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AM news: Sunday morning coming down
streets of the city - West Magazine in the LA Times turns its attention to the overlooked hippie film Cisco Pike. Buried at the time of its release, never released on video, the movie is now out on DVD; the paper says it's worth a look. It follows Gene Hackman, Kris Kristofferson, Karen Black and Harry Dean Stanton through the streets of 1970 Los Angeles.
deadly crash - A 22-year old woman racing through Valley streets in her SUV yesterday morning called 911 three times to plea for help; she was being pursued, she said, by her 17-year-old ex-girlfriend. The last call ended as the woman ran a red light at 100mph, smashed into a pickup, a bus and another car; she was dead at the scene. The driver of the truck, a firefighter, remains in critical conidtion. The 17-year-old has been arrested.
Indonesia update The death toll following yesterday's earthquake in Indonesia creeps toward 4,000 as people on the ground call for more medical assistance and supplies.
facing the Governator - Phil Angelides and Steve Westly are neck and neck, according to a new poll by the LA Times. The two democrats have much in common, including going negative in their TV advertising. The primary is in 10 days, on June 6.