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It’s Wednesday, Mar. 11 And Here Are The Stories We’re Following Today

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Local fears about coronavirus have gone from zero to 60 in record time. LAUSD's board voted unanimously to give its superintendent the power "to take any and all actions necessary" to keep the massive school district running. Coachella and Stagecoach have been rescheduled. And gun shops in the San Gabriel Valley are reporting increased sales, largely to Chinese immigrants who fear riots and race-based attacks.

We're also releasing the second in our ongoing series Stuck: Inside California's Housing Crisis.

  • Thousands of Chinese immigrants live in overcrowded, unsanitary, and potentially deadly conditions throughout the San Gabriel Valley. Yingjie Wang spent months learning how tenants are living, who is benefiting and why these conditions persist.

Meanwhile, the rain has been pummeling most of the city and county, and will likely keep going today. From under our umbrellas and hand sanitizer, here’s what else we’re...
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