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Los Angeles: Will Require Proof of Vaccination to Visit Wineries, Breweries, Clubs, and Bars

Los Angeles: Will Require Proof of Vaccination to Visit Wineries, Breweries, Clubs, and Bars

By Meena Thiruvengadam | FoodAndWine.Com Troy Warren for LosAngelesNewsAndTalk.Com The new policy will go into effect on Oct. 7. Starting next month, Los Angeles is joining cities across the country in requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for entry into social venues like bars, wineries, breweries, and nightclubs. Going into effect on Oct. 7, guests, as well as employees of the establishments, will be required to show proof of vaccination. Employees will be required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine when the rule goes into effect and will need to have received both doses of a two-dose…
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Los Angeles: police find missing actress several days after disappearance

Los Angeles: police find missing actress several days after disappearance

By ArLuther Lee, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Troy Warren for LosAngelesNewsAndTalk.Com Woman’s whereabouts over weekend remain mystery, but foul play not suspected An actress reported missing by her family last week has been found safe, and authorities said they do not suspect foul play was involved in her disappearance, according to reports. Tanya Fear, a British actor and comedian best known for her role in the British sci-fi television program “Doctor Who,” was located Monday after she was last seen Thursday in Los Angeles, NBC News reported. An investigation was launched over the weekend after family members called Los Angeles police to report…
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Los Angeles: Tiffany Haddish, Issa Rae and Other Industry Locals on South L.A.’s Gentrification: “A Blessing and a Curse”

Los Angeles: Tiffany Haddish, Issa Rae and Other Industry Locals on South L.A.’s Gentrification: “A Blessing and a Curse”

BY KIRSTEN CHUBA | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for LosAngelesNewsAndTalk.Com #RealEstate   The rapidly changing, historically Black area is seeing home prices spiking as development is on the rise: "It's gotten very white." For more than 100 years, South Los Angeles has been home to a largely Black and brown population, rooted in a history of redlining and segregation that kept nonwhite residents below Washington Boulevard. Los Angeles is “terribly bifurcated by race,” says entrepreneur Prophet Walker, a native of South L.A. “And that’s all a remnant of redlining.” These days though, the area looks a little different. As native Tiffany Haddish says, “It’s gotten…
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Los Angeles: Gunman dead, 2 wounded after random attack at California beach pier

Los Angeles: Gunman dead, 2 wounded after random attack at California beach pier

By Richard Winton, Matthew Ormseth and Gregory Yee, Los Angeles Times Troy Warren for LosAngelesNewsAndTalk.Com  Gunshot victims, including a teenage boy, expected to survive A man killed by Redondo Beach police Wednesday night randomly targeted people on the pier in a hail of gunfire, authorities said a day after the shootings. Police officers from across the South Bay region of L.A. raced to the Redondo Beach Pier about 8:20 p.m. local time after a flood of 911 calls reported an active shooter firing at people in the shopping and dining hot spot.     Once there, they found a teenage boy…
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Los Angeles: Condo’s $13M Sale Sets Local Record

Los Angeles: Condo’s $13M Sale Sets Local Record

BY DEGEN PENER | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for LosAngelesNewsAndTalk.Com #RealEstate The Pendry Residences West Hollywood — which feature private pools and dedicated elevators — offers a luxury-to-the-max take on Southern California indoor-outdoor living. At the beginning of the pandemic, the appeal of residential towers plummeted as people sought extra personal space. Cut to summer 2021, and condo sales are on the rise in L.A., led by the recent sale of a two-bedroom, 2,681-square-foot unit — with an outdoor terrace that’s bigger than the condo’s interior — at the new Pendry Residences West Hollywood for $13 million. At $4,848 a square foot, that’s a new…
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Los Angeles: From Gardens to Dining, L.A.’s “Largest Residential Rooftop Park” Elevates the Outside Experience

Los Angeles: From Gardens to Dining, L.A.’s “Largest Residential Rooftop Park” Elevates the Outside Experience

BY HADLEY MEARES | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for LosAngelesNewsAndTalk.Com #Lifestyle Santa Monica’s four-structure The Park project features an acre of landscaped outdoor space for its apartment dwellers, from eight stories above. Rarely can apartment renters tell house dwellers, “My yard is bigger than yours.” But The Park, the new mixed-use residence at 500 Broadway in Santa Monica, aims to change that in the most luxe way. Its standout feature is a 1-acre rooftop park overlooking the Pacific Ocean. “Residents are increasingly prioritizing properties that feature outdoor amenities, and we believe Angelenos will be drawn to our accessible open space in a private residential…
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Los Angeles: Moves Forward on Vaccine Requirements for Indoor Dining

Los Angeles: Moves Forward on Vaccine Requirements for Indoor Dining

By Jelisa Castrodale | FoodAndWine.Com Troy Warren for LosAngelesNewsAndTalk.Com #Foodie #COVID-19   On Wednesday, the Los Angeles City Council voted in favor of drafting a new law which would require people to have at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccinebefore they're allowed to participate in a number of indoor activities, including dining indoors at restaurants, working out in a gym, doing in-person shopping, or going to a movie theater.  The Los Angeles Times reports that the Council's vote allows city attorneys to move forward with a draft of the law, but they have not yet determined how to enforce it, where the vaccine rules would (or would…
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Los Angeles: Bill Cosby to Invoke Fifth Amendment Due to Fear of New Prosecution

Los Angeles: Bill Cosby to Invoke Fifth Amendment Due to Fear of New Prosecution

BY ERIQ GARDNER | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for LosAngelesNewsAndTalk.Com #Celebrity Cosby's attorney also tells a Los Angeles judge that he wishes to challenge the constitutionality of abolishing the statute of limitations for childhood sexual assault claims. Bill Cosby is out of prison but not clear of trouble. For the first time since June when he was released from a Pennsylvania jail, his lawyers have addressed a judge. Specifically, one serving the Los Angeles Superior Court where Cosby currently faces a civil suit brought by Judy Huth, who alleges being sexually assaulted by him at the Playboy Mansion in 1974. The Huth case, originally…
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Los Angeles: Co-worker arrested in killing of prominent Bank of America executive

Los Angeles: Co-worker arrested in killing of prominent Bank of America executive

By Robert J. Lopez, Los Angeles Times Troy Warren for LosAngelesNewsAndTalk.Com Los Angeles police have arrested a suspect in connection with the slaying of a prominent executive at Bank of America who was a champion in helping people of color seek careers in the financial services industry. Michelle A. Avan, 48, was found dead Thursday morning by a family member at her home in Reseda, the Los Angeles Police Department said. Her family members had become concerned because they had been unable to contact her. The exact cause of Avan’s death is unknown, but the victim appeared to have suffered trauma…
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Los Angeles: Markie Post, ‘Night Court’ actor, dies at 70

Los Angeles: Markie Post, ‘Night Court’ actor, dies at 70

By Jake Coyle, The Associated Press Troy Warren for LosAngelesNewsAndTalk.Com #Celebrity #Entertainment Markie Post, who played the public defender in the 1980s sitcom “Night Court” and was a regular presence across several decades of television, has died Markie Post, who played the public defender in the 1980s sitcom “Night Court” and was a regular presence on television for four decades, has died. She was 70. Post's manager, Ellen Lubin Sanitsky, said Post died Saturday in Los Angeles after a years-long battle with cancer. Post was a longtime television regular who appeared in shows from “Cheers” to “Scrubs." But she was best known…
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