Updated all weekend, with the newest at the bottom:
⇒ KCRW music host Chris Douridas is free on $1 million bail after being arrested Jan. 6 on suspicion that he drugged and tried to kidnap a 14-year-old girl at Santa Monica's Circle Bar. The DA has not yet decided if charges will be filed, the Times says. A suspected accomplice was also arrested. Douridas remains on the air at KCRW; his show New Ground airs Saturdays at noon.
⇒ Actress Shelley Winters died Saturday morning in Beverly Hills. The two-time Oscar winner was 85.
⇒ Saturday's LAT fronted a Patrick McGreevey story about the city of Los Angeles using eminent domain to take three acres of private land in South Los Angeles for an animal shelter, then trying to sell the land to a politically connected private developer.
⇒ Bill Stall, the Sacramento-based editorial writer for the Times whose position was cut less than two years after he won a Pulitzer, resurfaced Saturday as a contributing editor on the Times op-ed page.
⇒ Eldon Dedini, a former Disney and Universal Studios cartoonist who went on to draw for The New Yorker and Playboy, died in Carmel at age 84. He was a graduate of the old Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles, predecessor to CalArts.
⇒ The cafe at El Monte Airport is reviewed by the blog A Joshua Tree in Every Pot, which previously hit the cafes at Long Beach, Fullerton and Hawthorne.
⇒ Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey, a force behind the popular LAFD blog, guests on KROQ's "Open Line" Sunday morning from 7 to 8 am. That's at 106.7 FM.
⇒ Beyond Bagels is a blog billed as A Bi-Coastal Debate on Life, Politics and Culture in NY and LA: "The city that never sleeps versus the city that never walks. It's an endless debate that only a shmuck would dwell on. Here, two shmucks will dwell on it briefly, and then use it as a launching point for observations and conversations on subjects silly, serious and spiritual."