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Headlines: $5,000 Reward Offered For Pasta Sisters’ Lost Recipes Stolen in Break-In; TikTok Offers Worst ‘Tortilla Hack’ of All Time

8:35 AM PST on November 21, 2022

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Elysian Park: A married couple was assaulted at Dodger Stadium while attempting to leave Elton John's concert on Thursday night. According to reports, a group of men walked by the couple's car, brushing their side view mirror and resulting in a confrontation and assault that left the man with a broken leg and concussion. The woman was also knocked to the ground and attacked. A suspect has been arrested. [ABC7]

Long Beach: A woman was forced out of her car at gunpoint on Shoreline Drive on Sunday morning, as the suspect fled with her vehicle. [LBPT]

Whittier: One of the 25 cadets struck by a driver in Whittier last week is considered in "grave condition." Four other cadets remain hospitalized. [NBC]

West Hollywood: The community of West Hollywood held a candlelight vigil last night for the victims of this weekend's shooting massacre at Club Q in Colorado Springs. [CBS]

Downtown: The remains of a man were found in the rubble of a major fire on the south side of Downtown this weekend. Authorities are trying to identify the person. [AP]

Culver City: A precious family heirloom was stolen during a break-in at Pasta Sisters at the Helms Bakery complex. A $5,000 reward is being offered for the recovery of a treasured diary. [Pasta Sisters/Instagram]

Hollywood Hills: A mountain lion is being blamed for a Nov. 9 attack that killed a leashed chihuahua being walked on a residential street. [CNN]

—Shudder at the "TikTok Tortilla Hack" that turns tortillas into hard shells in seconds. [The Daily Meal]

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