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Headlines: Union Station Tunnels Flooded In Ankle-Deep Water; Egg Shortage in L.A. Continues

11:15 AM PST on January 10, 2023

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DTLA: A Union Station pedestrian tunnel was flooded with ankle-deep water due to rains. To get from one end of the station to the other, LA Metro is advising pedestrians to use the B/D line subway. [L.A. Metro/Twitter

—Egg shortage continues to make the price of eggs skyrocket across L.A. if you can even find them. The cause is an unprecedented outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza—commonly known as bird flu—that has killed tens of millions of chickens nationwide.  [Los Angeles Times]

—Montecito: All residents of Montecito were ordered to evacuate yesterday due to the rain and threats of extreme flooding. Parts of Southern California experienced record amounts of rain yesterday and last night.

—Chatsworth: Two cars fell into a sinkhole in the West Valley after heavy rains. Four people had to be rescued. [Weather.com]

La Brea Bakery abruptly closed its Los Angeles and Anaheim locations after several decades in business. [KTLA]

Westchester: A new terminal has opened at Los Angeles International Airport. [Airport Technology]

Rapper Swifty Blue was reportedly arrested after a high-speed chase with police, according to social media pages. [Instagram]

French Montana affiliate Max B says he's coming home this April after being sentenced to 75 years in prison in 2009. [French Montana/Instagram]

The pandemic and technology have transformed tipping. [The Atlantic]

Should LAUSD offer remote learning during intense storms? [@adrianachavira/Twitter]

Hollywood: There’s a new Mario Brothers-themed restaurant in L.A. [Eater]

Westchester: Planes departing to LAX were briefly “grounded due to wind” yesterday. [ABC 7]

South L.A.: A driver who killed a child and injured two others fled the scene after a high-speed chase. [KTLA]

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