Headlines: Mexico City Watchdog Warns Restaurants to Avoid Mario Batali; Teenage suspect arrested in PnB Rock murder


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—Hollywood is “leaving money on the table” by neglecting the inclusion of Latino roles and talent in its film and television productions. [Variety]

—Terrores Restaurantes, a restaurant watchdog account that exposes sexual harassment and workplace exploitation in Mexico, is warning restaurants in Mexico City to watch out for Mario Batali, fearing he may seek to open a restaurant there. [TR]

-An abducted father and 15-year-old daughter were killed by sheriff’s deputies in San Bernardino yesterday, following an Amber Alert which informed people that the man, believed to have shot and killed his wife , was on the run with her. The girl was shot after getting out of her car in tactical gear. [WaPo]

—A suspect has been arrested and another is wanted by police in the September 12 shooting death of rapper PnB Rock. [NBC]

—A bill on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk would allow California school districts to convert unused school district properties and buildings into teacher housing. [KTVU]

—Pico Canyon Park near Santa Clarita is closed due to the sighting of an “aggressive” mountain lion that attacked a 7-year-old child this week. [KTLA]

—LAUSD coach Richard Alexander Turner was charged with sexually assaulting 10 girls at Van Nuys High School where he worked. [ABC]

-The definitive term for someone from Los Angeles is “Angeleno”, and not, for God’s sake, Angelino. [LAT]

— A new report reveals a forensic analysis that reveals Israeli forces deliberately killed Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in May, despite her being clearly identified as a journalist, confirming the findings of half a dozen other independent journals, including one from the United Nations [The Intercept]

—How an underground LA skatepark in San Pedro became legal. [NYT]

—A local artist makes miniature versions of LA’s famous dingbat buildings. [Small Scale LA]

—Bee’s Knees Week is a nationwide program spread across American bars that helps raise funds for bee conservation through special Bee’s Knees cocktails. Here’s where you can find participating bars in LA and OC [BKW]

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