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Associated Press Los Angeles Daybook for Monday, Nov. 18


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8:30 a.m., LOS ANGELES — Arraignment is set for former Compton Mayor Omar Bradley, who's charged with a new count of conflict-of-interest.

Location: 210 W. Temple St., Dept. 100

Contact: court clerk, (213) 974-5711.

9 a.m. LOS ANGELES — Testimony is scheduled to resume in the trial of Bell Assistant City Administrator Angela Spaccia, who is charged with misappropriation of public funds and other counts.

Location: 210 W. Temple St., Dept. 109

Contact: court clerk, (213) 974-5721.

10 a.m., LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles City Council members Felipe Fuentes, Paul Koretz and Jose Huizar will be joined by Public Works commissioners and officials, Heal the Bay CEO Ruskin Hartley, Timothy James of the California Grocers Association and actresses Amy Smart and Sharon Lawrence to launch the "Bring Your Own Bag" campaign. The city's plastic bag ban will take effect in January.

Location: City Hall, 200 N. Spring St.

Contact: Jackie David, Sanitation Bureau public information director, (213) 483-3456, (818) 257-9478 or jackie.david@lacity.org.

10:30 a.m. LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will announce the settlement of a lawsuit against labor contractor Global Horizons involving discrimination against more than 100 Thai farm workers in Hawaii.

Location: Edward Roybal Federal Building, EEOC Los Angeles District Office, fourth floor, main conference room, 255 E. Temple St.

Contact: Christine Park-Gonzalez, EEOC, (213) 894-1045, or cell, (213) 434-1646.

4 p.m. LOS ANGELES — UCLA's Operation Mend program and Lockheed Martin will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a telehealth suite and surgical recovery area that will benefit the program's wounded warriors.

Location: UCLA, Peter Morton Building, Suite 647, 200 Medical Plaza.

Contact: Roxanne Moster, UCLA, (310) 794-0777.

4:30 p.m. TORRANCE — Pau Gasol, Nick Young and the Laker Girls will serve Thanksgiving dinner to kids from the YMCA of West San Gabriel Valley as part of East West Bank's "A Season of Giving."

Location: Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-b-que, Del Amo Fashion Center, 21420 Hawthorne Blvd.

Contact: Daniel Ramirez, Lakers, (310) 426-6009.

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