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Headlines: The Food Vendors Serving Corcoran State Prison; Sinkhole Opens in Hollywood Hills

7:26 AM PDT on March 22, 2022

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—Local Corcoran food vendors are making regular appearances in the yard of California's high-security Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison, and are popular among inmates. [Zocalo Public Square]

—Have you ever watched a man getting a haircut on the side of the 405 Freeway? These commuters did on Monday. [Mike Ade/Instagram]

—Taco Bell is teaming up with L.A. streetwear label Born x Raised to collaborate on new styles and a new vegetarian combo meal to honor the fast food chain's 60th anniversary. [RBO]

—A sinkhole opened up in the Hollywood Hills on Monday following a water main break. [LAT]

—A shooting in Palmdale left one man dead and another wounded on Monday. [My News LA]

—All first graders in LAUSD are being given $50 starter savings accounts. [NBC]

—Italian designer Matteo Brasili has invented a device that allows boat owners to collect microplastics polluting our oceans. [Zero Waste Sustainability]

—The new BA.2 variant of the Covid-19 virus may be coming for California, leading to an uptick in infections. [LAT]

—Police are looking for a suspect in the shooting of a woman outside of Hollywood's Sprouts Farmers Market on Monday night. [LAT]

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