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L.A. Today: Trains, Dodger Beating, And More
The Giants fan attacked after Thursday’s season opener at Dodger stadium is in a coma, the Associated Press
reported this weekend. Police say two suspects in Dodger gear attacked the man and two others after the game. LA Observed has the media’s reaction here
. It seems likely the Dodgers will take some action to clamp down on what many see as an unsafe atmosphere at the stadium.
- The LAPD joins a statewide crackdown today on drivers texting or talking on cellphones, KTLA reports. The "zero-tolerance" will last until the end of April, which has been labeled Distracted Driving Awareness Month in California.
- An LAPD officer was shot early this morning, the L.A. Times reports. The shooting occurred after the officer responded to a domestic violence call in the Valley.
- Trains will roll down the first phase of the Expo line today, however they will be pulled and not move under their own power. It’s only a testing phase, the Source says, but still a major milestone. The new light rail line is expected to open partially for business in November.
Reach reporter Andrew Khouri here