Los Angeles City news http://feed.informer.com/digests/M6M7EY1NKZ/feeder Los Angeles City news Respective post owners and feed distributors Sun, 13 Sep 2020 07:04:04 +0000 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ California Dreaming: Fresno company makes tech industry training, jobs accessible to everyone https://abc7.com/society/this-ca-company-wants-to-make-tech-jobs-accessible-to-everyone/10367619/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:59ab1cd0-db2a-6b49-d582-bc7a3655125a Thu, 25 Feb 2021 01:22:12 +0000 Bitwise Industries is using a radically different system of training to target underrepresented groups - they pay students to attend classes. 'General Hospital' star Laura Wright talks creating during COVID, commitment to her character Carly https://abc7.com/entertainment/checking-in-with-general-hospital-star-laura-wright/10368238/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:48cc72a1-2acf-1dd3-aa54-17fcd3006c4c Thu, 25 Feb 2021 01:06:01 +0000 "General Hospital" star Laura Wright says COVID restrictions have challenged the cast and crew creatively to not rely on the daytime staple "love in the afternoon" and be stronger storytellers. Black artist and activist John Outterbridge leaves lasting legacy https://abc7.com/society/black-artist-and-activist-john-outterbridge-leaves-lasting-legacy/10364529/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:1fcfb04a-6ada-810c-021f-4f6e8b02d047 Thu, 25 Feb 2021 01:04:28 +0000 Nicknamed the Griot, renowned artist and activist, John Outterbridge told powerful stories through art. Reopening Los Angeles: LAUSD parents plan to hold another Zoom blackout protest Saturday https://abc7.com/education/lausd-parents-planning-another-zoom-blackout-protest-saturday/10368269/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:353281ce-fe7a-4d8f-c778-66a271592cbe Thu, 25 Feb 2021 01:00:37 +0000 Some Los Angeles Unified School District parents are planning another Zoom blackout protest on Saturday, similar to one held that was held Monday. Inland Empire schools beginning to reopen https://abc7.com/education/inland-empire-schools-beginning-to-reopen/10368268/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:c23ad2c5-7a43-3150-4b35-15b4c0005028 Thu, 25 Feb 2021 00:53:03 +0000 Little by little, students in the Inland Empire are returning to classrooms. Outdoor Learning Park in Watts offers make-shift classroom environment during pandemic https://abc7.com/education/outdoor-classroom-setup-gives-watts-students-new-learning-option/10368152/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:3fb3df5f-9e00-de92-e8f3-56c07a1c44e7 Thu, 25 Feb 2021 00:51:34 +0000 Around 30 to 50 young students come to the make-shift classroom setup daily to take online school classes. There are free iPads, access to the internet and volunteers standing by to help. Plus, breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided. Keep an eye out, there's a Mandalorian skating the streets of Los Angeles https://abc7.com/localish/keep-an-eye-out-theres-a-mandalorian-skating-the-streets-of-los-angeles/10362168/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:df5f7bec-6e22-c49e-7d97-3699f8bc7a50 Thu, 25 Feb 2021 00:35:43 +0000 Meet Tim Brehmer. He's a fan of "The Mandalorian" who dresses up as the popular character to make people smile across Los Angeles. 'General Hospital's' Laura Wright talks creating during COVID, and commitment to her character 'Carly' https://abc7.com/entertainment/checking-in-with-general-hospitals-laura-wright/10368238/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:42b52671-49b5-67b7-b38c-478ce875ec85 Thu, 25 Feb 2021 00:34:37 +0000 'General Hospital' star Laura Wright says COVID restrictions have challenged the cast and crew creatively to not rely on daytime staple 'love in the afternoon' and be stronger storytellers. Tiny home village being built in North Hollywood to serve as lifeline for the homeless https://abc7.com/society/tiny-home-village-being-built-in-noho-to-help-homeless/10364506/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:23db3d8b-a01a-682e-dbd1-6bacb1fbfb03 Thu, 25 Feb 2021 00:29:07 +0000 The village will hold around 100 tiny homes, which will be outfitted with a bed, electrical outlets, along with heating and air conditioning. MAMA's Drive-By Kitchen helps struggling ethnic restaurants https://abc7.com/localish/mamas-drive-by-kitchen-helps-struggling-ethnic-restaurants/10362240/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:19d29453-d6d4-1978-78c8-b26b988cb89f Thu, 25 Feb 2021 00:25:12 +0000 MAMA's Drive-By Kitchen