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Headlines: Six Shot at Boyle Heights Bar; Heat Wave Hitting L.A. This Week

8:27 AM PDT on August 29, 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.

    —A man started firing a gun during a fight inside of Boyle Heights' Holiday Bar, wounding six. [US News]

    —It may get brutally hot starting Wednesday and through Sunday in Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside and Los Angeles counties. [NBC]

    —A record-breaking volume of cargo is hitting the Port of Los Angeles, pushing up rents and putting pressure on warehouse space and local infrastructure. [GlobeSt.]

    —Three people were killed in a crash in Santa Clarita yesterday afternoon. [NBC]

    —A toliet-paper-eating, Adderall-popping writer details her exit from Los Angeles. [NYT]

    —With his opponent, Karen Bass enjoying a double digit lead, does Rick Caruso have a chance? [LAT]

    —Violence soon followed a "straight pride" event thrown by the Proud Boys outside of a Planned Parenthood in Modesto on Saturday. [LABlade]

    —Carlos Lopez, a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy, was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk and crashing his patrol vehicle Friday night in Santa Clarita. [LAT]

    —Fleetwood Mac's Lindsay Buckingham joined the Killers onstage at the Hollywood Bowl this weekend. [JamBase]

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