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Friday news and notes: 6.27.14

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Los Angeles County CEO Bill Fujioka announced that he will retire at the end of November, coinciding with changes in the Board of Supervisors. KPCC, LAT, DN

LAXTrainStation.jpgMetro's board approved a new Crenshaw Line and Green Line station at 96th Street and Aviation Boulevard that to connect someday with an LAX people mover. "World class cities have world class airports and world class transit, and today, we're fixing a past mistake to finally bring trains to the planes," said Mayor Eric Garcetti. But will anybody use it when the link opens in maybe 2022? DN, LAT, LA Weekly

California's chefs and bartenders can resume legally handling food with their bare hands under a bill headed to the governor's desk. AP

Rep. Tony Cárdenas introduced bipartisan legislation to name the U.S. Postal Service facility in Van Nuys after actress Marilyn Monroe, who attended nearby Van Nuys High School in the 1940s.

if you're in a bad accident in an UberX car, you could be left paying the bill. NBC 4

Hollywood's MPAA is seeking permission from the FAA to use drones in movie shoots. Directors already use drones overseas. THR

Starting Sunday, L.A. museums will have eight shows of international distinction running simultaneously. ArtInfo

Raymond Chandler to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Jacket Copy


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