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Headlines: Arcadia Police Claim to Find $25 Million in Cocaine in Arcadia Using a K-9 Unit; Antisemitism on the 405

10:14 AM PDT on October 24, 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.

—Antisemitic demonstrators in Los Angeles publicly expressed support for Kanye West's recent remarks targeting Jewish people by flying banners over the 405 freeway espousing the rapper's comments as they gave Nazi salutes. Meanwhile, anti-Jewish flyers were reportedly found in parts of Beverly Hills. [CNN]

—Two sisters of recently deceased Native American rights activist Sacheen Littlefeather, nee Marie Louise Cruz, claim the woman fabricated her White Mountain Apache ancestry and saying their heritage is Mexican with no known tribal identity. Littlefeather is known for refusing an Oscar on behalf of Marlon Brando to protest Hollywood's treatment of Native Americans. [Rolling Stone]

—Porter Ranch: Two teens were killed and nine others injured in a crash involving three vehicles in Porter Ranch on Saturday afternoon. [KSBY]

—Arcadia: Arcadia police claim to have found $25 million in cocaine using a K-9 unit in the midst of a routine traffic stop on Sunday. [KTLA]

—South Central: One person was killed and two others injured in a shooting in Florence early on Sunday morning. [ABC]

—Governor Gavin Newsom is calling on City Councilmen Kevin De León and Gil Cedillo to resign for their involvement in the leaked racist audio. [KTLA]

—A 1,200 gallon sewage spill near Ballona Creek has closed a portion of beach at Marina Del Rey until "at least Wednesday." [LAT]

—Revisiting "A People's Guide to Los Angeles," ten years after the book's publication. [Boing Boing]

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