Afternoon Cram: All Along The Watched Towers

The Watts Towers are in need of repair and everything else you need to know from today’s local news headlines

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Conservationists Looking For Lasting Solution For Deteriorating Watts Towers
What’s crackin’? The Watts Towers.

Stockton is Now the Largest California City to File For Bankruptcy
It’s not too big too fail.

It’s Opening Day at Dodger Stadium
Root, root, root for the home team.

An Armed Parolee Threw a Fontana Police Dog Out a Second Story Window Yesterday
“Jaris” survived, and is at the doctor for a check up today.

An Arrest Has Been Made in Northridge Kidnapping
29-year-old Daniel Martinez is in custody, but 30-year-old Tobias Dustin Summers remains a suspect at large.

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The “power of City Hall in the palm of your hand.”

North Hills Man Charged With Flashing
Luis Cubio-Cedeno has allegedly exposed himself to at least 11 people since 2011.

“Knife Fight” Planned at LAX
Flight attendants are rallying against the TSA’s recent policy change that would permit small knives on-board airliners.

The Parent Companies of The Hollywood Reporter and Have Settled Their Copyright Suit
18 months, $162,000 (in settlement costs), and one apology later, “both companies are pleased that this matter has now been resolved.”

The Agatha Christie Estate Has Signed With WME
Now characters Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple have new representation.