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Headlines: L.A. Abortion Rights Activists Issue Call to Protest At Noon; Landlord Forced to Pay Tenants $12.5 Million Settlement In Deposit Dispute

11:13 AM PDT on June 24, 2022

Welcome back 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. is calling for nonviolent mass resistance to compel the federal government to reverse the overturning of Roe v Wade by codifying into law access to abortion on demand nationwide. In Los Angeles, they are meeting at 12:00 pm at the US Courthouse Plaza on 350 West 1st Street. [RU4AR]

-Prominent Los Angeles landlord Geoffrey Palmer has agreed to pay $12.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit accusing his company of withholding security deposits from more than 19,000 tenants when they moved out of his apartment complexes. [LAT]

-Lakers to acquire Scotty Pippen Jr. in a two-way deal. [ESPN]

-Netflix filmed their series starring Sofia Vergara as the real-life Colombian businesswoman and cocaine boss of the Medellin drug cartel in the 1980s through the early 2000s in Long Beach. [HILO]

-One driver was killed in a 2 AM freeway crash this morning that took place on the 710. [FOX]

-California prepares to take in women who will be forced to travel to receive their reproductive health. [CalMatters]

-Remains found wrapped in bags in Boyle Heights determined to be not human. [ABC]

-East L.A. Latina progressives celebrate multiple wins in the recent primary. [CITYWATCH]

-San Fernando Valley gets ready to celebrate Pride on June 25, more than 1,000 celebrants are expected at Van Nuys Civic Center. [LADN]

-Los Angeles could be the first major city to ban the construction of new gas stations. [RF]

-L.A.'s new water restrictions show early signs of being successful to save water. [LAT]

-Airplane pilot reports another jetpack-like mystery object flying near LAX. [NBC]

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