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Headlines: Takuma Burger Owner Defends Crowd From Attack In Mar Vista; A Rundown Of The Dodgers’ Walk-Up Songs

7:58 AM PDT on April 19, 2022

    Takuma Fumoto, ready to get down at Takuma Burger

    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.

    —Takuma Fumoto, the owner of L.A.'s Takuma Burger truck reportedly defended a group of people being attacked by a man near his truck in Mar Vista last month, confronting the attacker and chasing him off after he grabbed an occupied baby stroller. [Instagram]

    —A UC Berkeley poll finds that a majority of Angelenos want government action on curbing air pollution and fossil fuels in hopes of staving off the worsening effects of global warming. Then again, Angelenos also love fireworks. [LAT]

    —Fontana has settled with California Attorney General Rob Bonta, who sued the city over ignoring a mandated environmental review process when approving Duke Realty's construction of a trucking warehouse next to Jurupa Hills High School. Duke Realty will have to dedicate $210,000 toward planting a landscaped buffer on the school's property and also provide a five-year supply of air filters to up to 1,750 nearby households. [LAT]

    allegedly flouting a state-mandated environmental review process when it approved the construction of a trucking warehouse next to a high school,

    —An LAPD pursuit led to a police SUV crashing into another vehicle in Hollywood this morning, leaving four hospitalized. [KTLA]

    —Ryan Michael Reavis, one of three charged in dealing the drugs that killed rapper Mac Miller, received a sentence of nearly 11 years in prison for his role in the artist's passing. [Vulture]

    —Here's a handy list of each of the Dodgers' walk-up songs, from Julio Urias' "Soy de Sinaloa" to Victor Gonzalez's "Mi Lindo Nayarit." [NBC]

    —An arrest has been made in the Saturday hit-and-run crash in Griffith Park that killed a 77-year-old participating in a charity bike ride. [NBC]

    —A dude says he was home watching TV in Hollywood on Sunday night when 4-5 thieves broke in and began rummaging through his shit. [KTLA]

    —Police are investigating the recent shooting deaths of two homeless men in Pacoima. [LAT]

    —A man died when getting out of his car at an Escondido car wash last Friday. [LAT]

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