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  • Los Angeles musicians speak at a press conference on Thursday, April 10, 2014, urging film executives to end job outsourcing.
  • Los Angeles musicians rallied in Westwood as part of a campaign demanding respect from film executives.
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protest, westside, eyewitness news
  • Los Angeles musicians speak at a press conference on Thursday, April 10, 2014, urging film executives to end job outsourcing.
  • Los Angeles musicians rallied Thursday in Westwood as part of a campaign demanding more respect from film executives.
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protest, westside, los angeles news, coleen sullivan
  • This Google Maps image shows the expected location of road closures on the southbound 405 Freeway between Santa Monica and National boulevards on Friday, March 14 and Sunday, March 16, 2014.
  • The southbound 405 Freeway between Santa Monica and National boulevards in West Los Angeles will be shut down for two nights.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, road construction, I-405 closure, los angeles news
  • A woman was killed in an apartment fire in the Palms neighborhood Friday afternoon.
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fire, westside, los angeles news
  • Traffic delays are expected throughout L.A. this week to accommodate Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit.
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traffic delay, westside, los angeles news
  • Cars move through the Sepulveda Pass after the 405 Freeway closure dubbed Jamzilla was lifted on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014.
  • The 405 closure dubbed 'Jamzilla' was finally lifted on Tuesday, just in time for the busy morning commute.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, abc7 traffic center, darsha philips
  • Cars move through the Sepulveda Pass after the 405 Freeway closure dubbed Jamzilla was lifted on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014.
  • The 405 closure dubbed 'Jamzilla' was finally lifted on Tuesday, just in time for the busy morning commute.
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traffic delay, travel, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, eyewitness news
  • Jamzilla is in its final hours. Drivers on the 405 are looking forward to lanes reopening after days of construction.
  • 'Jamzilla' is in its final hours. Drivers on the 405 are looking forward to lanes reopening after days of construction.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, abc7 traffic center
  • Construction is shown along the 405 Freeway during Jamzilla on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014.
  • 'Jamzilla' has arrived! It's an 80-hour modified closure of the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass.
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traffic delay, travel, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, eyewitness news
  • The L.A. County Sheriffs Department released a sketch of a suspect who shot a security guard in Marina del Rey on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013.
  • An Inglewood man has been charged in connection to the December murder of a security guard in Marina del Rey.
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shooting, homicide investigation, murder, westside, los angeles news
  • 'Jamzilla' is coming: The 405 will be closed through the Sepulveda Pass during the Presidents Day weekend.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, abc7 traffic center, sid garcia
  • A brush fire crept up hillsides next to Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades Tuesday afternoon, January 14, 2014
  • A brush fire burned 10 acres along PCH in Pacific Palisades Tuesday, forcing the closure of all lanes for nearly six hours.
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brush fire, fire, pacific coast highway, westside, los angeles news
  • The Mulholland Bridge along the 405 Freeway is shown in this undated file photo.
  • 'Jamzilla,' the latest construction project on the 405 Freeway, is expected to affect traffic on Presidents Day weekend.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, abc7 traffic center, melissa macbride
  • The Mulholland Bridge along the 405 Freeway is shown in this undated file photo.
  • 'Jamzilla,' the latest construction project on the 405, is expected to affect traffic on Presidents Day weekend.
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traffic delay, travel, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, abc7 traffic center
  • The L.A. County Sheriffs Department released a sketch of a suspect who shot a security guard in Marina del Rey on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013.
  • The L.A. County Sheriff's Department released a sketch of a suspect who shot a security guard in Marina del Rey on Monday.
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shooting, homicide investigation, murder, westside, los angeles news
  • A ramp on the 405 Freeway is seen in this undated photo.
  • Southbound lanes of the 405 Freeway will be closed between Sunset and Wilshire boulevards overnight Saturday.
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traffic delay, westside, construction, road closure, los angeles news
  • Veteran Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen is seen in this file photo. Chasen was shot to death in Beverly Hills while driving home from a movie premiere on Nov. 16, 2010.
