Daily Brief: Cody Bellinger Isn’t Letting ‘Signgate’ Drop Just Yet

Also megachurch abuse, women in tech in L.A., and a new tower in DTLA
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» Cody Bellinger is not letting #signgate drop any time soon. “Everyone knows they stole the ring from us,” he said of the Astros beating the Dodgers in 2017.  [Los Angeles Times]

» A local woman is accusing leaders of megachurch La Luz del Mundo of sexual abuse. She claims that, from the age of 9, she was told her that the abuse she was suffering “was a gift from God,” and that many other children involved with the church may have also been victims. [ABC Los Angeles

» Following the abrupt shuttering of the Marciano Art Foundation last November, it’s still unclear what will become of the Masonic temple the art space occupied. [Los Angeles Times]

» L.A. is the worst city for women in tech, according to a new report. Women in tech jobs locally make just 82 cents for every dollar their male counterparts make, and earn thousands less per year than similar workers in the Bay Area. [dot.LA]

» A 42-story tower is going up at 8th and Figueroa downtown. The project, just a block from Wilshire Grand, is scheduled to be done in 2023. [Urbanize L.A.

» Lance Bass is working on a movie about the final days of boy band NSYNC. The flick is based on real events of the group’s farewell tour in 2001, and described as “Girls Trip meets Pitch Perfect.” [Hello Giggles]


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