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Headlines: Nipsey Getting a Hollywood Star; Snoop Builds a Basketball Court For Long Beach Kids

8:36 AM PDT on August 11, 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.

—A 10-hour firefight reportedly broke out among several parts of Guadalajara, Mexico, and in Guanajuato on Tuesday over the alleged capture of a high-ranking member of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel. [Reforma]

—Jury selection has begun in Vanessa Bryant's lawsuit against L.A. County over the Fire Department and Sheriff's Department's alleged taking of photos of the scene of her husband, Kobe Bryant's, deadly crash. [CBS]

—A police officer and two others, including the suspect's sister, were shot in Arcadia yesterday, amid a standoff with a gunman barricading himself for five hours. [CBS]

—Nipsey Hussle is set to get his own star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame on August 15. [The Source]

—An editorial pushes for California police to unlock their radio communications. [Mercury News]

—Stephen Curry and Snoop Dogg donated a new basketball court to the Boys and Girls Club at MLK Park in Long Beach, supposedly where Snoop made his first layup. [Long Beach County]

—Check out the proposed Dodgers gondola that would whisk fans from Union Station to the Dodger Stadium. [Urbanize]

—A forest in Myanmar is the source of many elements vital to green energy, with terrible environmental devastation, displacement, and authoritarian oppression. [AP]

—There was a "fire tornado" in Gorman. [LAT]

—L.A. County Sheriff's Deputy Sean Essex was charged with sexually abusing three minors. [LAT]

—A man in his 30s was found fatally shot in Compton last night. [CBS]

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