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Los Angeles High School at Olympic & Rimpau.
Two young hispanic men were shot outside Los Angeles High School at Olympic and Rimpau boulevards, according to the Los Angeles Police Department, though the shootings were off campus.
The shooting started at 3:30 p.m., the LAPD's Cleon Joseph told ABC7. Police are searching for two suspects; the two victims, a 17- and a 20-year-old, have been taken to a local hospital, Joseph said.
It's unclear if the 17-year-old is a student at the high school.
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Shepard Fairey unveiling his portrait of then US president-elect Barack Obama before it was installed at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC (2009)
The civil lawsuit between artist Shepard Fairey and the Associated Press over the use of an image in his Barack Obama "HOPE" poster was settled out of court in 2011, however, the criminal case, stemming from Fairey's acknowledgement that he fabricated and destroyed information in the 2009 lawsuit, was just heard in a New York courtroom.
Fairey pled guilty on Friday in federal court to one count of criminal contempt for misconduct he called a "terrible decision." The Los Angeles street artist faces a maximum fine of $5,000 for the misdemeanor charge, and a maximum penalty of six months in prison.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said in a statement Friday that Fairey "went to extreme lengths to obtain an unfair and illegal advantage in his civil litigation." Upon realizing the image he'd used was not the image he thought, Fairy reportedly printed documents to support his claims, arranged for a witness to support false claims, and hid the truth until files were discovered.
The Los Angeles Times building.
The L.A. Times is charging ahead with a fee-based model for its online content beginning March 5.
A trend in reaction shows readers seemingly dissatisfied with the terminology of calling the pricing structure a "membership program" instead of the straightforward use of the word "paywall."
The newspaper attempts to explain the label distinction by saying, "although digital payment plans are commonly known as 'paywalls,' The Times is billing its plan as a 'membership program' that will include retail discounts, deals and giveaways, as well as access to digital news."
Are you planning to pay for Times "membership?"
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Hello paywall, goodbye unlimited free Web news. The L.A. Times will be charging people who don't subscribe to its daily print edition for unlimited online content starting March 5, it was announced on Friday. The cost of the L.A. Times "membership program" will vary based on whether a reader subscribes to the Sunday edition, or chooses digital-only access. Up to 15 articles about every month will be free for anyone. More information and community reaction to follow.
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Animal neglect charges may be filed against the operator of a Central Valley chicken farm where authorities found about 50,000 dead or starving hens. The animals has not been fed in more than two weeks, according to officials, said the L.A. Times.
The hens were found on a property rented to A&L Poultry, following a citizen complaint about the business on Tuesday, the Modesto Bee reported. Company owner Andy Keung Cheung declined to comment when reached by phone by the newspaper.
The birds did not show signs of disease in initial veterinary testing. Annette Patton, executive director of the Stanislaus Animal Services agency, said one-third of the animals died of starvation and the others are in such poor health they will be euthanized.
The rising cost of feed may have contributed to the inhumane situation, said Bill Mattos, president of the California Poultry Federation. No information was immediately available about where A&L eggs were being sold.