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Headlines: Man Stabbed 10 Times in Chinatown; Super Nintendo World Coming to Universal Studios

7:10 AM PST on March 11, 2022

Super Nintendo World, Osaka, Japan photo: Roméo Arnault/Unsplash

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.

—A $50,000 reward is being offered for information in the murder of Marcelis Gude, who was shot and killed last summer while standing on a South L.A. street, as an 8-year-old girl was wounded nearby. [PBS]

—A "Stand With Ukraine" march is planning to begin at Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade at 1pm this Saturday, March 12. [SWU]

—A man was violently attacked with a knife before fighting off his attacker in L.A.s Chinatown on Wednesday, leaving him with 10 lacerations and stab wounds to his face, neck, and body. A Go Fund Me is seeking donations for his recovery. [Asians Taking Action/IGram]

—Universal Studios announced the planned 2023 opening of Super Nintendo World at its Hollywood park, with a ride, interactive settings, and themed stores and dining. [Hypebeast]

—Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak has been called out for being a total dick to a recent contestant who told a story about losing his big toe. [NYP]

—This Tuesday, a one-night benefit for Ukraine will offer audiences a look at "Shevchenko: The Soul of Ukraine" at the Immersive Van Gogh space in Hollywood, offering an interactive experience based on the 19th century poet's life and work. [Lighthouse Immersive]

—Mad Twins Art, the Ukranian artists who made Social Distortion's "Gimme The Sweet And Lowdown" video, are offering original prints with all proceeds going to refugee relief efforts in Ukraine. [Social Distortion/IGram]

—A Goleta man was arrested after throwing a flashbang at Santa Barbara harbor restaurant Brophy Brothers on Tuesday. [Independent]

—A man stole and crashed a multi-million dollar yacht in Newport this week, and would have gotten away with it too if it wasn't for his meddling inability to drive a yacht. [TikTok]

—Major league baseball struck a deal with the players union, and opening day has been set for April 7. All of which is to say... Go Dodgers!! [CNN]

—One person is dead following a fire at a Koreatown office building yesterday. [LAT]

—Culver City's Ms. Chi Cafe is selling blue-and-yellow dumplings, with 100% of proceeds going to World Central Kitchen and UNICEF’s efforts to help Ukrainians. [Instagram]

—A 31-year-old man was shot and killed in his Northridge apartment last night. [CBS]

—Two volunteers from the L.A. County Sheriff's Search and Rescue team will go to Ukraine to get 19 special needs orphans out of the country to parents waiting to adopt them. [NBC]

—R.I.P. to Emilio Delgado, the actor who played Luis on Sesame Street for 45 years, and died Thursday at age 81. [Chicago Tribune]

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