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Tuesday’s Headlines

SBLA Editor Joe Linton’s view of the eclipse. Source: Joe Linton IG

  • Eclipse scenes from across the country (LAT; WaPo; NPR)
  • L.A. looks to facilitate affordable housing on church-owned land (Urbanize)
  • Placemaking
    • A look at Southern California Car Culture's earliest days (Daily News)
    • Old Town Monrovia’s LGBTQ bookstore had high hopes. After repeated abuse, its future is uncertain (SGV Tribune)
    • The L.A. island that was home to seven decades of ‘lost communities’ (LAT)
    • Bill would allow LA to lease Caltrans space to store RVs from homeless encampments (Daily News)
  • Mobility
    • Tesla settles lawsuit over man’s death in a crash involving its semi-autonomous driving software (AP)
    • LA Once Had A Bicycle Freeway. What Happened to 1900's Cyclist Dream? (LAist)
    • Repairs on Big Sur’s collapsed Highway 1 start this week. No telling when they will end (LAT)
    • Startup looks to UP tracks to create overnight route between SF and LA (KTLA); It's been in the works for a while (2023 LAT story)f
  • Climate/Environment
    • Attendees vocalize frustration over USC links to fossil fuel industry at research forum (Daily Trojan)
    • This SoCal hazardous waste facility could get a new permit despite past violations (LAT)
    • EPA mulls tougher limits on new gas power plants as 2024 election nears (WaPo), New rule mandates 200 US plants to reduce toxic emissions linked to cancer (Guardian)
    • European court rules on cases seeking to force countries to meet climate goals (AP; NPR)
  • Horror
    • Shocking update re children left to die on 405 freeway (LAT; NBC; CBS)
    • 18yo woman killed on 101 fwy identified (KNX)
  • New WIC rules include more money for fruits and veggies. They also expand food choices (KTLA)
  • Baltimore dockworkers watch, wait as leaders promise swift progress (WaPo)

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