The Thursday Afternoon Cram, 8/23/12


Everything you need to know from today’s front pages

Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky Will Not Be Running For Mayor
A relief to grade school students responsible for knowing how to spell the Mayor’s name, we’re sure.

Rodney King Death Ruled Accidental Drowning
The combination of drugs found in his system surely didn’t help.

Changes to Madeleine Brand’s KPCC Show Have Not Gone Unnoticed
Unhappy fans are commenting up a storm.

Two Electrocuted, Five Injured in Freak Accident in Valley Village
This is wrenching.

People, Mostly 55-64 Years Olds, Aren’t Making As Much Money As They Used To
Be sensitive, everyone else.

West Nile Virus Detected in Santa Monica
Add it to your list of complaints about the heat.

Listening to Police Scanners Is The Cool New Thing
“It’s like theater.”

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