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Bed Bath & Beyond sales miss analyst estimates; shares fall

By Jonathan Roeder and Jordyn Holman | Bloomberg Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. tumbled as much as 21% in premarket trading after reporting second-quarter sales that missed expectations and reducing its full-year outlook, with the delta COVID-19 variant eroding the home-goods retailer’s store traffic. Revenue in the quarter ended Aug. 28 fell 26% from a year earlier to $1.99 billion, short of the $2.06 billion estimate from analysts compiled by Bloomberg. The closely watched retail metric of same-store ...
Tags: Business, California, US, America, Bloomberg, Sport, Economy, Soccer, Yellen, Texas Florida, Target Corp, Bed Bath Beyond, Tritton, Mark Tritton, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR


Family of woman shot by Long Beach school safety officer gathers for candlelight vigil

Friends and family gathered for a candlelight vigil Wednesday evening, Sept. 29, to honor Mona Rodriguez, an 18-year-old mother who has been hospitalized since she was shot by a Long Beach school safety officer. Loved ones embraced one another and carried lit candles outside Long Beach Memorial Medical Center where Rodriguez has been in critical condition in the ICU since she was shot by a school safety officer investigating an assault near Millikan High School. Earlier Wednesday, Rodriguez’s bo...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Police Shooting, Rodriguez, LA County, Chowdhury, Los Angeles County District Attorney 's Office, Top Stories LBPT, Long Beach Unified School District, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Millikan, Millikan High School, Howard Freshman Contributing, Crime and Public Safety


In LA, Gov. Newsom signs bills aiming to bolster mental health care, ease homelessness

On the eve of the end of the state’s pandemic-spurred ban on evictions, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday, Sept. 29, signed a multi-billion-dollar package of bills aimed at what officials called a “historic” rebuilding of mental health services and housing in a larger push to ease the homeless crisis. The legislation, which included four bills authored by a trio of Southern California state assemblymembers, will invest billions in building up an infrastructure of more than 44,000 new housing units ...
Tags: News, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Homeless, Eric Garcetti, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Affordable Housing, Legislature, Los Angeles County, Assembly, Gabriel, United State


City Council: LAPD will replenish Price’s fund for South LA fireworks recovery

The Los Angeles City Council voted on Wednesday, Sept. 29 to have the Los Angeles Police Department replenish Councilman Curren Price’s office’s Environmental Equity and Justice Fund after he used $1 million from it to assist constituents affected by a massive explosion set off by an LAPD bomb squad. “In the three months since the LAPD fireworks explosion on 27th Street, my office has been at the center of disaster relief efforts, realizing early on that immediate monetary support was needed to ...
Tags: Health, Government, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Community, Fireworks, City Council, TNT, Lapd, Los Angeles City Council, Hoffman, South Los Angeles, Los Angeles Police Department, Emergency Management Department, Michael Hoffman


Angels’ Shohei Ohtani won’t pitch again this season

ARLINGTON, Texas — Shohei Ohtani’s season as a pitcher is over. Manager Joe Maddon announced on Wednesday that the two-way star will not pitch in the season finale in Seattle on Sunday because Ohtani and the Angels decided there was nothing left to gain by pitching another game. Ohtani will continue to hit throughout the final week of the season, Maddon said. “There’s really nothing left to prove on the mound,” Maddon said. “I think he’s exceeded expectations on the mound this year. Anybody that...
Tags: Japan, Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Rangers, Mlb, Houston, Boston Red Sox, Oakland, Seattle, Los Angeles Angels, Mariners, Seattle Mariners, Ward, ARLINGTON Texas


Health officials urge COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women, new mothers

Following the lead of federal officials, Los Angeles County health officials on Wednesday, Sept. 29 urged pregnant women and new mothers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 to avoid severe illness from the virus or adverse outcomes to their pregnancies. The county Department of Public Health called on health-care providers to convey the risks of COVID-19 to women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant or who might become pregnant in the future to get vaccinated. The U.S. Centers ...
Tags: Health, Business, Education, Cdc, Government, Time, Uncategorized, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Community, Los Angeles County, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Public Health, Ferrer, Board of Supervisors


Boyfriend of woman shot by school officer in Long Beach calls for him to face charges

The boyfriend of the 18-year-old woman shot by a school safety officer earlier this week called for him on Wednesday, Sept. 29, to face charges for the incident that erupted near Millikan High School in Long Beach. Mona Rodriguez, of Long Beach was on life support and brain dead after being shot in the back of the head on Monday afternoon, said her boyfriend, Rafeul Chowdhury. Chowdhury, who has a 5-month-old son with Rodriguez, spoke to reporters on Wednesday morning just outside of Long Beach ...
Tags: Crime, News, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Ali, Southern California, Los Angeles County, Spring Street, Hawthorne, Rodriguez, LA County, Fahey, George Gascon, Chris Eftychiou, Chowdhury


