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Helen Mirren to get actors’ guild Life Achievement Award

Nov. 18, 2021 10:32 AM EST

The Screen Actors Guild has selected Dame Helen Mirren as their 57th Life Achievement Award Recipient, the union said Thursday. The 76-year-old English stage and screen actor has credits spanning over 50 years and has played everything from a gangster’s girlfriend in...

Guard stabs man in fight in Southern California supermarket

Nov. 09, 2021 12:03 PM EST

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California supermarket security guard stabbed a man who entered the store without a mask, assaulted a staff member and fought with the guard, police said. The Santa Monica Police Department said the incident occurred late Monday...

Extra crispy: Max Fried can't pitch Braves into World Series

Oct. 22, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Fried had every ingredient in front of him for the biggest day of his baseball life at Dodger Stadium. The Braves ace from Santa Monica took the mound Thursday night with the opportunity to pitch Atlanta into its first World Series of the 21st...

Snap's stock drops as iPhone privacy controls pinch ad sales

Oct. 21, 2021 19:25 PM EDT

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Snapchat's corporate parent disclosed Thursday that its ad sales are being hurt by a privacy crackdown that rolled out on Apple's iPhones earlier this year, raising investor fears that the app's financial growth is going into a tailspin. The...

Activision confirms SEC probe into discrimination allegation

Sep. 21, 2021 14:13 PM EDT

Activision Blizzard, one of the world’s most high-profile video game companies, confirmed a regulatory probe and said it is working to address complaints of workplace discrimination. The Santa Monica, California, company said Tuesday that it is complying with a recent...

No injuries as 4.3-magnitude earthquake rattles Los Angeles

Sep. 18, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — A small earthquake shook the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area Friday night, but there weren't any immediate reports of major damage or injuries. The magnitude-4.3 quake struck shortly after 7:58 p.m. and was centered near Carson, about 21...