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David Edwards’ Daughter Has Some Words for Tami Roman Amid ‘The Real World’ Reunion

It wasn’t easy for Tami Roman to revisit her past on “The Real World.”. Tami Roman is well known for her time on “Basketball Wives.” However, “The Real World: Los Angeles” was her first rodeo. For Tami, she wanted to be as transparent as possible back in 1993. It wasn’t easy for her to move into a house with strangers. Since they all had different backgrounds and experiences, drama followed. For Tami, her most controversial moment on the show happened with David Edwards. David thought he was playfully pulling a blanket off Tami, but she didn’t see it that way. In fact, Tami was only wearing underwear under the blanket. She told David to stop, but since she was laughing, he figured she was fine with what he thought was horseplay.
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Daily Breeze

Torrance launches citywide sales tax campaign ahead of June elections

Torrance has officially launched a $420,000 public outreach campaign intended to educate voters the city’s proposed three-quarter cent sales tax increase, which will appear as a ballot measure during next year’s state primary election. The city recently sent out mailers to residents to provide the details about the tax measure...

My “Homeless Christmas”

This December, I celebrate thirteen years of recovery from schizophrenia. As I decorate my apartment for Christmas, send off cards, and buy gifts, I think back to my life outside, homeless in Los Angeles. In 2006, I spent Christmas wandering parks near my former university, looking for any food that...

Person Fatally Injured In Single-Vehicle Crash On Big Tujunga Canyon Road

TUJUNGA (CBSLA) – A person was fatally injured during a single-vehicle crash Saturday morning on Big Tujunga Canyon Road in Tujunga, authorities said. The crash occurred about 12:53 a.m. on Big Tujunga Canyon Road at Mile Marker 4.16, the California Highway Patrol reported. Paramedics dispatched to the scene about 1 a.m. airlifted a person to an area trauma center, according to a county fire department dispatcher. That person later died from their injuries, the CHP said. There was no other information available.
Santa Monica Daily Press

King tides to offer a glimpse at the future of sea level rise

The king tides are coming and bringing with them a peek at how rising sea levels will likely impact our coastline by 2100. The highest tides of the year, known as king tides, are a naturally occurring phenomenon that take place when a new or full moon coincides with the moon reaching its closest point to earth in its elliptical orbit. The combined result is a much stronger than usual gravitational pull that causes abnormally high tides.

Today In Hip Hop History: UGK’s Pimp C Passed Away 14 Years Ago

On this date in 2007, Chad Butler aka Pimp C of Houston’s legendary Underground Kingz along with Bun B, lost his life from an overdose of promethazine syrup, which is called “lean” on the streets, in West Hollywood, California. He was only 33 years old. Even though his physical presence is gone and sorely missed, many artists still pay homage to Sweet Jones through his music and dedication to him of their own music.

California on edge amid surge in smash-and-grab crimes

This week, officials in Los Angeles announced the arrest of 14 individuals connected to recent smash-and-grab robberies but critics say more action is needed amid the rise in violent crimes. NBC’s Guad Venegas reports for Weekend TODAY.Dec. 4, 2021.
Los Angeles Daily News

Religion events in the San Fernando Valley area, Dec. 4-11

Here is a sampling of religion events in the San Fernando Valley area. Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego pilgrimage and procession: Today the images are at Our Lady of Solitude, 4561 Cesar E. Chavez Ave., Los Angeles. Details about the pilgrimage schedule here: The pilgrimage culminates on Sunday with the 90th annual procession, 10:30 a.m. (from Our Lady of Solitude at the corner of Cesar Chavez Avenue and Ford Boulevard, Los Angeles), and a Mass celebrated by Archbishop José H. Gomez, 1 p.m., at East Los Angeles College, stadium, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park. 213-637-7235. Details on the procession and Mass here:

Darlene Hard, 3-time major tennis champion, dies at 85

Darlene Hard, an aggressive serve-and-volley player who won three major singles titles and 18 major doubles titles in a Hall of Fame tennis career, has died. She was 85. She died Thursday at Northridge Hospital in the Los Angeles area after a brief illness, according to Mona Cravens, director of student publications at the University of Southern California, where Hard worked for 45 years.

August Burns Red Vocalist Leaves Tour Due to “Emergency Situation”

August Burns Red have issued the following statement:. “Due to an emergency situation, Jake [Luhrs, vocals] will be heading home for the remaining Leveler Tour Dates. He is ok, and will see everyone at Christmas Burns Red. We’d like to say a big thank you to Mike [Felker] from Convictions for filling in on these remaining shows! Show him some love and we will see you tonight in Dallas!”

Jennifer Danny | Songs Didn’t Mean What I Thought

A few weeks ago, I read that The Rolling Stones were removing their song “Brown Sugar” from their playlist due to its lyrics. I had never really known what the song was about, because I thought the lyrics were, “Oh brown sugar, how come you dance so good, oooohh brown sugar, just like a young girl should.” I admit that I never thought much about that song.

Celebrating a phoenix of a home in Los Angeles

When Joyce Poulson was awakened by her fire alarm in the early morning of Nov. 12, 2018, she didn’t see any flames or smell smoke. She went upstairs in her butterfly-roof house in Los Angeles’ Silver Lake neighborhood to try to turn off the alarm and, failing at that, called the alarm company.
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

LA city, county seek dismissal of amended homelessness lawsuit

Attorneys for the city and county of Los Angeles have filed motions seeking dismissal of a revised lawsuit demanding local government find shelter for the thousands of people camping on sidewalks and near freeways. The L.A. Alliance for Human Rights — plaintiffs in the closely watched federal lawsuit — filed...