» Remains found near Grand Teton National Park on Sunday are believed to belong to “van life” vlogger Gabby Petito. The 22-year-old was reported missing after her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, returned home from a months-long van trip without her. [New York Times]
» Despite a historically diverse slate of nominees, the Emmys are being called out for the lack of representation among winners. All of the awards in the major acting categories went to white performers. [Variety]
» An effort to recall District 4 council member Nithya Raman has gone kaput. Organizers announced they wouldn’t be able to collect the requisite number of signatures by the November deadline. [Los Angeles Times]
» Firefighters are scrambling to protect a grove of Sequoia trees from the KNP Complex fire. The world’s largest tree has been wrapped in foil in an attempt to protect it. [NPR]
» According to data obtained by L.A. Taco, at least two dozen LAPD officers live out of state, one as far away as New Jersey. In a statement Chief Michel Moore said, “We will need to research this further to understand who these individuals are and their assignment. I do believe an LAPD officer living out of state would pose significant logistical issues of their ability to meet the demands of our work in Los Angeles.” [L.A. Taco]
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» Stephen Colbert Skewers the California Recall at the Emmys Nominee Stephen Colbert riffed on the blowout before he presented the award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
» Dems Demand Recall Reform After Republicans’ Massive $276 Million Fail California’s Secretary of State and other prominent Democrats are exploring how the process could be retooled to ”reflect the true will of the people”
» Here Are Some of the Spookiest Ways to Celebrate Halloween in Los Angeles This Year Haunted houses, screenings of classic scary movies, and other fun ways to celebrate the season
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What to Stream This Week
Mondays are made for streaming. ICYMI over the weekend, our roundup of new shows and movies available from your couch includes a coming-of-age musical about an aspiring drag queen, the new season of Emmy-nominated competition show Nailed It!, and more.
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