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- Another local bank gets shut down by the FDIC. This time it's the First Bank of Beverly Hills, which happens to have its HQ in...Calabasas.
- A bicyclist remains in "grave condition" following a hit-and-run accident last night in Anaheim. The unidentified 55-year-old male rider was struck by a 1969 white El Camino, and police are looking for the driver.
- Local "Mommy Blogger" Heather Spohr, whose baby girl died suddenly earlier this month, spoke today at the March of Dimes event today in Exposition Park.
- The LA Times has posted their obit for the late Bill Barnes, the UCLA coach who died Thursday at the age of 91.
- Demonstrators came from out of state to join in protest against a Newport Beach High School's production of the musical Rent.
- Rickey the Pirate, a homeless resident of Downtown for 30 years, moved into his first real home in three decades this week, according to blogdowntown.
- If you enjoy using Craigslist to help hook you up with some hot action, rest assured they are not going to take away the site's "Erotic" section.
- The folks at Metblogs offer us a look at the restroom art of the Gates of India, in the third installation of their occasional series.