California Beach Seized in 1924 From a Black Family Could Be Returned

Nearly a century ago, the city of Manhattan Beach shuttered a resort that belonged to Willa and Charles Bruce. Though the county is trying to give the land back, the city has declined to apologize.

#apologies, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #bruce-charles, #bruce-willa, #bruces-beach-manhattan-beach-calif, #city-councils, #discrimination, #law-and-legislation, #los-angeles-county-calif, #reparations

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Tiger Woods Update: Sheriff Says Crash Investigation Is Done

Alex Villanueva, the sheriff of Los Angeles County, said that the authorities would need Woods’s permission to release the results of the investigation.

#golf, #los-angeles-county-calif, #los-angeles-county-sheriffs-department, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #woods-tiger

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Black Family Seeks Return of Its Beach Resort Land Near L.A.

Willa and Charles Bruce were among the first Black people to settle in Manhattan Beach, Calif., but the city shut down their resort in 1924. Now, the county is considering returning the land.

#beaches, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #bruces-beach-manhattan-beach-calif, #california, #discrimination, #eminent-domain, #los-angeles-county-calif, #manhattan-beach-calif, #segregation-and-desegregation

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What We Know About Tiger Woods’ Car Accident

Woods was said to have been driving at a “greater speed than normal” when his S.U.V. went over a median strip and rolled over several times.

#golf, #los-angeles-county-calif, #masters-golf-tournament, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #woods-tiger

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Under Pressure, California Church Postpones Conference for Thousands

Grace Community Church reversed course after Los Angeles County health officials warned that indoor conferences were prohibited and that the event could worsen the spread of the coronavirus.

#california, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #evangelical-movement, #grace-community-church-sun-valley-calif, #los-angeles-county-calif, #macarthur-john-f-jr, #politics-and-government, #quarantines, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #sun-valley-calif

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Bombing at California Church Known for Its Anti-L.G.B.T.Q. Views

Officials said no one was injured in the attack. The church had been the target of protests over its messages against women, Jews, L.G.B.T.Q. people and the Black Lives Matter movement.

#baptist-churches, #bombs-and-explosives, #churches-buildings, #discrimination, #first-works-baptist-church-el-monte-calif, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #los-angeles-county-calif, #mejia-bruce-pastor, #transgender-and-transsexuals

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Hounded by Wildfires, Californians Rethink Their Willingness to Rebuild

In the aftermath, some people are deciding to just begin new lives elsewhere. The pandemic and longstanding housing problems haven’t made the choices any easier.

#affordable-housing, #building-construction, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #los-angeles-county-calif, #malibu-calif, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #riverside-county-calif, #san-bernardino-county-calif, #sierra-nevada-region-us, #wildfires

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‘Our New York Moment’: Southern California Reels as Virus Surges

In the coming days, Los Angeles County will reach a level where one in 10 residents has tested positive for the coronavirus.

#california, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #los-angeles-county-calif, #newsom-gavin

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Surging Virus Prompts Call to Halt In-Person TV and Film Production

SAG-AFTRA, the union representing 160,000 people who work in the industry, seeks a “temporary hold” in Los Angeles.

#california, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #los-angeles-calif, #los-angeles-county-calif, #movies, #sag-aftra, #television

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Samuel Little, America’s Most Prolific Serial Killer, Dies at 80

Mr. Little confessed to 93 murders, at least 50 of which were verified by law enforcement officers, the F.B.I. said.

#assaults, #bundy-ted, #california, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #gacy-john-wayne-jr, #little-samuel-1940, #los-angeles-calif, #los-angeles-county-calif, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #ridgway-gary-leon-1949, #serial-murders

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10 Million Residents, 88 Jurisdictions, 1 Outdoor Dining Ban

Frustrated over an order to temporarily ban outdoor dining across Los Angeles County, many elected officials have fought back — with votes to form their own health departments.

#california, #city-councils, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disease-rates, #los-angeles-county-calif, #newsom-gavin, #restaurants, #shutdowns-institutional

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‘A Tsunami of Change’: How Protests Fueled a New Crop of Prosecutors

The new Los Angeles district attorney announced major changes in the nation’s largest court system, part of a growing movement to rethink criminal justice across the country.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #elections-district-attorneys, #gascon-george, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #johnson-jackie-1972, #lacey-jackie-1957, #los-angeles-county-calif, #los-angeles-police-protective-league, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform

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The ‘Mexican Beverly Hills’

How a former white enclave became an aspirational suburb for Latinos in Los Angeles.

