Morning Brief: Wildfire Conditions Return to the Region this Week

Also Dave Chappelle’s Netflix victory, Grammy nominations drop, and more
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» Conditions that bring a high risk of wildfires will return in Southern California this week. Forecasts call for a Santa Ana wind event, similar to the one that whipped up the Thomas Fire in 2017.  [Los Angeles Times]

» Grammy nominations dropped on Tuesday. Beyoncé, Roddy Ricch, Dua Lipa, and Taylor Swift lead the pack. [CBS News]

» At least 219 inmates and 12 staffers at the Metropolitan Detention Center in downtown L.A. currently have COVID-19. The situation is believed to be one of the largest active outbreaks inside a prison anywhere in the U.S. [Forbes]

» Chappelle’s Show is no longer on Netflix, following a request by Dave Chappelle to remove it. The comedian, who created, stars in, and executive produced the series, says he received no compensation for the program’s appearance on the platform. [CNN]


TOP STORIES FROM L.A. MAG

» Billionaire Larry Ellison Is Attempting to Manage COVID-19 on the Hawaiian Island He Owns The Oracle founder owns 98 percent of the 140-square-mile island of Lanai, where residents are dealing with a wave of virus infections

» Opposition to L.A. County’s Outdoor Dining Shutdown Grows Business people, industry groups, and even some public officials want the measure to be reconsidered

» Move Over, Kardashians: TikTok Families Are the New Reality TV Families Both Addison Rae and Charli D’Amelio are making viral fame a family affair


ONE MORE THING

A L.A. preschool student enjoys a turkey dinner in 1951 | Los Angeles Examiner/USC Libraries/Corbis via Getty Images

From Turkey Shoots to PR Stunts, Here’s How L.A. Celebrated Thanksgiving Back in the Day

From turkey and tamale dinners to Hollywood parades and PR stunts, Thanksgiving in Los Angeles County has always had a unique Southern California flair.

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