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Everything: Last 48 hours
San Bernardino police officer in critical condition. LAT fails to decertify pressroom union. Council President Wesson and his rubber ducky do the ice bucket thing. Next year's Cicvalvia route in the Valley. Garrett Richards done for the season. Plus tweets of the day and more.
So much water is missing that the tectonic plate on which the West sits is rising. And that's not the worst news.
Al Martinez on Everything Else
Martinez learns how to laugh and how to cry as he observes, and later becomes, one of those people with tubes up their noses and oxygen canisters slung over their shoulders.
Plans for the Ford Theatre in Cahuenga Pass could turn into "the most important new theater/dance-specific venue in LA since the construction of LATC three decades ago."
Here's how four of the local front pages look in print today: Times, Register, Daily News and La Opinión. Just a visual survey, nothing more.
Cops, development, political moves and a giant rubber duck in the Port of LA. Plus Bob Eubanks reflects on bringing the Beatles to LA, a 1985 campaign commercial for Tom Bradley, and the Marvelettes.
Take My Picture Gary Leonard is a regular weekly feature of LA Observed.
Here in Malibu
Caleb returned to Ayla unconditionally.
Richards hurt his left knee making a play at Fenway Park in Boston. The seriousness of the injury is being evaluated.
Sussman began her career as an office designer for Charles and Ray Eames. She created a distinctive graphic look for the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
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