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New on LA Observed:
LA Biz Observed: The cult of H&M, an update on Tower Records' financial problems, Redstone rejects Katzenberg — and do you know which airline does the most business at LAX? Mark Lacter does.
Native Intelligence: Jenny Price finds natural beauty in an unlikely place — Terminal Island — while Eric Estrin captures a hairy intruder at home: "Wasn't sure what to do next. So I stuck him in the mailbox of the guy with the Pepto Bismol pink house across the street and the trailer in his driveway."
SoCal Sports Observed: David Davis gets details on the Los Angeles bid for the 2016 Olympic Games.
Chicken Corner: Morgan Neville of Shotgun Freeway fame shoots a rock video in Echo Park.