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A.M. News: Transit (of course), A Baby Bald Eagle & More

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Yesterday we spoke about Barone's armed robbery. Today, L.A. Times digs deeper into the new trend where restaurant robberies are up and bank robberies are down.

Good God. This 310 crap is lame.

What's not lame is this: LA's Mayor Pushes a Free MTA Transit Week.

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Additionally, MetroRiderLA urges you to mark your calendars for next Tuesday's Transit Coalition dinner. "It’s one thing to sit in front of your computer and write a rant or post an opinion, it’s another to get up and really get involved." That means you. And you too, kinda newish blog that we missed when you hit the blogging scene and asks "What's wrong with L.A. Public Transportation?"

What's pretty cool is this: Channel Island bald eagle, wild-hatched, takes flight.

Get your hybrid before the tax credit drops in October!

"Armenian-Americans in Southern California and elsewhere are leaning on the U.S. Senate to block President George W. Bush's ambassadorial nominee to Armenia until he utters the word 'genocide.'"

City of Torrance didn't get enough council votes to block medical marijuana, but they might give it another go-around.

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Photo by Matthew Logelin via Flickr