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Big rig hits and kills pedestrian on southbound 405; morning traffic snarled
A big rig struck and killed a pedestrian on the southbound 405 Freeway near Wilshire Boulevard early Friday, closing all but the carpool lane and snarling traffic for the morning commute. The victim was described as a male age 35-40, said CHP Officer Francisco Villalobos. "We don't know how the...
8 points by Los Angeles Times | Traffic Brentwood Los Angeles California Road Beverly Hills California Lane Holmby Hills Los Angeles California Koreatown Los Angeles California Santa Monica California
Broadway Box Office: Glenn Close, Jake Gyllenhaal Draw Crowds
Marquee names and musical revivals made waves at the Broadway box office last week, with Glenn Close raking in a hefty tally in the opening week of “Sunset Boulevard” and Jake Gyllenhaal making a promising bow with the first preview of “Sunday in the Park With George.” “Sunset Boulevard” ($1,142,254) topped the $1 million mark... Read more »
284 points by Variety | Jake Gyllenhaal Broadway theatre Holmby Hills Los Angeles California Manhattan Wicked Glenn Close Musical theatre The Broadway
Broadway Box Office: ‘Hamilton’ Spikes With New Pricing; ‘Sunset Boulevard’ Strong
The Super Bowl is always a tough time at the Broadway box office — but you’d never know it to look at “Hamilton,” the megahit that saw sales spike as its new premium pricing took effect. “Hamilton” ($3,214,897) jumped a whopping $750,000 compared to the previous week. That’s because the new pricing tiers the production... Read more »
15 points by Variety | Glenn Close Super Bowl Cate Blanchett New York City Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Holmby Hills Los Angeles California Josh Groban Super Bowl XLIV