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Friday news briefs and desk clearing

The Porsche in which actor Paul Walker died was traveling more than 100 miles an hour when the car went out of control, the coroner's report says. DN, LAT

Mayor Eric Garcetti lays out his tech agenda in C Suite Quarterly.

Nearly two years after a jury found former Beverly Hills schools Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard guilty of misappropriating public funds, a state appellate court panel has reversed his two felony convictions. LAT

David Pregerson, 23, a film director and the son of U.S. District Court Judge Dean Pregerson, was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Chautauqua Boulevard in Pacific Palisades on Dec . 27. Pregerson was a pedestrian. His grandfather is U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Harry Pregerson. LAT, DN, LA Weekly

A minor 3.0 earthquake snapped under Marina del Rey at 11:47 a.m. and did no damage but was felt and tweeted by Westside media people. There have been four magnitude-3 quakes in California in the new year. SCEC

Burbank police say that a mountain lion was reported this morning outside a home on Hamline Place. BPD

Newspapers-dcj.jpgIn praise of copy editors, especially those at the Los Angeles Times of old. David Cay Johnston in The National Memo

Lionel Rolfe on what's wrong with today's newspaper. Huffington Post

Behind the battle to possibly change put a new tenant in Highland Park's Lummis Home, now occupied by the Historical Society of Southern California. Eastsider LA, KPCC

Pasadena columnist Larry Wilson argues the Rose Bowl game should become independent. Star-News

Forty years ago, Ohio State coach Woody Hayes violently shoved LA Times photographer Art Rogers. Framework


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