Afternoon Update: As the Economy Reopens, L.A. County’s Transmission Rate Is Starting to Climb

Plus California Sunday Magazine says goodbye to print, and more news you may have missed today
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» As more people decide the pandemic is over and the economy continues to reopen, L.A. County’s COVID-19 transmission rate (i.e. the number of people an infected person goes on to infect) is climbing. (And, no, the recent protests are not to blame.) [Los Angeles Times]

» California Sunday Magazine will no longer put out a print edition. Editor Douglas McGray said, “We’ll continue our ambitious work online and in other ways, but we’ve decided to discontinue the print edition of The California Sunday Magazine.”[California Sunday Magazine]

» Bon Appetit editor Adam Rapoport has resigned after photos surfaced on him wearing “brown face” on Halloween in an undated photo that was shared on social media back in 2013. He wrote on social media that he is stepping down to “reflect on the work I need to do as a human being and to allow Bon Appetit to get to a better place.”  [Heavy.]

» Following yesterday’s massive demonstration in Hollywood, protesters kept up momentum with a series of processions that traveled from Long Beach, the Valley, and South L.A. and converged in downtown L.A. [NBC Los Angeles]

» San Bernardino County is enlisting Elon Musk’s Boring Company to construct a high-speed tunnel between Rancho Cucamonga and Ontario International Airport. They went with the Boring proposal over Metro Link and L.A. Metro plans for an above-ground rail system. [San Gabriel Valley Tribune]


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