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Happy, happy Saturday! As summer nears its end, you can bet we have our sunscreen, towel, and chilled tropical drink in tow to celebrate the second-to-last weekend of the season. But, before we cheers to the freakin' weekend, here's a look at some of the biggest-and-brightest headlines from the week. From an update in immigration law to the possibility of L.A. hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics, we've got the news you need to know now!
After decades of debate surrounding the issue, Governor Brown is expected to sign a bill that would allow nearly two million undocumented immigrants to get California driver's licenses. We'd be the 11th state to pass this law, after New Mexico, Utah, Washington, Illinois, Nevada, Oregon, Maryland, Vermont, Colorado, and Connecticut. (LAist)
The Syrian crisis may have forced President Obama to cancel his planned fundraising roundtable in Los Angeles, but Michelle Obama has now rescheduled a trip for the City of Angels and will stand in for her husband at the new event on October 11. (The Hollywood Reporter)
Could L.A. be bidding to host the 2024 Summer Olympics? The developments proposed along the L.A. River as well as the upcoming transit expansion may be strong indicators that the city has a real interest in holding the event. But, don't get too excited! The final decision isn't made until 2017. (Curbed L.A.)
If you've ever wanted to just leave your responsibilities behind and travel the world, this is a story you'll definitely want to read. Two California friends from middle school decided to live the dream: They quit their jobs and took off on a half-year adventure across 13 countries. (Business Insider)
Lovers + Friends has united with Revolve Clothing to unleash a chic capsule collection with the mastermind behind Sincerely, Jules. Featuring 13 pieces inspired by the blogger's California-cool style, the line launched yesterday on RevolveClothing.com. Happy shopping! (Racked L.A.)