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Headlines: L.A. Schools Will Start Stocking Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug After Recent Student Deaths; Ukraine Surf Team Competing in H.B.

9:29 AM PDT on September 23, 2022

    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.

    —Ukraine's surf team is competing in the ISA World Surfing Games in Huntington Beach this week, culminating a difficult journey to get there. [Surfline]

    —For the first time, an Israeli prime minster, Yair Lapid, publicly expressed support for a two-state solution with Palestine at a U.N. General Assembly. [Al-Monitor]

    —Journalist Jorge Ramos is calling out the administration of Mexican president Lopez Obrador, for overseeing the most violent term in the nation's history. [MLT]

    —April Holder, the mother of Frederick Holder, who was shot while unarmed by the L.A. Sheriff's Department last year, is in need of funds for housing after suffering eviction. [Justice4FredH]

    —Puerto Rico is sick of finance bros who are there for tax cuts. [Intelligencer]

    —Metro's LAX/Crenshaw line will open October 7th. [StreetsBlogLA]

    —L.A. schools will start stocking the overdose reversal drug naloxone in the wake of multiple student overdoses in the last few weeks. [LAT]

    —A woman was sexually assaulted while walking in the Hollywood Hills on Saturday morning. [KTLA]

    —The A.C.L.U. is calling for New Mexico's Torrance County Detention Facility to be shut down following the suicide death of a Brazilian asylum-seeker. [NYT]

    —How people can catch a mass psychogenic illness from social media. [KAKM]

    —KTLA anchor Mark Mester has been fired from the station for his recent off-the-cuff comments on a departing colleague. [Deadline]

    —Exploring Mexico City through the sound of its streets. [The Pudding]

    —Here's a look at the devastation that climate change-driven floods caused in Pakistan last month. [Reuters]

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