Morning Brief: Fewer Men Than Women Are Getting Vaccinated in L.A. County

Also most L.A. homes are selling over asking price, and more

» Far fewer men are getting vaccinated against COVID-19 than women. In L.A. County, 44 percent of adult women but just 30 percent of men have received the jab. Older men remain the group most likely to die from the virus. [Los Angeles Times]

» A former girlfriend of Chet Hanks is alleging a “pattern of abuse” in a new lawsuit. Attorneys for the woman say charges were filed against Hanks in connection with at least one alleged assault. [ABC Los Angeles]

» Leaving middle airplane seats unoccupied significantly reduces the risk of spreading COVID-19 on board, a new study by the CDC finds. The report comes as most U.S. airlines have already resumed packing all seats, or will soon do so. [KTLA]

» Most homes in L.A. sell for more than the asking price–sometimes a lot moreThe median sale price of a home in L.A. County is now $708,500, up 14 percent over the same time in 2020. [The Real Deal]


» Tucker Carlson Blames California as He Doubles Down on Racist ‘Replacement’ Rhetoric As the Anti-Defamation League calls for Carlson’s ouster, Fox Corp CEO Lachlan Murdoch stands by the host

» A Guide to L.A.-Area Museum Reopenings More popular local museums have announced plans for welcoming back visitors

» Cycle in Style with These Cool Bike Accessories From lights to bells to jerseys, these products make hitting the road on two wheels even more fun


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The spicy hawowshi at the Original Hawowshi (Photo by Josh Lurie)

Egyptian Street Food Spot the Original Hawowshi Is a Rare Treasure

“Finding the Original Hawowshi, an Egyptian home kitchen that popped up during the pandemic, felt like a bit of a treasure hunt,” food writer Josh Lurie describes. “Eventually, I wound my way behind a Citibank parking lot and encountered Amir Edward’s home on a Reseda side street. The Cairo-born chef was cooking in his open garage, which houses a Blackstone flat-top grill and an Ooni Koda 16 pizza oven to prepare two rarely seen street foods.”


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