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Custom dress Lupita Nyong’o wore at Oscars reported stolen

In this Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the Oscars wearing a dress made of pearls at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.  Los Angeles sheriff's detectives are investigating the theft of the $150,000 custom Calvin Klein dress worn by Nyong'o at the 2015 Academy Awards. The dress was reported stolen from Nyong'o's West Hollywood hotel room late on Wednesday Feb. 25, 2015. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The theft of a $150,000 pearl-covered gown worn by Lupita Nyong’o at the Oscars doesn’t surprise Hollywood stylists who have personally experienced the seedy side of red carpet fashion.

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Jockey Jerry Lambert, 3-time Hollywood Gold Cup winner, dies

In this June 30, 2007, file photo, Jerry Lambert, who rode Native Diver to three consecutive Hollywood Gold Cup wins from 1965 to 1967, appears at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif. Lambert, one of California’s leading jockeys through the 1960s and ‘70s, was found dead Monday morning, Feb. 23, 2015, at his place of employment, Magali Farms in Santa Ynez, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lambert, a leading jockey on the Southern California circuit in the 1960s and ’70s who rode Native Diver to three consecutive Hollywood Gold Cup victories, has died. He was 74.

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Los Angeles-area city celebrates stadium deal, awaits NFL

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved a $2 billion stadium plan backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke that clears a path for the NFL to return to the Los Angeles area for the first time in two decades.

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Inglewood to consider approving plan for LA-area NFL stadium

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Inglewood City Council late Tuesday night approved plans to build a football stadium that includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke as a partner, clearing a path for a return to the Los Angeles area of the NFL for the first time in two decades.

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‘Birdman’ tops Oscars defined by advocacy, originality

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu attends the 87th Academy Awards - 21st Century Fox and Fox Searchlight Oscar Party at BOA Steakhouse on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Omar Vega/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood is smarter than you thought. Whether by design or chance, the 87th Academy Awards elegantly and subtly shifted the tone of the season from a reductive fixation on snubs and fact-checking to a positive celebration of original filmmaking and purposeful advocacy for causes as diverse as immigration, suicide and equal rights.

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