Porn producers are threatening to quit filming in Los Angeles after voters approved a measure requiring adult-movie actors to wear condoms during shoots to protect them from sexually transmitted diseases.
Los Angeles residents, no strangers to heat, broiled as the temperature hit a record 113 Fahrenheit. Schools canceled recess, firefighters aided heat-stroke victims and the public poured onto beaches to cool off.
“The Social Network,” Hollywood’s unflattering portrait of Facebook Inc.’s Mark Zuckerberg , pulled in moviegoers eager to see an account of the social-networking website’s early days and driven founder.
A $225 million Ponzi scheme involving investments in rehabilitated “scratch and dent” real estate led to fraud and money laundering charges against a California businessman, prosecutors in Los Angeles said.