If nothing else, Christopher Arellano has found a way to deflect scrutiny from the $200,000 he has taken from UTLA. But the Times and Daily News miss a big chunk of the story...the city wants to seize Hollywood and Vine...LAPD cops who rob...Los Angeles County now has 10.2 million people. Turn the page for more more more...
And because so much happened yesterday, a recap: Arellano's political future in doubt, Derek Lowe admits it was baaaad last year, Kitty Felde signs off with emotion and class, new twist in the Ferrari crash case, the Times names a Sports Editor and a Daily Calendar editor, John Balzar comes back to news, KTLA's ethics slammed by Times blogger, and David Kipen guest-blogs his marathon book tour.
Hed of the day: Del Monte to Buy Meow Mix
By the way: I'll be participating in the Online Journalism Conference at USC most of the day, so posting will be light. USC lacks visitor wi-fi, even at a gathering of online journalists.
Photo: Christopher Arellano campaign
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Slate: Today's Papers
and Daily News
stories on school board candidate Christopher Arellano both miss the non-existent degrees angle that broke
Thursday. In fact, both stories repeat Arellano's claims unchallenged—and unconfirmed.
The CRA voted to go ahead with condemnation proceedings
to clear out thirty businesses so a new W hotel, plus housing and restaurants, can be built on the southeast corner of Hollywood and Vine.
Three former LAPD cops are among the nineteen suspects now charged
in a home-invasion robbery ring
City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo told the Sacramento Bee
that he regrets supporting Wal-Mart's move into Panorama City in 1997.
A New Jersey animal rights group whose president also heads the Animal Defense League here—and whose husband serves as a spokesman for the Animal Liberation Front—was convicted
of using its website to criminally incite harrassment of workers at a company that tests products on animals.
Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen won $9.5 million from his former business manager after she failed to respond to a lawsuit over plundering his retirement accounts. But he'll probably never see
Cable channel FSN West 2 becomes
FSN Prime Ticket on April 3.
More people moved out of Los Angeles County last year than moved in, but the population
still rose slightly to 10.2 million, according to the state's annual estimate.