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- U2 guitarist The Edge bought approval from the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy for his environmentally-unfriendly mansion-building plan, to the tune of $1 million.
- Cal State schools had a record number of applicants this year.
- The dude who assaulted Paris Hilton's boyfriend violated his probation with the attack, and has been sentenced to jail.
- The LAPD's backlog of rape kits has been thoroughly exhumed.
- Grauman's Chinese Theater has been sold.
- Firefighters will now have an easier time accessing helicopters at night, should a fire break out in the Angeles National Forest.
- A 56-year-old Watts woman fatally shot by LAPD officers has been identified.