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  • The sun came out today, and dried up all the rain, but it's not the itsy-bitsy spider we're talking about getting back to work, it's the work to cleanup the storm mess that's underway.
  • 5 people were injured overnight in a crash in Van Nuys that involved two possibly drunk drivers.
  • 16-year-old Thousand Oaks resident Abby Sunderland headed off to sail around the world today; she could wind up being the youngest person to make the voyage, and taking the title from her big brother.
  • Legal troubles from the estate of the late Farrah Fawcett, as a trustee has filed a suit against a producer.
  • Lifeguards in Newport Beach recovered the body of a male surfer in his late 30s-early 40s who died while out in the powerful surf.
  • The LA Times' Patt Morrison talks with "Big Green Man" Ed Begley Jr.
  • RIP to actress Jean Simmons, the lovely co-star of the classic movie musical Guys and Dolls and many more great films.