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Daily Brief Nov 9

⬇️What to Read Today:⬇️ ・Thousands Left W/out Power As Massive Winter Storm Sweeps ・Tesla Issues Recall For 40,000 Vehicles To Fix Problem With Power Steering ・Live Blog: 2022 Los Angeles Elections ・Winning Powerball Ticket Worth $2.04 Billion & More https://www.lamag.com/citythinkblog/daily-brief-2022-l-a-elections-evacuations-ordered-for-socal-storm/

» Thousands Left Without Power As Massive Winter Storm Sweeps Through Southland On top of the mandatory evacuations, flash flood warnings and road closures, tens of thousands of people were affected by power outages due to the storm. [via @CBSLA] https://www.cbsnews.com/losangeles/live-updates/thousands-left-without-power-as-massive-winter-storm-sweeps-through-southland/

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2022 Election Night LIVE Coverage

From our 2022 Los Angeles Elections Live Blog a 🧵 https://www.lamag.com/citythinkblog/live-blog-2022-los-angeles-elections/

✨Caruso’s Key to an Upset✨ ✍️: @JasonMcGahan #vote Since he launched his campaign for mayor, @RickCarusoLA has been hellbent on pulling off an upset over @KarenBassLA,

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Daily Brief: Nov 8, 2022

⬇️What to Read Today:⬇️ ・California AG Rob Bonta Wants ‘Disinformation’ Crackdown On Big Tech ・California Man Blames Meteorite After House Goes Up In Flames ・The Top 9 Most Compelling Races in the 2022 L.A. Elections & More https://www.lamag.com/citythinkblog/daily-brief-9-most-compelling-races-in-l-a-elections-16-year-olds-demand-the-right-to-vote/

» AG Rob Bonta is urging Big Tech platforms to censor election-related content ahead of the Tuesday midterms, saying uncontrolled speech on social media has fueled violent incidents. [via @FOXLA] https://www.foxnews.com/politics/california-ag-disinformation-crackdown-big-tech-save-election-integrity

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What’s On in L.A. This Weekend: Enter the Tomb, AFI Fest, Disco Trip

✨ What’s On in L.A. This Weekend ✨ ・Tutankhamun: Enter the Tomb ・AFI Fest ・Disco Trip ・Harry Styles & More https://www.lamag.com/culturefiles/whats-on-in-l-a-this-weekend-enter-the-tomb-afi-fest-disco-trip/

» Tutankhamun: Enter the Tomb King Tut has been a major subject in conversations of historians and archaeologists ever since his tomb was discovered back in 1922. https://beyondkingtut.com/city/los-angeles/

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Daily Brief Nov 2, 2022

⬇️What to Read Today:⬇️ ・L.A. Supervisors Approve $47.6M For Sheriff’s Deputies’ Misconduct ・Ordinance To End Oil Drilling In L.A. Moves Forward ・Recall De León Campaign Seeks 25K Signatures ・Accuser Says Weinstein Raped Her Twice & More https://www.lamag.com/citythinkblog/daily-brief-recall-de-leon-campaign-seeks-25k-signatures-netflix-co-ceo-endorses-rick-caruso/

» The payments will settle four lawsuits and one legal claim alleging misconduct by sheriff’s deputies in incidents that left four men dead and one paralyzed. [via @LAist] https://laist.com/news/criminal-justice/la-supervisors-approve-47-6m-for-sheriffs-deputies-alleged-misconduct

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Halloween in Los Angeles

What’s On for Halloween in LA: ・L.A. Philharmonic + The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari ・Shaqtoberfest ・Nights of the Jack ・Dark Harvest & More https://www.lamag.com/culturefiles/with-halloween-parade-canceled-weho-looks-to-local-venues-to-host-smaller-events/

» L.A. Philharmonic + The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Walt Disney Concert Hall, DTLA https://www.laphil.com/events/performances/1920/2022-10-31/the-cabinet-of-dr-caligari

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Daily Brief - Oct 31

⬇️What to Read Today:⬇️ ・Musk Deletes Tweet of Conspiracy Theory About Paul Pelosi Attack ・Obama Endorses Karen Bass for Mayor of L.A. ・DNA Evidence Frees California Man Imprisoned For Decades ・Gavin McInnes is Sure His Twitter Ban is Forever & More https://www.lamag.com/citythinkblog/daily-brief-the-origin-of-weho-halloween-parade-paul-pelosi-attacked-with-hammer/

» Musk deleted a tweet responding to Hillary Clinton, which read: “There is a tiny possibility there might be more to this story than meets the eye” with a link to a story from the right-wing website Santa Monica Observer [via @cbsla] https://www.cbsnews.com/losangeles/news/elon-musk-paul-pelosi-tweets-link-to-conspiracy-theory-santa-monica-observer/

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DailyBrief Sept 19

⬇️What to Read Today:⬇️ ▪️In FBI Agent’s Trial, Prosecutors Want Confession of ‘Lawyer’ Hidden From Jury ▪️Newsom Asks DOJ to Probe Florida ▪️Councilwoman Proposes Abortion Ban for Temecula ▪️“Hazing” Probes the Nature of Loyalty & More https://www.lamag.com/citythinkblog/daily-brief-raid-of-county-supervisors-home-newsom-asks-doj-to-probe-florida-and-texas/

» LAMag reported the bombshell confession from the government’s star witness—an admitted mobster who lied about passing the California Bar for years—on the eve if the blockbuster trial https://www.lamag.com/citythinkblog/fbi-agent-trial-babak-brumand-edgar-sargsyan-lawyer-confession-jury/

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The Calm Before the Second Rick Caruso Storm is Ending Soon

"As the votes were being counted after the LA mayoral primary in early June, one of the hot topics of discussion among local political nerds was when mall master and surging candidate Rick Caruso would unleash his next major round of campaign ads." https://www.lamag.com/citythinkblog/the-calm-before-the-second-rick-caruso-storm-is-ending-soon/

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🧵 Thread

Does Eric Garcetti’s former communications director’s story of the L.A. mayor covering up a culture of sexual battery inside City Hall hold water? a 🧵 https://www.lamag.com/citythinkblog/inside-mayor-slayer-naomi-seligmans-relentless-stand-against-eric-garcetti/

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