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Headlines: L.A. Water Restrictions Go Into Effect Today; Debating the Term “Cali”

8:30 AM PDT on June 1, 2022

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—The L.A. Protective League has allocated about $4 million into an independent campaign against Mayoral candidate Karen Bass. [LAT]

—DWP's water restrictions go into effect today in Los Angeles. Here's what you'll need to know. [NBC]

—Comedian George Lopez shows off an incredible talent for doing a podcast with his lips firmly pressed to the backside of Sheriff Alex Villanueva. [OMG Hi]

—Mayor Eric "I'm Still Here" Garcetti released the third update of his Green New Deal to address the global warming catastrophe. [LA Mayor]

—L.A. is talking about spending $50 million on signs that create "no camping" zones. [Knock LA/Twitter]

—Mater Dei High School will be closed all week due to a "credible threat," with mention of a possible former employee involved. [NBC]

—A DTLA Chevron station is charging $8 a gallon for gas(!). [KTTV]

—Debating the use of the term "Cali." Is it for tourists or locals? Turns out it's a bit of both. [LAT]

—An LAPD car struck and killed a person on the freeway in North Hollywood last night. [NBC]

—L.A.-based Worksite Labs is sending mobile medical labs to Ukraine, where there have been over 250 attacks on health facilities and personnel since Russia's invasion began. [VOA]

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