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

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—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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