Good Morning 8.31.07

A bison attack, Orwellian surveillance, hard times at King-Harbor, and it's hot hot hot in LA. Not a bad line-up for the last day of August.
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Hot time in the city

A pair of stories about yesterday's heat (109 in Chatsworth and Woodland Hills DN) and tomorrow's gridlock (3.1 million people headed somewhere in Socal LAT). Labor Day = fun!


Businesses catering to King-Harbor's patients, families and staff already struggling, John Mitchell writes in the LAT.

You lookin' at me?

Catalina hiker makes eye contact with bison. Gets gored. Hanna Chu in the Daily Breeze.

Every move you make

I wish Patrick McGreevy's piece in the LAT about a ban on enforced human GPS implants felt a teensy bit more reassuring.

Tackling a dilemma right out of a science fiction novel, the state Senate passed legislation Thursday that would bar employers from requiring workers to have identification devices implanted under their skin.

Garden Grove man charged in stabbing. A sea lion.

The protected pinniped, who died, was stealing the fisherman's bait on the Balboa Peninsula dock, Tony Barboza explains in the LAT.

Dry(er) county

SoCal water coming from NorCal could shrink 50 percent when court rules in NRDC case this p.m. Alex Dobuzinskis in DN. (Is there enough shorthand in that sentence? I'm pretty sure could add some more...)

You're converting?

Bill Boyarsky laments condo conversions in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood. Jewish Journal.

Still no parole

Manson Family member Leslie Van Houten denied parole for 18th time.

Snow melt

WashPost's Dana Milbank thinks White House flack Tony Snow's days are numbered.

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