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December 10, 2013 | By Kate Mather, Joseph Serna and Robert J. Lopez
A second suspect charged with stealing part of the wrecked Porsche  in which "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker died has turned himself into authorities, the Sheriff's Department said Tuesday night. Anthony Janow, 25, surrendered to authorities Tuesday at the San Fernando courthouse. He was arrested and released after posting $60,000 bail, sheriff's officials said.  Janow and Jameson Witty, 18, each face one felony count of grand theft of personal property, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.
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December 8, 2013 | By Samantha Schaefer
Juan Coscarart is such a big fan of "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker that he spent four years building a replica of the 1994 Toyota Supra that Walker drove in the first film in the popular series. "Anybody who knows anything about cars piles around it," Coscarart said of his vehicle. "The car is a celebrity in itself. " The 31-year-old contractor for Southern California Edison was among hundreds of fans who attended a memorial rally and car cruise Sunday at the site in Valencia where Walker and his friend Roger Rodas were killed in a car crash Nov. 30. "These people have touched so many people in their lives," he said.
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December 8, 2013 | By Samantha Schaefer, James Barragan and Thomas Curwen
The fast and furious became the solemn and reverential Sunday as hundreds of fans and mourners met in Valencia to pay tribute to the memory of actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas, killed Nov. 30 in a car crash. Under cold but clear skies, a line of muscle cars and motorcycles made a slow procession through the industrial park where the accident took place. Messages honoring Walker were spray-painted on their windows. One car had a funeral wreath. Billed as a memorial rally and car cruise, the gathering gave fans an opportunity to remember Walker, 40, whose fame as an undercover detective in the "Fast & Furious" film franchise made him beloved to millions, and celebrate the high-octane culture of tuner cars.
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December 8, 2013 | By Samantha Schaefer
By 10 a.m. Sunday, dozens of fans could be seen walking up Kelly Johnson Parkway in Valencia toward the site where “Fast and Furious” actor Paul Walker and his friend, Roger Rodas, were killed on Nov. 30. Thousands of people were expected to participate in a memorial rally and car cruise in honor of Walker. Vehicles Walker drove in several installments of the “Fast and Furious” franchise were lined up on display in a church parking lot near the site. Just up the hill, a thick wall of people stood along the curb to look at the site on Hercules Street where Walker and Rodas were killed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 2013 | By Anh Do
A tribute to "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker scheduled for Sunday in Valencia is expected to draw thousands of auto enthusiasts and fans who will participate in a memorial rally and car cruise. Organizers are using Facebook to promote the gathering, which is expected to begin about 1 p.m.. They expect about 6,000 people to attend the rally at the site of the fiery car crash that took the life of Walker and his friend, Roger Rodas. Officials from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are preparing for a large crowd, moving items placed at an informal memorial at the scene of the accident.
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December 6, 2013 | By Margaret Wappler
The Revolution of Every Day A Novel Cari Luna Tin House: 392 pp., $15.95 paper Much has been written recently about the impossibility of a middle-class existence in New York. Cari Luna sets her sights on an even more beleaguered socio-economic group with her excellent debut novel, "The Revolution of Every Day," which looks at squatter culture in the mid-'90s, when a tenement house in Manhattan's East Village could be seized by idealistic rebels. At Thirteen House, one of a clique of interconnected squats, a young runaway named Amelia is pregnant, but not by Gerrit, her Dutch boyfriend with a savior complex (he helped her kick heroin)
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December 6, 2013 | By Richard Winton
Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives allege that two men stole the t-top roof panel of a $400,000 Porsche after it crashed Saturday in Santa Clarita, killing "Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker and another man. The department announced Thursday that one man was in custody and that another suspect was expected to surrender to detectives soon. The one suspect, 18-year-old Jameson Witty, was arrested on suspicion of grand theft and tampering with evidence. He was being held on $20,000 bail, officials said.
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December 5, 2013 | By Richard Winton
The final word on how "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker and a friend died will take six to eight weeks as Los Angeles County coroner officials await the results of toxicology tests, officials said. Preliminary autopsy results released Wednesday found that Walker died from a combination of traumatic injuries and burns after the Porsche he was riding in crashed Saturday and was engulfed in flames. The car's driver, 38-year-old Roger Rodas, died from traumatic injuries, coroner's officials said.
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December 5, 2013 | By Richard Winton
One man has been arrested and a second has agreed to surrender after authorities allege they stole parts from the Porsche that crashed in Santa Clarita on Saturday killing "Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker and another man. The men allegedly stole parts of the vehicle as it was being towed away Saturday evening after the crash, Sheriff's Capt. Mike Parker said.  [ Updated at 7:37 p.m.: In a press release, the Sheriff's Department said the alleged theft occurred while the Porsche was being towed away.
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