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- Possibly big trouble in Glendale: "Three men, including an Iranian-born chemical engineer living in Glendale, have been charged in a scheme to smuggle sophisticated industrial components into Iran that could be used in the development of a nuclear weapon, authorities said Wednesday".
- Anti-gang activist Alex Sanchez was granted bail today after a judge changed his mind. Sanchez stands accused of going back to the streets and conspiring to commit some serious crimes, say the feds.
- A linear park is being planned for Grand Avenue in downtown and planners are looking to Culver City for inspiration.
- Will the Expo Line include an extra stop added to appease activists?
- San Francisco import Mixt Greens has opened the first of four restaurants in Los Angeles.
- Oops. The LAPD was called when someone thought Heidi Pratt was being kidnapped. Nope, she was just trying to hide from the paparazzi.
- The California chapter of ACORN has split from the national organization and announced its new name: the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment.