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City of Los Angeles to Declare Tacos the Official Food

7:00 AM PDT on April 1, 2021

[dropcap size=big]O[/dropcap]fficials for the City of Los Angeles have filed a motion to declare tacos as the official food. Other cities in the County are planning the same, including Beverly Hills and Manhattan Beach. 

The housing crisis and police corruption might be tearing this city apart, but city officials have finally decided to recognize the glue that's holding it all together: tacos. Furthermore, the motion calls for a new "Taco Royalty Tax" to be adopted on any new business wishing to use the word taco in its name or any version of the word, including "taquería" and “taco shop.”  

City officials tell L.A. TACO, "The funds will be funneled for use in our social programs." Amongst the allocations, three percent will be used for the city's official pay raises. In comparison, 89 percent will help replenish the LAPD's almost depleted stockpile of less than lethal ammunition they use to maintain the peace in the streets. The remaining eight percent will go towards dog parks. 

As we look back at one of our worst years during an era of extremely polarizing ideals and values, officials hope that everyone's love for tacos will help reunite the city. After all, if there's one thing we can all agree on, it's that L.A.'s tacos are the best in the country.   

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