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Headlines: Mountain Lion Struck and Killed on the 405; New Cannabis Consumption Lounge Opens In West Hollywood

7:19 AM PDT on April 22, 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.

    —Los Angeles County will uphold its mandate requiring people to wear masks on public transit and in airports and other transportation hubs. [LAT]

    —A young mountain lion known P-97 as was struck and killed on the 405 Freeway Thursday morning. [KTLA]

    —A solo pilot was killed on Wednesday shortly after his takeoff from the San Fernando Valley's Whiteman Airport and crash landing in Sylmar. [AOPA]

    —Production was suspended on Aziz Ansari's directorial debut citing a complaint of inappropriate behavior levied against actor Bill Murray, according to allegations. [Deadline]

    —After Thai rapper Milli brought a bowl of sticky rice on stage at Coachella, sales for the dessert have gone bananas back home. [CNN]

    —Police are looking for a suspect who shot four ducks in Costa Mesa. [CBS]

    —Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson reportedly punched an intoxicated man was who bothering him, repeatedly, while on a plane from San Francisco to Florida. [TMZ]

    —West Hollywood has a new cannabis consumption-friendly space named The Artist Tree Studio Lounge. [Eater]

    —The Dodgers are pursing sponsorship for field-naming rights to Dodger Stadium, so someday we'll have to say call it something like "Amazon Field at Dodger Stadium," which would be whack AF but such is the world we live in today. [Sports Illustrated]

    —Last night's rain collapsed the roof of a Target store in Alhambra. [CBS]

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