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Source: NBC News

103-year-old woman from Cambodia becomes U.S. citizen

Today 02:27 GMT

A 103-year-old Cambodian woman who survived starvation, suffering and war in her native land beamed and waved a tiny American flag on Tuesday as she became a United States citizen.

Hong Inh was presented with her naturalization certificate by Donna Campagnolo, director of the Los Angeles district office of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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Source: New York Times

California Today: A Candidate for Governor Looks to the Central Valley

Today 02:28 GMT

While California is a blue state, candidates in the 2018 governor’s race won’t be able to rely on Democratic votes alone.

I think we should all be concerned that Marin County has among the nation’s highest rankings for well-being and 100 miles away in the Central Valley, they have among the lowest. The pitch to the Bay Area and to the affluent parts of Los Angeles or San Diego or any place on the coast is that we won’t survive and thrive if we’re not growing together.

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Source: Common Domain

Los Angeles Chateau Built for Architectural Digest Founder Hits Market for $22.5 Million

Today 02:27 GMT

A palatial chateau in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, that was built in 1990 for a founder of Architectural Digest magazine has come onto the market, with an asking price of $22.5 million.

Current owner Patrice Tarsey purchased the chateau, which was built for Colleen Knapp, whose family founded Architectural Digest, in 1992 for an undisclosed amount, public records show. Ms. Tarsey is a real estate heiress, whose father Jason Tarsey owned the Dunes Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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Source: Common Domain

Johnny Depp Sells the Fourth of His Five Los Angeles Pads

Wednesday 19:08 GMT

Johnny Depp bought five apartments in the converted Eastern Columbia Building in 2007, creating his own mansion in downtown Los Angeles.

More: Click to Watch Video of Johnny Depp Sells Second of Five Eclectic L.A. Penthouses for $3.9 Million. The five apartments were originally listed in September for $12.8 million, and Penthouse Two went on the market individually for $2.75 million in November. That means there’s just one of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor’s abodes left on the market.


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