Morning Brief: County Supes Set to Consider Vaccine Requirement for Indoor Spaces

Also, the George Gascón recall effort is slow going, and more

» On Tuesday, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors will take up a proposal to draft a report detailing what a vaccine requirement in some public spaces might look like. If the proposal moves forward, the county Department of Public Health would have two weeks to report back to the Board of Supervisors with a detailed plan.  [ABC 7]

» South L.A. families displaced by the LAPD’s June fireworks detonation are still struggling to find their footing in the wake of the miscalculated blast. Some families are still living in hotels and others haven’t been able to have their homes repaired. [Los Angeles Times]

» Opponents are attempting to recall recently elected District Attorney George Gascón, but the campaign isn’t catching steam. Of the nearly 580,000 valid signatures the effort needs to collect by October 27, only 175,000 have been gathered.  [LAist]

» Cerain Baker, son of comedian Tony Baker, was among three young adults killed when their Volkswagen was hit by alleged street racers last week. “I FEEL the love. I see the text messages and some of the DM’s and just want you all to know that it’s appreciated,” Baker said.  [People]

» The company that manufactures the prefabricated tiny home Elon Musk reportedly lives in has a 100,000-unit waitlist. Las Vegas-based Boxabl ships the casitas via truck and they unfold in a few hours upon reaching their final destination.  [Business Insider]


» Governor Newsom Wants ‘Massive’ Federal Aid for the Homeless Crisis As a recall election looms, the governor is on the ground surveying the state of a fraught issue that’s become a political weakness

» Are People Really Turning Their Backs on Their Pandemic Pets? Dog adoptions exploded during the COVID shutdown, and that’s led to concern that surrenders would spike as social life resumes

» Why Pachy Garcia Set Out to Make Positive Music During Dark Times The Echo Park-based musician, who performs and records as Pachyman, was determined to be a bright spot in a ”heavy f*cking year”


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