News Extra, Extra By Emma G. Gallegos Published Sep 17, 2011 12:00 AM Photo by eyetwist via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr LAist relies on reader support, not paywalls. Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today. Donate Now Monthly Donation One-Time Donation $5/mo $10/mo $15/mo $20/mo $60 $120 $180 $240 Continue The ex-publisher of the Los Angeles Times Magazine says he was fired after he accused his former employer of redlining readers in a recently filed lawsuit. A plane malfunction led to the crash of a Santa Monica airplane last month, according to a report by the National Transportation Safety Board. Southland grocery stores could be edging closer to a strike. Another arrest was made in North Hollywood's "text message murder." Democrats ignored red flags that might have clued them in to campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee's fraudulent ways. A ship carrying cargo was turned away, after customs agents found a destructive beetle on board. Boxer Manny Pacquio's home in Hancock Park was burglarized while he was out of town.