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In the past two days, dozens of activists have occupied state-owned vacant houses in L.. . ONE. The El Sereno neighborhood says they should be given to people without a home. CHP officials forcibly removed them and arrested more than 60 people.

The homes are among the 460 homes the California Department of Transportation purchased over the past few decades to connect the 710 freeway to the 210 in Pasadena. This plan collapsed; The state then sold or leased most of the properties, but 163 remains empty.

« It is a crime to leave houses empty when there are so many people on the street, » said Iris De Anda, one of the occupiers.

The activists want Caltrans to transfer ownership of the vacant property to the El Sereno Land Trust.

Caltrans said the activists had to be removed because the houses were unsafe. It was said to have been working on leasing several homes as emergency shelters and recently signed a lease with the City of L. ONE. 22 of which can be used as temporary accommodation.

The agency said it is working to sell the remaining houses and is committed to using them for affordable housing.

Organizers involved in the « recovery » are calling on the authorities to drop all charges against those arrested for occupying vacant houses.

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With the number of coronavirus cases increasing in L.. ONE. District officials today issued a new temporary home security order. It comes into force on Monday and lasts three weeks until December. 20th.

Aside from encouraging people to stay at home as much as possible and always wear a mask in public, the regulation prohibits public and private gatherings with anyone outside your household, with the exception of Church services and protests.

Saturday’s soccer game between the USC Trojans and the Colorado Buffaloes was canceled after a third USC player tested positive for the coronavirus.

USC announced earlier this week that two players tested positive for COVID-19 and five others were in quarantine after being identified through contact tracing.

On Thanksgiving Day, the Pac-12 announced the cancellation of the game scheduled for the Colosseum this weekend, « because USC does not have the minimum number of scholars available for the game in a certain position group. « .  »

According to the Pac-12 rules, a team must have at least 53 fellows, including at least seven offensive linemen, one quarterback, and four defensive linemen.

« We are disappointed with our players and fans . . . But the health and safety of everyone in both programs is a top priority, « USC soccer coach Clay Helton said in a statement Thursday evening. « Our players have worked hard since the summer not only to prepare for this season but to do so safely by following all health protocols . . . We will continue to test and monitor our players, coaches and staff, and seek advice from health officials as we prepare for our remaining games.  »

In the already shortened college football season, several other games have been canceled recently, including the game between Washington and Washington state on Friday, the scheduled game between Utah and Arizona on Sunday, and a game between the state Arizona and the state of Fresno.

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For the fourth year running, Black Lives Matter-LA activists protested outside Getty House, L today. . ONE. The official residence of Mayor Eric Garcetti to convince President-elect Joe Biden not to accept the Mayor into his cabinet.

Activists claim Garcetti has a dire record of homelessness and transportation. They note that the homelessness crisis has increased during his tenure, and they argue that the mayor failed to contain the LAPD, which they accuse of using violent and abusive tactics against color communities.

When protesters gathered outside the Getty House on Thanksgiving morning, police declared an illegal gathering and arrested two people.

Black Lives Matter-LA says the two arrived late for the event and didn’t hear the order to disperse.

Garcetti, co-chair of the Biden-Harris campaign, recently said he was focused on the pandemic and not looking for a cabinet post.

Black Lives Matter-LA says it plans to be in front of the mayor’s house every day until Biden finishes choosing his cabinet.

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Run for puppies. Hunt for elves. Drive through a Dodgers vacation experience. Enjoy the snowstorm. Eat a smelly burger. Watch a cheesy slideshow this Christmas. Shop in a unique pop-up market. See boats being set on fire.

This is a holiday weekend and there are many ways to spend it, mostly from the comfort of your couch. Here are some of the best.

30. annual lighting of the BayNewport Dunes Waterfront Resort1131 Back Bay Dr. . , Newport Beach Starting Thursday, guests can view the festive lights from more than 40 Christmas trees and floats. They are illuminated at dusk. FREE; MORE INFO

Rio Records Advocacy group River LA and experimental entertainer Mikhael Tara Garver offer a lively, haunting journey through the past, present and future of the L.. . ONE. River. The online event features live performances and combines art, music, history, design and storytelling for only 100 guests per interactive performance. Further performances are planned. COST: $ 25- $ 40; MORE INFO

The Jerky BoysJohnny Brennan, half of the original comedy duo, returns and releases the first Jerky Boys album in nearly 25 years. Brennan is joined by cast members Frank Rizzo, Sol Rosenberg, Jack Tors and new characters for a livestream release of The Jerky Boys Live. COST: $ 15- $ 25; MORE INFO

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World News – CA – USC game canceled, Aug. Players have tested positive for coronavirus
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USC game canceled, 3 players have tested positive for coronavirus
Colorado Buffs USC game on Saturday canceled due to abandonment To host the state of San Diego for COVID, CU
USC-Colorado soccer game canceled due to coronavirus
Rolovich Believes Washington State Can Play USC
USC loses its first game off the schedule and moves into unsafe area
Cougars& # 39; next game endangered by Trojans& # 39; outbreak
Virus Interruption
Soccer: Colorado plays San Diego State on Saturday, November. 28
USC Colorado football game canceled due to Trojans& # 39; COVID-19 cases
College Football: USC-Colorado due to COVID-19 – Protocols canceled


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