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

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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.

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  • 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.

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