  • Autopsy information released Thursday may contradict the Beverly Hills PD account of the shooting murder of Ronni Chasen.
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homicide investigation, murder, shooting, westside, los angeles news, miriam hernandez
  • President Barack Obama visited the DreamWorks Animation campus in Glendale on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013.
  • President Barack Obama discussed the nation's economy at the DreamWorks Animation campus in Glendale on Tuesday.
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president barack obama, traffic delay, westside, los angeles international airport, los angeles news
  • President Barack Obama is shown in this undated file photo.
  • President Barack Obama is setting off on another day of fundraising in SoCal, which means more traffic tie-ups for drivers.
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president barack obama, traffic delay, westside, los angeles international airport, vod
  • President Barack Obama arrives in Southern California on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013.
  • President Barack Obama landed in Los Angeles Monday evening, which meant traffic backups for commuters.
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president barack obama, traffic delay, westside, los angeles international airport, los angeles news
  • A child holds up a gift at a Christmas gift event sponsored by Sears and the Salvation Army in Santa Monica on Monday, Nov. 19, 2013.
  • Christmas came early for more than 100 kids on the Westside, courtesy of Sears and the Salvation Army.
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westside, santa monica, holiday, los angeles news
  • A man and his two sons in a small boat who went missing off the coast of Los Angeles overnight were rescued Friday morning, November 8, 2013.
  • A man and his two sons in a small boat who went missing off the coast of Los Angeles overnight were rescued Friday morning.
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missing person, westside, south bay, coast guard, los angeles news
  • Burglars have stolen tens of thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise from high-end stores on L.A.'s Westside.
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burglary, caught on tape, westside, los angeles news, rudabeh shahbazi
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  • The final ramp from Wilshire Boulevard to the 405 Freeway opened Thursday, culminating a months-long construction effort.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, abc7 traffic center
  • This map shows where the 405 Freeway will be closed the weekend of Oct. 26 and Oct. 27 as Metro works to complete the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project.
  • The 405 Freeway will be closed in both directions in the Sepulveda Pass Saturday night until early Sunday morning.
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westside, san fernando valley, road closure, construction, los angeles news, amy powell
  • This map shows where the 405 Freeway will be closed the weekend of Oct. 26 and Oct. 27 as Metro works to complete the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project.
  • The 405 Freeway will be closed in both directions in the Sepulveda Pass Saturday night until early Sunday morning.
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construction, westside, san fernando valley, road closure, vod
  • Another phase of Ramp Jam went info effect Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, with the closure of the Wilshire Blvd. on-ramp to the northbound I-405.
  • Another phase of 'Ramp Jam' went info effect Thursday with the closure of the Wilshire Blvd. on-ramp to the northbound I-405.
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traffic delay, travel, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, vod
  • Another phase of Ramp Jam went info effect Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, with the closure of the Wilshire Blvd. on-ramp to the northbound I-405.
  • Another phase of 'Ramp Jam' went info effect Thursday with the closure of the Wilshire Blvd. on-ramp to the northbound I-405.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, abc7 traffic center
  • Another phase of Ramp Jam takes effect with the closure of the Wilshire Boulevard on-ramp to the northbound 405 Freeway.
  • Another phase of 'Ramp Jam' takes effect with the closure of the Wilshire on-ramp to the 405 North.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, vod
  • The Sunset Boulevard off-ramp on the northbound 405 Freeway is seen shut down.
  • Drivers' patience was being tested Monday as traffic backed up on the northbound 405 Freeway due to an off-ramp closure.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, abc7 traffic center, darsha philips
  • The Sunset Boulevard off-ramp on the northbound 405 Freeway is seen shut down.
  • Drivers' patience was being tested Monday as traffic backed up on the 405 Freeway due to an off-ramp closure.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, eyewitness news
  • A sign directing drivers to a detour of the Sunset Boulevard off-ramp on the northbound 405 Freeway is seen Saturday, August 3, 2013.
  • Drivers are dealing with the Sunset Boulevard off-ramp closure on the 405, which will be shut for four months.
