The Thursday Afternoon Cram, 5/17/12


Everything you need to know from today’s front pages

Donna Summer Dead at 63
The disco queen lost her battle with cancer in Florida this morning.

Nick Stahl Still Missing in L.A.
The actor’s estranged wife filed a missing persons report earlier this week.
[HuffPo LA]

Despite Early Lead in Game 2, Lakers Down 2-0 in Playoff Series
We’d rather not talk about it.

Tourists Brought Nearly $1.4B To Santa Monica in 2011
So that’s the price of traffic.

Seven L.A. Gang Unit Deputies Placed on Leave in ‘Secret Clique’ Probe
They are suspected, in other words, of being in a gang.
[Daily News]

Horse Rescued 2 Miles Out to Sea
The 7-year-old Arabian got spooked on the beach and made a swim for it.

Snacking Bear Seen Roaming Glendale
Is that you, “Glen Bearian”?

Historic Census Bureau Report: Minority Babies Outnumber White Babies
The nation is getting tanner, grayer at the same time.

West Hollywood Rape Reported off Melrose Ave.
Local ladies, be on alert.
[Weho Daily]