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  • 7 people were injured today when the roof of an adult education facility in Orange County collapsed today due to the heavy rains.
  • Most of our local public schools may be pretty lousy, but two--Diamond Bar and Walnut High--were named silver medal schools in US News & World Report's 2009 "Best High School Search."
  • Mother Nature goes all Big Brother: The CalFire blog has webcam links for several California creeks and rivers.
  • Folks in La Cañada are getting angry about the peacocks some folks in the neighborhood are keeping as pets.
  • Talk about some thieves being hard up these days...or not hard (up), considering what these OC crooks stole.
  • The North Pole's diversity is evidenced at the Baldwin Hills Mall; blogger Jasmyne Cannick has all the details on getting your picture sitting on Black Santa's lap.
  • And local blog Tabloid Baby sounds off about KOST-FM's Christmas programming, which they call "the dreariest, most depressing funereal dirges." Fa-la-la-la-la!
  • Mark your calendars, Angelenos, and make your plans: Global Orgasm Day is, well, coming.