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A Note to Our Readers about Changes on Patch

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Parking Structure in Century City Collapses

Parking Structure in Century City Collapses

The buildings are yellow-tagged until Monday. Officials now believe the weight of landscaping materials being stored on top of the underground structure caused the collapse.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Teen Calls in Home Invasion from a Closet in Beverlywood

Teen Calls in Home Invasion from a Closet in Beverlywood

The woman said she was so frightened that she was hesitant to come out of the bedroom closet even after police arrived
Former UCLA Associate Athletic Director Pleads No Contest to Having Child Porn

Former UCLA Associate Athletic Director Pleads No Contest to Having Child Porn

Michael Sondheimer resigned last year after being placed on administrative leave. Now he must register as a sex offender.
One Dies in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Sunset

One Dies in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Sunset

Four vehicles were involved in the crash and the deceased victim died at the scene after being trapped in the wreckage.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Woman in Freeway Beating Files Civil Rights Lawsuit Against CHP

Woman in Freeway Beating Files Civil Rights Lawsuit Against CHP

Attorneys for Marlene Pinnock say the assault was "tantamount to attempted murder."
Movie Stars Not the Only Ones to Get a Quirky Awards Show

Movie Stars Not the Only Ones to Get a Quirky Awards Show

Nickelodeon hosts its first Kids' Choice Sports Awards from UCLA's Pauley Pavillion tonight. Some of the categories: "Sickest Moves," "King and Queen of Swag" and "Don't Try This at Home."
Michelle Obama: Inability of Vets to Find Jobs Is 'Unacceptable'

Michelle Obama: Inability of Vets to Find Jobs Is 'Unacceptable'

The first lady spoke to a gathering of government and business leaders today in Century City.
Michelle Obama Begins 2-Day Swing Through L.A. Today

Michelle Obama Begins 2-Day Swing Through L.A. Today

She'll be attending fundraisers, including an event in Century City Wednesday. She'll also be back next week.
UCLA Medical Centers in Westwood, Santa Monica Tops in the State, Report Says

UCLA Medical Centers in Westwood, Santa Monica Tops in the State, Report Says

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center was ranked third in the state and second for Los Angeles.
Man Pleads Not Guilty to Bilking Investors out of $2M for Fake Movies

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Bilking Investors out of $2M for Fake Movies

Robert "Bobby" Matias is accused of joining three others -- including one from Mar Vista -- in promising investors big-name movie stars would be making their bogus films.
4 Men Arrested at Pro-Israel Rally Released, Officer who Fired Shot on Paid Leave

4 Men Arrested at Pro-Israel Rally Released, Officer who Fired Shot on Paid Leave

The federal agent was responding to an attack by apparent counter-protesters using wooden flagpoles to hit demonstrators.
Federal Agent Fires Shot at Pro-Israel Rally in Westwood

Federal Agent Fires Shot at Pro-Israel Rally in Westwood

A federal protective services officer fired a shot around 5:45 p.m., but no one was struck, said Deputy Trina Schrader of the L.A. County Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau.
UCLA Employe Put on Leave After Allegedly Taking 'Upskirt' Photos

UCLA Employe Put on Leave After Allegedly Taking 'Upskirt' Photos

Jumaane Peterson, an administrative specialist for UCLA's Anderson School of Management, was arrested July 9 on a misdemeanor sexual battery charge.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
UCLA Employee Facing Sexual Battery Charges

UCLA Employee Facing Sexual Battery Charges

Jumaane Peterson also took upskirt photos of colleagues, the Daily Bruin reported.
Hall of Famer Warren Moon Wants High School Football Teams to Limit Contact Practices

Hall of Famer Warren Moon Wants High School Football Teams to Limit Contact Practices

He calls for high school programs to follow in the footsteps of the NCAA to reduce the number of concussions.
Appellate Court Affirms Life Sentence for Man who Killed 2 Women in West L.A. 30 Years Ago

Appellate Court Affirms Life Sentence for Man who Killed 2 Women in West L.A. 30 Years Ago

One of the two victims was the mother of guitarist Dave Navarro (Jane's Addiction), who was only 15 at the time.