Afternoon Cram: America’s Weed-Heart


A San Diego Woman Unwittingly Smuggled 30 Pounds of Marijuana Into the U.S. From Mexico Via Her Car
She became alarmed when strangers approached her vehicle and began removing magnetized packages stuck to its undercarriage.

Before It Was The Future Home of the Academy of Motion Pictures Museum…
The northeast corner of Wilshire Blvd. and Fairfax Ave. has had its share of development opportunities.

A Good Samaritan Found And Returned A Beloved Diamond Bracelet Lost Nine Months Ago Near Pismo Beach
Some heartwarming news.

UCLA is Now Tobacco Free
Starting today, cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, and electronic cigarettes are prohibited on campus.

21-Year-Old Woman Fatally Struck By Limo on PCH  
Sarah Salam of Germany died last night

Villaraigosa’s 2013-2014 Budget Projects Growth, Calls For More Spending
Mark Lacter’s not feeling quite as optimistic as the outgoing mayor.

Medical Marijuana Advocates Are Divided By Competing Measures
Three separate ballot initiatives could end up in one big bust.

Earth Day Advocates Demand A Tax On Oil Extraction
California is the only major energy-producing state that doesn’t tax on oil removal.
[HuffPost LA]