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Headlines: L.A. Billboard Uses Uvalde School Shooting to Encourage Californians Not to Move to Texas; Karen Bass Beating Rick Caruso

10:05 AM PDT on August 26, 2022

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    —Vanessa Bryant is pledging to donate the $16 million settlement she was awarded this week to her own Mamba and Mambacita Sports Foundation. [Rolling Stone]

    —A brawl ended an inter-team practice between the L.A. Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals. [ESPN]

    —What was it like when electricity first came to Los Angeles? [KCET]

    —Karen Bass continues to lead over Rick Caruso in the race for L.A. Mayor. [LAT]

    —Two shootings took place near a film set in Downtown yesterday, one of which resulted in a man's death. [KTLA]

    —A billboard in San Francisco and Los Angeles (located at the intersection of Barham and Cahuenga boulevards, overlooking the 101 Freeway) is using the Uvalde shooting massacre to encourage people not to move to Texas. [CBS]

    —"How much money do you need to survive in Los Angeles?" [No Film School]

    —Vendors will soon have designated spaces in Santa Monica's Palisades Park. [SMM]

    —Two men were arrested for an armed robbery in July in which they followed their victims from a well-known Hollywood strip club. [NBC]

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