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UCLA Chosen As Site Of Olympic Village For 2024 Bid

WESTWOOD—On Monday, January 25 it was announced that the committee bidding for the City of Los Angeles to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games has chosen UCLA as the place for the Olympic Village, which will house all competing athletes. During a campus press conference on Monday, LA 2024 officials said they were attracted to UCLA’s newly built and recently...

Carolina Panthers Vs. Denver Broncos For Super Bowl 50

UNITED STATES—Oh, it was an interesting weekend of football for America. In one corner it was the defending NFL champions the New England Patriots versus the underdogs in Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos. I’ll be the first to admit, I’m not a fan of Tom Brady and the Patriots. I feel time and time again, this is a...

Road Closures Announced For Super Bowl 50

SAN FRANCISCO—San Francisco is anticipating over one million visitors starting this week for its nine-day Super Bowl 50 activities and events.
SAN FRANCISCO—The City of San Francisco is anticipating over one million visitors starting this week for its nine-days of activities and events leading up to Super Bowl 50. A considerable number of visitors are expected to be coming in from Denver, Colorado to support the Denver Broncos. Super Bowl City will be taking place at the Justin Herman Plaza, as...

SF Bay Area Braces Itself For Super Bowl 50

San Francisco Bay Area braces itself for Super Bowl 50, Sunday February 7.
SAN FRANCISCO—An estimated 70,000 people will be attending Super Bowl 50 which will take place on Sunday, February 7 at the Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. San Francisco is gearing up to host the week-long Super Bowl City festivities leading up to the game, which will be taking place 40 miles north of the stadium. San Francisco residents are being warned...

Legendary Fashion Icon, Wilkes Bashford, Dies At Age 82

SAN FRANCISCO—Wilkes Bashford, a world renowned clothier from San Francisco, died at the age of 82 on Saturday, January 16. Bashford had suffered from prostate cancer. Bashford was known for his self-titled clothing chain, which he created over four decades ago in 1966. To many, he was the man who changed the fashion scene in San Francisco, and was the first...

Alan Rickman Dies Of Cancer At Age 69

London, England—On Thursday, January 14, Alan Rickman, 69, died of pancreatic cancer.
LONDON, ENGLAND—On Thursday, January 14, Alan Rickman, 69, died of pancreatic cancer. The actor had not disclosed his condition to the public, and close friends said Rickman had not revealed the severity of his illness until recent weeks. Rickman’s representatives at the Independent Talent Group Ltd. say he had a short battle with cancer from the time of his...

NFL Approves Rams To Move To Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES—The St. Louis Rams will bid farewell to Missouri as they head West for Los Angeles. NFL owners voted on Tuesday, January 12 in Houston, Texas to allow the Rams to relocate to Los Angeles with a new stadium. Rams owner Stan Kroenke will be building the $1.8 billion facility. The Rams were originally in Los Angeles from...

Musician David Bowie Dead At 69

HOLLYWOOD—The music world is mourning the loss of rock and pop legend David Bowie who passed away at the age of 69, on Saturday, January 10 after an 18-month battle with cancer. Bowie was battling liver cancer, which the musician did not publicly announce. His death occurred just two days after his 69th birthday, where he released his latest album...

Bill Cosby Gets Arraigned In Court

HOLLYWOOD—"The Cosby Show" star Bill Cosby, 78, was arraigned on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 in a Pennslyvania court room for aggravated indecent assault charges that allegedly occurred in 2004. Following a brief court hearing, Cosby entered a plea and was forced to surrender his passport just before being escorted to Cheltenham Police Station, where he posted a $1 million bail before leaving. Cosby...

Singer Natalie Cole Dies At 65

HOLLYWOOD—Famed American jazz and pop singer, Natalie Cole died Thursday, December 31, 2015 at Cedar-Sinai Hospital, due to "complications from ongoing health issues," noted a NBC News report. According to Cole's biography, the passing away of her late father, Nat King Cole, greatly affected her, leading to depression and heavy drug use throughout her career. In a song, "Angel on My...
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