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George Kee Cheung , Chinese American movie star in Hollywood, and Emily Wang, vice-president of East West Bank, attend the press conference of the 10th Chinese American Film Festival in West Covina, California on Oct 3. Provided to China Daily One of the highest-profile discussions in the film industry between China and US will take place in Los Angeles on Nov 3, when the Chinese American Film Festival Film Collaboration Discussion takes place. James Su, president of CAFF and EDI Media, organizer of the film festival and discussion, released the list of essential attendees of the discussion to China Daily, stressing that the list represented the highest-profile filmmakers and studio heads in China and the US.
When I told colleagues I was going to a family funeral up in Apple Valley, many of them replied: “Have a nice flight.” Flight? No one needs an airplane to get to Apple Valley from L.A. The town of 70,000 is only a 90-minute drive from downtown. But some California places remain stubbornly invisible.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputiesinteract with simulated victims as they participate in an active shooter training drill at AMC Theaters in Norwalk on Wednesday October 1, 2014. About 75 law enforcement and firefighters were involved in the morning exercise.
The project centers around Rebecca , a successful, driven and possibly crazy young woman who impulsively gives up everything her partnership at a prestigious law firm and her upscale apartment in Manhattan in a desperate attempt to find love and happiness in that exotic hotbed of romance and adventure: West Covina, CA. Fontana will play Greg, a bartender and Rebecca's first friend; McDonald is Darryl, Rebecca's new boss; Champlin plays Paula, ; and Rodriguez will play Josh, Rebecca's childhood boyfriend who she runs into years later and who acts as the catalyst for her dramatic life change.
In one of the most inappropriate announcements in entertainment history, Tony-nominee and FROZEN star Santino Fontana has been cast in Showtime comedy pilot CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND . Also part of the cast will be Broadway alum Donna Lynne Champlin .
A California state flag blows toward Gov. Jerry Brown as he speaks at the 18th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit in South Lake Tahoe on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. In a major victory for California labor unions, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed legislation that will hold businesses liable when subcontractors violate wage, workplace safety or workers' compensation rules.
Assemblymember Roger HernA ndez announced AB 1897 was signed by Governor Brown, mandating that employers assume liability even for third-party contractors. This bill provides that when companies use staffing agencies and other third party labor contractors to supply workers to perform the work of their business, the client employer remains responsible for certain basic labor protections.
San Gabriel Valley law enforcement officers and firefighters took part in a massive active shooter training scenario simulating a terrorist attack at the Plaza West Covina shopping mall. WEST COVINA >> Dozens of San Gabriel Valley first responders took part in a large-scale active shooter training scenario simulating a terrorist attack on a West Covina shopping mall Sunday.
City officials broke ground on a $250,000 playground at Walmerado Park this week and hope to have it ready for bouncing youths by November. The baseball-themed playground falls in line with the youth baseball fields at the park.