#hispanic-americans, #los-angeles-county-calif, #parenting, #suburbs

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What Places Are Hardest Hit by the Coronavirus? It Depends on the Measure

By different metrics, all sorts of locations in the United States are deeply troubling, from Minot, N.D., to New York City.

#avenal-state-prison, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #disease-rates, #los-angeles-county-calif, #minot-nd, #navajo-indians, #new-york-city, #norton-county-kan, #sioux-city-iowa, #south-dakota, #texas, #wisconsin

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This Is an Election Story That Mentions Neither Biden Nor Trump

Here are the (other) races and issues our national correspondents are watching.

#brunswick-ga, #california, #constitutional-amendments, #democratic-party, #elections, #elections-district-attorneys, #elections-house-of-representatives, #elections-mayors, #flags-emblems-and-insignia, #henderson-county-nc, #houston-tex, #los-angeles-county-calif, #miami-dade-county-fla, #michigan, #mississippi, #oklahoma, #politics-and-government, #portland-ore, #prisons-and-prisoners, #republican-party, #state-legislatures, #vermont, #wisconsin

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Man Charged With Attempting to Murder Two Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputies

The authorities said that Deonte Lee Murray, 36, of Compton, Calif., shot the deputies multiple times on Sept. 12 in an attack that was captured on video and prompted widespread condemnation.

#attacks-on-police, #compton-calif, #lacey-jackie-1957, #los-angeles-county-calif, #los-angeles-county-sheriffs-department, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

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Los Angeles District Attorney Won’t Prosecute Reporter Arrested While Covering Shooting of Deputies

Josie Huang, a Los Angeles reporter for the public radio station KPCC and the website LAist, offered videos disputing the Sheriff’s Department’s charges.

#freedom-of-the-press, #huang-josie, #los-angeles-county-calif, #los-angeles-county-sheriffs-department

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Two California Deputies Shot in Ambush, Authorities Say

The Los Angeles County deputies were in critical condition after being fired upon in their car outside a metro station in Compton. The gunman remained at large.

#attacks-on-police, #compton-calif, #los-angeles-county-calif, #los-angeles-county-sheriffs-department

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L.A. Mansion Party, Held Despite Pandemic Ban, Ends in a Shooting

A large crowd gathered at a multimillion-dollar hillside home, defying virus rules. The police investigated, but the event continued. Hours later, gunfire was heard and three people were wounded.

#california, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #fire-department-los-angeles, #los-angeles-calif, #los-angeles-county-calif, #parties-social

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California Man Is Accused of Driving Into a Group of Black People

Prosecutors have accused Dennis Wyman of a hate crime, saying he hit an off-duty security guard with his car in Torrance, Calif., last month.

#assaults, #dennis-wyman, #los-angeles-county-calif, #torrance-police-department

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Officers Shot Latino Man Five Times in the Back, Autopsy Says

Andres Guardado was killed in Southern California last month. His family said he was working as a security guard for an auto body shop the day he was shot.

#autopsies, #gardena-calif, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #guardado-andres-d-2020, #los-angeles-county-calif, #los-angeles-county-sheriffs-department, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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Delayed Moves, Poolside Videos and Postmates Spon: The State of TikTok Collab Houses

Gen Z influencers are settling into life in a shuttered Los Angeles.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #faze-clan-inc, #los-angeles-county-calif, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance

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Coronavirus and Beaches: Can I Safely Enjoy the Sun, Surf and Sand?

As states reopen, experts say socially distant outdoor activities, like swimming or running along the shore, are some of the safer ways to re-engage with the world. Here, tips for how to enjoy the beach now.

#bathrooms-and-toilets, #beaches, #california, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #delaware, #east-coast-us, #florida, #hygiene-and-cleanliness, #lifeguards, #los-angeles-county-calif, #states-us, #travel-and-vacations

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Kobe Bryant Autopsy Report Is Released After Helicopter Crash

The pilot of the helicopter that crashed in January, killing Mr. Bryant and eight others, didn’t have alcohol or drugs in his system. The victims all died from blunt trauma.

#aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #bryant-kobe, #deaths-fatalities, #helicopters, #los-angeles-county-calif

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Coronavirus Infections May Not Be Uncommon, Tests Suggest

Two preliminary efforts to survey citizens for antibodies to the virus have produced controversial results.

#antibodies, #california, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #epidemics, #ioannidis-john-p-a, #los-angeles-county-calif, #research, #santa-clara-county-calif, #stanford-university, #tests-medical, #university-of-southern-california, #your-feed-science

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