In week four of her voluntary conversion from unathletic journalist to marathon runner, Sara Catania discovers that runners are serious rewardists. Massages, carbs, margaritas and naps — what's not to like? Read more at Catania's blog Run On.
Around LA Observed:
- Mark Lacter may not be enjoying the financial crisis — despite all his great coverage — but I suspect he's enjoyed posting that the Republicans spent $150,000 to make over Sarah Palin and her family. He calls it Another bubble bursts.
- TJ Sullivan dashes off a note to the Minnesota congresswoman who thinks half the country is unAmerican.
- Veronique de Turenne pines for library card catalogs. Here in Malibu
- Jenny Burman checks out the hearing on T-Mobile's plan to install communications towers atop the Del Mor apartments on Echo Park Avenue. Chicken Corner
Here's the last 48 hours of the front-page blog — and the last week.