Anthony Brown, the FBI informant who reported on abuse within L.A. County jails, is serving 423 years to life for armed robbery and has a history of making unfounded allegations about police. Other than that, all good. LAT
The Los Angeles Sports Council and local teams announced the use of a new Southern California Fan Code of Conduct, which supposedly will get you kicked out of games for profanity. DN/Hoffarth
Former City Hall deputy Rob Wilcox is now Rob Wilcox deputy director of communications
for the California High Speed Rail Authority.
Pacific Standard's September-October “California Issue” hits newsstands today.
Author and scientist Oliver Sacks describes his personal experiments with drugs including LSD, cannabis, opium, chloral hydrate, and morning-glory seeds, starting at age 30 while a neurology resident at UCLA and while living in Topanga Canyon. New Yorker and video
The Press-Telegram has run a two-part series examining the bullying of gay students in Long Beach area schools and how school districts address the issue. P-T
There's a report that the First Lutheran Church of Van Nuys, a 1925 church at the corner of Kitttridge Street & Vesper Avenue, has asked for a permit for demolition. Here in Van Nuys