State invests $15 million to improve transportation along LA River

Los Angeles Councilwoman Nithya Raman at the site where the new Glendale-Los Angeles Narrows Bridge will be built along the bike path in Glendale, CA Wednesday, September 29, 2021. A news conference was held to unveil the more than $15 million funding for Los Angeles and Glendale’s active transportation infrastructure. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)jm Assemblywoman Laura Friedman speaks at the site of the new Glendale-Los Angeles Narrows Bridge along the bike path in Gle...
Tags: Transportation, California, Environment, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, LA River, Soccer, Glendale, Community, Eric Garcetti, Friedman, Glendale CA, Los Angeles River, Griffith Park, Los Angeles Daily News


Child sex abuser held in psychiatric hospital for 13 years in line for $2.1 million settlement

A man confined to a state psychiatric hospital for 13 years while awaiting a trial to potentially deem him a sexually violent predator is poised to receive a $2.1 million settlement from the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office. The Los Angeles County Claims Board recommended last week that to avoid further litigation costs, the Board of Supervisors should award the settlement to Rodrigo DeCasas, who pleaded guilty in 1994 to one count of a forcible lewd act with a child under 14, three c...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Local News, Child Sex Abuse, Los Angeles County, Court of Appeals, Board of Supervisors, California Court of Appeals, Hilda Solis, Mark Ridley Thomas, Sheila Kuehl, Los Angeles County Superior Court, Public Defender s Office


$2.1 million settlement likely for child sex abuser who spent 13 years waiting for trial

A man confined to a state psychiatric hospital for 13 years while awaiting a trial to potentially deem him a sexually violent predator is poised to receive a $2.1 million settlement from the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office. The Los Angeles County Claims Board recommended last week that to avoid further litigation costs, the Board of Supervisors should award the settlement to Rodrigo DeCasas, who pleaded guilty in 1994 to one count of a forcible lewd act with a child under 14, three c...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Local News, Child Sex Abuse, Los Angeles County, Court of Appeals, Board of Supervisors, California Court of Appeals, Hilda Solis, Mark Ridley Thomas, Sheila Kuehl, Los Angeles County Superior Court, Public Defender s Office


Survey: 40% of employees ‘somewhat likely’ to quit their jobs in 3 to 6 months

Feel like quitting your job? You’re not alone. More than 15 million U.S. workers have left their jobs since April, and 40% of employees surveyed in the U.S., Australia, Canada, Singapore and the United Kingdom say they’re “somewhat likely” to quit in the next three to six months, a new report says. The report from McKinsey & Co. doesn’t bode well for the scores of employers who are scrambling to fill all of their job openings amid a fractured COVID-19 economy. And it gets worse. The report — whi...
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Wilmington’s Granada Theater, once a vaudeville stage, gets historic designation

The vaudevillian Granada Theater, in Wilmington, will become a Los Angeles historic-cultural monument. The Los Angeles City Council approved the designation on Thursday, Sept. 29, for the 1,000-seat theater, 632 N. Avalon Blvd., which opened in 1926 to host vaudeville performers as part of the West Coast Theaters chain. The council’s decision caps a years-long effort to give the theater a historic designation. Councilman Joe Buscaino, who represents the Wilmington neighborhood, had sought since ...
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LA City Council declares Black church in Venice an historic-cultural monument

By Margaret Shuttleworth | City News Service A historic Black church in the Oakwood community of Venice was added to the Historic-Cultural Monument List today by the Los Angeles City Council. The First Baptist Church of Venice was built in 1967 on the corner of Westminster and Seventh avenues, one of the only areas near the ocean in L.A. where Black people were able to own homes as a result of redlining procedures. “It was at the beginning of Venice that this neighborhood was established and it ...
Tags: Religion, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Venice, City Council, Black, Allen, Penske, First Baptist Church, Oakwood, Bonin, Polster, City News Service, Kanner


Coronavirus: L.A. County reported 1,436 new cases and 31 new deaths, Sept. 29

Los Angeles County public health officials reported 1,436 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 1,457,672 as of Wednesday, Sept. 29. The total number of cases represents 14.4% of Los Angeles County’s population. Officials reported 31 new deaths linked to the coronavirus, for a total of 26,078 deaths since tracking began. The total number of deaths represents 0.26% of Los Angeles County’s population. There was one more hospitalization reported since Monday, bringing ...
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LA City Council supports indoor-business vaccine rules, but councilman delays vote until next week

The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday, Sept. 28, effectively advanced a city measure that would require businesses to obtain proof of vaccination from patrons before they could enter indoor spaces at bars, restaurants, gyms, nail salons and other sites — but there was no vote taken, because Councilman Joe Buscaino invoked an obscure rule allowing him to avoid having to post a dissenting vote. The proposed ordinance, which would go into effect Nov. 4, would go beyond a similar order at the co...
Tags: Health, News, Education, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, City Council, Council, Los Angeles City Council, San Pedro, Caltech, Lee, Martinez, John Lee


