COVID Takes World Series Hero | 405 Nightmare | Patch PM

Paige Austin
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LOS ANGELES, CA — Share-worthy stories from across the Southland Patch cities to talk about tonight.

OC Awaits News Of Orange Tier, 133 New COVID Cases, No Deaths Mon

Orange County has "see-sawed" between the Red & Orange Tier in California's Blueprint To Reopening Safely, hoping for lessening restrictions.

Clippers Oust Coach Doc Rivers Following Playoff Meltdown

Favored to win the championship, the Clippers instead blew a 3-1 lead against the Nuggets, sealing the fate of coach Doc Rivers.

COVID-19 Surge Averted, Supervisors To Consider School Openings

County health officials said they aren't seeing a post-Labor Day surge and they are facing increased pressure to allow more reopenings.

Dodgers World Series Hero Dies Of Coronavirus

Former Dodgers outfielder Jay Johnstone, whose home run helped propel the '81 Dodgers to a World Series victory died of COVID-19.

Boston Marathon 2020: Wonder Women Of Mission Viejo Race Anyway

A team of OC women and 1 man qualified for the Boston Marathon in 2020. After it was canceled, they laced up their shoes & ran anyway.

Tilly's Life Center Gets $200K Boost At Charity Golf Tourney

At the 13th Annual Charity Golf Tournament 'Till and Ed's Excellent Golf Adventure,' the group raised funds to help teens with social skills.

Forklift Strikes Bolsa Overcrossing In Traffic Nightmare

All Northbound Lanes of the 405 were closed Beach Boulevard to Westminster Boulevard Monday as overcrossing is repaired, CHP Says.

Ranch At Laguna Beach, Monarch Beach Resorts, Best OC Staycations

With schools reopening, there's still time to enjoy remote learning in a stay-cation at some of OC's finest hotels.

Another 2 Suspects Arrested For REI Looting In May: Police

Santa Monica police said video footage was used to identify the latest arrestees, which also led to recovery of $2.5K of stolen goods.

Villanueva Loses Battle With Supes Over Rehiring Disgraced Deputy

A judge ruled against Sheriff Alex Villanueva in his power struggle with the board of supervisors over authority to rehire a fired deputy.

Mr. Bones Opts To Scrap '@Home' Halloween Plans Altogether

The Culver City business previously said it was not going to open its annual pumpkin patch for 2020, but would run delivery services.=-op90

First Tee Orange County Earns Grant From PGA Tour Superstore

First Tee's grant will focus on the critical teenage years, where 1 in 5 public school children drop out before high school graduation.

Heatwave Descends On Inland Orange County

A Santa Ana wind event returns to the Southland, heat rises as the humidity drops.

Fall Heat Wave Ushers In LA Fire Season

The first full week of fall will bring Triple-digit temperatures to Los Angeles along with wind gusts and critical fire dangers.

Dodgers Make History As Lakers Make The Finals

Could 2020 be LA's year?

Terranea Turns Pink For October With Month Of Fundraising

Partial proceeds from cocktails, desserts, golf, spa & more at Rancho Palos Verdes resort will go to local breast cancer organizations.

Long Beach's New Home Permit Rate Lags Behind Nation

The city, along with Anaheim and Los Angeles, received 10th fewest new home building permits per capita among large U.S. metros for 2020.

Coroner IDs Driver Killed In Friday Crash In Long Beach

The 18-year-old struck the center divider on Center Avenue and a tree, police said.

Window-Smashing Suspect Busted In Hermosa Beach: Police

Officers were alerted and arrested a man, who allegedly was breaking windows at the area community center.

Wind-Driven Brush Fire Breaks Out Near Acton

The blaze posed a serious threat as Santa Ana winds bring the potential to spread embers far and wide.

Man Shot Dead At Park In Long Beach

No suspects are in custody, and the early-morning murder is under investigation, police said.

'Dramatic' Uptick In Unemployment Fraud Logged In Region

Local police agencies warn that fake EDD requests and debit cards are filling residents' mailboxes.

Farmers Market Volunteers Needed In Santa Monica

Looking for a new and rewarding activity?

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