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Today’s the day. NASA images of the 2017 solar eclipse.

  • Cecil ‘Chip’ Murray, L.A. civil rights icon and spiritual leader, dead at 94 (LAT; NBC; WaPo; KTLA)
  • LAist has a full list of eclipse get-togethers. More on when/how to get the best view (LAT; CBS; WaPo); How the ancient world viewed eclipses (NPR)
  • An LAX superbloom? (LAT)
  • Smog check cheaters busted, feds say; California ring allegedly turned pollution into cash (LAT; OC Register)
  • Opinion | Why Republicans Will Regret Their Crusade Against Electric Cars (Politico)
  • Testimony in Tesla crash case marks the first time Tesla has publicly explained how cars navigate (WaPo)
  • Family mourns grandmother killed by hit-and-run driver in Bell Gardens (CBS; KTLA)
  • ‘Finish the Ride’ event at Griffith Park raising awareness about street safety in Los Angeles (KTLA)
  • Baby killed in 405 Freeway crash in Los Angeles area (CBS)
  • Senators urge DOT to advance impaired driving rulemaking (Transportation Today)
  • Why Highway 1 Near Big Sur Is Always Collapsing Into The Ocean (LAist)
  • LA council approves wage increase for city bus workers (Daily News)
  • L.A. agrees to pay up to $2.2 million for outside audit of homelessness programs (LAT)
  • California closes loophole that allowed double-digit rent hikes in future developments built with the help of Low Income Housing Tax Credits; critics maintain it doesn't go far enough (CalMatters)
  • L.A. tests program to send unarmed civilians instead of cops to people in crisis (LAT)
  • Many 911 call centers are understaffed, and the job has gotten harder (NPR)
  • Planet-baking landfills have higher methane levels than previously reported (LAist)
  • Anti-Semitic graffiti found in Santa Monica (NBC)
  • Photo Exhibit Tells Untold Story Of The Chicano Movement In 1970s Long Beach (LAist)
  • You will want to see a bat yawning and other spectacular nature and science images from Sony’s world photo awards (WaPo; WorldPhoto)

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