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Headlines: Happy Patty Rodriguez Day; Mariscos Jalisco Teases New Location

7:44 AM PST on February 18, 2022

    Patty Rodriguez at Tacos Estilo Guadalajara , photo: Erick Galindo

    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.

    —L.A. City Council has declared Feb. 18 Patty Rodriguez Day. So, happy Patty Rodriguez Day! May it be filled with her favorite tacos. [KIIS FM]

    —Beloved Boyle Heights food truck Mariscos Jalisco is hinting at a new location. [IG]

    —Sheriff Alex Villanueva is uncomfortable with the words "deputy gangs," issuing a cease-and-desist order to get L.A. leaders from using it. [LAT]

    —Three food vendors were hit by a suspect driving a stolen Amazon truck, killing a 57-year-old man immediately. [KABC]

    —Southern California Gas Co. has a plan to wean L.A. off of fossil fuels by 2045, or 15 years after sea levels are projected to rise by a foot. [Reuters]

    —CSA Survivors Speak is a new weekly podcast that runs every Thursday, speaking with the adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse on how trauma has shaped their lives. [Anchor FM]

    —Ew. Disney wants to build a branded community resort with an artificial lagoon in the parched Palm Desert. [GUK]

    —Yay. Missing hiker Gab Song has been found. [LAT]

    —West Hollywood residents are necessarily feeling the prospect of having a Supreme store take over the Tower Records building. [WeHoville]

    —And while some of us try to reduce our carbon footprint, over 140 private flights are said to have flown out of LAX in the five hours after the Super Bowl. Sigh. [Reddit]

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