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Happy Masks' $24 face covering became a must-have for parents amid increased COVID-19 anxiety this back-to-school season, leading to a sales frenzy. For the L.A. couple that created the masks, big business meant big problems, too. Here's what happened:
It’s called The One. The mansion, yours for $225 million, is the biggest in L.A. With a movie theater and moat, it’s an emblem of the city’s asymmetrical excess. And its story is one obsession. And trouble — lots of it. 🖌 by @ldarmiento , 📷 by @alschaben :
A brother’s obituary for his “Special Sister” moved millions of people last month. Karen had cerebral palsy and spoke only three words. One was “Donalds,” because she loved McDonald’s. The company found out and wanted to honor her. I’m in West Hills to check out its fundraiser.
There's the Mason-Dixon line and the 38th parallel. But what about the dividing line where Giants love gives way to Dodgers mania? Turns out it's at a bar that's 233 miles south of Oracle Park and 236 miles north of Dodger Stadium, reports @marialaganga :
“She emerged as an apparition from clouds of tear gas as federal agents fired pepper balls at angry protesters in the early Saturday darkness.” @ReadOregonian on the “Naked Athena” of Portland, with a photo by @killendaveor the : @Oregonian
Drive-in movie theaters are seeing a surge in business amid the coronavirus pandemic. Patrons say it’s a rare way to get out of the house for some safe fun. I visited a drive-in yesterday to talk to moviegoers — here’s the story (photos by @WallySkalij ):
Here are the Thursday front pages of the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal.