Associated Press Los Angeles Daybook for Tuesday, October 22, 2013
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8 a.m. LOS ANGELES — Disability Rights Legal Center will present its inaugural Disability Rights Summit, themed "Technology and Health." The keynote address, titled "Disability Rights Today and Tomorrow," will be delivered by Rebecca Bond, chief of the Disability Rights Section in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St. Contact: (213) 736-1471.
8:30 a.m. LOS ANGELES — Arraignment is scheduled for Miguel Angel Iniguez, who is accused of making a dry ice bomb that detonated outside the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport but did not cause any injuries. Dept. 144, Airport Courthouse, 11701 S. La Cienega Blvd. Contact: (310) 727-6072.
8:30 a.m. LOS ANGELES — Trial is scheduled for Leonard Dominguez, who allegedly was linked by DNA evidence to the 1979 strangulation of a woman in her West Los Angeles home. Dept. F, Airport Branch Courthouse, 11701 S. La Cienega Blvd. Contact: (310) 727-6118.
8:30 a.m. LANCASTER — Trial is scheduled for Jennifer Zolorzano and Joe Hickman, who are charged in the beating death of Zolorzano's 2-year-old son. Dept. A17, Lancaster Courthouse, 42011 4th Street West. Contact: (661) 974-7317.
8:30 a.m. LOS ANGELES — A motions hearing is scheduled in former Bell Police Chief Randy Adams' breach-of-contract and defamation suit against the city. He maintains he was fired without being given all of his severance pay and that an interim city administrative officer overstated his salary to the media. Dept. 72, County Courthouse, 111 N. Hill St. Contact: court clerk, (213) 974-6237.
9 a.m. LOS ANGELES — A preliminary hearing is scheduled to continue for Joshua Woodward, a restaurateur charged with attempting on four occasions to kill his then-girlfriend's unborn baby through use of a drug that can terminate pregnancies. She ultimately miscarried. Dept. 30, Criminal Courts Building, 210 W. Temple St. Contact: (213) 974-6011.
11 a.m. BELL GARDENS — Gov. Jerry Brown will attend the start of a hotel construction project that contact says is expected to create hundreds of local jobs. NOTE: Media must RSVP to email@example.com. Bicycle Casino, Event Center, 888 Bicycle Casino Drive. Contact: Governor's office, (916) 445-4571.
11 a.m. LOS ANGELES — The USC Shoah Foundation's Institute for Visual History and Education will present a two-hour tour featuring a hands-on demonstration of the institute's repository of more than 50,000 video testimonies, a preview of the IWitness educational tool and a visit to the facility where testimonies are digitally restored and preserved. USC, foundation, Leavey Library, Suite 114, 650 W. 35th St. Contact: Krystal Szabo, USC, (213) 740-0965.
2 p.m. INGLEWOOD — More than 1,000 people are expected to rally in support of El Super grocery workers calling for more work hours and a salary increase. Contact says the union grocery workers' contract with management expired Sept. 27. El Super market, 3321 W. Century Blvd. Contact: Mike Shimpock, UFCW 770, (323) 776-9090.
2:30 p.m. LOS ANGELES — Members of the Los Angeles Kings will visit patients at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, where they will also distribute gifts. Visit from 1:45 to 3:30 p.m.; media availability at approximately 2:30 p.m. during autograph session in the John Stauffer Lobby. CHLA, 4650 Sunset Blvd. Contact: Jeff Moeller, (310) 535-4544; Jennifer Pope, (310) 535-4466; Marlen Bugarin, (323) 636-9309.
6 p.m. BURBANK — Clear Channel Media and Entertainment will debut the iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles with a live album release party for Katy Perry's "Prism." Mario Lopez will host a Q&A session with Perry on the making of her album. Burbank Studios, 3000 W. Alameda Ave. Contact: Michael Samonte, (323) 822-9300 or Angel Aristone, (212) 377-7802.
6 p.m. WEST HOLLYWOOD — Rainn Wilson, Mike O'Malley, Kate Flannery, BJ Novak and others will headline the 10th annual "Comedy for a Cause" to benefit the Hollywood Wilshire YMCA. Media check-in at 6 p.m.; VIP reception at 6:30 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Laugh Factory, 8001 Sunset Blvd. Contact: Mary Beth Sales, (619) 255-9633; Brianne Sheldon, YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles, (213) 351-2224, or cell, (213) 369-2492.
6:30 p.m. LOS ANGELES — UCLA Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Research will host "Transforming Medicine: An Evening With UCLA Stem Cell Scientists." Speakers include the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine dean and the directors of the Stem Cell Center and California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Tamkin Auditorium, room B-130, 757 Westwood Plaza. Contact: Shaun Mason, (310) 206-2805.