Daily Brief: L.A. Redistricting Map, Chris Cuomo Loses Book Deal

Also, Nick Cannon reveals that his youngest son, 5-year-old Zen, died from a brain tumor
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» Los Angeles City Council Unanimously Approves New Restricting Map For the Next Decade Councilmembers voted in favor of the redistricting ordinance that places Koreatown in a single district, reworks the San Fernando Valley, and keeps USC and Exposition Park in the South Los Angeles district. [Los Angeles Times]

» Nick Cannon Reveals That His 5-Month-Old Son, Zen, Died From A Brain Tumor “Over the weekend I lost my youngest son to a condition called hydrocephalus that was pretty much a malignant, invasive midline brain tumor, brain cancer,” an emotional Cannon shared with his talk show audience on Tuesday. “It’s tough.” [CNN]

» Rose McGowan’s RICO Lawsuit Against Harvey Weinstein Has Been Dismissed A federal judge dismissed McGowan’s lawsuit after she fired her attorneys and missed a court-ordered briefing deadline. [Variety]

» San Pedro Woman Selected For NASA’s Competitive Astronaut Class
Christina Birch, 35, beat out roughly 12,000 other applicants to become a member of the agency’s new class of 10 astronauts. NASA has only selected 360 astronauts since the state of the space program in 1959. [ABC7]

» Chris Cuomo’s Upcoming Book Pulled By HarperCollins Amid Controversy Just days after Cuomo was terminated from his hosting gig at CNN following controversy over his role advising his brother, Andrew Cuomo who has been accused of sexual harassment, HarperCollins announced that they would not be publishing his book titled Deep Denial. [CNBC]


TOP STORIES FROM L.A. MAG

» The Best Beauty and Wellness Gifts to Give (Or Keep For Yourself) Kate McLeod’s moisturizing “stones” for the winter months and a colorful, plastic-free razor in our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

» It’s One Final Hair-Raising Show in L.A. for Michael Butler The legendary impresario who launched the scandalous ’60s musical unveils his last production of the show in the valley

» Why is the Term ‘Latinx’ Such a Loser Among Hispanic Voters? The phrase might be the bee’s knees to far-left activists but many Americans of Latin descent think it stinks


ONE MORE THING

LA Mag Holiday Gift Guide – Kids

The Best Gifts for Kids At Assorted Ages

Even if they’re too old to believe in Saint Nick, they’ll still love hot wheels or really cool kicks.

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