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Agent helps real people become Hollywood stars

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - You couldn't miss Hollywood talent agent Sid Levin's...desk of his office, which is actually just down the road in adjacent Beverly Hills. "I rep a lot of talented people, but people who are kind of the underdog...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-18/agent-helps-real-people-become-holl
Officials say Georgia man posed as airline worker to get free travel

...bond after pleading not guilty to mail-fraud charges.Officials said Myers was arrested this week at a hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., after agreeing to meet a ticket buyer who turned out to be an undercover FBI agent.JetBlue Airways said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/officials-say-georgia-man-pos
Wife's death was one too many for hospice nurse

...lifeless little girl he held at Valley Presbyterian Hospital after she was found in the bottom of a hot tub. Near Beverly Hills, outside a Wilshire Boulevard high-rise, it is the old woman in a seven-figure condo whose misery he tried to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-05-10/wifes-death-was-one-too-many-hospic
Virgil Burch

...Asheville, NC for over 25 years, first at Trantham's Drugs on Broad Street in downtown Asheville and then at Burch Beverly Hills Drugs on Tunnel Rd. in East Asheville. He spent his retired years on the small farm he loved in Fairview, NC, gardening...

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'Hustle' and 'Gravity' lead Oscars

...all receiving a heap of nominations. The nominations for the 86th Academy Awards, announced Thursday morning in Beverly Hills, Calif., were led by the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" and the con-artist caper "American Hustle," both with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-16/hustle-and-gravity-lead-osca
Ramblin' Rhodes: O'Brien, Scott to bring bluegrass sounds to Imperial

...Barbara Mandrell's TV show, danced at a country music nightclub with movie star Janet Leigh, met Ryan O'Neal at a Beverly Hills drug store and had breakfast at an L.A. suburb diner with Phil Everly who died last Friday, Jan. 3, at age 74...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-01-08/ramblin-rhodes-obrien
Small businesses pop up for the holidays

...sure they're buying from someone reputable.BRAND BUILDINGJeanne Chinn chose dog-friendly Century City Mall in Beverly Hills, Calif., for a kiosk for the upscale dog accessories she designs. Chinn, who sells carriers, coats, beds and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-28/small-businesses-pop-holid
Home office gathering dust? Consider other options

...second life as a luxe dressing room, according to Marsh. Whether you draw inspiration from Downton Abbey or certain Beverly Hills housewives, the first step is to install a wall of shelving for shoes and clothes.Keep the decor minimalist, she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/2013-11-14/home-office-gathering-dust-con
A first-timer's guide to having fun in Los Angeles

...goose with potatoes fried in goose fat, followed by a sticky toffee pudding with clotted cream.QUINTESSENTIALLY BEVERLY HILLS: The Bazaar by Jose Andres. This is where the movers and shakers go. We glanced around to see what Hollywood producer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-02-08/first-timers-guide-havin
Rants & Raves

...the meth houses that they bust in Columbia County. There is crime everywhere, no matter if you are in the ghetto or Beverly Hills. THANK GOD THAT Blythe finally has a mayor who has an understanding of what it's like to run a business. Now the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-06/rants-raves