LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – With feelings nonetheless uncooked and restoration efforts underway throughout the Southland following each the devastating Woolsey Fireplace and the tragic Thousand Oaks bloodbath, the Los Angeles Rams will honor first responders and victims of each incidents throughout their tilt with the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs Monday night time.
The workforce has given out 1000’s of complimentary tickets to fireside and regulation enforcement companies such because the Ventura and L.A. County Fireplace departments, California Freeway Patrol, the U.S. Forest Service and the American Purple Cross. It’s a part of the theme the Rams have adopted for the sport: L.A. Collectively.
Performing the nationwide anthem shall be members of the Cal Lutheran College Choir. One of many 12 folks killed within the Nov. 7 capturing on the Borderline Bar & Grill was 23-year-old Justin Meeks, a Cal Lutheran graduate and a bouncer on the bar. Meeks was a member of the choir. In the meantime, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Division Honor Guard will current the colours.
Lighting the Memorial Coliseum torch previous to the sport shall be Karen and Jordan Helus, the spouse and son of fallen Ventura County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus, who was shot and killed by the gunman whereas responding to Borderline.
Dylan and Derek Adler, son of Borderline sufferer Sean Adler, will function Rams water boys for the sport.
The Rams can even honor a number of native firefighters throughout in-game Hero Salutes.
Cash raised throughout the 50-50 raffle will go to a number of hearth reduction companies, together with the Conejo Valley Victims Fund, American Purple Cross Southern California Wildfire Aid and the United Means of Better L.A.
Final week, CBS2 and KCAL9 teamed up with the Rams and the United Means in a telethon that raised greater than $1.1 million for hearth victims.
Click on right here for info on different methods to assist these impacted by the fires by means of housing help, look after animals and extra.
The Rams and Chiefs had been initially slated to play their Monday night time sport in Mexico Metropolis. Nevertheless, poor discipline circumstances at Azteca Stadium pressured the NFL to maneuver it to the Coliseum.
Kickoff is scheduled for five:15 p.m.
This would be the first “Monday Evening Soccer” sport on the Coliseum since Oct. 28, 1985, when the then L.A. Raiders defeated the San Diego Chargers, 34-21. The final time the Rams performed a “Monday Evening Soccer” sport on the Coliseum was Nov. 19, 1979, once they defeated the Atlanta Falcons, 20-14.
Restricted parking shall be obtainable for $50 (money solely) on a first-come, first-served foundation on the Downey, Grand and Royal buildings on the USC campus.
Followers are inspired to take Metro or ride-share.
Tickets for the sport shall be cell solely. Followers ought to obtain the most recent model of the Rams app and save their tickets to Apple Pockets or Android Passbook earlier than arrival on the stadium.
Gates 1 and 28 will open at 2 p.m. for followers wishing to go to the Corona Seaside Home or Rams Occasion Zone areas positioned on the Peristyle finish of the stadium that characteristic concessions and shade open to all ticketholders. These areas will characteristic food and drinks specials from 2-Four p.m., with beers beginning at $5.
The remaining gates will open at three p.m. for the 5:15 p.m. sport. Followers are inspired to enter the Coliseum no later than 4:30 p.m. for environment friendly entry.
The digital dance music duo The Chainsmokers will carry out at halftime, together with being joined by nation pop singer Kelsea Ballerini in a efficiency of their tune “This Feeling.”
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