»USC is addressing a COVID-19 outbreak that appears to be linked to a group of brotherhood homes. So far, around 150 students and staff have performed positive tests, of which an estimated 40 are related to the outbreak of the Greek series. (Los Angeles times)
»On Thursday, District 14 city councilor Jose Huizar was charged with 34 lawsuits related to a city hall pay-to-play system he allegedly organized. If convicted, he faces up to 30 years in prison. (Newsweek)
»Los Angeles Times employees urge the leadership to provide" responses and accountability "to dealing with allegations of sexual harassment. More than 50 women and 20 men have recently signed an employee complaint. (Vice)
»California Pizza Kitchen has filed for bankruptcy. The company hopes to restructure the debt and outsource some less profitable locations. (CNN)
“On Thursday, a bush fire blazed through more than 240 acres near Azusa. Dry, hot conditions contributed to the fire; A warning of excessive heat remains in effect until Saturday. (NBC Los Angeles)
“Trader Joe’s sticks to at least some of the product names that recently sparked a petition campaign. A handful of labels have already been updated, the company said. (ABC Los Angeles)
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“California is considering the George Floyd law for police officers who do not take action against police brutality The Los Angeles Police Union calls the proposal "misguided"
»A local comedy writer was pushed by Twitter because of trolling Trump – is that“ BEAUTIFUL! "Or" SAD! "? The president continues to tweet while permanently banned dissenters are piling up
»The NBA season is back and the Lakers and Clippers both have big dreams Four months after the end of the basketball season, a look at L.A.'s two championship teams
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The best things to stream this weekend
Take the remote control. Our weekly summary of the best streaming content can be found here. This time on the list of our critics: she dies tomorrow, rebuilds paradise, Muppets Now and more
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