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  1. getting around
    Zoox Is Only Barely a Car, and That’s Its Most Promising FeatureThe driverless dream works better when it’s shared.
  2. climate change
    Biden’s Climate Team Is a Bigger Deal for Cities Than Any Cabinet AppointmentA little help for mayors who said they could reduce emissions themselves.
  3. industry news
    L.A. Real-Estate Agent Dalton Gomez Announces Engagement to Pop SingerHis fiancée is Ariana Grande, a performer from Boca Raton, Florida.
  4. whirrrrrrr
    Los Angeles Wants a Flying-Taxi Division. What Could Go Wrong?Unlikely future, meet realistic present.
  5. california
    Premiering Soon: The Real Health Department of Beverly HillsThe city wants to start its own department independent of Los Angeles County, mostly so it can reopen its restaurants.
  6. amtrak joe
    Pete Buttigieg Isn’t a Transit Visionary. But Biden Might Not Need One.Experience doesn’t matter as much when he’s got Amtrak Joe’s agenda.
  7. boring news
    Elon Musk Heads to Texas; Californians Don’t Seem To MindHe thinks he was being taken for granted.
  8. distancing
    New Yorkers’ Standoffish Subway Behavior Primed Us for a Pandemic“The typical New York subway rider doesn’t interact with other riders. There’s a culture of avoiding eye contact.”
  9. city people
    Now That an Urban Planner Is on the City Council, Can She Help Fix Los Angeles?Nithya Raman is calling for systemic change — including breaking up her own district.
  10. please stay home
    Curfews Will Do Almost Nothing to Stop the Spread of COVIDThe virus doesn’t know what time of day it is.
  11. climate change
    California’s Gas-Car Ban Could Go Nationwide — But Still Doesn’t Go Far EnoughIt’ll take more leverage than even one huge state can apply, and it has to happen much faster than 2035.
  12. getting around
    Uber and Lyft Just Bought a Law in CaliforniaThe companies spent $200 million to pass Proposition 22, which establishes gig-economy drivers as a new employment class.
  13. barriers
    The White House Has Barricaded Itself InHe built a wall. No, not that one.
  14. first tuesday in november
    Cities Are Preparing for Election Night Protests With Curfews and PlywoodBoarding up windows, locking down, and anticipating an unsettled outcome.
  15. my city life
    I Waited So Long for This Target Store to Open That I Don’t Want It AnymoreIt took over a decade for L.A. to pave a strip mall and put up a parking lot.
  16. tax breaks
    The Most Notorious Property-Tax Underpayers in CaliforniaProposition 15, which would level the field, is a 50-50 shot to pass on Election Day.
  17. whut
    Trump Keeps Talking About ‘Tiny Windows,’ And No One Knows What He MeansMake fenestration great again?
  18. streets
    This Spring, We All Drove Much Less. Yet Traffic Deaths Went Up. Why?The lure of the open street.
  19. encounter
    Theo Henderson Influences L.A. City Policy. For 7 Years, He’s Lived in the Park.His podcast, We the Unhoused, is made from wherever he can charge up his phone.
  20. institutions
    LACMA’s Past Is Demolished Without a Plan for Its FutureThe museum bulldozed its old campus without a clear plan for its replacement. Does it owe L.A. one?
  21. cityscape
    Wildfires on West Coast Have People Obsessing Over Air-Quality Apps“I just caught myself cheering at a 142 after a day of 160s.”
  22. cityscape
    Mansplaining the CityWhy are men driving the conversation about the future of our neighborhoods?