October 22, 2021

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Woman Dies Saving Cat + Homeless Housing Goals + Hollywood Hikes

Morning, Los Angeles! Here’s everything you need to know to get this Wednesday, August 11 started. Here are the stories we are looking into today.

First, today’s weather: Clear throughout the day. High: 86 Low: 64.


Here are the top stories today in Los Angeles:

  1. A hit-and-run driver struck and killed a 60-year-old woman as she attempted to help a cat lying in the street: Police (Los Angeles Patch)
  2. return to school may spark more cases, experts say. (Los Angeles Times)
  3. Treasurer Fiona Ma announces the first sale of revenue bonds for community college housing (Orange County Breeze)
  4. Leonardo DiCaprio lists Los Feliz home he bought from Moby (Los Angeles Times)
  5. The Los Angeles City Council approved a motion setting a Homeless Housing Goal of creating at least 25,000 new housing units by 2025. (Los Angeles Patch)
  6. Cinelounge Launches Outdoor Theater to Exhibit First-Run Titles in Los Angeles (Hollywood Reporter)
  7. A grant from National Parks Service will be used to develop a new hiking trail in the Hollywood Hills near Ford’s Theater with “stunning scenic vistas.” (Hollywood Patch)
  8. Southern California’s Valleys Under Heat Alert Due To High Temperatures Forecast Through This Weekend (CBS Los Angeles)
  9. L.A. County Community Land Trusts Picking Up Momentum In Preserving Affordable Housing (Streetsblog Los Angeles)
  10. LA Barbecue Pitmasters Explain the Kinds of Wood They Use and Why (Eater LA)
  11. COVID-19 hospitalizations rise sharply in L.A., Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino counties (KTLA Los Angeles)
  12. Is the new Thai Marketplace in East Hollywood ready to open yet? (The Eastsider LA)
  13. As COVID Hospitalizations Double, County Mulls Vaccine Mandate (Los Angeles Patch)
  14. Robert Durst takes the stand in L.A. murder trial (Los Angeles Times)

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Today in Los Angeles

  • New teacher meeting 3-4pm – Reseda Charter High
  • Summer Bridge for New Students (Events)
  • ITI Practitioner/VILS PD 10am-3pm – Reseda Charter High
  • 11th Grade Orientation 9-11am – Reseda Charter High
  • Math / ELA / Arts Retreat (9AM-2PM) – Ramon C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Back to School Carnival – Math and Science College Preparatory
  • ETK, TK, 1st-6th Grade New Family In-Person Orientation (tentative) (Events)
  • 1st Day of School Year! (GRHS Events)
  • Grade 9-12 Schedule Adjustment Day (virtual) 9 AM-3 PM
  • Uniform Sale – John Burroughs Middle
  • New Teacher Orientation (Events) – John a. Sutter Middle
  • 12th Grade Parent Workshop – Applications
  • Talleres de Tecnología – City of San Fernando
  • Kinder Orientation/ Orientacion de Kinder ZOOM ID: 857 2345 6938 (8 AM)
  • Textbook Distribution – Volunteers Needed (8 AM)
  • Welcome Back Week – Student Last Name N-Z (8 AM)
  • Community Schools Summer Meeting – Felicitas and Gonzalo Mendez High (8 AM)
  • PTA Board Meeting – Arroyo Seco Museum Science (8 AM)
  • Staff Huddle (Virtual) (School Calendar) (8 AM)
  • Textbook Pick-Up for 7th Graders (Events) (8 AM)
  • 9th grade orientation – Northridge Academy High (8 AM)
  • Orientation – 6th Grade (Events) – George Ellery Hale Charter Academy (8 AM)
  • 7th grade Camp Emerson – Emerson Community Charter (8 AM)
  • 12th grade Business Day (Events) – Abraham Lincoln Senior High (8 AM)
  • Device Collection for grades 3, 4, & 5 (8 AM)
  • Orientation (Last Names beginning A-Z) (8:30 AM)
  • Kindergarten Orientation – Roscoe Elementary (8:30 AM)
  • FLC Institute (Day One) (Events) – Foshay Learning Center (8:30 AM)
  • Class of 2024 (6th Grade) Orientation (Events) (9 AM)
  • Parent Check-In: 8th Grade, Last Name A-M (9 AM)

Los Angeles Patch Notebook

  • Street People of Los Angeles: “Remember to wear your mask ok the train tho. Just don’t touch anything. @mayhemtransitauthority.” (Instagram)
  • Discover Los Angeles: “It’s #MindfulMonday, what are you reading? Discover @foodgps’ new book, “History is Delicious.” (Instagram)
  • Los Angeles City: “Beautiful moon shot over DTLA. Follow @christopherballadarez to see more beautiful content. #dtla” (Instagram)
  • LAFD: “Six Years Ago Today – August 9, 2015 The men and women of your @LosAngelesFireDepartment continue to feel the loss.” (Instagram)
  • LAFD: “84 Years Ago This Week: This former LAFD Fire Station, seen in 1938 (and recently in the second image) .” (Instagram)
  • Discover Los Angeles: “Tickets Please! @youtubetheater in Inglewood is now open for live concerts. Who will you go and see? @KeithSweat?” (Instagram)
  • Los Angeles County Fire Dept.: “Happy 77th Birthday to @smokeybear Since 1944, #SmokeyBear has taught millions of Americans about their role.” (Instagram)
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti: “Enjoyed celebrating and honoring our senior Angelenos over the weekend at the Little Tokyo Obon Festival.” (Instagram)
  • Los Angeles Fire Department: “Six Years Ago Today – August 9, 2015: The men and women of your Los Angeles Fire Department remember.” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles County Fire Department: “Happy 77th Birthday to Smokey Bear… Since 1944, #SmokeyBear has taught millions of Americans about their role.” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles Fire Department: “84 Years Ago Today… on August 9, 1937 – the men and women of LAFD Remember Fireman Wilbert Vogel.” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word! Smokie/sheba was LOST on August 9, 2021 in Inglewood, CA 90301 near Hardy and 4th Ave.” (Facebook)
  • Discover Los Angeles: “Tickets Please! YouTube Theater in Inglewood is now open for live concerts. Who will you go and see?” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word so we can find this pet’s family! FOUND on August 9, 2021 in Los Angeles.” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word! Izzy was LOST on August 8, 2021 in Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 near Church street and 14th street.” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles Conservancy: “Back by popular demand! Join us Wednesday, August 11th 6 p.m. for “The Legacy of Millard Sheets: A Virtual Tour!” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word! Chico was LOST on August 4, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA 90008 near Martin Luther King and Arlington.” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word so we can find this pet’s family! FOUND on August 10, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA 90003 near 74th.” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word so we can find this pet’s family! FOUND on August 10, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA 91606 near Burbank.” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word! Whinnie was LOST on August 9, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA 91423 near Ralphs on Ventura.” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word! Miso was LOST on August 4, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA 90046 near Lookout Mountain Description.” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word so we can find this pet’s family! FOUND on August 8, 2021 in Norwalk, CA 90650.” (Facebook)
  • For more missing pets in Los Angeles, visit: (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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