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🌱 Gunshots at Grand Central Market on Broadway + Brushfire on Magnolia

Good Tuesday, Los Angeles; today is National Graduation Tassel Day, which dates back to 2018 at Tassel Depot (a supplier of tassels and other graduation-related products)! Here’s everything you need to know in town today.

A the person died on the sidewalk outside the market. As well, Armstrong Garden Centers is safe after the LAFD dealt with a nearby bushfire. Finally, the municipal Council wants to see changes to the budget.


First, today’s weather forecast:

The clouds give way to the sun. High: 75 Low: 57.


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Here are the top five stories in Los Angeles today:

  1. There was a fatal shooting outside the large central market on South Broadway the Saturday. “Several videos on social media (show) workers, locals and tourists hiding behind tables and in corners to seek shelter.” The death took place “on the sidewalk along hill streeta few steps from CafΓ© G&B, horse thiefand other restaurant vendors.” (LA Eater)
  2. On Friday, the LAFD went to the Block 12900 of Magnolia Blvd. to deal with a bush fire. β€œIt took 29 Los Angeles Fire Department responders 22 minutes to access, contain and completely extinguish the rapidly moving flames amid thick vegetation.” The flora nearby Armstrong Garden Centers stayed safe. (LADF)
  3. the municipal Council had the opportunity to see Mayor Eric Garcettiof the proposed budget and made some changes. It was learned on Saturday that the planned hiring of approximately 780 LBPD officers may be closer to around 600. Other changes include the request to add “18 positions to the Los Angeles Department of Transportation for the delivery of active transportation infrastructure projects and restoring more than 30 program and service delivery positions. (Spectrum News 1)
  4. We learned on Monday that Evan Spiegelco-founder of Snapchatand Miranda Kerrfounder of Korapaid the university debt of 284 graduates of the Otis College of Art and Design. The couple incurred a debt of around 10 million dollars. (MSN)
  5. Mark your calendars! If you are looking for work, are at least 21 years old and have a driver’s license, you may want to head to Saturday Subway Bus Operator Hiring Event. Open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., there is a $3,000 opening bonus on the table. The starting salary is $20.49 per hour. One of the perks you might like is tuition reimbursement. (Metro)

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Today in Los Angeles:

  • Wilmington Farmers Market at 470 N. Hawaiian Ave. (9 a.m.)
  • Musical story time and crafts for children hosted by Books and Cookies at Ivy Station (10 a.m.)
  • story time at the Powell Library (10:30 a.m.)
  • Midday movement: Yoga for children and guardians at the California African American Museum (11 a.m.)
  • Poom Poom & “LADIES NIGHT” Tuesdays at El Cid (10 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • The LASD sends its prayers and condolences to the victims of the shooting at Presbyterian Church of Geneva in Orange County. LASD is committed to the safety of its residents. (Facebook)
  • the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra celebrates Gene Shutler as he concludes his decades of service on the board. (Facebook)
  • Join Los Angeles LGBT Center Health Services team up on May 21 for a free LGBTQ+ health and wellness event to learn more about the specialized services available at the Los Angeles LGBT Center-South. There will be free gifts and refreshments. (Facebook)
  • A High Rampart HiFi neighbor wants to know someone who can pick up a wounded crow. (next door)
  • Our St. Andrew’s Square neighbor is looking for flower corsages. Do you have any recommendations for corsages and boutonnieres for prom? (next door)

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β€” Sylvia Cochran

About Me: Sylvia Cochran has been working in sunny Southern California and writing freelance full-time since 2005. Loves dogs, cats, books, plays Best Fiends (don’t judge), embraces social justice and try to live Micah 6:8.

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