» L.A. County is “very close” to its next phase of reopening, Barbara Ferrer says. Once that happens, indoor dining, gyms, museums, movie theaters, and more would start to return. [LAist]
» One person was shot in a brazen, midday robbery attempt at Beverly Hills restaurant Il Pastaio. Authorities say the thieves were attempting to steal something from the woman who was shot, personally, not from the restaurant. [Los Angeles Times]
» Gas prices are on the rise as more of L.A. County gets back on the move. Prices are now at their highest point since December, 2019. [ABC Los Angeles]
» A Glendale boy, suspected of trafficking in “revenge porn” of teenage girls, has been arrested. The juvenile is accused of publishing images of 14 underage girls online. [Los Angeles Daily News]
» A ritzy Hollywood private school suffered a data breach, compromising personal information of students, staff, and parents. The school is considered a go-to for celebrity and entertainment industry parents. [The Hollywood Reporter]
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» California to Set Aside 40% of Vaccine Doses for Residents of Highest-Risk Communities The shift will tie reopening tier status to achieving a goal of vaccinating people who live in the most pandemic-ravaged regions
» Big Demand for ‘A Touch of Disney’ Is Causing Frustration Among Fans Rides are still off limits, but Disney-lovers can get a little taste of their favorite place—if they can get tickets
» Larry Flynt’s Life in Contempt Until he died, the pornographer and unlikely media mogul lived to offend, but it wasn’t a totally empty pursuit
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The Best Things to Do This Weekend
Looking for ways to stay occupied (and safe) this weekend? Try a virtual taco festival, an online pop-punk covers night, comedy, cookbooks, and more.
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