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  • Which population group is not getting vaccinated for H1N1? It appears to be African Americans. In South L.A., where 33% of the population is African American, records indicate that more Asians (less than 2% of the pop.) are coming in for vaccinations.
  • You probably didn't feel it, but a magnitude-2.4 earthquake four miles north of Yorba Linda struck late this morning.
  • The Downtown Art Walk's executive director stepped down on Monday, just days before this month's event.
  • Of the six Gold Line-adjacent development projects Metro hoped to see under construction already, none have broken ground. The line opens to the public this Sunday.
  • Fun educational moment alert: Tarascos in Silver Lake will host two $15 tamale class next Tuesday morning and evening. It will include "all of the materials you will need to make a small batch of your very own tamales from scratch," says Verdell Wilson at Los Angeles Metblogs.
  • "Southern California’s first major seawater desalination project moved forward today when regional water managers approved a subsidy for the operation that could ultimately grow to $350 million."
  • A 48-year-old woman who helped a bank security officer wrestle a gun slinging robber to the ground was honored by the district attorneys office today.