The Thursday Afternoon Cram, 8/23/12

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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.
[NBC LA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Photograph courtesy zev.lacounty.gov