Of The Show

For the next three weeks, Union Station will be more than just a transportation hub.

10/20/2013

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$50K Reward Offered In Rape, Murder Of Homeless Woman In Downtown LA

Homicide detectives hope a $50,000 reward will lead to the arrest and conviction of the person who raped and murdered a homeless woman in the downtown Los Angeles Fashion District three years ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/20/2013

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