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- The L.A. City Council today approved $450,000 in settlements with a number of reporters and news crew members caught in the middle of the LAPD during the May Day Melee in 2007. The highest payout went to a cameraman for KCBS/KCAL -- he got $250,000.
- The Mayor of Hawthorne is accused of stealing a local school's giant mixer so he could make pizza at home. Now he faces felony second-degree burglary and grand theft.
- Although Disney is shutting down several ESPN Zones across the country, the one at L.A. Live will not be affected.
- Jerry Brown has already challenged Meg Whitman in a series of town hall debates as we gear up for the November 2nd election.
- If any Toyota acceleration cases go to trial, they will happen in L.A. County because the company's U.S. headquarters are in Torrance.
- Want the World Cup to come back to Los Angeles in 2018 or 2022? The L.A. Coutny Board of Supervisors hope you sign a petition to help.
- Santa Monica is looking to fix up The Big Wave, the piece of public art that welcomes people entering the city via Wilshire Boulevard.
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