Morning Brief: Tensions Flare at O.C. ‘White Lives Matter’ Protest

Also a low-cost airline is offering $20 flights out of Burbank, and more
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» A “White Lives Matter” rally in Huntington Beach drew a large crowd of supporters and a larger crowd of counter-demonstrators. Individuals identified with the Proud Boys and Ku Klux Klan were among the participants. [Los Angeles Times]

» An LAPD officer is among a group of three men charged with operation of an illegal gambling operation, the department has confirmed. Officer Robert Felix, most recently of the Transit Services Division, has been removed from active duty.  [CBS Los Angeles]

» The husband of ex-Los Angeles County DA Jackie Lacey is hoping to avoid jail time for an incident during which he brandished a gun at protestors. He has requested to be placed in a diversion program, requiring at least 18 months of community service and classes in anger management and gun safety. [Los Angeles Times]

» Elon Musk’s Neuralink company claims the device can allow a monkey to play Pong using only its mind. The eventual goal, they say, is to one day make it possible to “enable a person with paralysis to use a computer or phone with their brain activity.”  [CNN]

» A new, super-low-cost airline is set to start flying out of BurbankThe startup Avelo Airlines plans to offer plane tickets for as little as $19. [ABC Los Angeles]


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From The Pepper Thai Cookbook / Photographs copyright © 2021 by Jenny Huang

Pepper Teigen Shares Her Grandkid-Approved Tofu Soup

Multi-hyphenate celeb and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen gets much of her passion for food from her mama–and now her mom, Vilailuck “Pepper” Teigen, is sharing her tips and recipes with the rest of us in her first cookbook.

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