Happy Friday, neighbors! Here are the most important things going on around Los Angeles today.

First, today’s weather: Partly cloudy throughout the day. High: 85 Low: 65.


Here are 14 top stories today in Los Angeles:

  1. Hear the recordings of air traffic control personnel could be heard talking to a pilot about the reported sighting. (Los Angeles Patch).
  2. The 21-year-old social media star is recovering after being hit in the stands by Dodger Justin Turner(Los Angeles Patch)
  3. 500 LA Community College Students to Receive Grant For DACA Application Fee (NBC Southern California)
  4. Ready to go Back To School: Check out the LAUSD 2021-22 School Calendar (Los Angeles Patch)
  5. 3 missed connections in L.A., from karaoke to a hotel pool (Los Angeles Times)
  6. Program Co-Produced By UCLA Storytelling Lab Wins Local Emmy (Press Release Desk)
  7. Police, Fire Departments May See Greatest Impact of LA’s New Vaccine Rules for Employees (NBC Southern California)
  8. Half of LA’s Biggest COVID-19 Workplace Outbreaks Are at Restaurants (Eater LA)
  9. Messhall Kitchen LA To Offer Oyster & IPA Pairings – One Day Only (Los Angeles Patch)
  10. UCLA: Nearly Half Of L.A. Tenants Owe Back Rent (Press Release Desk)
  11. UCLA: Eliminating RNA-Binding Protein Improves Survival In Aggressive Leukemia (Press Release Desk)
  12. Los Lobos celebrate their L.A. with new covers album (Los Angeles Times)
  13. Black, Latino L.A. firefighters call for probe of racial bias (Los Angeles Times)
  14. L.A. is one of the least affordable cities for 1st-time home buyers, study says (KTLA)

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Today in Los Angeles

  • Fantasy Showcase Comedy Show (8:00 PM)
  • The Author’s Corner : Helping Adults with SCD Live Their Best Life (9:00 AM)
  • Free Sing-a-long Sessions for Seniors from Music Mends Minds (1:00 PM)
  • Summer Sounds on the Plaza at The Original Farmers Market (5:00 PM)
  • Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills Introduces Live Jazz and Library Libations Summer Series (6:00 PM)
  • Free Movie Night – Scoob! (2020) (8:30 PM)
  • Free Movie Night – The Croods: A New Age (2020) (8:30 PM)
  • Free Movie Night – Minions (2015) (8:30 PM)
  • Free Movie Night – Moana (2016) (8:30 PM)
  • Free Movie Night – Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) (8:30 PM)
  • Free Movie Night – Tom and Jerry (2021) (8:30 PM)

Los Angeles Patch Notebook

  • Los Angeles City: “Throw back Thursday to when Venice Beach was empty and clean during the start of corona virus. Please follow @abovel…” (Instagram)
  • LAFD: “Yesterday we quizzed you on the 2 1/2″ spray nozzle so today we wanted to cover the full lineup! • Thanks to FF Abbo…” (Instagram)
  • Discover Los Angeles: “Malibu, with all the sunset colors. : @jenmcdougall #discoverla #summerinthecity” (Instagram)
  • Street People of Los Angeles: “This is what Nithya Raman @nithyaforthecity and Mike Bonin @mikeboninla voted for today. They voted for NO regulation…” (Instagram)
  • Discover Los Angeles: “Enjoy an Art-filled weekend in LA: Stop by @caaminla to see “Codeswitch”, Sandford Biggers’ stunning quilt-based exhi…” (Instagram)
  • Street People of Los Angeles: “Welcome to Los Angeles. “We cArE aBoUt ThE eNviRoNmENt” San Julian/6th St @gutterpeoplefromlosangeles” (Instagram)
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti: “Protect yourself and others — mask up indoors. All of the actions we take now will determine how quickly we recover…” (Instagram)
  • Street People of Los Angeles: “Luckily this shitter RV fire didn’t spread to the adjacent businesses in Northridge this afternoon. Citizen App” (Instagram)
  • Street People of Los Angeles: “In this nearly 10 minute video we see a few Venice invader vagrants going after 1 guy with weapons and a pit bull (po…” (Instagram)
  • Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department: “Today I met with Fox News reporter Lawrence Jones on the Venice boardwalk. I also met and spoke to Venice Beach resid…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles County Fire Department: “ANOTHER DAY ON THE JOB @WomensFireAlliance working hard everyday… and it shows! “Practice makes perfect. After…” (Facebook)
  • LAFD: “Fortunately, the 8.2M earthquake in Alaska was far enough off the coast to avoid disaster. Had that hit somewhere in…” (Instagram)
  • Los Angeles Unified: “On August 16 we’ll be back, fully in-person, with the strongest safety standards in the country. We can’t wait to wel…” (Instagram)
  • Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department: “As noted during today’s #LASD IG/FB Live broadcast, if you support solving the homeless crisis and are against defund…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles County Fire Dept.: “ANOTHER DAY ON THE JOB @WomensFireAlliance working hard everyday… and it shows! Posted @withregram • @womens…” (Instagram)
  • County of Los Angeles: “Snapshots from today’s vaccine clinic at Woodcrest @lacountylibrary. Vaccine accessibility is a big part of getting …” (Instagram)
  • Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department: “Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating …” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles Fire Department: “And here’s Part 2: Big Water We use both large diameter hand lines and master streams when we need to flow the big…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles Fire Department: “Yesterday we quizzed you on the 2 1/2″ nozzle so today we’re back with more! Here’s an inside look at the LAFD comple…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word so we can find this pet’s family! FOUND on 7-28-21 in Los Angeles, CA 90016 near Somerset Dr a…” (Facebook)
  • Discover Los Angeles: “Malibu, with all the sunset colors. : @jenmcdougall #discoverla #summerinthecity” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles LGBT Center: “”The conflict has another dimension between the two families, because forbidden love is not only between two rival fa…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word! Simon and Chloe was LOST on July 27, 2021 in Compton, CA 90222 near Wilmington and 136th Mess…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles Unified: “July 30 is the final day to sign up for online learning. Students opting out of in-person return can sign up through …” (Instagram)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word so we can find this pet’s family! FOUND on July 26, 2021 in Vernon, CA 90058 near In front of …” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word! Simon was LOST on July 27, 2021 in Compton, CA 90222 near Wilmington Message from Owner: We m…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Spread the great news: Blue has been reunited with her family after 7 hours, 36 minutes! Here is a picture of her hom…” (Facebook)
  • County of Los Angeles: “In case you missed it: In areas with substantial and high transmission like LA County, @cdcgov recommends that everyo…” (Instagram)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word so we can find this pet’s family! FOUND on July 29, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA 90019 near Near Sa…” (Facebook)
  • Los Angeles, CA – Lost Dogs, Cats & Pets: “Please spread the word! Shadow was LOST on July 24, 2021 in Lynwood, CA 90262 near Gertrude and Platt Lynwood CA Desc…” (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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