A Santa Monica police officer fired the shot that killed the mountain lion cornered in a courtyard off the 3rd Street Promenade yesterday. LAT
The Natural Resources Defense Council, a supporter up to now of the Anschutz Entertainment Group stadium proposal, called on AEG to rewrite to environmental impact report, saying it failed to fully analyze health risks created by cars that would travel to and from the 72,000-seat facility. LAT
Reps. Howard Berman and Brad Sherman continued to tussle verbally over which was more responsible for fixes to the 405 freeway. DN
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched a “LA’s Next Sex Symbol” contest in which residents are asked to submit photos or artwork "to be featured on an official Los Angeles-branded condom."
The Strange Thing About Bruce Jenner: "He was the greatest athlete of his time. But you know him as Kim Khloé, Kourtney, Kendall, and Kylie's dad. Or the first great athlete to marry a Kardashian." Esquire
Nationally syndicated columnist and humorist Amy Alkon has gotten a book deal with St. Martin's Press for "Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck, "an edgy manners advice book that focuses on how to defuse rude people and cut down on the amount of stress and conflict in our daily lives."
United Airlines pilots engaged in a contract dispute with the airline will take the media on a tour Thursday morning of Lot E, the parking lot at LAX where some pilots sleep between their runs.
A group called BishopAccountability.org in Santa Barbara has posted what it calls the Archive of Franciscan Sex Abuse, "the largest disclosure of religious order records in history."
Janet Balis, formerly Senior Vice President and Head of Sales Strategy, Marketing and Partnerships at AOL, has been named Publisher of the Huffington Post Media Group.
"The Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows, The First 100 Years" by Robert Anderson sells for $100. HuffPost
Voice of San Diego plans to publish a print and digital monthly magazine. VOSD
An Italian journalist is plagiarizing old LA Times stories. Fishbowl LA
Actress Kristen Stewart, at Cannes, "embraces topless, beatnik role in 'On the Road.' The Wrap
"Rushing Waters, Rising Dreams" a 40-minute documentary that chronicles the arts scene in the Northeast San Fernando Valley, debuts Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural & Bookstore in Sylmar. DN
Car racing pioneer Barney Oldfield’s need for speed. Westways
Dana Point surfboard shaper Terry Martin, credited with as many as 80,000 boards, died May 12 at home in Capistrano Beach after a battle with melanoma. His death was announced by the Hobie Surf Shop in Dana Point. Martin was 74. LAT