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Dodger Stadium gondola plan moves ahead

Essential California A plan to construct an estimated half-billion-dollar, 1.2-mile gondola from Union Station through Chinatown into Chavez Ravine by former Dodgers owner Frank McCourt took its first steps toward reality.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  February 25, 2024   View in browser A Sunset Boulevard billboard registers protest against the proposed Dodger Stadium gondola project. By Andrew J. Campa Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter . It's Sunday, Feb. 25 . I'm Andrew J. Campa, your host. Here's what you need to know to start your weekend: The Dodger Stadium Gondola project cleared its first hurdle. Rebec

Drew Barrymore, digital media boost the WGA strike

In just seven days, Drew Barrymore highlighted the new rules and high stakes of this year's 4½-months-long writers' strike — and wound up handing the WGA a very powerful weapon.
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Column: Thanks to Drew Barrymore, striking writers are in their most powerful position yet Click to view images

With successful pressure campaigns against Drew Barrymore, Bill Maher and others, the WGA displayed its might on the eve of a new round of negotiations.

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From East L.A., the Stains' Robert Becerra was a punk-rock legend, to those in the know Click to view images

East L.A.'s the Stains, led by wildman guitarist Robert Becerra, were one of the city's original punk bands. Becerra died from liver cancer on Sept. 1 at age 64.

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All the major movies and TV shows delayed by the strikes Click to view images

Here's how Hollywood's ongoing strikes have affected some of the most highly anticipated films and TV series. This comprehensive list will be continuously updated.

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Tim Ballard, who inspired 'Sound of Freedom,' responds to allegations of sexual misconduct Click to view images

Tim Ballard, whose life inspired "Sound of Freedom," denies allegations of sexual misconduct that led him to exit a watchdog group. He blames "evil pedophiles."

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'Wheel of Fortune' star Vanna White extends her contract amid Pat Sajak's final season Click to view images

"Wheel of Fortune" co-host Vanna White will extend her tenure for two more years, producer Sony announced Tuesday. Pat Sajak's final season began this week.

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Appreciation: Often spurned by the contemporary art world, Fernando Botero made meaningful art Click to view images

Colombian artist Fernando Botero, who died last week, was looked down upon by the art world intelligentsia. Nonetheless, he had a massive global visibility and commercial success.

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Two 'dance partners' find their way to the black-and-white world of 'El Conde' Click to view images

Cinematographer Ed Lachman and director Pablo Larraรญn explain how they achieved the ravishing monochromatic look of their Pinochet-as-vampire comedy "El Conde."

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