Thursday, July 29

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Los Angeles City Council voted in favor of anti-homelessness ordinance that would impact roughly 40,000 unhoused Angelenos

The LA City Council passed an ordinance that would prohibit homeless encampments in some areas of the city. The measure restricts "sitting, lying, or sleeping or storing, using, maintaining, or placing personal property in the public right-of-way." The measure passed Wednesday in a 13-2 vote, but LA Mayor Garcetti still has the power to veto it. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Los Angeles, Politics, Science, Speed desk

Mayor Garcetti announces that Los Angeles will require city employees to show proof of vaccination or test weekly

Los Angeles is following New York in requiring proof of vaccination for city employees. Mayor Garcetti said that in the last month in Los Angeles COVID-19 cases have soared 20-fold. Workers who do not show proof of vaccination will be required to test negative for COVID-19 weekly. LoadingSomething is loading. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and...
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The CDC now recommends masks for vaccinated people — but at least 6 major cities had already told residents to mask up again

LoadingSomething is loading. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended on Tuesday that vaccinated people wear masks in public indoor settings — a change from the previous guidelines, which suggested vaccinated people didn't need masks. The new rules apply to areas of the country with high rates of coronavirus transmission, as well as K-12 schools, the CDC said.Some vaccinated Americans, though, have already been told to ma...
Billie Eilish, concierto, Disney Plus, Entretenimiento, Los Angeles, Noticias, streaming

Billie Eilish arrives at Disney Plus with surreal concert | Digital Trends Spanish

Singer Billie Eilish has announced Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles, a concert filmed at the Hollywood Bowl that will soon hit the platform of streaming Disney Plus. At the concert, the seven-time Grammy winner performs every song from her upcoming album. Happier than Ever, accompanied by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, which is conducted by Gustavo Dudamel. As you can see in the teaserThis tribute to Los Angeles - the 19-year-old singer's hometown - will also include animated segments and some interviews. "I've never done anything like this, it was the most surreal shoot of all time and I can't wait for you to experience this film," Eilish mentioned in your Instagram account announcing your new Show. The show also features his brother and producer Finneas, Brazilian jazz ...
Los Angeles, Maxine Waters, Police Brutality, Politics

Rep. Maxine Waters calls for federal probe into alleged’Executioners’ gang in Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department

Rep. Maxine Waters is asking for a federal probe into the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department. Waters called on Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate the alleged "Executioners" gang. The group was accused of celebrating police shootings by a whistleblower within the station. LoadingSomething is loading. Rep. Maxi...
Caitlyn Jenner, California, covid, Homeless, Housing, Housing Affordability, Los Angeles, News-freelancer, politcs, Politics

The Tiny Homes going up on oddly-shaped slivers of’virtually unusable’ city land to shelter LA’s unhoused

Tiny Homes Villages are cheap and quick to build, and offer transitional housing for LA's unhoused. Built on small slivers of "virtually unusable" city land, like "oddly shaped junk lots," they are set up with the help of the local community. Around 66,436 people in Los Angeles County experience homelessness, according to the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Addiction, Boxing, California, Essay, Fighting, Los Angeles, Mental Health, News-freelancer, opiod addiction, Rehabilitation, Sports

Remembering Kid Yamaka, the telegenic star and proudly Jewish boxer

Zachary Wohlman, a boxer known as Kid Yamaka, died in February at 32. Wohlman survived a nightmarish childhood in Los Angeles to become a promising welterweight and telegenic media star. The writer Alex Halperin explores Wohlman's legacy as a celebrated Jewish athlete, and what Wohlman meant to some of those who knew him best. See more stories on Insider's business page. Late in February, mourners gathered at Zuma Beach in Malibu to remember Zachary Wohlman, a boxer who had recently died at 32. In the billion dollar sunshine, they stood around a wreath of white orchids, the flowers Wohlman tended when he wasn't bloodying his oppone...
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Passenger hospitalized after forcing open an emergency exit door and jumping out of moving plane at LAX

A man was hospitalized after jumping out of a plane at LAX on Friday night, officials said. The passenger got out of his seat and pounded the cockpit doors before jumping, ABC 7 reported. Authorities are now investigating the man's motive, according to CNN. LoadingSomething is loading. A...