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  • A homeless man was found beaten to death in Echo Park today. He appears to have been struck in the head with a blunt object.
  • Fears of Swine Flu spreading have led to Ventura County Sheriff's halting visits for prison inmates.
  • Residents of the Oakridge Mobile Home Park in Sylmar, displaced since last fall's Sayre Fire, were allowed into their homes for the first time in months.
  • The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel has filed suit against the City charging they were unlawfully denied their request to place a large billboard on the side of the building.
  • Funnyman Robert Schimmel, known most for his frequent guest gigs on the Howard Stern show, was arrested today at his Calabasas home on suspicion of assaulting his wife.
  • Two local food bloggers have proposed a code of ethics for their fellow foodie scribes.
  • An LA Times investigation finds it is a very long and difficult process to fire a tenured LAUSD teacher.
  • Fan of the gritty, new, ripped-from-the-headlines cop drama Southland on NBC? If so, good news: The network has ordered 13 more episodes.