Hot Property Newsletter: Do-overs

Today the Cape Cod-inspired house opens to more than 7,250 square feet of updated living space. The living room features cobalt blue accents walls, ceiling beams, a fireplace and a bay window. A pine-paneled library, a beamed ballroom, a sun room, a wet bar, a wine cellar, four bedrooms, five bathrooms and a basement complete the floorplan.

A California tax to clean up toxic drinking water has lawmakers jumpy

Some of the same sharks, led by former San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio, are circling again — this time around a dozen vulnerable Democratic legislators from swing districts. If these lawmakers dare vote for the water tax, DeMaio has warned, “they will face consequences at the ballot box.”

Russell Westbrook second to record 20-20-20 game in win over Lakers

“We’ve been talking about it the last couple of days, we’ve taken it pretty hard,” Lakers guard Rajon Rondo said. “A lot of guys knew him personally. Condolences to his family. It’s sad what happened, obviously. He’s a legend, he’s a king to where he’s from and around the world. He had a great message, setting a great example for a lot of young people and people where he’s from, so, he was a great man.”

Deadly shooting of rapper Nipsey Hussle in South L.A. likely gang-related, source says

Hussle was involved in the new Destination Crenshaw arts project — Harris-Dawson called him “the inspiration” behind its naming. And, last year, Hussle opened a co-working space named Vector 90 in the Crenshaw district, designed to call attention to the lack of diversity in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The goal of the co-working space, Hussle told The Times, was to serve as a conduit between underrepresented groups and corporate partners in Silicon Valley and beyond.

California hiked its gas tax for road repairs, yet ‘poor’ bridges have multiplied, data show

Since the legislation was approved in 2017, state crews have repaired some 2,900 potholes, replaced or repaired more than 1,300 lane miles of pavement, fixed 37,500 feet of guardrail, replaced or repaired nearly 950 highway lights and traffic signals, and re-striped more than 2,000 miles of highway to improve visibility and safety, Hart said.

Southbound lanes of the 5 Freeway near Burbank reopen after police standoff; northbound side still closed

The pursuit began about 7:30 p.m. and turned into a standoff near the Buena Vista exit, shutting down both sides of the freeway for hours as police worked to calm and negotiate with the driver, who barricaded himself in the car with a knife, said Officer Rosario Cervantes with the Los Angeles Police Department.

For the Record

Roger Stone: In the March 17 Section A, an article about Roger Stone referred to the longtime political advisor to President Trump as a “self-described” dirty trickster. Stone has not used those words to describe himself, but has acknowledged that it’s a widely used label that “I’m stuck with.”

Michael Avenatti: In the March 27 Section A, an article about the tax investigation into attorney Michael Avenatti said that Avenatti crashed into the nation’s consciousness in March 2017 as the representative of Stormy Daniels. It was March 2018.

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Lakers have fun for the first time in a while in 124-106 win over Wizards

“I told Lance, ‘Make ’em dance, Lance,’ early in the season and he did that tonight,” James said. “If there’s one guy that could care less about that happening to him, it would be Jeff. I know Jeff. Jeff was like, ‘All right take the ball out.’ He don’t care about that.”