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Headlines: L.A.’s Public School Teachers ‘At a Breaking Point;’ 15-Day Outdoor Watering Ban

9:25 AM PDT on August 31, 2022

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    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.

    —Following flooding, the residents of Jackson, Mississippi, have no running water. [CNN]

    —A third of Pakistan is underwater following colossal monsoon rains and flooding due to global warming. [NBC]

    —Some schools in Southern California are changing schedules and canceling events in preparation of extreme heat this week. [MSN]

    —L.A. County has nine cooling stations available for this week's heatwave. [NBC]

    —Examining the cartel violence devastating Celaya, Mexico, amid the government's recent attempts to change tactics in confronting them. [NYT]

    —Multiple communities in Los Angeles are being asked to avoid outdoor watering for 15 days in September. [CBS]

    —L.A.'s public school teachers are "at a breaking point." [Yahoo!]

    —Former Lakers coach Pat Riley discusses ego and the reasons he left the team to work for The New York Knicks. [ITH]

    —Mondays and Fridays may be the best time to drive in L.A. due to people working from home more on those days. [CBS]

    —Governor Newsom approved two bills aimed at making social media more transparent and safer for kids. [KTLA]

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