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Headlines: Dodgers Great Tommy Davis Dead at 83; The Best Tacos In S.F. Wine Country

7:40 AM PDT on April 5, 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 and culture. Stay informed and look closely.

—Francisco González, an East L.A.-raised, founding member of Los Lobos, has died at 68. [LAT]

—Staff at West Hollywood bars and restaurants are undergoing Bystander Intervention training in an attempt to prevent sexual assaults and druggings among businesses where alcohol is served. [WeHo]

— Two students were detained after interrupting a Jewish studies class at USC's Mark Taper Hall with what a campus police officer is calling "an elaborate prank." [USCAM]

—Two-time National League batting champ and 3-time World Series-winning Dodgers Tommy Davis has died at the age of 83. [ESPN]

—Rick Caruso wants you to be afraid. Very afraid. [LAT]

—Kanye West dropped out of headlining Coachella two weeks before the festival begins. [KTLA]

—33-year-old Jimmie Kirkwood was detained by customers at a Long Beach Denny's after trying to rape a child at the restaurant, and was later arrested. [KTLA]

—Santa Monicans are not trying to hear that their city is one of California's least safe places. [NBC]

—Global warming is increasing the spread of coccidioidomycosis, an infectious disease  also known as "valley fever" in the western states of the U.S. [LAT]

—Five teenagers were robbed in the bathroom of the Westfield Topanga Mall by three assailants on Sunday. [NBC]

—Exploring tacos in Northern California's Wine Country. [SF Chronicle]

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