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Headlines: Two Shot at Marina Del Rey Restaurant; $50 Burrito Sold at Davos

10:11 AM PDT on May 31, 2022


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.

—There have reportedly been 17 mass shootings in the U.S. since last week's massacre in Ulvalde, Texas. [Newsweek]

—Two men were shot at Fin & Feathers, a restaurant in Marina Del Rey, on Saturday night. Both were transported to a hospital in stable condition. [CBS]

—As of February, 99% of asylum claims made in Los Angeles have been rejected by the Biden Administration within the Dedicated Docket program, meant to expedite the adjudication of requests [UCLA Law]

—San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kaplan told reporters, "I don't plan on coming out for the anthem going forward until I feel better about the direction of our country," following two recent mass shootings. [CNN]

—Items sold to attendees of the World Economic Forum in Davos-Kloster, Switzerland included a $51 burrito at the Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvedere, though in fairness, it did come with salsa and guacamole. [CBNC]

—The results of 2021's Compton City Council race have been overturned due to an election rigging scandal in which four votes were submitted by non-residents. Andre Spicer will replace Isaac Galvan on the council. [LAT]

—Senate Bill 2, passed last year, may help decertify police officers who commit serious misconduct starting next year, removing them from the job. [KQED]

—Two men shooting at each other were wounded by gunfire on Saturday at the North Hollywood Swap Meet. [LADN]

—Seven people were hospitalized after a shooting between outlaw motorcycle clubs, reported as Hells Angeles and Vagos, on a highway in Henderson, Nevada. [KTNV]

—A Sephora in Cerritos was robbed for the third time in broad daylight, causing employees to finally file a police report. [CBS]

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