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Headlines: More Than 4,500 Pounds of Illegally Grown Cannabis Seized; A New Reality Show Based On Ring Surveillance Cameras

11:34 AM PDT on August 15, 2022

    Welcome to L.A. TACO’s daily news briefs, where we bring our loyal members, readers, and supporters the latest headlines about Los Angeles politics and culture. Stay informed and look closely.

    —School's back today for many L.A. kids. [CBS]

    —A man was shot to death on Saturday morning in Maywood. [NBC]

    —A man was shot to death on Sunday morning in Compton. [CBS]

    —A 42-year-old man was shot and wounded in his car yesterday in the Central-Alameda area near Downtown L.A. [2 Urban Girls]

    —Hollenbeck Narcotics Enforcement claims to have made a bust of 4,500 pounds of illegally grown marijuana. [LAPD]

    —30-year-old Azuma Bennett was reportedly shot and killed at a Windsor Hills cannabis dispensary on Saturday. [My News LA]

    —San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. will be suspended from baseball for 80 days after allegedly testing positive for the performance-enhancing substance Clostebol. [ESPN]

    —Comedian Teddy Ray has died in Rancho Mirage, CA., at age 32. [USA Today]

    —San Francisco has been attempting to find the perfect trash can for four years. Here are the results, at $20,000 a can. [AP]

    —Children's Hospital Los Angeles is seeking infant "cuddlers." Awww. [CBS]

    — Tamale vendor love... "as seen in Rose Park." [PaperOrPlastic]

    —An $800 million entertainment production studio is coming to Downtown's Arts District. [LAT]

    —A new reality video show from Amazon will incorporate footage from its Ring surveillance devices, despite calls to ban the privacy-invading technology. [Deadline]

    —Vladimir Putin's "secret neo-Nazi armies." [VICE]

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