is a new take on take-out. The group is on a mission to help underrepresented ethnic restaurants in the Los Angeles area. Tiger Woods likely won't face charges after Sheriff Villanueva calls car crash 'purely an accident' https://abc7.com/no-charges-expected-against-tiger-woods-in-socal-car-crash/10366769/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:fe034f3a-5fbe-6a88-2ec0-9cc570a659f8 Thu, 25 Feb 2021 00:15:22 +0000 Tiger Woods is not expected to face any criminal charges stemming from the crash in Rancho Palos Verdes, according to L.A. County Sheriff Sheriff Villanueva. LA County prepared to expand vaccinations to teachers, frontline workers https://abc7.com/health/la-county-prepared-to-offer-vaccine-to-teachers/10368156/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:a830f04a-cab3-f501-04fd-18f28256dc74 Thu, 25 Feb 2021 00:10:44 +0000 Los Angeles County is ready to soon expand vaccination appointments to teachers and essential workers. Tiger Woods likely won't face charges after Sheriff Villanueva calls car crash 'purely an accident' https://abc7.com/no-charges-expected-against-tiger-woods-in-socal-car-crash/10366769/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:1eb20ca8-5acc-d4dd-37c5-3f5d2717edca Thu, 25 Feb 2021 00:09:54 +0000 Tiger Woods is not expected to face any criminal charges stemming from the rollover crash in Rancho Palos Verdes, according to Sheriff Villanueva who called the wreck "purely an accident." ABC7 Solutions: Outdoor Learning Park offers make-shift classroom environment during pandemic https://abc7.com/education/outdoor-learning-park-gives-watts-students-a-new-option/10368152/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:89784fce-9ac6-88e2-5e5e-cbfecf716262 Thu, 25 Feb 2021 00:00:02 +0000 A Watts Community school has become a make-shift oasis of learning and play. It's for children who may very well have been lost in the shuffle of online classes during the pandemic... in a neighborhood that was already struggling with poverty and a lack of resources. Biden signs executive order aimed at securing critical US supply chains https://abc7.com/politics/biden-orders-a-review-of-us-supply-chains-for-vital-goods/10366671/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:cb2a27fc-0ab2-0360-b3e6-0dd939897fe3 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 23:51:08 +0000 The US has become increasingly reliant on imports of these goods - a potential national security and economic risk that the Biden administration hopes to address. IKEA donating $85,000 to fully furnish new homeless shelter in Costa Mesa https://abc7.com/society/ikea-donating-$85k-to-furnish-oc-homeless-shelter/10368100/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:8b413863-e0fd-009c-6f87-765fe7fb08b4 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 23:47:14 +0000 IKEA will furnish a new homeless shelter in Orange County, and it will all be for free. Snow moon: How to see the next full moon in the sky this weekend https://abc7.com/weather/how-to-see-the-snow-moon-in-the-sky-this-weekend/10368029/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:9db59ba5-b657-2494-629f-237835f649ab Wed, 24 Feb 2021 23:37:01 +0000 Catch the snow moon as it rises around nightfall on Friday, Feb. 26. Beloved nurse 'Mama Amy' loses battle with COVID-19 after dedicating her life to helping others https://abc7.com/health/beloved-nurse-who-dedicated-life-to-helping-others-loses-covid-battle/10367932/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:b51733d9-1ae5-7cf2-6595-4fb0070e35cf Wed, 24 Feb 2021 23:24:39 +0000 A West Covina nurse nicknamed "Mama Amy" has lost her life to COVID-19. For almost 30 years Amelia Agbigay Baclig dedicated her life to taking care of patients and inspiring other health care professionals. San Bernardino County teachers, school staff now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine https://abc7.com/health/san-bernardino-county-school-staff-eligible-for-vaccine/10368022/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:80915602-b072-69e6-2ef6-d88d580702c5 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 23:23:32 +0000 Teachers and staff at public and private schools, including colleges and universities, in San Bernardino County are now eligible for a coronavirus vaccine. 