Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, August 22. A woman says a dirty pool left abandoned in the backyard of a foreclosed Studio City home gave her West Nile virus.
In May, a Building and Safety employee gave an order to the owner of the property to clean the pool, according to the Daily News. Meanwhile, a county spokeswoman told the publication that someone has been pouring chemicals into the pool regularly to kill an potential mosquitoes, apparently without the neighbors' knowledge.
A Chatsworth couple refuse to give up a French bulldog after it bonded with their 6-year-old son. The dog's original owner says he received it as a gift from singer Aaron Carter and has been fighting a court battle for three years with the family to win ownership of "Stitch." L.A. Times
The Los Angeles County coroner's office has revised actress Natalie Wood's death certificate, more than 30 years after she drowned near Catalina Island. The word 'accidental' was removed, but detectives refuse to discuss the case. L.A. Observed