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Focus: Los Angeles Charter Bus Company expands to three additional locations, launches new site

Los Angeles Charter Bus Company, a motorcoach operator based in downtown Los Angeles, California, has expanded its charter bus rental services to three additional locations: Long Beach, Thousand Oaks, and Santa Monica, California. Founded in 2012, Los Angeles Charter Bus Company is a relatively new entrant to the motorcoach industry. Using advanced API technology to access available buses all over the Los Angeles area, the company has effectively streamlined the booking, tracking, and fleet-management process and has completed thousands of in-state and out-of-state trips. Reservation agents can provide instant quotes…

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News: Los Angeles breaks visitor record for seventh straight year

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board president, Ernest Wooden, have announced the city welcomed 48.3 million visitors in 2017, setting a new tourism milestone for the seventh consecutive year. The record figure is one million visitors higher than 2016’s total, an increase of 2.2 per cent, driven by an all-time high 41.2 million domestic visitors. International visitation overall grew 0.9 per cent to a record 7.1 million visitors, outperforming both its projected forecast and inbound travel to the United States as a whole in…

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World Series 2017: Houston Astros beat Los Angeles Dodgers for 4-3 series win

The Houston Astros won their first World Series title by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in the decisive seventh game. Astros centre fielder George Springer was presented with the series’ most valuable player award after becoming the first man to hit home runs in four successive World Series games, and only the third to hit five homers in the same Fall Classic. Since the Houston area suffered heavy flooding after Hurricane Harvey this summer, the Astros players have worn a “Houston Strong” patch on their uniforms, while also helping…

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Fan is accused of groping Harry Styles at a charity gig in Los Angeles

A fan has been accused of groping Harry Styles during a charity performance in the US. The One Direction star was singing at a breast cancer awareness concert at LA’s Hollywood Bowl when the alleged offence took place. Harry appeared to move the person’s hand away from his crotch area before continuing his set. There’s been no comment from the 23-year-old’s publicity team or on his own social media feeds. https://twitter.com/kiwisbaby28/status/922003269412679680 Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC News – Entertainment & Arts

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Hepatitis A outbreak seen in Los Angeles County

Public health authorities on Tuesday declared an outbreak of the highly contagious liver disease hepatitis A in Los Angeles County, the third California region to see significant infections this year. Health officials reported the outbreak to the county Board of Supervisors, which requested a briefing due to the proximity of LA to San Diego, which has had more than 420 cases and 16 deaths since early this year. The Los Angeles County outbreak was declared because two of 10 confirmed cases could not be traced back to either San Diego…

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Paris awarded 2024 Olympics with Los Angeles named hosts for 2028 games

IOC President Thomas Bach Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Paris and Los Angeles have been announced as respective hosts of the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games. The “tripartite agreement” between the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 was ratified in the Peruvian capital Lima on Wednesday. The historic compromise sees both cities join London as three-time hosts of the summer Games, with Paris getting its wish to go first and celebrate the 100th anniversary of its last Olympics in 1924. LA, meanwhile, gets the certainty of a…

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