Published On: Aug 07 2014 03:05:20 PM CDTUpdated On: Nov 13 2014 01:00:00 AM CST
Happy 35th birthday to the ex-NBA star known as Metta World Peace (originally named Ron Artest), who recently announced he's changing his name again to The Panda's Friend in honor of his move to China. Check out some other ridiculous celebrity name changes through the years:
Prince to a symbol
Chad Johnson to Chad Ochocinco
Lil' Bow Wow to Bow Wow to Shad Moss
Arnold George Dorsey to Engelbert Humperdinck
Lisa Bonet to Lilakoi Moon
Mark Sinclair Vincent to Vin Diesel
Caryn Johnson to Whoopi Goldberg
Ol' Dirty Bastard to Big Baby Jesus
Calvin Broadus Jr. to Snoop Dogg to Snoop Lion
Puff Daddy to P.Diddy to Diddy
Steven Demetre Georgiou to Cat Stevens to Yusuf Islam
Ron Artest to Metta World Peace to The Panda's Friend
Santa Barbara Police have been at the scene of a homicide in an industrial area of the city since approximately 6:53 a.m. Friday when police officers, City firefighters and paramedics responded to the emergency call.
NEWS RELEASE - The City of Santa Barbara has reached a partial settlement of the California Voting Rights Act (CVRA) litigation entitled Banales, et al. v. City of Santa Barbara. The lawsuit alleged that the City’s at-large voting system for City Council Members has led to Latino vote dilution in violation of the CVRA. Under the terms of the settlement, the City will conduct by-district elections beginning in November 2015.