Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

News

It’s Tuesday, Feb. 25 And Here Are The Stories We’re Following Today

5e177392c92b3500089d5cbe-eight.jpg
Good morning, Los Angeles. (Chava Sanchez/LAist)
LAist relies on your reader support.
Your tax-deductible gift today powers our reporters and keeps us independent. We rely on you, our reader, not paywalls to stay funded because we believe important news and information should be freely accessible to all.

The Santa Ana winds are back, so you can expect warm and dry for much of this week. The National Weather Service is even using those words again: "record levels."

Here's what we're...

Covering Today:

  • A Cal State Northridge student is adapting traditional outreach methods to increase voter registration on campus among her generation. Education reporter Adolfo Guzman-Lopez says her effort is one of many at California public colleges and universities.
  • Metro and other public transit agencies plan to run free service on March 3 for the primary. Our transportation writer Ryan Fonseca will have the details.
  • Pop culture and entertainment writer Mike Roe also takes you inside a new exhibition at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes that looks at the history and current state of L.A.'s "Afro-Latinx" community.

In Case You Missed It:

Support for LAist comes from
  • Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was convicted of rape by a New York jury. He still faces criminal charges in California.
  • Kobe Bryant memorials have sprung up all over the city. Art Gozukuchikyan, aka "Artoon," spray-painted his within 24 hours of the Lakers legend's death. Read his story.
  • Tucked inside Prop. 13, a $15 billion school bond measure, is a break to encourage developers building apartments around transit. Some fear it could hurt certain school districts.

Help Us Cover Your Community:

  • Got something you’ve always wanted to know about Southern California and the people who call it home? Is there an issue you want us to cover? Ask us anything >>
  • Have a tip about news on which we should dig deeper? Let us know >>

The news cycle moves fast. Some stories don't pan out. Others get added. Consider this today's first draft.