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Four lion kittens found and tagged in Simi Hills

p-68-nps.jpg The kittens, all females, were born to P-62 and are the first litter to be tagged in the hills north of the 101 freeway.
norm-pearlstine-lat-jc.jpg The journalism veteran has run Time magazine and the Wall Street Journal. He's been quietly getting to know the LAT staff as advisor to Patrick Soon-Shiong.

Soon-Shiong to staff: 'In awe of your talent'

pss-to-newsroom.jpg "California — and the West — is where the world comes to see its future," the new owner of the Los Angeles Times says to his staff.

LA Observed Notes: Soon-Shiong era at LA Times begins

times-staff-toadts-duginski.jpg Staffers toast the end of Tronc in LA and a new start with an owner who seems to care. "Fake news is the cancer of our times," Soon-Shiong says.

LA Observed Notes: Bourdain's LA, Villaraigosa fades to black

bourdain-grab-cnn.jpg Murray Fromson obits, the new police chief, slow-walking the LAT sale, media notes, selected tweets and more.
Clinton fundraises in LA
kermit-la-brea-closer.jpg Jim Henson Studios on La Brea became a presidential campaign stop on Thursday.
Brown declares disaster area
porter-ranch-sign.jpgThe natural gas leak above Porter Ranch now qualifies for various government actions. Story
Wet coyote
wet-coyote-vdt.jpgSpotted between the storms at Here in Malibu.
Performing arts with cheer
guys-dolls-kevin-parry.jpgDonna Perlmutter closes out 2015 with productions downtown and on the Westside.
Junkyard down
upick-firetruck-560.jpgAfter 53 years, Sun Valley's Aadlen Brothers and U-Pick Parts cleans out. Photos