Morning Brief: Donald Trump Tweets Video of Perfectly Legal Ballot Handling in L.A. County

Also an epic car chase from Joshua Tree to the South Bay, and more

» Donald Trump tweeted a video of workers collecting ballots from an L.A. County dropbox, claiming it showed evidence of tampering. The video in fact showed nothing but perfectly legal and appropriate ballot handling. [Los Angeles Times]

» California closes in on a million COVID-19 cases after another day of surging numbers. Texas is the only state to pass the one million mark up to this point.  [Los Angeles Times]

» Los Angeles is adding even more COVID-19 testing capacity. In addition to more capacity at existing sites, rapid testing may also soon roll out to more members of the public. [ABC Los Angeles]

» A motorist led police on a car chase from Joshua Tree to the South Bay on Wednesday. The driver zoomed, sometimes over 100 miles per hour, for more than 130 miles.  [NBC Los Angeles]

» Prince Harry, comedy royalty? Princess Di’s son will appear as a “special guest” at a charity comedy show next week, alongside Jon Stewart, Tiffany Haddish, and others. [Marie Claire]


» Britney Spears’s Dad Will Maintain Control of her Affairs—at Least for Now An L.A. Superior Court judge declined a petition to have Jamie Spears removed from his long-held role as conservator of his adult daughter’s estate

» A Creepy Con Man Is Impersonating an Oscar-Winning Director to Scam Actresses More than a dozen woman say the’ve been contacted by a lewd imposter claiming to be British director Hugh Welchman

» Vin Scully to Narrate the Dodgers’ 2020 World Series Film The legendary announcer comes out of retirement for a special occasion


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Echigo Sushi | Josh Lurie

How Local Sushi Bars Innovated to Adapt to the Pandemic-Era Takeout Landscape

Some exacting sushi chefs have been known to scold customers for waiting even an extra beat to take bites of nigiri or hand rolls when served at their bars. In the COVID era, different chefs have demonstrated different comfort levels when it comes to takeout.


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