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-- He lives in Sherman Oaks now, but Terry McGaha will always have a piece of New Orleans close to his heart. "I guess I'll always be an ambassador of New Orleans if nothing else," McGaha said Friday, the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. McGaha was asked to visit the three Holy Cross schools on the West Coast and ended up at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks with nine students also displaced by the hurricane. "One of my friends from New Orleans said `When are you coming home?' and I told him `I am home,' " McGaha said.
On Saturday, the 19-year-old will head to Israel to bury his father and will now have to grow up without the wisdom of Eli Malahi, 58. Tuesday, Eli Malahi stepped out of his van in the 300 block of North Crescent Drive and was hit by a dark sedan followed by a dark minivan or SUV. The separation had been hard on the whole family. But Matan says he and his father got through hardships together, and this is first heartbreak he'll have to navigate without him. Anyone with information is asked to call the Beverly Hills Police Department.
"Hopefully you can forgive the fact that my heightened emotions disturbed what might have otherwise been a carefree stop on your way to a nice cup of coffee," she wrote. This week, Watts wrote a new letter in which she apologized "for my lack of emotional control" and asked for forgiveness. 11, when Parker responded to a report of a couple having sex in a car parked near a Studio City talent agency. Police said Watts and Lucas matched the description of the couple involved. He retired instead, ending his 26-year career with the LAPD in June.
City crews took four weeks to fill potholes in Hollywood Hills West, but just four and half days in Chinatown. "People think there is extra political clout" in the Hollywood Hills, she said. Slow repair times also were found in South L.A. In the foothill communities of Sunland, Tujunga and Lake View Terrace, the wait was less than a day. Paul Racs, director of the Office of Community Beautification, said South L.A. Responding in those areas can involve safety issues for the work crews and require police escorts, increasing delays, he said.
-- A recently closed model train store in Culver City was gutted by a fire, authorities said Friday. Thursday, Culver City Fire Department Batallion Chief Mike Nagy said. Flames were visible from the front of the store when firefighters arrived. The fire was knocked down in five minutes, but the store was severely damaged, Nagy said. The company that owned the store declared insolvency and closed it down on July 7 after 69 years in business.
-- A 56-year-old man suspected of setting fire to a commercial structure in Yucca Valley remained in custody on Friday. Dennis Lee Chance, of Yucca Valley, was arrested on suspicion of arson, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department. City officials explained the store opened in 2013. It is the largest retailer in the Morongo Basin. He was detained during an area search, and was later interviewed by detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Arson/Bomb Division. Chance is being held on $250,000 at the Morongo Basin Jail.
-- Nestle SA was sued in Los Angeles on Thursday over allegations that its Fancy Feast cat food contains fish from a Thai supplier that uses slave labor. Headquarters in Glendale -- violated laws prohibiting false advertising and unfair competition because its supplier uses forced labor to harvest fish used in the cat food. The suit was filed by four consumers seeking to represent all California buyers of Fancy Feast, Bloomberg reported. "We at Nestle Purina agree that forced labor has no place in the supply chain," the company stated.
A suspicious package shut down a stretch of Studio City on Thursday, police said. Police were investigating a suitcase or bag chained to a bench near Ventura and Laurel Canyon boulevards in Studio City, said LAPD Officer Drake Madison. The immediate area is blocked off to pedestrian and auto traffic. Police received the call about 7:40 p.m., Madison said.
They still do to the Reel Cowboys, a group of old western character actors who are hosting the event. They decided to throw a Christmas party for the kids at the Glendale YWCA, and show them that not all men were like those who had abused them and their moms. So the Reel Cowboys -- many of whom played bad men their entire professional lives -- finally got to be the good guys when the cameras came out. The 60th anniversary reunion of Gunsmoke is Friday night, Sept. 18 at the Sportsmen's Lodge in Studio City. Dennis McCarthy's column runs on Friday.
"Of all people," he thought, "I can handle that. That wasn't the case on the set of "We Are Your Friends," Joseph's directorial debut out Friday. "He was dealing weed, and he and all his friends were promoting these clubs on Hollywood Boulevard where they'd be paid by the head," recalled Joseph, 33. "We Are Your Friends" showcases numerous perspectives -- sometimes characters speak directly to the camera, other times there's voice-over. The camera work is shaky and fast, and graphic text and animation frequently pop up on-screen.
-- After 43 years in prison and 29 parole hearings, parole officials are again considering whether it is safe to free Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis. The Board of Parole Hearings has recommended three times that the 72-year-old Davis be released from prison. On Thursday, for the 30th time, parole commissioners will consider if Davis should be paroled in the 1969 slayings of musician Gary Hinman and stuntman Donald "Shorty" Shea. Davis was not involved in the notorious killings of actress Sharon Tate and six others.
Chris Baker, 43, was airlifted to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Wednesday after the attack near Isthmus Pier, near the Two Harbors area, according to the Orange County Register. Baker was CEO and president of the American Conservation Experience, which works with the Catalina Island Conservancy on trail projects. In recent years, the animals have been repatriated to Lakota tribes in South Dakota that enter into an agreement with the Conservancy that the animals will live out their natural lives on tribal lands.
-- An official at a Bakersfield-area charter school who previously played in the NFL has been arrested on suspicion of distributing child pornography. The Kern County District Attorney's Office says James Ameer Wofford, the academic dean at Grimmway Academy, was arrested this week. He resigned from the school in Arvin on Wednesday. Wofford is scheduled for arraignment Sept. It wasn't immediately known if he has a lawyer. Wofford previously played in the NFL, as a member of the Minnesota Vikings.
On display will be glasswork by Zoe Topsfield, paintings by Debbi Green and ceramics by Rebecca Catterall. Originally from the UK, she also works at the Glass Studio in Studio City. Debbi Green \x97If you have spotted a cow or a chicken in Topanga Canyon Gallery, chances are you have already experienced Debbi Green's playful and award-winning paintings. While Nobel prizewinner Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban, she is a hero to girls everywhere seeking an education. Topanga Canyon Blvd., #109, Topanga, CA 90290.