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- The homeless man who died after being set on fire on Thursday has been identified as John Robert McGraham. He is being remembered as a kind and thoughtful man.
- Wondering if the precarious financial markets might have an effect on your credit union? The LA Times has some answers for you.
- A series of small quakes in the OC in the San Andreas fault zone have some wondering if the big one looms closer than we think.
- It was a Pink Friday for many employees of CBS radio stations here in LA--Pink Slip Friday, that is.
- More radio (& television) news: Longtime LA-area on-air personality Gil Stratton died yesterday of heart failure. He was 68. Stratton was seen most recently on air as the weekend sportscaster on KCBS in the 1990s.
- Residents of a housing project known as Dogtown have more green now than before thanks to the 250 trees planted by volunteers as part of the Million Trees LA project.
- We got you talking today about stereotypes and impressions of Los Angeles as filtered through a transplanted Angeleno playing host to an out-of-towner. Just in case you find yourself hosting folks from another part of the country--or the world--you might want to see what suggestions are made from local foodies when the topic of "Where should I take visitors from Indiana?" to dine comes up.