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Headlines: Aki-Los Tacos Attacker Arrested; The Rams Are Going to the Super Bowl

8:30 AM PST on January 31, 2022

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    —Following an assault on Whittier's Tacos la Guera last week, in which someone from the Aki-Los Tacos truck aggressively put out the fire on la Guera's grill while issuing threats, the attacker was arrested on a vandalism charge. Meanwhile, a surge of customers have rallied to la Guera to show support. [CBS]

    —The L.A. Rams are going to the Super Bowl. But not very far, as the game is happening right here at SoFi Stadium against the Cincinnati Bengals on Feb. 13. [MSN]

    —Pagerie founder Mandy Madden Kelley recounts her experience with a recent break-in at her Fairfax District house, and the disappointing response she alleges to have received from LAPD. [KTLA]

    —A 30-year-old man named Eduardo Alonso was found with a fatal gunshot wound at an empty building said to double as a homeless encampment in Long Beach on Sunday. [MSN]

    —Heather Garcia, who would have turned 30 today, died in Downtown on Saturday night after falling from a party bus and getting struck by another vehicle. [CBS]

    —Police shot and killed a man with a ghost gun and a 30-round magazine in Boyle Heights last week. [The Eastsider L.A.]

    —A non-profit named Connecting Compton seeks to teach people about the city's agricultural roots, with plans of building a multicultural equestrian center. [Spectrum 1]

    —Dolly Parton wants Taco Bell to bring back its Mexican Pizza. Doesn't she at least deserve that, world? [Yahoo]

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