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Culinary celebrity José Andrés launches food-focused content venture

Plus: County seeking opinions on Chevy Chase library renovation; Washington Adventist University victim of ransomware attack

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Culinary celebrity José Andrés launches food-focused content venture

Bethesda resident José Andrés, the popular chef, author and humanitarian, has launched José Andrés Media.

The company will produce unscripted and scripted television series, books, podcasts, and digital short- and mid-form content, with a focus on food-related stories and characters, and the culture of food. [Variety]

County seeking opinions on Chevy Chase library renovation

The Chevy Chase library at 8005 Connecticut Ave. is scheduled to be upgraded, and there are two options.

One is a complete renovation of the existing 16,000-square-foot library, and the other is the construction of 20,000-square-foot new library. [Patch]

Washington Adventist University victim of ransomware attack

Washington Adventist University in Takoma Park was the victim of a ransomware attack late Saturday night, the school announced.

The university’s Information Technology Services identified the attack after 11 p.m. on Oct. 2 and is working with the Montgomery County Cyber Taskforce and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to resolve the problem. [Montgomery Community Media]

Montgomery County source says police seeing ‘LA-style’ shootings for first time

In Montgomery County, one official source described “L.A.-style shootings” in which gunmen indiscriminately open fire in an area instead of directly targeting a person.

A shooting by the DC-Maryland border on Saturday afternoon left at least 13 bullet holes in the storefront of a check-cashing business. [Fox 5]

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