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Headlines: Two Shot During Robbery at Reseda Tattoo Parlor Party; Local Man Gets New Sixth Street Bridge Ink

10:46 AM PDT on July 29, 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 protest for reproductive rights at LACMA shut down a stretch of Wilshire Boulevard yesterday afternoon, before two people were arrested. [My News LA]

    —Two people were shot and injured during an attempted robbery at a party at a Reseda tattoo parlor. Shortly after, a nearby shooting left one man dead. [CBS]

    —Police in Tijuana discovered eight children from the U.S. living in a car in the city's Libertad neighborhood. [NBC]

    —The family of Freddy Perez, killed when he was hit on his motorcycle by the driver of a truck, who fled the scene in Mission Hills earlier this month, is raising funds for his funeral expenses. [GoFundMe]

    -Driver arrested after fatally striking 7-year-old boy in front his father while crossing the street in Long Beach. [KTLA]

    —Rapper Tyga apologized for his recent music video for the song "Ay Caramba," after many in the Hispanic community objected to the stereotypes it contains. [No Jumper]

    —Someone got a tattoo of the new Sixth Street Bridge. [ELA90022]

    —15 free things to do before summer is over in L.A. [We Like L.A.]

    Lourdes Grobet, the Mexican photographer famous for her documenting of the Lucha Libre scene, is dead at 81. [Hyper Allergic]

    —As temperatures increase, some researchers are pondering the idea of blocking or deflecting the sun's rays. [Reuters]

    —Members of Congress are proposing a law that would protect hip-hop artists from having their lyrics used against them as evidence in a criminal trial. [Uproxx]

    —The night in 1985 when US agents narrowly let Mexican drug lord Amado Carrillo Fuentes slip through their fingers. [Business Insider]

    —A developer in San Bernardino wants the county to secede from California and form a new country called Empire. [LAT]

    —How an editor and journalist at the L.A. Times became at odds over a Pulitzer Prize-winning expose about the drug abuse of a former USC dean. [NYT]

    —There's an open mic for poets tonight at Unita Club in El Segundo, led by Philosopher's Stone Poets. Sign-ups start at 7:30 PM, $10 cover and free drinks. [Unita Club]

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