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Caught On Video: Brawl On Venice Beach Boardwalk

VENICE (CBSLA) – Cellphone video shows an all-out brawl between what appears to be at least three homeless men Wednesday on the Venice Beach Boardwalk. In the video, posted to Twitter, a man with a large pole can be seen charging another man who is exchanging punches with a third man. At one point, a security guard is seen attempting to break up the fight, but to no avail. “It’s not an uncommon sight,” Adam Merchant, assistant manager of the Fig Tree Restaurant, said. Merchant said that fights like this happen all too often and that the homelessness crisis has taken a major toll...
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Protesters Vandalize Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Home After He Signs Ordinance To Restrict Homeless Encampments

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Protesters descended on the mayoral residence Thursday night, leaving behind trash and graffiti, just hours after Mayor Eric Garcetti signed an ordinance restricting homeless encampments in Los Angeles. A crowd of about 50 people began protesting at the residence at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, according to the LAPD. The protest started peacefully, but ended with dozens of officers responding in riot gear dispersing the crowd. “No one was in danger. Our role last night was to facilitate a peaceful protest and make sure that everyone’s First Amendment rights were protected,” LAPD Lt. Rex Ingram said. “Unfortunately around midnight,...
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Calif. restaurant says patrons must show 'proof of being unvaccinated'

A California restaurant owner is turning heads with a sign posted outside his establishment that asks patrons to show "proof of being unvaccinated." The sign is taped on the window of Basilico's Pasta e Vino, an Italian restaurant in Huntington Beach. "We have zero tolerance for treasonous, anti-American stupidy. Thank you for pondering," text at the bottom of the sign reads.
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Tom Girardi Reportedly Invoking His Fifth Amendment Rights To Avoid Answering Questions About Clients’ Missing Settlement Funds

There’s Real-life courtroom drama making its way onto this season of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. And the more news comes out, the worse the story gets. Tom Girardi is accused of embezzling millions upon millions from his law clients. And many of them were granted settlement funds after being victims or family members of victims […] The post Tom Girardi Reportedly Invoking His Fifth Amendment Rights To Avoid Answering Questions About Clients’ Missing Settlement Funds appeared first on Reality Tea.
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What $400,000 buys in five L.A. neighborhoods

Unless you’re looking for raw land or a years-long renovation project, $400,000 won’t go too far in L.A.’s single-family housing market. L.A. County’s median home price soared to a record $790,000 in June, and according to Zillow, the average home value in the city is hovering around $882,000. With starter...