The Monday Afternoon Cram, 5/14/12


Everything you need to know from today’s front pages

L.A. Gun Buyback Went Well This Weekend
The most disconcerting item turned in (and it sounds like there were many): a rocket launcher, sans rocket.

Governor Brown Would Very Much Like To Raise Taxes Now
He’s willing to cut $8.3 billion from the state budget in return.

Gas Prices are Soaring
Confirmation that it is, in fact, pre-summer!

Man Serves 1 Millionth Sandwich to Skid Row Resident
He’s been counting his handouts for the last quarter century.
[Daily News]

Elon Musk’s SpaceX to Launch Cargo Rocket into Deep Space This Weekend
Destination: the Space Station.

It Is Now Legal to Camp Overnight in Malibu
“This decision is a very big deal.”

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