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Headlines to Know Today: Dre and Kendrick Tease the Halftime Show; Gov. Newsom Mulls Cannabis Reforms

9:00 AM PST on January 21, 2022

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Welcome to L.A. TACO’s new daily news briefs, where we will bring our loyal members, readers, and supporters the latest headlines about Los Angeles politics and culture. Stay informed and always look at it closely. 

—Undocumented Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas discusses anti-immigrant political and media figures and how he felt going on Tucker Carlson’s show, with CNN’s John Avlon. [CNN]

—“The Call,” a nearly 4-minute trailer for the Super Bowl Halftime show, has been released with appearances by Dre, Snoop, Kendrick, Mary J., and Eminem. [YouTube]

—As cannabis advocates say that the craft cannabis business is “on the brink of collapse,” it appears that Gov. Gavin Newsom is open to embracing reform. [NBBJ]

—Fucking Amazon. First it kills off retail stores. Now it’s opening them. [TE]

—A look into the problem of rising graffiti in California’s national parks. [SF Gate]

—Speaking of which, El Pollo Loco is investing heavily in graffiti-proof glass on Los Angeles. Is that a challenge? [LPM]

—Rewards are being offered for information in three hit-and-runs in the Jefferson Park neighborhood. [NBC]

—Actress Yvette Mimieux, star of The Time Machine, died at 80 at home in L.A. [LAT]

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