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Fans are saying goodbye to an iconic radio voice. Casey Kasem passed away yesterday away a long illness. His daughter says he died quietly with his family and freinds around him. Casey had one of the most iconic voices in radio history hosting American Top 40 for nearly 40 years. He was also a voice actor who was well known for play Shaggy on the Saturday morning cartoon Scooby Doo. Casey Kasem was 82.

The checkout registers at Target stores are working again, but they weren’t for awhile on Sunday. Target shoppers across Southern California found that machines wouldn’t accept their credit and debit cards. The problem caused bug lines and a bit of chaos before computer problem was fixed around 9 last night.

Hundreds of thousands of hockey fans are expected to line downtown LA streets for a parade to honor the Kings who won the Stanley Cup Friday night. The parade starts at 5th and Figueroa around noon and authorities say to arrive early because traffic will be a nightmare.

An Inland Empire native is the MVP of the NBA Finals…Kawhi Leonard who starred at Riversides King High School won MVP honors as the Spurs beat the Heat last night to win the NBA Championship.

Kawhi Leonard

 

The Peacock Network is planning a mini-series about “the band you’ve known for all these years.” “Variety” says NBC is developing an eight-part series about The Beatles. The project is reportedly being written by the man responsible for creating and producing “The Tudors.” In 1964, the Fab Four appeared in a film clip on NBC’s “Jack Paar Show” a month before their landmark appearance on CBS’ “The Ed Sullivan Show.”

The new “Jump Street” is making the leap to the top of the box office list.  The Jonah Hill/Channing Tatum sequel “22 Jump Street” leads the way in its opening weekend, raking in 60-million dollars.  It’s followed by another newly released sequel, the animated “How To Train Your Dragon 2,” which made 50-million.

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June 16, 2014 at 6:12 am | News | No comment