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freeway, westside, eyewitness news
  • Traffic is seen on the 405 Freeway on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013.
  • 'Ramp Jam' is well underway. The Sunset Boulevard off-ramp on the northbound 405 Freeway will be closed for months.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, abc7 traffic center
  • Traffic is seen on the 405 Freeway on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013.
  • The Sunset Boulevard off-ramp on the northbound 405 Freeway is now closed. Crews are working to expand the ramp.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, eyewitness news
  • The Sunset Boulevard off-ramp of the 405 Freeway in West Los Angeles is seen on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.
  • 'Ramp Jam' is well underway. The Sunset Boulevard off-ramp on the northbound 405 Freeway will be closed for months.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, eyewitness news
  • Detour signs are seen near the Sunset Boulevard off-ramp of the 405 Freeway in West Los Angeles on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.
  • A ramp closure impacting the 405 begins Friday night, and crews may be starting their work earlier planned.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, eyewitness news
  • Detour signs are seen near the Sunset Boulevard off-ramp of the 405 Freeway in West Los Angeles on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.
  • A ramp closure impacting the 405 begins Friday night, and crews may be starting their work earlier planned.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, eyewitness news
  • Detour signs are seen near the Sunset Boulevard off-ramp of the 405 Freeway in West Los Angeles on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.
  • A ramp closure impacting the 405 begins Friday night, and crews may be starting their work earlier planned.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, eyewitness news
  • There are big changes in store for motorists on the always-busy 405 Freeway near UCLA. Those changes will last for months.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, I-405 closure, road construction, abc7 traffic center, sid garcia
  • About 25 protesters blocked traffic by sitting in a circle in the middle of the intersection at Wilshire and Westwood boulevards on Friday, July 26, 2013.
  • A protest involving UC workers shut down a busy intersection in Westwood Friday during afternoon rush-hour traffic.
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westside, arrest, protest, los angeles news
  • Metro announced closures for the Interstate 405 Freeway for Tuesday through Friday nights.
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traffic delay, westside, san fernando valley, los angeles news
  • Noise-weary residents who live near the Santa Monica Municipal Airport are sounding off about the noise and pollution.
  • Noise-weary residents who live near the Santa Monica Municipal Airport are sounding off about the noise and pollution.
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santa monica, airport news, westside, los angeles news, amy powell
  • Noise-weary residents who live near the Santa Monica Municipal Airport are sounding off about the noise and pollution.
  • Noise-weary residents who live near the Santa Monica Municipal Airport are sounding off about the noise and pollution.
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santa monica, airport news, westside, eyewitness news
  • Cars on the 405 Freeway appear in this undated file photo.
  • The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project is being delayed by an entire year.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, westside, abc7 traffic center, rob hayes
  • Federal prosecutors filed a criminal complaint accusing a Santa Monica sushi restaurant of selling whale meat.
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westside, santa monica, animal news, los angeles news
  • The Westwood Village district was once a crown jewel of the local retail industry. Merchants are staging a comeback.
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shopping, westside, los angeles news, miriam hernandez
  • Phase 2 of the Expo Project near Bundy Drive in West Los Angeles will continue.
  • The California Supreme Court denied a motion late Wednesday to stop construction on Phase 2 of the Expo Project.
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west los angeles, westside, los angeles news
  • The city of Santa Monica passed an ordinance prohibiting some people from smoking in their own homes.
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santa monica, westside, los angeles news
  • A worker at a pet grooming business in West Los Angeles on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.
  • Westside businesses are getting ready for 'Carmageddon: The Sequel.' The question is, will it be worse than the original?
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road closure, road construction, carmageddon, west los angeles, westside, abc7 traffic center, rudabeh shahbazi
  • A sign to get onto the 405 Freeway is shown on Friday, June 22, 2012.
  • Two Wilshire Boulevard ramps to the 405 Freeway were reopened Friday, three weeks ahead of schedule.
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travel, traffic delay, road closure, holiday, westside, abc7 traffic center