MLK's last visit to Los Angeles
Less than three weeks before his assassination on April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. preached at Holman United Methodist Church on West Adams. Reporter John Mitchell finds some worshipers who remember the day; some tape-recorded King. LAT
Boyarsky on City Hall ethics
Hillary tells a joke
Pellicano's gruesome offer
LANG's last good editor
LAT's hip-hop blog
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New LAPD headquarters $150 million over budget
Audit by Controller Laura Chick faults the city's Bureau of Engineering for failing to provide adequate oversight and management. DN
Homicide rate slows down a bit
20 questions for John McCain
Ben-Gay caused evacuation of Canoga Park High
Two people suffered allergic reactions to the strong odor. LAT
Politics wayback machine
Levine vs. Pavley reminds City Elf of the battle between Wally Knox and Sheila Kuehl for the Tom Hayden seat.
Where have all the film critics gone?
Critics Henry Sheehan, Jean Oppenheimer and Claudia Puig discuss the gradual vanishing of print film critics with Larry Mantle on Airtalk, 11 am on KPCC.
LA Observed on KCRW
I'm on for my regular weekly segment at 4:44 pm.
Sewer book featured on "Off-Ramp"
This Saturday's show (KPCC, noon) includes a segment on "Brown Acres: An Intimate History of the Los Angeles Sewers" by Anna Sklar.
Kings broadcaster Bob Miller spent several hours at the farewell lunch for bought-out Daily News sports staffer Matt McHale. DN/Inside the Kings
Managing editor needed
Brentwood Media Group will pay $3500 a month plus benefits "for the person who truly can do it all" running the six small monthly community news magazines on the Westside. Craigslist
Author and photographer Tom Zimmerman is also a photography teacher at Marymount High School and on Saturday an exhibit of work by his professional alumnae opens at The Thought Gallery in Hollywood. They're calling it the Marymount All-Girl Photographers Team.
In its guidance for potential viewers at the end of today's Manohla Dargis review of the R-rated "Sex and Death 101," the New York Times cautions the many naked breasts may disturb certain men and hungry babies.