Woman dies after being hit by Gold Line train; elderly Highland Park artists seek new home; Dodger Stadium postseason schedule

  • Fatal Train Crashes: A woman was killed early Sunday morning when she was struck by a Gold Line train near Pasadena Avenue and Monterey Road in South Pasadena, reports KPCC. A few hours later, in an unrelated incident, a man had his legs severed after he was hit by a Metrolink train in Chinatown near Lincoln Heights, says the L.A. Now.
  • Highland Park Artists: Columnist Steve Lopez visits a pair of elderly Highland Park artists — he’s an 85-year-old pianist,  she’s a 76-year-old actress — who are struggling to find a new place to live as their landlord prepares to remodel their home and increase the rent. L.A. Times
  • Playoffs: The first two playoff games at Dodger Stadium are scheduled for Friday and Saturday night, Oct. 6 & 7. The Dodgers will face off against the winner of the Colorado-Arizona playoff scheduled for Wednesday. Dodgers Dugout
  • Cal State Volleyball: How the Cal State L.A. women’s volleyball team showed their support for their Puerto Rican coach and teammates in the wake of Hurricane Maria. L.A. Times
  • Quake Anniversary: Sunday was the 30th anniversary of the Whittier Narrows earthquake, a 5.9 magnitude temblor that killed eight persons and injured nearly 1,000. Whittier Daily News
  • Economy: Workers in the City of L.A. earned an average of $62,200 last year, up from $55,000 year years earlier. KPCC

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