Afternoon snacks

Coaster Six Flags announed plans to sell or close Magic Mountain and its five other parks, leading to speculation that the Valencia landmark could be turned into more suburbs. (Theme Park Insider)
The Huffington Post banned pharmaceutical exec-blogger Peter Rost, but Arianna posts that it's not for the reasons he says.
Channel 13 news anchor Lauren Sanchez had her baby. Film at 11? (Defamer)
Rob McMillin of the baseball blog 6-4-2 has begun posting at LAist.
Bill Clinton and, separately, Karl Rove will be among the speakers at the National Council of La Raza convention here July 8-11. (Blogging.la)
L.A. City Nerd wonders where the next "voice of Los Angeles" will come from.
Former LAT reporter Ginger Thompson, now Mexico City bureau chief for the New York Times, wins the Cabot Prize for Reporting on Latin America.


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