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Headlines: San Clemente Considers Local Abortion Ban; Burbank Weighing Outdoor Watering Ban

9:22 AM PDT on August 4, 2022

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—Triller, a rival video app of TikTok, is being accused of inconsistently paying out a promised $14 million to 300 Black creators, leaving some in financial dire straights. [WashPo]

—Skid Row homeless shelters are confronting a scarcity of clean drinking water. [NBC]

—Restaurants across the U.S. are unleashing their own Choco Tacos on the good people of Earth. [Forbes]

—Zadeh Kicks, a well-connected Air Jordan and Nike dealer, is being accused by the Feds of running a Ponzi scheme. [Bloomberg]

—Scientists are excited to see the first photos of mountain lions possibly munching on invasive wild burros in Death Valley. [Science]

—The Dodgers commemorated Vin Scully's life with a black patch featuring a microphone, stitched with "Vin," on the team's uniforms. [ESPN]

—Burbank is considering a nearly month-long ban on outdoor watering in September in an effort to conserve water. [LAT]

—An 81-year-old woman was found dead and burned in a Woodland Hills home that appeared to have been ransacked. [KTLA]

—A 42-year-old man was found dead from an apparent stabbing on a Woodland Hills sidewalk in late July. [NBC]

—A resolution from San Clemente shows a city proposal suggesting it should ban abortion. [CA-Times]

—A gunman killed one and wounded three in Panorama City yesterday. [CBS]

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