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Headlines: L.A. House Market Cooling Off; Ranking The L.A. County Fair’s Food

10:12 AM PDT on June 16, 2022

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    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, news, and culture. Stay informed and look closely.

    —Thrillist editor Danielle Dorsey offers 19 ways to celebrate Monday's Juneteenth holiday in Los Angeles, from double dutch battles and pie-fueled fundraisers to Leimert Park's annual celebration. [Thrillist]

    —The trial of Eric Holder, who stands charged with shooting L.A. rapper Nipsey Hussle 10 times, killing him, began yesterday. [ABC]

    —Ew, gross. Elon Musk endorsed Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for president. [NBC]

    —L.A. TACO's own Samantha Nunez rates the food at the L.A. County Fair, making us want loaded nachos and turkey legs for breakfast. [Instagram]

    —Fox Sports conspicuously chose not to air the first pitch thrown out by "Jeopardy" champion Amy Schneider during a Dodgers-Giants game this past weekend, replacing coverage of the transgender Schneider with footage of a NASCAR driver throwing out a first pitch from two days earlier instead. [NBC]

    —Hungry in LA offers his thoughts on L.A.'s best breakfast burritos. [Eddie Sanchez/Instagram]

    —A ceremony was held in Washington, D.C. this week to unveil the new "Jamal Khashoggi Way," a street rename right outside of the Saudi Arabian embassy that honors the Washington Post journalist murdered at the behest of  Saudi Arabia's ruler. [CNN]

    —There are signs that home prices may be cooling off in Southern California and across the nation. [LAT]

    —It's time for "Taco Tuesday," the beer. [UrbanDaddy]

    —An LAPD pursuit of a stolen vehicle ended with a crash, in which the fleeing vehicle killed a pedestrian. [CBS]

    —A 67-year-old Huntington Beach man was found dead in Death Valley, believed to have exited his car after running out of gas in the extreme heat. [KTLA]

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