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Three COVID Outbreaks Reported at Entertainment Industry Facilities

Three COVID outbreaks have been reported over the last week at entertainment industry facilities, as the delta variant causes a spike in cases in Los Angeles County. The worst of the three hit the Motion Picture Industry Pension & Health Plan offices in Studio City, where six people tested positive. MPIPHP has since imposed a vaccine mandate for its staff, which is set to take effect on Sept. 7. A second outbreak was reported at Endemol Shine North America, the producer of unscripted TV shows, which is based in North Hollywood. That outbreak involved three people. It was apparently connected to one...
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L.A. mayor’s residence vandalized following protest

Los Angeles police responded to a report of vandalism Thursday night following a protest outside Getty House, the official residence of the mayor. Videos posted on social media show garbage thrown on the property, toilet paper strung on the trees and fence and graffiti scrawled on the sidewalk. “Housing is a right” and “Repeal 41.18d” — a reference to a city law governing the public right of way — were written on pillars outside the home, video shows.
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Is It Just Too Expensive to Live in L.A. Anymore?

From the high cost of housing, to the cost of childcare and even the expensive sales tax, Los Angeles is not an affordable city. People are leaving. For years, people came to Los Angeles in search of a better life. They sought sunny weather and beautiful people. They wanted fame and fortune.
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Black Restaurant Week is back with a new grant program and a bigger reach

Warren Luckett, Falayn Ferrell and Derek Robinson want you to have a favorite Black-owned restaurant — just like you have a favorite spot for tacos or burgers or pasta. To help, they founded Black Restaurant Week, a national event spotlighting Black-owned restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops and other culinary establishments where participants cook up special dishes, combos and prix fixe menus for one week of the year. The third Los Angeles iteration is scheduled for Aug. 6-15 and will feature new restaurants and food trucks, plus an expanded reach into more of Southern California — and a new grant program to help local business.
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FKN Bread Opens in San Juan Capistrano

The article you’re about to read is from our reporters doing their important work — investigating, researching, and writing their stories. We want to provide informative and inspirational stories that connect you to the people, issues and opportunities within our community. Journalism requires lots of resources. Today, our business model has been interrupted by the pandemic; the vast majority of our advertisers’ businesses have been impacted. That’s why The Capistrano Dispatch is now turning to you for financial support. Learn more about our new Insider’s program here. Thank you.
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Caught On Video: Brawl On Venice Beach Boardwalk

VENICE (CBSLA) – Cellphone video shows an all-out brawl between what appears to be at least three homeless men Wednesday on the Venice Beach Boardwalk. In the video, posted to Twitter, a man with a large pole can be seen charging another man who is exchanging punches with a third man. At one point, a security guard is seen attempting to break up the fight, but to no avail. “It’s not an uncommon sight,” Adam Merchant, assistant manager of the Fig Tree Restaurant, said. Merchant said that fights like this happen all too often and that the homelessness crisis has taken a major toll...
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A 1960s Gem With Original Details Graces the L.A. Market at $1.35M

Designed by acclaimed architect Doug Rucker, the post-and-beam dwelling was the pilot house for the Roy Rogers Estates enclave in Los Angeles. Nestled on a sweeping corner lot in Los Angeles’s Chatsworth suburb, this one-level home dates back to 1964 and presents an abundance of original charm to show for it. Acclaimed midcentury architect Doug Rucker was commissioned to design the pilot residence for the Roy Rogers Estate neighborhood—a project he had to compete against renowned modernist architect A. Quincy Jones for.