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CBSLA.com: The Rundown (Feb. 8 PM Edition)Here are the latest headlines in local news and weather. Updated twice daily.

OC Deputies Called To Elementary School About Mask Protest Involving ChildrenRina Nakano reports from Aliso Viejo where one parent, involved in a protest over elementary school students having to wear masks at schools, believes the school employed an unnecessary scare tactic by calling the Orange County Sheriff Department on five kids and four parents.

LA County DA Urges Credit Card Companies To Refuse Payment To Ghost Gun MakersLos Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón aiming to hit ghost gun kit manufacturers where it hurts – in the credit card payments.

Super Bowl: Fans Taken In By Scammers Selling Fraudulent TicketsKristine Lazar reports on one of the most common scams related to the Super Bowl, fraudulent ticket sales aimed at desperate fans hoping to score affordable seats.

Super Bowl Legacy Grant Program Aims To Support Local NonprofitsExecutive Director of the NFL Foundation Alexia Gallagher describes the numerous ways the NFL hopes to leave a lasting impact long after the final whistle blows during Super Bowl Sunday.

Alberto Carvalho’s First Official Day As LAUSD Superintendent Will Be MondayAlberto Carvalho’s first day on the job as superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District will be Monday. The Los Angeles Unified Board of Education voted Tuesday to formalize its start date as Monday, Feb. 14.

Jury Selection in Skaggs’ Death Case BeginsThe Angels employee is accused of giving pitcher Tyler Skaggs a controlled substance that contributed to his death in July 2019.

Orange County Bus Drivers Could Go On Strike Next WeekOrange County residents who depend on public transportation have been warned to be prepared for a possible bus drivers’ strike.

Jessica Lall Ends LA Mayoral Campaign As Other Candidates Participate In Community ForumJessica Lall, the president and CEO of the Central City Association of Los Angeles, ended her campaign for mayor Tuesday.

University Of California To Pay $243 Million To Settle Allegations Of Sexual Abuse By Former UCLA Gynecologist James HeapsAttorneys have reached a $243 million settlement with the University of California to settle the lawsuits of more than 200 women who say they were sexually abused by former UCLA gynecologist James Heaps.

Board Of Supervisors Advances New Vaccine Mandate EnforcementLos Angeles County moved one step closer to forcing all employees to get vaccinated or risk losing their jobs.

Trevor Bauer Will Not Face Criminal Charges After Being Accused Of Sexual AssaultProsecutors will not file criminal charges against Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer, who was accused of physically assaulting a woman in Pasadena last year.

Local And Federal Authorities Discuss Super Bowl Safety PlanOn Tuesday, the National Football League coordinated with local state and federal law enforcement agencies to ensure public safety is on top of the minds of authorities with the Super Bowl quickly approaching.

Compton Cuts Ribbon On Street Repair ProjectThe project will repair nearly 8 miles of roads to the tune of $8 million. Jasmine Fell reports.

Paid Sick Leave Approved For Workers Hit By COVID-19The bill would provide for two weeks of paid sick leave and would be retroactive to Jan. 1. DeMarco Morgan reports.

Super Bowl: NFL Staffers, Volunteers Hold Day Of Service In South LAThe Super Bowl is just five days away, but the NFL and the Los Angeles Rams were digging into a different kind of turf Tuesday, taking part in a community day of service. Tina Patel reports.

Compton To Begin Much-Needed Street ImprovementsThe pothole-ridden and cracked streets of Compton are in such need of repairs, city officials are cutting a ribbon on the road work. Suzanne Marques reports.

Toasty Temperatures Likely For Super Bowl WeekendThe Super Bowl could be played in unusually warm temperatures this coming Sunday as high heat descends on the Southland.

Third Member In COVID Fraud Case Goes On The LamTamara Dadyan did not show up to serve her 121-month prison sentence is now considered a fugitive by the FBI. Juan Fernandez reports.

The Rams Mariachi Band Ready For Their Close-UpThe team has a dedicated mariachi band complete with Rams uniforms. Suzie Suh reports.

Amber Lee’s Weather Forecast (Feb. 8)A high of 76 for the beaches and 83 for the valleys Tuesday.

CBSLA: The Rundown (Feb. 8 AM Edition)Here are the latest headlines in local news and weather. Updated twice daily.

Variety Editor Weighs In On Oscar NominationsVariety senior editor Marc Malkin weighs in on the surprises and snubs in the Oscar nominations for the 94th annual Academy Awards.

Best Picture Nominees Announced For The 94th OscarsThe best picture nominees were announced Tuesday morning for the 94th annual Academy Awards.

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