It’s Thursday, Mar. 5 And Here Are The Stories We’re Following Today
The results of Tuesday’s elections are still coming in, but at least one L.A. County official is already calling for an investigation into what went wrong at voting centers; specifically, the long lines, lack of sufficient voting booths or staff at some centers and technical problems with the fancy new ballot-casters.
- The ports of L.A. and Long Beach may be laying off people due to decreased trade caused by coronavirus, reports David Wagner.
- Alyssa Jeong Perry covers a new program out of USC that provides ongoing medical care to people experiencing homelessness after they’ve been released from LAC-USC hospital.
- As always, check out our list of don’t-miss events coming up across the county this weekend.
In Case You Missed It:
- What the results tell us so far about Prop. 13, L.A. City Council District 4, U.S. House District 25 (Katie Hill’s seat) and U.S. House District 45.
- L.A. County, Pasadena and Long Beach declared public health emergencies over the coronavirus.
- OC School of the Arts got their charter renewed, despite significant controversy regarding their admissions practices.
- The initial numbers on voter turnout aren’t great, but that could change.
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