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  • A memorial for fallen LAPD officers arrived at the new Police Administration Building today.
  • What does it look like inside LAPD Chief William Bratton's house? Photos of his place, which is up for sale, have been leaked.
  • Caltrans humor alert. Those signs that tell you how many minutes it takes to get to downtown was accurately like this today along the 10 freeway: "Minutes to Downtown.......???"
  • Rules for rooster ownership changed today, thanks to the L.A. City Council: only one allowed per property in Los Angeles unless you can fit under certain criteria.
  • Additionally, they approved the purchase of a 6.3-acre dairy that they hope to build into a park and water treatment site along the Los Angeles River
  • And one more for the City Council: they voted to draft a law that would cite those who cut down trees illegally with a $1,000 fine.
  • Yum! The Top 10 Japanese Noodles Shops in Torrance
  • City of Square Cops: "A Burbank Police captain on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the city, alleging he was unfairly demoted from his post as deputy chief after he tried to get the command staff to address a series of internal complaints."
  • A mural of Mayor Villaraigosa was splattered with red paint with "This is our town" scrawled below it.