Commerce secretary John Bryson, cited in a hit-and-run accident in the San Gabriel Valley that he has blamed in seizures, announced he will resign. WSJ
Gov. Brown signaled Wednesday that he plans to withdraw his controversial proposal to protect the California bullet train project from injunctions sought by environmental lawsuits. LAT
The LA County Democratic Party unanimously endorsed Jackie Lacey for District Attorney.
Ten disputed votes in the city of Vernon election are scheduled to be counted on Friday, with only six votes separating the finishers in the race. LA Weekly
Ann Curry is apparently a short timer as co-host of the "Today" show on NBC. They found somebody perkier. NYT
Diane Keaton bought a 7,255-square-foot Cape Cod-style house in Pacific Palisades that was listed at $5.75 million and that, unlike her previous homes, is almost new. Huffington Post
How Lenny Dykstra went from baseball star to broke con-man. Orange Coast
Author John Irving guests with Patt Morrison at 2:40 p.m. on KPCC.
A new climate change study by UCLA researchers predicts that the number of days with temperatures above 95 degrees each year will triple in downtown Los Angeles, quadruple in portions of the San Fernando Valley and jump five-fold in a portion of the High Desert. LAT
That dishwasher who died in a pool of blood outside the Malibu restaurant where he worked died of natural causes: "hemorrhage from invasive pulmonary aspergillosis" and "sequelae of cavitary tuberculosis (treated)." LA Weekly
Who lives in Downtown's Arts District — white, 30s and mostly male — and what they want. Curbed LA