'He was my North Star.' OC resident loses dad to COVID, wants people to know he's not just a statistic https://abc7.com/health/oc-woman-loses-dad-to-covid-shares-his-life-story/10367936/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:577d3cb0-d888-27fd-27b7-48fe1ceb12ef Wed, 24 Feb 2021 23:19:51 +0000 "He was my North Star." Samantha Chagollan lost her dad to COVID last year. She wants people to know that he's not just a statistic or number. He was a veteran who loved music and was a huge L.A. sports fan. Here's how you can help restore native oysters in Long Beach https://abc7.com/community-events/heres-how-you-can-help-restore-native-oysters-in-long-beach/10368019/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:73d9e024-bd42-ad20-e681-412ee1c9dacf Wed, 24 Feb 2021 23:17:21 +0000 The Orange County Coastkeeper is partnering with the Long Beach Yacht Club to help restore the native Olympia oyster in the Alamitos Bay. Beloved nurse 'Mama Amy' loses battle with COVID-19 after dedicating her life to helping others https://abc7.com/health/nurse-leaves-lasting-impact-on-community/10367932/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:12dd2edb-de5f-4086-e2f6-14c3eda91f5c Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:49:37 +0000 A West Covina nurse nicknamed "Mama Amy" has lost her life to COVID-19. For almost 30 years Amelia Agbigay Baclig dedicated her life to taking care of patients and inspiring other health care professionals. Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine protects against COVID-19: US regulators https://abc7.com/health/j-j-single-dose-covid-19-shot-poised-for-fda-decision/10366772/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:02f60eb5-d73c-29f6-24c0-b96f08946be3 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:36:54 +0000 Scientists also said J&J's shot -- one that could help speed vaccinations by requiring just one dose instead of two -- is safe to use. Biden signs executive order aimed at securing critical US supply chains https://abc7.com/politics/biden-signs-executive-order-aimed-at-securing-us-supply-chains/10366671/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:9bd69947-ab63-57ba-530f-84053a8139e4 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:22:08 +0000 The shortage of PPE amid the COVID-19 outbreak, for example, exposed the fragility of the nation's vital supply chains. 'I'll kill you.' Texas deputy caught on video pulling gun on man in traffic https://abc7.com/deputy-caught-on-video-pulling-gun-on-man-in-traffic/10367800/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:7e6cc682-2f6f-2534-7f72-ee40d99a87e1 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:21:25 +0000 The video shows the deputy with a gun in his hand and the driver with his hands up. The deputy can be heard saying "I'll [expletive] kill you." Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine works well in big 'real world' test in Israel https://abc7.com/health/pfizer-covid-19-vaccine-works-well-in-big-real-world-test/10367828/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:e2080fea-d2c8-122b-59b9-134c9b46202b Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:17:47 +0000 During a mass vaccination campaign in Israel, the vaccine was 92% effective at preventing severe disease after two shots and 62% after one. Rising Texas artist starts female-owned record label https://abc7.com/localish/rising-texas-artist-starts-female-owned-record-label/10367438/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:b79c3fb8-748e-a928-2a99-d18bea7c9a6e Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:14:15 +0000 This two-time Grammy contender is one of the few women in the country to start her own record label! Sisters skate to success with hot dog stand https://abc7.com/localish/sisters-save-familys-hot-dog-stand/10355172/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:abd0eafb-d9c3-f825-2e27-f5c3f6a1f07a Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:13:33 +0000 Skating sisters keep hot dog stand rolling for a 3rd generation. SoCal family devastated by loss of 3 loved ones to COVID-19 https://abc7.com/society/socal-family-devastated-by-loss-of-3-loved-ones-to-covid-19/10365550/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:bac0e58e-2e1b-a346-a144-e09d9600d729 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:01:36 +0000 COVID-19 has been devastating to so many Americans, including a Southern California family that lost three loved ones to the virus, two of them just days apart. Biden signs executive order aimed at securing critical US supply chains https://abc7.com/politics/biden-signs-executive-order-aimed-at-securing-us-supply-chains/10366671/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:a5a7338c-35f8-bb6e-1742-283694d90d75 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 21:50:56 +0000 The shortage of PPE