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SAN JACINTO -- A passenger on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle was killed and the driver seriously injured when the bike slammed into the back of a car early Saturday in San Jacinto. Officials suspect the collision was caused by drunken driving. The crash was reported shortly before 1 a.m. at State and Seventh streets, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department. The motorcycle reportedly rear-ended a Honda Civic, causing the Harley's driver and passenger to be thrown onto the street. ( -2014 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc.
Kleinman, a 39-year-old salesman from Studio City, had been convicted of six felony counts related to marijuana distribution in June. The only question was whether Kleinman could help himself. A San Clemente man who secretly controlled nine dispensaries was sentenced last year to 21 years and 10 months in federal prison. He shot down the claim that Kleinman thought he wasn't breaking the law. Kleinman's girlfriend, Voula Lambropoulos, asked to speak. The judge took a deep breath and sentenced Kleinman to 17 years and 7 months in federal prison.
SAN CLEMENTE -- Hundreds of residents gathered on Saturday to protest against turning a hospital into a medical office building in San Clemente. Over 200 people, part of the non-profit group formed to fight against the closure of Saddleback Hospital by Memorial Care Health System, were seen around 8:00 a.m. on the San Clemente Pier. Saddleback Hospital has served as the sole emergency care facility for the community. So far, more than 1,000 signatures have been generated from the community in petition of the facility's closure.
HUNTINGTON BEACH -- A Stanton man died late Friday night following a crash earlier in the day in Huntington Beach, authorities said. Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Vo had to be cut out of his overturned car, which caught fire after the 10:50 a.m. crash, Concialdi said. Emergency workers took Vo to UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange, where the injured driver of the pickup truck was also treated, Concialdi said. Two women in the SUV were taken to a hospital in Huntington Beach while the motorcyclist declined medical attention.
LOS ANGELES -- The original script for "The Interview" called for the story to reference a country with a fictitious name, according to a published report. In an interview with Creative Screenwriting, screenwriter Dan Sterling reportedly said he wrote the script with no actual country involved, KNX 1070's Bob Brill reports. But after discussing the project with Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and the executives at Sony Pictures Entertainment, they collectively decided to try writing it about Kim Jong Un.
Celebrities will be coming out in droves to the upcoming "People's Choice Awards 2015," with the announcement of celebrities like Ellen DeGeneres and Anthony Anderson. The comedic pair is sure to stir up some laughs between big performances by Fall Out Boy, Lady Antebellum and the newly GRAMMY -nominated Iggy Azalea. Get your votes in, and find out who wins on Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 9:00pm live ET/delayed PT. You May Also Be Interested In These Stories - People's Choice Awards 2015' Announces Attendees AndÂ Performances Twin Killing!
The group brought their talents to the Brentwood Presbyterian Church on Friday, serenading their audience with smooth jazz while surrounded by a Christmas tree and poinsettias. "Music is medicine for the mind. CBS2/KCAL9's Kaj Goldberg spoke with band member Sam Mayo. Despite being unable to understand or answer Goldberg's questions, Mayo had no trouble belting out "You Are My Sunshine" on his harmonica to the crowd. Program organizers hope to expand and make a difference to communities across Southern California.
BUYER: Allison JanneyLOCATION: Studio City, Calif.PRICE: $3,250,000SIZE: 4,829 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Let's hope it's a positive sign of change in the way corporate Hollywood typically puts middle-aged actresses out to showbiz pasture when they reach the ripe old aged of 35 or 40 but, in case any of y'all haven't noticed, 55-year-old Allison Janney's career is hotter than an August afternoon in Palm Springs.
Included are Ruben Ostlund's patriarchy-skewering avalanche film "Force Majeure" from Sweden, Andrey Zvyagintsev's "Leviathan," about a property dispute in a small Russian costal town, and Pawel Pawlikowski's Polish drama "Ida," about a young woman with dreams of being a nun who discovers some dark secrets in her family's past. All recently received Golden Globe nominations, too. Missing from the list were a few high profile films, such as the Palme d'Or-winning drama "Two Days, One Night," from the Dardennes brothers.
AZUSA -- An Azusa family dealing with hard times received some holiday cheer from K-EARTH 101 on Thursday, giving them a Christmas they will never forget. CBS2's Kai Goldberg went along as Gary Bryan and Lisa Stanley from the K-EARTH 101 Morning Show presented gifts, including a check for $13,000, to Michael and Daria Gale, who have lived with their three teenage daughters in a small room at the Arrow Inn motel in Azusa for more than a month. "We kept trying to pay, kept trying to pay, and we couldn't catch up," said Daria Gale.
Swedish billionaire Markus Persson, 35, plunked down $70 million for a 23,000-square-foot Beverly Hills mansion, it was announced Thursday. The $70 million price represents a record for a home sold in the Trousdale Estates neighborhood of Beverly Hills, according to the John Aaroe Group. A mansion sold in Los Angeles in March for $102 million. The nation's current highest asking price is a 12-bedroom, 23-bath home in Beverly Hills -- and it can be yours for $195 million. (-2014 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc.
COSTA MESA -- Experts say Southern California's freeways have become more congested as the price of gas has plunged to its lowest point in more than five years. It's amazing," said Jonathan Barrios. "Now it's like ten dollars cheaper," noted commuter Alyssa Dunn, who drives over 70 miles a day, but has seen the downside of the lower prices. "There's always traffic nonstop," Dunn said. That's the largest traffic jump since 2003. Some experts are saying that the good economy and lower gas prices are also fueling a increase in new car sales.
Kory Adam Charleton of Highland is accused of illegally pulling people over while driving a white Crown Victoria, Highland police said in a statement. Acquaintances in the neighborhood told KCAL9's Crystal Cruz that Charleton was once a security guard. They described him as a nice guy. Unfortunately, he's a young kid and acts on wrong reasons, I guess," said Scott Marquez, an acquaintance. Anyone with more information about this case was asked to call the Highland Sheriff's Station at .
PASADENA -- Close to a year after protesters blocked SeaWorld's float in the Tournament of Roses Parade, a judge Thursday dismissed a case against the final defendant. Amanda Slyter walked out of court Thursday free of any charges in connection with claims that she along with more than a dozen PETA protesters disrupted the parade last January by blocking SeaWorld's float on Colorado Boulevard. "I'm very, pleased with the result," Slyter told KCAL9's Greg Mills. The organization has no plans to have a float in this year's parade.
By Loscalzo While the alleged perpetrators in the Sony Pictures hack may have forced the studio to scuttle the Christmas Day nationwide premiere of The Interview, Seth Rogen has at least one American theater interested in screening the film. On his blog, Game of Thrones author and owner of Santa Fe's Jean Cocteau Cinema, George R.R. Martin lashed out at Sony for pulling the film, adding: I haven't seen THE INTERVIEW. I have no idea how good or bad a film it is. It might be stupid and offensive and outrageous. That's not the point, though.