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Associated Press Los Angeles Daybook for Monday, Dec. 16.


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8:30 a.m. LOS ANGELES — Sentencing is scheduled for Jose Redani Hernandez, who was convicted of a 1995 killing in Koreatown.

Location: Dept. 133, Criminal Courts Building, 210 W. Temple St.

Contact: (213) 974-5783.

9 a.m. LOS ANGELES — Final arguments are scheduled in trial of litigation between the University of Texas and actor Ryan O'Neal. The university alleges O'Neal is withholding an Andy Warhol original painting that was promised to the school by Farrah Fawcett, but he says in a countersuit that they should turn over items from Farrah's collection, including a napkin Warhol inscribed to him and the late actress.

Location: Dept. 89, County Courthouse, 111 N. Hill St.

Contact: court clerk, (213) 974-6207.

12 p.m. LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Tom LaBonge will join recreation and parks officials to mark the 118th anniversary of Griffith Park. RSVP to Debby Kim at (213) 485-3337 or debby.kim@lacity.org.

Location: Griffith Observatory, 2500 E. Observatory Road.

Contact: Brenda Gonzalez, LaBonge's office, (213) 485-3337.

1 p.m. LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Dodger outfielder Andre Ethier will volunteer to serve meals in the Union Rescue Mission's cafeteria, and then distribute gift bags with items form New Balance, Easton and Pacific Shore Holdings. Farmer John's is donating hot dogs for the lunch. Ethier has donated $75,000 to the center's learning center, and created a scholarship program.

Location: Mission, 545 S. San Pedro St.

Contact: Media interested in covering should RSVP to the Dodgers PR department at (323) 224-1301.

1:30 p.m. LOS ANGELES — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson will participate in a panel discussion on childhood poverty as part of the "California's Crisis: Ending Childhood Poverty" conference.

Location: The California Endowment, Yosemite Hall, 1000 N. Alameda St.

Contact: Tina Jung, CDE, (916) 319-0818.

2 p.m. LOS ANGELES — A news conference will be held to announce a $75,000 reward for information leading to the prosecution of whoever shot and killed 42-year-old television director James Marcus Howe and wounded his wife at their Eagle Rock home on Nov. 27. Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and commanders from the LAPD's Northeast Station are expected to attend.

Location: Police Administration Building, 100 W. 1st St.

Contact: LAPD Media Relations, (213) 486-5910.

2 p.m. LOS ANGELES — A hearing is scheduled for R&B singer Chris Brown, who pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend, Rihanna.

Location: Dept. 123, Criminal Courts Building, 210 W. Temple St.

Contact: (213) 974-5711.

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