amid the COVID-19 outbreak, for example, exposed the fragility of the nation's vital supply chains. FREE MOM HUGS: Mom volunteers to be mother of the bride for lgbtq+ couples https://abc7.com/localish/mom-volunteers-to-be-mother-of-the-bride-for-lgbtq+-couples/10326817/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:f48282e3-d298-04df-8a05-fccc0a247a54 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 21:45:36 +0000 This mom stands in for family who choose not to be at LGBTQ+ weddings. Springsteen pleads guilty to 1 count in NJ drunk driving case, other charges dropped https://abc7.com/springsteen-pleads-guilty-to-1-count-in-dui-case-other-charges-dropped/10367092/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:a9379426-2e79-bb28-5f58-be4ec337cf49 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 21:32:26 +0000 Bruce Springsteen appeared virtually in court Wednesday in connection with his drunk driving arrest in a federal park in New Jersey, pleading guilty to one count while the government dropped the other two. SoCal family devastated by loss of 3 loved ones to COVID-19 https://abc7.com/society/socal-family-devastated-by-loss-of-3-loved-ones-to-covid-19/10365550/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:96849872-2c15-a89a-8e1e-a9012c16962d Wed, 24 Feb 2021 21:31:43 +0000 COVID-19 has been devastating to so many Americans, including a Southern California family that lost three loved ones to the virus, two of them just days apart. Meet the miracle medical Student who defied all the odds https://abc7.com/localish/miracle-med-student-survives-six-brain-surgeries/10328165/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:b3af011d-ff85-36cd-7733-11db92b83ec0 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 21:29:00 +0000 This young woman had to learn to walk again after SIX brain surgeries. Tiger Hood: New York City's Famous Street Golfer https://abc7.com/localish/tiger-hood-is-nycs-famous-street-golfer/10327332/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:e7d348eb-f4e5-e6c1-b97d-6d161b419607 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 21:21:50 +0000 Move over Tiger Woods! Tiger HOOD is New York's resident street golfer. Keep an eye out, there's a Mandalorian skating the streets of Los Angeles https://abc7.com/localish/keep-an-eye-out-theres-a-mandalorian-skating-the-streets-of-los-angeles/10362168/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:caba4f3d-3add-b03d-32ab-1f5a11a666f0 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 21:06:27 +0000 Meet Tim Brehmer. He's a fan of "The Mandalorian" who dresses up as the popular character to make people smile across Los Angeles. Disney+ announces premiere dates for 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch,' 'Loki' series https://abc7.com/entertainment/disney+-announces-premiere-dates-for-star-wars-loki-series/10367464/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:9e418e8d-ce3e-f022-43aa-a46261d0f2ca Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:53:48 +0000 Fans will have tons of Star Wars and Marvel content to look forward to in the coming months. Tiger Woods likely won't face charges after Sheriff Villanueva calls car crash 'purely an accident' https://abc7.com/no-charges-expected-against-tiger-woods-in-socal-car-crash/10366769/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:1fe1b6c8-b0fe-aa6f-408b-663f34eb60e4 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:53:12 +0000 Tiger Woods is not expected to face any criminal charges stemming from the rollover crash in Rancho Palos Verdes, according to Sheriff Villanueva who called the wreck "purely an accident." 'A Touch of Disney' experience coming to Disney California Adventure Park https://abc7.com/travel/a-touch-of-disney-event-coming-to-disney-california-adventure-/10367357/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:07115aa1-8a21-597d-bb7a-7b8b80fb89ce Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:50:07 +0000 The limited-capacity ticketed event will offer fan-favorite food and drinks from around the Disneyland Resort as well as unique photo locations around the park More Americans identify as LGBT than ever before, including 15% of Gen Z adults: Poll https://abc7.com/society/more-americans-identify-as-lgbt-than-ever-before-poll/10367562/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:75d53744-4de3-4aab-4100-dffa305e182b Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:21:25 +0000 According to the poll, 1 in 6 (15%) adult members of Gen Z self-identify as LGBT. Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine protects against COVID-19: US regulators https://abc7.com/health/j-j-single-dose-covid-19-shot-poised-for-fda-decision/10366772/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:1d166794-e67d-41cc-eb18-5861c206decb Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:05:06 +0000 Scientists also said J&J's shot -- one that could help speed vaccinations by requiring just one dose instead of two -- is safe to use. Surviving 2 pandemics: 105-year-old woman who beat COVID gets vaccine https://abc7.com/society/105-year-old-woman-who-beat-covid-gets-vaccine/10366890/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:1d33ffe2-50bd-892d-79dc-d3795b1181d6 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 19:42:50 +0000 At 105, Lucia's lived through two World Wars, the civil rights movement, three husbands, and now, two pandemics. Keep an eye out, there's a Mandalorian skating the streets of Los Angeles https://abc7.com/localish/keep-an-eye-out-theres-a-mandalorian-skating-the-streets-of-los-angeles/10362168/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:2e35f1a3-4db4-1036-4dab-86fe7878b1f9 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 19:36:53 +0000 Tim Brehmer, aka Mando the Manchild, needed a hobby during the pandemic. What he found was a way to entertain both himself and others as a skateboarding Mandalorian. New drive-in lets you enjoy first run feature movies from the safety of your car https://abc7.com/localish/new-drive-in-lets-you-enjoy-first-run-feature-movies-from-the-safety-of-your-car/10354809/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:e0774f38-ccbb-2ff9-b9b4-5338d4bf58b5 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 19:23:24 +0000 With movie theaters closed across the U.S., Ben Chou wanted to make it possible for people to watch new releases outside of the home. So, he founded We Drive-Ins. Palm Beach County refuses to lower flags to half-staff for Rush Limbaugh https://abc7.com/politics/florida-county-refuses-to-lower-flags-for-rush-limbaugh/10367480/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:bed77640-44f5-949b-a19d-d43b913e08e5 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 19:22:52 +0000 "Although Rush Limbaugh was a significant public figure, he was also an incredibly divisive one who hurt many people with his words and actions," the county's commissioner said. Fauci: NIH to study 'long-haul' COVID-19 symptoms, like brain fog, breathing problems https://abc7.com/health/fauci-nih-to-study-long-haul-covid-symptoms/10367454/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:b7e96aec-c285-da57-97bb-7ebd1ff62020 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 19:20:53 +0000 Dr. Fauci says some studies have shown up to 30% of patients report symptoms that can endure for months. From skater to chef, new passion leads to popular taqueria https://abc7.com/localish/from-skater-to-chef-new-passion-leads-to-popular-taqueria/10354185/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:3af91688-a520-d325-e5b5-43aacffb23d3 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 19:20:29 +0000 When Jonathan Perez hurt his back in a car accident, he had to give up his first passion, skateboarding. Soon after, he found his next calling and became a chef. Black-owned bookstore celebrates Black authors https://abc7.com/localish/black-owned-bookstore-celebrates-black-authors/10353963/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:02afa327-ea75-22e8-ed78-aff04d0bf2d2 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 19:14:47 +0000 Eso Won Books is a Black-owned bookstore that celebrates Black history all year long by focusing on providing Black information and Black literature. 'A Touch of Disney' experience coming to Disney California Adventure Park https://abc7.com/travel/a-touch-of-disney-event-coming-to-disney-california-adventure-/10367357/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:02330a9f-5f06-1c13-bfd9-ed0f5b5ef012 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 19:07:35 +0000 The event will offer fan-favorite food and drinks from around the Disneyland Resort as well as unique photo locations around the park. Federal grand jury hearing evidence in death of George Floyd https://abc7.com/federal-grand-jury-hearing-evidence-in-george-floyd-death/10367426/ abc7.com RSS Feed urn:uuid:d71dd298-1c93-2300-2c22-236582e1701e Wed, 24 Feb 2021 18:56:25 +0000 Jury selection begins in Derek Chavin's state case on March 8 - he faces second-degree murder and manslaughter charges - with opening statements scheduled for March 29.