Afternoon Cram: E-Readers Won’t Crash Planes–We Hope

Plus, L.A.’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics, and everything else you need to know from today’s headlines

Senate Backs Use Of Electronics On Planes
If the Senate goes down, they’re taking us with them.

Will The 2024 Olympics Be In L.A.?
We are the first city to officially express interest in the summer games.
[HuffPost LA]

“Oz The Great And Powerful” Set To Pull In $80+ Mil
Rumors of a sequel are already in the works.

Teacher Layoffs Incite Protests
Over 60 staffers in El Monte were let go this week.

Mayor Villaraigosa: Stronger Economy Could Cut City Defecit In Half
The future is looking bright at city hall.

Kelly Osbourne Rushed To Hospital
The “Fashion Police” commentator appears to have suffered a seizure.

Mother And Two Daughters Attack LAUSD Teacher
All three could face assault and battery charges.

LAMA And MOCA: So Happy Together?
LACMA has officially offered to buy MOCA.