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- Some countries shun and abhor the strange and grotesque. Some countries take two-faced babies as a sign from god! Be like India! Worship the two-faced baby!
- Maybe they'll get some William Carlos Williams and Hart Crane into the mix...Metro is presenting poetry readings during rush hour at Union Station on April 10th.
- The Maltman Bungalows in Silver Lake get recognition from Architectural Record for their openness to practical, family-friendly redevelopment.
- American Airlines is canceling mad flights (500 today alone) due to faulty wiring; the cancellations could continue through the rest of the week.
- San Diego councilman masturbator? Ew. Just...ew.
- You can't play pocket pool with this many coins in there. $135,035 cash was found on a man who was busted in an LAPD Skid Row narco hit this morning. "Of all the money seized, over $6,000 in coins, and over 11,000 one-dollar bills," Lt. Paul Vernon stated in an e-mail. How the hell did the guy carry around that much coinage?
- KRod over at LA Observed has continuing developments on the recent CityBeat editor brouhaha: "[Steve Lowery's] heart wasn't in reinventing the weekly as a broader, more appealing magazine-like paper."
- Avoid ravines when learning to drive. A woman drove off a cliff near San Diego while practicing her driving skills; she was killed and her thirteen-year-old daughter suffered serious injuries.
- A big rig carrying Rockstar energy drink crashed and exploded on the 210 Freeway early this afternoon. The incident, which killed the driver, prompted the closure of all eastbound lanes for a couple hours.
- Luckily, Los Angeles does not appear on this list of the nation's ten most dangerous pieces of infrastructure. Sorry, Chicago, sorry, Sacramento!
- Today at the LA City Council: The Freeway Sign District got its first approval and the Jamiel Shaw Law was presented by Mayoral candidate Walter Moore and the Shaws. Tomorrow, they vote on the second round of DWP rate hikes.