Afternoon Cram: A Local Housing Boom-ette

High-end home sales are up and everything else you need to know from today’s news headlines

Local High-End Housing Sales On a Roll
Sales over $500,000 were up 74% year over year last month.

Charred Human Remains Found in Burned Big Bear Cabin Might Be Christopher Dorner’s
The week-long manhunt may be over.

Riverside Officer Allegedly Slain By Christopher Dorner Laid to Rest
Funeral services for officer Michael Crain were held today.

Monterey Park Burglars Posing as City Employees
Call the police if anyone in a city employee uniform asks to enter your home.

Police Investigating Death of Woman Found in Anaheim Hotel
An injured man who was with the body has been arrested.

Bad Flu Season Winding Down
But don’t stop washing your hands or anything.

Obama Emphasizes Economy, Gun Control, and ‘Smaller Government’ in State of the Union Address
5 down, 3 to go.

Santa Monica’s New Park Gets a Name: Tongva Park
It’s a nod to the Native American tribe that once inhabited the area.

Steve Martin is a Dad!
The 67-year-old actor and his wife welcomed their first child in December.