Disneyland drops from 2nd to 11th in worldwide attendance rankings, report shows

Disneyland toppled from the second spot in the worldwide attendance rankings in 2019 and fell out of the global top 10 in 2020 as theme parks around the globe faced widely differing reopening restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, based on data from a new report. Global theme park attendance declined 67% at the 25 most-visited theme parks from 2019 to 2020, according to a new report from the Themed Entertainment Association and AECOM. The COVID-19 pandemic forced theme parks around the world...
Tags: Japan, Florida, California, Mexico, China, Disney, Spain, Sport, Things To Do, Canada, Soccer, United States, New Jersey, Tokyo, Ohio, Amusement Parks


Where to find free and cheap tacos at Southern California restaurants on Monday

Bargain hunters can get Taco Tuesday-type deals on Monday. That’s because Oct. 4 has been designated National Taco Day. Here are some offers at chains with more than one location in Southern California. Acapulco Restaurant Y Cantina: Three al pastor tacos will go for $6 Monday at all of the chain’s locations. acapulcorestaurants.com Chronic Tacos: The Aliso Viejo-based chain will be giving away a free taco with the purchase of a Coca-Cola fountain drink on Oct. 4. The offer includes chicken, car...
Tags: La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Fast Food, Michelin, Jack, Orange County, Coca Cola, Coke, Southern California, Rubio, Costa Mesa, Carlsbad, Trejo


How to get free tacos and deals on National Taco Day, Monday, Oct. 4

Bargain hunters can get Taco Tuesday-type deals on Monday. That’s because Oct. 4 has been designated National Taco Day. Here are some offers at chains with more than one location in Southern California. Acapulco Restaurant Y Cantina: Three al pastor tacos will go for $6 Monday at all of the chain’s locations. acapulcorestaurants.com Chronic Tacos: The Aliso Viejo-based chain will be giving away a free taco with the purchase of a Coca-Cola fountain drink on Oct. 4. The offer includes chicken, car...
Tags: La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Fast Food, Michelin, Jack, Orange County, Coca Cola, Coke, Rubio, Costa Mesa, Carlsbad, Trejo, LA County


Map: 1 of every 8 acres in California has burned in 10 years, and here are the state’s biggest fires

If it seems like wildfires in California are getting larger, they are. Nine of the state’s 10 largest wildfires since 1932, when modern records began, have occurred in the past decade. And amazingly, the eight largest have all burned since 2017. Why? “It’s a combination of everything — climate change, decades of fire suppression and drought,” said Craig Clements, director of San Jose State University’s Fire Weather Lab. Some fire experts call them “megafires,” blazes larger than 100,000 acres th...
Tags: News, Congress, Climate Change, California, Environment, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Wildfires, House, Chico, CAL FIRE, Redding, Lassen, Gavin Newsom


How LA rock band Dead Sara found inspiration during the pandemic for album ‘Ain’t It Tragic’

Last year, Los Angeles rock band Dead Sara was about to enter the studio to write and record its third album when cases of COVID-19 began spiking across the United States. As the world shut down around them, the album was put on hold. After some long months, vocalist-guitarist Emily Armstrong, lead guitarist Siouxsie Medley and drummer Sean Friday got the go-ahead to continue. “That was like the saving grace for me and for us, to have something to look forward to and to be able to create,” Armst...
Tags: Music, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, Aeg, Kansas City, Concerts, West Hollywood, Dead Sara, Canyon Club, Bob Mould, Sara, Armstrong


New law counts ‘workforce’ apartments as meeting middle-income housing quotas

California cities and counties soon will be able to count middle-income apartment conversions toward their affordable housing quotas under a bill Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Tuesday, Sept. 28. The “workforce housing” legislation was one of 28 housing bills Newsom signed Tuesday, the governor’s office said. The measure, Assembly Bill 787, is expected to incentivize local governments to adopt an innovative “missing middle” program that converts market-rate complexes into middle-income housing in exch...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, News, California, Housing, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Rent, Rent Control, Housing Crisis, Orange County, UC Berkeley, Gavin Newsom, Bay Area, Hoa


LA County Supervisors look to watchdog agency to take on deputy cliques

By ELIZABETH MARCELLINO | City News Service LOS ANGELES — Responding to a RAND Corp. report finding that deputy cliques accused of gang-like behavior still exist with the sheriff’s department, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Sept. 28 tasked the Civilian Oversight Commission with developing a plan to eradicate these groups. Supervisors Hilda Solis and Holly Mitchell co-authored the motion, which was not part of the planned agenda and was read in toward the end of the meeting. Solis noted tha...
Tags: Coc, Government, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Mitchell, Santa Monica, Board of Supervisors, LA County, Solis, City News Service, Hilda Solis, VILLANUEVA, RAND Corp


