LAUSD teachers strike for an hour
LAPD detective wounded on the job
The 14-year veteran suffered a non-threatening gunshot wound in the leg during a drug operation in Boyle Heights about 3 pm yesterday. The suspect was killed in a gun battle with police. Eighteen hours later the LAPD news blog carries nothing on the incident. LAT
City Council takes the day off
So many members are attending the re-swearing-in of Speaker Karen Bass at Trade-Tech that it was pointless to hold the regular meeting.
L.A.'s red light cameras lose money
Not the cash machines they are in some cities. LAT
About 5,000 fans watch Lakers at Staples Center
Some Celtics fans were there too. DN
Remembering the night RFK was shot
It's Friday: My weekly LA Observed segment airs on KCRW at 4:44 pm and is readable (or listenable) online after that.