Associated Press Los Angeles Daybook for Thursday, Sept. 5
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8:30 a.m. LANCASTER — Arraignment is scheduled for Alex Donald Jackson, who is charged with murder and other counts in connection with the mauling death of a woman by a pack of pit bulls.
Dept. A19, Lancaster Courthouse, 42011 4th Street West.
Contact: (661) 974-7319.
8:30 a.m. LOS ANGELES — Arraignment is scheduled for Courtney Robinson, who is charged with stabbing three homeless people in the back as they slept in downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood and Santa Monica.
Dept. 126, Criminal Courts Building, 210 W. Temple St.
Contact: (213) 974-5769.
8:30 a.m. LOS ANGELES — A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dennis Petillo, a Van Nuys man accused of setting a homeless woman on fire as she slept on a bus bench.
Dept. 120, Van Nuys Courthouse, 14400 Erwin Street Mall.
Contact: (818) 374-2725.
8:45 a.m. LONG BEACH — An endangered sea turtle will be released back into the ocean after being rehabilitated at Aquarium of the Pacific. At 8:45 a.m., media will gather on the aquarium's plaza and be escorted to the boat dock; at 9 a.m., turtle will be transported to the boat dock onto the Port of Long Beach's boat; at 9:10 a.m., media will board Harbor Breeze Cruises to view the ocean release with experts aboard for interviews; at 10 a.m., boats return to the docks.
100 Aquarium Way.
Contact: Marilyn Padilla, aquarium, (562) 951-1684; Adrian Samora, aquarium, (562) 951-3197; Claire Atkinson, aquarium, (562) 951-1678.
9:30 a.m. PASADENA — An announcement of the grand marshal for the 2014 Rose Parade, themed "Dreams Come True," will be made.
Tournament House, 391 S. Orange Grove Blvd.
Contact: Leslie Unger, Tournament, (626) 817-9322.
11 a.m. LOS ANGELES — Walmart workers and supporters will take part in a nationwide day of protests calling for better jobs and higher wages. March starts in Pershing Square, South Olive and West Sixth Streets, and proceeds through downtown Los Angeles to a rally at North Grand and West Cesar E. Chavez avenues, the proposed site of a Walmart neighborhood store.
Contact: Elizabeth Brennan, (213) 999-2164; Allison Mannos, (323) 706-8320.