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A.M. News: Trans Fats Tuesday

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Voluntary Trans Fats Bans Announced Today & Other Body News
"Harvard University researchers link trans fats and the coronary damage they cause to as many as 100,000 premature deaths a year. Los Angeles County was contemplating a law banning trans fats, but recently found that it doesn't have the legal authority to do so. Instead, both the county and the city are announcing new, voluntary initiatives Tuesday." (The California Report [MP3 Warning])

From Paramount to her own
"That's as in Gail Berman and Lloyd Braun, the former Paramount president and Yahoo media/entertainment head. They're launching a multimedia production house that will focus on TV but also include film and Internet stuff." (LA Biz Observed)

VNY Grows
"Marking the end to a decade-long moratorium on growth, Van Nuys Airport is in the midst of a multimillion-dollar building boom, with charter companies scrambling to meet soaring demand for private air service." (Daily News)

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Shots fired, man killed at The Vanguard
"Clubbers rejected at the velvet rope allegedly shot and killed bouncer Ron Emerick outside The Vanguard on Saturday morning. The suspects, one of whom is too young to enter the 21-plus club, fled the scene but were caught after crashing their car..." (LA.comfidential)

Glassell Park Residents & Garcetti pave way for smart planning
"After three years and expert input from the community, I joined the Glassell Park , Neighborhood Council, Chamber of Commerce and the Improvement Association to break ground on a mixed-use development for the former Masonry Builders Supply site." (CD13 Blog)