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Free coffee for teachers at Krispy Kreme

Better than a psychological reward. Free coffee for teachers now through July 31.

Through Monday, July 31 teachers get a free cup of coffee with the purchase of any regular priced item at Krispy Kreme. Just show your I.D.

There’s a Krispy Kreme at Burbank Empire Center, 1521 N Victory Pl. in Burbank.

MAD magazine moves to Burbank from New York

MAD’s new editor Bill Morrison alongside a recent cover of the magazine.
DCE/MAD magazine.

MAD, the 65-year-old influential humor and satire magazine, will be moving editorial offices soon from its longtime home in New York City to Burbank’s DC Entertainment offices, the publication’s parent company.

A new editor, Bill Morrison, was also announced. He is just the fifth editor in the magazine’s history and was an illustrator at Disney and for TV’s The Simpsons.


Tail O’ The Pup moves to the Valley

The Tail O’ The Pup hotdog stand is made of chicken wire and stucco and has been featured in movies, TV shows and ads.

The famous Tail O’ The Pup hotdog stand, a fixture on “the other side of the hill” since 1946 when it opened on La Cienega and Beverly Boulevards, is moving to the Valley Relics Museum of Chatsworth. The owners of the 18-foot Pup say they tried to find a new location to reopen it but couldn’t obtain an operating permit. Now it will be on permanent display at the museum after some restoration.

Visit ValleyRelicsMuseum.org for more information.


Classic car show Sun. July 2

Classic cars and their owners will be on hand for the free admission Montrose Hot Rod and Classic Car Show July 2.

The Montrose Hot Rod and Classic Car Show is now in its 16th year, and takes place at the Montrose Shopping Park on Honolulu Avenue from Verdugo Rd. to Las Palmas Ave. in Montrose, Sunday, July 2, 9am–2pm.

Fifty classic cars, more than 200 custom hot rods, pre-1986 antique motorcycles and many exotic cars and their owners will be on hand. Shops will be open and some will be offering special items and discounts.


Free David Hockney art exhibit through Nov. 26

Artwork by David Hockney. “The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you’re an artist,” he says.

A two-part exhibit at the Getty Museum celebrates English painter David Hockney’s 80th birthday. Featured are self-portraits in his distinctive style and photographs from the 1980s. “Happy Birthday Mr Hockney: Self-Portraits,” opened on June 27; “Photographs” will open on July 18. Both will be on show until Sunday, November 26.

Getty Center is at N. Sepulveda Blvd & Getty Center Dr. Call (310) 440-7300 for information.

Libraries closed Tues., July 4

L.A. County Library announced that all County of Los Angeles public libraries will be closed Tuesday, July 4th in celebration of Independence Day. For more information visit colapublib.org.


Former Vice President Al Gore book discussion Sat. July 29

Former Vice President Al Gore with former President Obama.

The winner of the 2000 presidential election popular vote, Al Gore, will be appearing in Santa Monica on Saturday, July 29 to discuss his upcoming book, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power at the Ann and Jerry Moss Theatre, New Roads School, Herb Alpert Educational Village, located at 3131 Olympic Blvd. in Santa Monica.

Visit LiveTalksLA.org/events/al-gore for more information.


Annual End of Life Option Act Report revealed

The California Department of Public Health recently released the 2016 End of Life Option Act (Act) first Annual Report.

The Act, which became law June 9 of last year, allows qualified California terminally ill adults to obtain and self-administer aid-in-dying drugs. The Act requires the Department to provide annual reports, including information on the number of prescriptions written and the number of known individuals who died using aid-in-dying drugs. Additionally, the report includes demographic information on these individuals, including age and underlying illness.

In this first report, for the partial year June 9 – December 31, 2016, 191 individuals received aid-in-dying drugs under the EOLA, and 111 people died following ingestion of the prescribed drugs. Of the 111 individuals, 87.4 percent were more than 60 years of age, 96.4 percent were insured and 83.8 percent were receiving hospice and/or palliative care.

The EOLA report can be found on cdph.ca.gov.


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