It’s Tuesday, Jan. 14 And Here Are The Stories We’re Following Today
Welcome to Tuesday. It'll be calm, clear and cool, with a high near 64 degrees. We're now 49 days out from the March 3 primary election and we still don’t know where we’ll be voting.
What We're Covering:
- After a 10-year investment of time and resources, L.A. County is rolling out new, publicly owned voting equipment that is secure and accessible. It just needs to be certified by the Secretary of State. But that hasn't happened, yet. And the presidential primary is on March 3. Libby Denkmann will explain what's going on.
- There's a log cabin in West Hollywood that's been used for decades to host AA and other recovery meetings. The property was recently sold, however, and the new owners plan to demolish it. Robert Garrova is looking into the public outcry that's ensued.
- Meanwhile, Josie Huang is reporting on a well-known Vietnamese pho restaurant in Chinatown that is the latest vestige of the longtime immigrant neighborhood to fall to developers.
- Plus, Erick Galindo will have a roundup of the best places to get café de olla in L.A., so you can start your day with a warm mug of cinnamon goodness.
- And Sharon McNary is taking a closer look at a piece of Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposed budget that asks for money for research into the health of firefighters who battle wildfires.
- LAX will be conducting a full-scale test of the Wireless Emergency Alert system tomorrow. The system allows authorities to direct emergency text messages and an alert tone to compatible mobile devices within a specific geographic area.
- If you're looking for something to do this week, look no further. We've got your weekly events list here
The news cycle moves fast. Stories sometimes get postponed or simply don't pan out. As such, this list is not final.