October 22, 2021

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Good morning, Los Angeles! Here’s everything you need to know to get this Wednesday started off right. What better way to get started than discussing the fine weather we’re having now that the rain has blown through.

From the oldest beekeeper in all of Los Angeles, who fascinates in this story from L.A. Taco, to a look at why Geena Davis and Hollywood’s older actresses still face inclusion issues in Hollywood, thanks to a closer look from the Hollywood Reporter. Also, with the re-opening theaters, what is next with new legislation?

These are the stories we are researching on Wednesday morning and more.

First, today’s weather: Clear throughout the day. High: 86 Low: 65.


Here are the top stories today in Los Angeles:

  1. LA theaters are looking to slowly reopen, but legislative challenges remain (KCRW)
  2. Geena Davis Says Hollywood Still Isn’t Inclusive When It Comes to Creating Roles for Older Women (Hollywood Reporter)
  3. From Zacatecas to El Sereno, Meet the 97-Year-Old Honey Man Who Is Quite Possibly L.A.’s Oldest Beekeper ~ L.A. TACO (L.A. TACO )
  4. Another pool-sharing app dives into LA market (Spectrum News 1)
  5. LA Times Today: Inside one L.A. family’s $18-million COVID-19 fraud (Hero Complex)
  6. What’s behind the curtain as LA theaters reopen? | Greater LA (KCRW)
  7. Fan-Fave ‘City Tacos’ To Open 1st LA Locale At USC (Los Angeles Patch)
  8. LA Community College District Offers to Help Dreamers With DACA Renewal (NBC Southern California)
  9. Los Angeles Ranks Among Worst Cities For First-Time Homebuyers (Los Angeles Patch)
  10. Los Angeles County approves guaranteed income program (FOX 11 Los Angeles)
  11. 9 LA Community Colleges To Host Aug. 7 Open Houses & Registration (Los Angeles Patch)
  12. Rege-Jean Page to Star in Paramount’s ‘The Saint’ Reboot (Exclusive) (Hollywood Reporter)
  13. Can a fix for LA homelessness come from private citizens? Supervisor Kathryn Barger bets on new task force (KCRW)
  14. Hiking Groups Emerge As Way For Angelenos To Combat Pandemic-Caused Loneliness (CBS Los Angeles)

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Los Angeles Patch Notebook

  • Discover Los Angeles: “Its #TacoTuesday and we’ve chosen our spot: @tacos1986la, for the “Perrón” tacos, flour tortillas with melted jack ch…” (Instagram)
  • LAFD: “#TooltimeTuesday #lafdquiz Let’s talk nozzles! Your LAFD has a lineup of nozzles for different uses. What kind of …” (Instagram)
  • Los Angeles County Fire Dept.: “WE’RE (ALWAYS) IN YOUR TOWN… We’re the Los Angeles County Fire Department — and we’ve got you covered 24/7!” (Instagram)
  • Street People of Los Angeles: “For over a year residents near Berendo / Hollywood Blvd have been begging the city, particularly CD4 Councilwoman Nit…” (Instagram)
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti: “Over the weekend, I visited our mobile vaccine clinic @SanPedroFish Market where Angelenos received their free vaccin…” (Instagram)
  • Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department: “You might see our Deputies patrolling beaches from Malibu to Long Beach. Our Deputies are there to keep everyone safe…” (Facebook)
  • Street People of Los Angeles: “SCROLL Jason just got out the pen, got a new mask on and is ready for some action. @gutterpeoplefromlosangeles” (Instagram)
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti: “I couldn’t be more proud of our GRYD Surge Ambassador program and the tireless efforts of the Peace Ambassadors who l…” (Instagram)
  • Los Angeles Fire Department: “Today we said farewell to our medical director for the past 25 years. Thank you for your dedicated service Dr Eckstei…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department: “Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating …” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles LGBT Center: “”It’s very hard to argue with someone who thinks that an integral part of your identity is just an evil delusion. She…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word so we can find this pet’s family! FOUND on July 26, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA 91306 near Corbin …” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department: “Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating …” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word so we can find this pet’s family! FOUND on July 26, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA 90019 near Washing…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word so we can find this pet’s family! FOUND on July 26, 2021 in Whittier, CA 90605 near Gunn ave a…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word so we can find this pet’s family! FOUND on July 26, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA 91352 near Near ri…” (Facebook)
  • Discover Los Angeles: “Its #TacoTuesday and we’ve chosen our spot: Tacos 1986, for the “Perrón” tacos, flour tortillas with melted jack chee…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word so we can find this pet’s family! FOUND on July 26, 2021 in Inglewood, CA 90305 near The Forum…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden: “This friendly Monarch Caterpillar was hiding in the Milkweed plants at our Butterfly Hub. Stay tuned for more updates…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Spread the great news: Nahla has been reunited with her family after 46 days, 7 hours! Here is a picture of her home …” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word so we can find this pet’s family! FOUND on July 26, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA 91601 near Morriso…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Spread the great news: Bulma has been reunited with her family after 5 days, 11 hours! Here is a picture of her home …” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles LGBT Center: “”I don’t know a single parent of a trans child who would not walk through hell and back for their child.”” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word! Elvis was LOST on July 26, 2021 in Inglewood, CA 90301 near Century Message from Owner: Pleas…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word so we can find this pet’s family! FOUND on July 26, 2021 in Whittier, CA 90604 near Broadway a…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word so we can find this pet’s family! FOUND on July 26, 2021 in Whittier, CA 90605 near Oak St and…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word! Athena was LOST on July 24, 2021 in Huntington Park, CA 90255 near Palm place Description: Fe…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word! Cookie was LOST on July 26, 2021 in Gardena, CA 90247 near w 170th st and berendo ave Message…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word! Minnie was LOST on July 27, 2021 in Hawthorne, CA 90250 near Hawthorne Blvd & 130th st. Same …” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word! Bruce was LOST on July 26, 2021 in Whittier, CA 90605 near Whittier Description: Male Husky m…” (Facebook)

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Ashley Ludwig

About me: Ashley Ludwig has been a columnist and online news editor since 2007.

Prior to joining Patch, she worked as a staff writer for Southwest Riverside’s Valley News Newspaper–in print and online. She was a co-founder of the southern California news conglomerate, DailySoCal.com–and prior to that, a freelance journalist for such publications as the North County Times, San Diego Union-Tribune, and Southwest Riverside News Network (SWRNN.com), and still owns the local southern California Wine Country blog: TemeculaGrapevine.com. Ashley Ludwig has worked as a writer on the web since the late 1990s. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona, with a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences. Wife, and mother of two daughters, she is the author of multiple romantic suspense novels. www.ashleyludwig.com

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