Associated Press Los Angeles Daybook for Friday, Sept. 6
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8:30 a.m. LOS ANGELES — Sentencing is scheduled for Charles Ray Smith, who was convicted of four murders, including the shooting death of a 10-year- old boy. A jury recommended that Smith be sentenced to death. Co-defendant Ryan Moore, who was convicted of three of the murders, has already been sentenced to death.
Dept. 102, Criminal Courts Building, 210 W. Temple St.
Contact: (213) 974-5727.
8:30 a.m. LOS ANGELES — Sentencing is scheduled for Miguel Angel Schiappapietra Jr., a Los Angeles police officer who pleaded no contest to a lewd act with one girl and an attempted lewd act with another girl at his home.
Dept. 32, Criminal Courts Building, 210 W. Temple St.
Contact: (213) 974-9624.
8:30 a.m. LOS ANGELES — A motions hearing is scheduled in two consolidated lawsuits against Starwood Management by four members of Jenni Rivera's entourage who were killed along with her in a December 2012 plane crash in Mexico. Starwood Management owned the jet in which all of the occupants were killed.
Dept. 92, County Courthouse, 111 N. Hill St.
Contact: court clerk, (213) 974-6241.
9 a.m. LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy will help mark the annual Student Recovery Day. School board member Steve Zimmer will present updates regarding the district's initiative, which includes a policy under which no LAUSD student will be suspended or expelled for "willful defiance." Two former dropouts will also be available for comments. Media should enter on 78th street for parking.
Fremont High School, Parent Center, 7676 S. San Pedro St.
Contact: Monica Carazo, (213) 241-6766.
1:30 p.m. CIVIC CENTER - Sentencing is scheduled for Antonio Gomez, a former middle school teacher convicted of lewd acts with two female teenage students. Dept. 123, Criminal Courts Building, 210 W. Temple St. Contact: (213) 974-5761.
2:30 p.m. LONG BEACH — Covered California Town Hall meeting will discuss the Affordable Care Act for regional community leaders and key stakeholders. Participants include Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California; Rep. Alan Lowenthal, D-Long Beach; Sens. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, and Roderick Wright, D-Inglewood; Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal, D- Long Beach; and Mayor Bob Foster.
California State University, Long Beach, The Pointe at the Walter Pyramid, 1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Contact: CSULB, (562) 985-5454; CC, (916) 205-8403.
6 p.m. CIVIC CENTER — Zocalo Public Square will present a discussion on "Why Do the Santa Anas Blow Our Minds," about the Santa Ana Winds and their surrounding myths. The event will be moderated by David Kipen, founder of Libros Schmibros, and will feature novelist Janet Fitch ("White Oleander"), UCLA meteorologist Robert Fovell and county fire Capt. Drew Smith.
Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Ave.
Contact: ZPS, (424) 229-9493.