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End of the week news and notes: Friday 8.22.14

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A San Bernardino police officer is in critical condition are being shot twice early this morning and coming through surgery. The suspect was killed by the officer's training partner. LAT, CBS LA

The Los Angeles Times lost a vote to decertify the union in the paper's pressroom. Ed Padgett

wesson-ice-bucket-grab.jpgCity Council President Herb Wesson takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in a white suit, on a giant orange throne, with yellow rubber duck by his side. Facebook

Homeless people squeezed out of downtown Los Angeles are migrating to nearby Lincoln Heights and Boyle Heights, where they are seeking refuge in the emergency room and on the grounds of Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, according to a six-month study. LAT

Central Basin Municipal Water District Director Art Chacon was videotaped behind the wheel of a Mercedes although he hasn't had a drivers license for years. Whittier Daily News

Next year's Ciclavia route in the Valley will likely follow Ventura and Lankershim boulevards. ZevWeb

LA Times photographer Don Bartletti reconnects with one of the Honduran children he followed north by train for the 2002 series "Enrique's Journey — The Boy Left Behind." LAT

The Angels pitcher Garrett Richards will miss the rest of this season and need 6 to 9 months to recuperate from the torn patellar tendon he suffered on the field in Boston. ESPN


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