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  • A California nurses' union says they won't strike since they got the Swine Flu protections they sought written into their contracts.
  • LA Observed notes that "ten members of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association have lost their gigs in the last 18 months." That leaves 11 full timers. Yikes.
  • What stinks in the South OC? It's just the algae bloom.
  • WWJD? A Simi Valley Christian bookstore employee was arrested, cited, and released after it was determined he'd left a recording device in the store's public restroom.
  • The LA Zoo continues to face challenges over their controversial elephant exhibit.
  • The owner of the crypt above that of iconic screen siren Marilyn Monroe can't seem to unload the property; a recent auction elicited absolutely no bids.
  • Feeling lucky? Want to experience a night of chamber music? If you answered yes to both those, enter our contest to win tickets to see the LA Chamber Orchestra live in concert.