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Headlines: LAPD Sued For Wrongful Arrest; The Margarita Manicure Goes Viral

7:03 AM PST on February 23, 2022

photo: Jeremy Bezanger

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 "major emergency" fire was declared this morning as a warehouse in Downtown, near a marijuana dispensary, went up in flames. [Breaking 911]

—Bethany Farber is suing the LAPD and the City of Los Angeles after she was wrongfully arrested at LAX in a case of mistaken identity, leading to thirteen days of jail time in Texas. She claims police didn't even look at her ID or other identifying information that would have set her free. [LAT]

—A nail salon with locations in Ukraine and L.A. went viral for showing off a manicure in which an actual tortilla, salt, herbs, and tequila are being added to someone's nails. [FPJ]

—KPFK's Spanish language community radio programmer, Fernando Valesquez, has died at 73. [DN]
—A burglary was reported at the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Sowden House in Los Feliz on Monday, leading to an arrest. [The Eastsider]
—Kendall Jenner's celebrity tequila is being sued for allegedly copying the imagery from Texan-owned 512 tequila. [Today]
—The world gets its first pictures of Daniel Radcliffe playing Weird Al. [TMZ]

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