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- Pacific Palisades, meet your next honorary Mayor, boxer Sugar Ray Leonard. Current honorary Mayor Gavin MacLeod sails out of the role in June.
- Firth fans, a second dose of the Brit actor today: KCRW's Matt Holzman is hosting a live chat tonight with Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Guy Pearce and "King's Speech" Director Tom Hooper at 9:45, and they're inviting people to submit questions for consideration.
- The workers of a boutique hotel in Downtown across from LA Live held a one-day strike to protest unfair workloads today.
- Cyclist advocates will speak tomorrow during public comment at a hearing, and will argue for the inclusion of bike and pedestrian paths in the Desmond bridge renovation project.
- Actress Jane Lynch speaks out about why she thinks studios won't cast gay actors.
- Major US moving van companies say more people are packing up and heading to California.
- Ailing songstress and Riverside resident Etta James' fiances could be handed over to her husband's control.