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CBS Television City expected to be sold to Los Angeles investor

October 16, 2018 |

Broadcast giant CBS Corp. has identified Los Angeles real estate investment company Hackman Capital Partners as the buyer for its storied Television City production studios.

Hackman Capital has been selected by CBS as the winning bidder in a transaction that could be valued at more than $ 700 million,…


L.A. Times – Business

Someone Put Googly Eyes on Statue, City Is Not Amused

October 14, 2018 |

“It may look funny but harming our historic monuments and public property is no laughing matter, in fact, it’s a crime,” the city of Savannah, Ga., said in a Facebook post detailing the nature of the crime. It seems that someone thought it would be clever to give the city’s…
Newser

About 285 Rode Out Storm in Florida City. How Many Lived?

October 12, 2018 |

Authorities in Mexico Beach, Florida, estimate that 285 people decided to stay home and try to ride out Hurricane Michael, reports the AP . As has been well reported by now, the coastal community was decimated by the storm, and authorities are now trying to figure out how many of those…
Newser

Anaheim City Council gets an earful over opinion that Disneyland Resort won’t be subject to ‘living wage’ measure

October 10, 2018 |

Business leaders and union organizers clashed at a crowded Anaheim City Council meeting Tuesday night as the city attorney delivered his legal opinion that the Disneyland Resort won’t be subject to a Nov. 6 ballot measure requiring certain hospitality businesses to pay workers a “living wage.”


L.A. Times – Business

CNN

Four people killed after massive sinkhole opens in Chinese city

October 9, 2018 |

Four people have died after they were swallowed up by a massive sinkhole in a Chinese city, despite desperate rescue efforts to save them.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

Aid rolls into Indonesia disaster city as more victims found

October 6, 2018 |

Search teams pulled bodies from obliterated neighborhoods in the earthquake and tsunami stricken Indonesian city of Palu on Saturday as more international aid arrived and humanitarian workers fanned out in the countryside.
FOX News

Living wage measure would not apply to the Disneyland Resort, city attorney says

October 6, 2018 |

Disneyland Resort would not be subject to an Anaheim ballot measure that requires all hospitality businesses that accept a city subsidy to pay workers a living wage, according to a legal opinion by the Anaheim city attorney.

Addressing a controversy that has been brewing for weeks, City Attorney…


L.A. Times – Business

Minnesota city sees influx of ‘drunk’ birds flying into cars, windows, officials say

October 4, 2018 |

The Gilbert Minnesota Police Department this week warned the city has seen an influx of birds “under the influence,” due to eating berries which have fermented sooner than expected this year.
FOX News

Teen Reported Her Rape, and Texas City Abandoned Her

September 30, 2018 |

Amber Wyatt said she was raped by two seniors at a party on Aug. 11, 2006. The next month, the word “FAITH” started appearing on cars of fellow students at James Martin High School. It wasn’t a declaration of solidarity with Wyatt, then 16, but rather a vulgar acronym: “F—…
Newser