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Headlines: Redondo Beach Cannabis Dispensary Vote Pending; A Chance to Win Superbowl Tickets

7:35 AM PST on February 3, 2022

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    A coach at a Thousand Oaks youth basketball game began choking the referee over technical fouls and the video has gone viral. [KTLA]

    A sweepstakes fundraiser for CORE is offering two Super Bowl tickets to next Sunday's big game as the grand prize. [Engage]

    The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are major sources of pollution for surrounding communities including Wilmington, Carson, and West Long Beach. [LAist]

    Police are looking for a driver who struck and dragged a cyclist on Glendale Blvd. in Echo Park last month before driving away, leaving the rider with a damaged bike and minor injuries. [KCAL9]

    Billionaire potential mayoral candidate Rick Caruso has a mild case of Covid. [LAT]

    Two men were arrested in the 2020 shooting death of a mother of two on the Venice Boardwalk. [KTLA]

    An initiative will allow residents of Redondo Beach to potentially repeal a ban on cannabis dispensaries, while activists work on similar efforts in El Segundo, Manhattan Beach, and Hermosa Beach. [DB]

    A new LGBTQ+ safe space and cannabis dispensary called Green Qween will open in DTLA on April 20. [The Pride]

    A heavy crude oil spill in Ecuador has caused damage in a protected part of the Amazon rain forest's Cayambe Coca national park. [Reuters]

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