Morning Brief: L.A. Will Overhaul Its Juvenile Justice System

Also BLM protests outside Mayor Garcetti’s house, and more

» Los Angeles County plans to overhaul its juvenile justice system. Going forward, officials say, the priority will be a “care-first” model that helps youth rebuild their lives. [Los Angeles Times]

» Black Lives Matter activists gathered outside Eric Garcetti’s residence to express their concerns about him being eyed for a role in the Biden administration. The activists say the mayor has not done enough to address housing, homelessness, policing, and other problems in L.A. [CBS Los Angeles]

» Street food vendors, an iconic element of L.A. culture, have struggled acutely amid pandemic. Nonetheless, “tacos will prevail.” [KCRW]

» Christy Holsege will be sworn in on December 10 as the first female mayor of Palm Springs. The 34-year-old social justice advocate is also the city’s first mayor to identify as bisexual. [Q Voice News]


» Disney Is Reportedly Considering Sending Some of Its Biggest Upcoming Movies Straight to Streaming There are murmurs that ’Cruella’ and other films could debut on Disney+

» How the Laugh Factory’s Jamie Masada Became Comedy’s King of Philanthropy The philanthropist-founder of the iconic Hollywood comedy club is the hardest working man in show business when it comes to giving back

» 2020 Gift Guide: Kids Will Flip for the Best Toys of the Season Locally made skateboards, a brand new game, and more


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