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Teenage aspiring actor dies in house fire

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A 14-year-old aspiring actor, who was placed on life support after being pulled from a burning San Fernando Valley home Tuesday, has died. Officials said Thursday that Eitan Djiji died Wednesday afternoon.

The New Zealand Herald reported that the teenager was raised in Christchurch and moved to the United States with his family four years ago. Djiji was featured in the 2009 comedy, “My Homework Ate My Dog,” and was due to attend the High School for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles next fall. Continue reading Teenage aspiring actor dies in house fire

Vacationing teen falls to death near Muir Beach

A 17-year-old boy from Pennsylvania fell to his death Monday while hiking near Muir Beach with his family, the National Park Service said.
The teen, who was on vacation with his parents and several siblings, fell at about 1 p.m. from the Coastal Trail about three quarters of a mile south of Muir Beach, said Alexandra Picavet, a spokeswoman for the park service.

“The estimate was that he fell 400 to 500 feet,” she said. Continue reading Vacationing teen falls to death near Muir Beach