LAUSD employees face looming deadline to get COVID-19 shots

With just 2½ weeks left for Los Angeles Unified employees to comply with a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, not all district staff are fully vaccinated, raising the question of how many might be placed on unpaid leave or fired if they don’t meet the Oct. 15 deadline for getting either the second of a two-dose vaccine regimen or the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. While the staff vaccination rate stood at an estimated 80% as of Tuesday, Sept. 28, a spokesperson for the district noted that the figure...
Tags: Education, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Lapd, City Of Angels, Johnson Johnson, District, Service Employees International Union Local, LA County, Los Angeles Unified, United Teachers Los Angeles, UTLA, Top Stories LADN, Kelly Gonez


Coronavirus: L.A. County is 69% fully vaccinated with 1,147 new cases and 29 new deaths, Sept. 28

Los Angeles County public health officials reported 1,147 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 1,456,275 as of Tuesday, Sept. 28. The total number of cases represents 14.4% of Los Angeles County’s population. Officials reported 29 new deaths linked to the coronavirus, for a total of 26,047 deaths since tracking began. The total number of deaths represents 0.26% of Los Angeles County’s population. There was one more hospitalization reported since Monday, bringing th...
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LAPD’s $18.5 million plan to reform itself after 2020 protest response heads to City Council

Los Angeles police commissioners on Tuesday approved a plan to spend $18.5 million to train police officers in less violent tactics when responding to mass protests, but also questioned some of the new units and technology that would be adopted as a result. The plan — drafted after a trio of reports last year found the Los Angeles Police Department’s response to the 2020 George Floyd protests was largely chaotic and violated the rights of demonstrators — must still go before the City Council to ...
Tags: News, California, La, Police, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Commission, California Highway Patrol, City Council, Khan, Lapd, Hawthorne, Los Angeles Police Department, HOFER, Hamid Khan


LA County looks for novel ways, more money to fight rising STD rates

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors called on Tuesday, Sept. 28, for more resources and coordination to fight a troubling spike in the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases. Supervisor Hilda Solis said it was important the county not lose sight of other public health needs in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our county is in the middle of an ongoing STD crisis that has seen cases here skyrocket,” Solis said. “As we’ve seen with COVID-19, the rise in STDs is heavily associated ...
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LA County slightly eases vaccine/testing requirements at theme parks

Responding to concerns from the theme park industry, Los Angeles County has slightly eased its upcoming COVID-19 vaccination/testing requirement for visitors to large venues such as Six Flags Magic Mountain and Universal Studios Hollywood, but the overall mandate will remain. Under a recently enacted county Health Officer Order, all attendees and employees at outdoor mega-events with 10,000 people or more will have to show proof of COVID vaccination or a negative test within 72 hours, with the m...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Government, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Community, Universal Studios, Los Angeles County, Ferrer, Magic Mountain, LA County, Universal Studios Hollywood, Sheila Kuehl, Barbara Ferrer


With the state’s eviction ban ending, LA County leaders scramble for renter protections

With state and local eviction bans set to expire Thursday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Sept. 28, used the remaining authority it has under new state legislation to pull together a mixed bag of commercial and residential renter protections. The latest effort to fend off a widely feared flood of evictions was far from the full-fledged protection launched back in March 2020 as the pandemic raged across L.A. County. And yet so much is still at stake, with more than 744,00...
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LAPD officers who won’t get COVID-19 vaccines ‘endanger’ residents, police commission president says

The president of the Los Angeles Police Commission harshly criticized the city’s police officers who have resisted getting vaccinated against COVID-19, saying their actions have put the public at risk by allowing the virus to continue spreading in their ranks. “They have willfully and intentionally and brazenly endangered the lives of those they have sworn to protect,” said President William Briggs at Tuesday’s commission meeting conducted over video conference. Briggs — appointed last year, rig...
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Seeking ‘transparency,’ LA County supervisors launch coroner’s inquests into deaths of 3 men

The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Sept. 29, directed the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office to use its subpoena powers to perform inquests into three deputy-involved deaths. The decision outraged Sheriff Alex Villanueva, who called the move a direct “political attack” on his department. Supervisors Holly Mitchell and Hilda Solis co-authored the motion recommending the inquests into the shooting deaths of 47-year-old Dana “Malik” Young Jr., 41-year-old Samuel Herrera Jr. and 29-year-old Dijon...
Tags: News, Coc, La, Office, Sport, Soccer, Police Shooting, Young, Mitchell, Lucas, Compton, Westmont, Board of Supervisors, South Los Angeles, Barger, LA County