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Beckhams arrive to big hoopla at LAX
Perks for Paris in jail?
The deputy sheriff's union says she got her own cell phone and hand-delivery of mail from jail brass. The department has begun an investigation. LAT
Zahniser's first LAT byline
The Z-Man covers the politics of the fight over over a power plant proposed for the city of Vernon. On the depth chart, he's listed as a City Hall reporter without portfolio for the moment.
Landmark status advances for Felix Chevrolet and Dutton's
The Cultural Heritage commission goes against the mayor and Councilwoman Jan Perry to designate the Figueroa dealership's sign a historic-cultural monument. Dutton's Books in Brentwood also gets nominated. LAT, LAT
Yeah, Sara Caplan testifies
The former Phil Spector lawyer avoids jail by taking the stand and repeating her account of seeing forensics expert Henry Lee pick up something at the crime scene. LAT, AP
O'Brien nomination is official
The White House proposed career prosecutor Thomas O'Brien to be U.S. Attorney here, as expected. LAT
Mayor's former receptionist charged
Nestor Lopez was hit with two misdemeanor counts of filing a false police report after claiming he was stabbed during an early morning robbery near Union Station. He later admitted he was stabbed by a homeless woman while seeking sex with a man, according to the City Attorney's office. LAT
DA looking at
Hermosa Beach Hawthorne
City Councilman Louis Velez and the city attorney are being probed over relations with a developer. Did I say Hermosa Beach? Meant Hawthorne. Breeze
Derek Fisher returning to Lakers
He signed a deal, but needs to clear waivers to move from the Utah Jazz. LAT
Joel Stein's second choice
Left without a Friday column after being barred from adding to the Captivity hype, he plays the screenplay workshop card. LAT
Rob Cole, ex-journalist was 76
He was the first professional journo to go on staff at The Advocate and is credited with raising standards at the gay magazine. LAT obit