Around LA Observed today

  • Parents talk about Kid Nation, high-flown sales pitches for 'artists lofts', and - we're shocked, shocked! - speculators make up the majority of mortgage defaults. It's LA Biz Observed with Mark Lacter.
  • Bad news for Echo Park as the LAUSD uses the high cost of delays ($100k per week) to persuade a judge to green-light home demolitions. Jenny Burman skewers the logic.
  • Which to Chicken Corner sounds something like a surgeon arguing that he/she is losing money by having their surgery theater dark and their hands idle when they could be amputating a healthy leg.

  • Our very own Kevin Roderick on KCRW at 4:44 p.m.
  • Chili Cookoff comes to Malibu.

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