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4 to Watch: Companies Are Hiring for the Holidays

Take a look at four stories we're watching today on NBCLA.com

Take a look at four stories to watch Monday Oct. 8, 2018.

1. Hiring for the Holidays

As we get closer to the holidays, several business are looking to hire seasonal help over the next few months. Click here for a look at who's hiring. 

List: Companies Around the Nation are Hiring for the Holiday Season

2. SpaceX Sticks the Landing After Spectacular Launch

Sunday night rocket launch from Vandenberg AFB provided a stunning show in the night sky over Southern California, but it was more than just a spectacular sight. SpaceX also landed its booster back at the landing site, a first for its West Coast missions. Click here for images and what made the launch something to see.

[NATL-LA] PHOTOS: SpaceX Falcon 9 Lights Up SoCal Sky

3. Investigation Launched Into LASD 5 Freeway Arrests

The Los Angeles County inspector general is investigating whether sheriff's deputies racially profiled drivers when they stopped thousands of innocent Latinos in search of drugs on a major freeway, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday. Click here to read the story.

4. LA Marks Its First Indigenous Peoples Day

The Los Angeles City Council voted last year to eliminate Columbus Day as an official city holiday and replace it with Indigenous Peoples Day. See what the city has planned for the inaugural holiday and a park statue of Christopher Columbus.

[LA GALLERY] Images: Los Angeles' Indigenous Peoples Day in Photos

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