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A.M. News: 94 Marijuana Clinics & More...

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The Golden Globes came and went, all while many, if not more, watched the second two hours of Los Angeles being terrorized in 24 on FOX. It was still brisk for the stars on the Red Carpet and the weather is expected to continue in the 60's throughout the week with the lows in the 40's. Luckily, the fire department has determined that the Red Flag will be lifted this morning. People celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day around the country, 120,000 in South LA.

Covering Crazy LA in the Courts
"Linda Deutsch has had a front row seat to the most-notorious courtroom trials in the last 40 years. The Associated Press reporter covered the trials of Sirhan Sirhan, Charles Manson, Angela Davis, O.J. Simpson, the police who were videotaped beating Rodney King, and many more." (NPR, All Things Considered)

New York Times looks into LA Times' Future
What will happen to our paper? Will it be bought by local billionaires? Will it stay? Will it get better? Will it get worse? Will it go away? Questions, questions, questions. All not necessarily answered in the link. (New York Times)

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MTV goes Hollywood Hills
Not only can you live virtually in Laguna Beach, now you can live a virtual life in The Hills. Maybe you can get laid at a party in the Playboy mansion after you hike Runyon Canyon with your dog. Or maybe you can actually leave the house. (Reuters)

LA had 94 Medical Marijuana Clinics Open in One Year
"Concerned by a 2,350% increase in the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles in a one-year period, Police Chief William J. Bratton is calling for a moratorium on new facilities until strict rules can be adopted governing them." (LA Times)

City Council in 2007
"For me, this will be a year where I am focused on transit, transit and transit. This is a year we will be applying for and spending funds from the federal and state governments and I want to make sure the Valley and Los Angeles gets its fair share," Wendy Greuel said. (Daily News)

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