The Tuesday Afternoon Cram: Crime is up, Protestantism is down, and Variety Has A New Owner


Everything you need to know from today’s front pages

Crime Reports Up in 11 LA. Neighborhoods
Violent crime is up in Beverly Grove, Broadway-Manchester, Eagle Rock, Hollywood, and Pico-Union, while property crime is up in Harbor City, Harvard Heights, Lake View Terrace, Silver Lake, Valley Village, and Woodland Hills. Eeesh.

Ailing Bill Rosendahl Will Not Seek Reelection
He’s endorsing his chief deputy, Mike Bonin, for the CD11 seat.

13-Year-Old Killed In Upland Car Crash

Variety Sold to Penske Media Corp.
It is the second sale in the company’s 107-year history.

Kobe Bryant Maybe Sort of Considering Retiring in Two Years
Or so he indicated.

Jerry Sandusky Sentenced to Minimum of 30 Years In Prison
If he lives that long, Sandusky will be 98 in 2042.

Body of Mexican Drug Boss Stolen By Armed Gang
On the plus side: viscous cartel leader Heriberto Lazcano is no more.

Survey: Protestants Are No Longer The Majority in U.S.
“The fastest growing ‘religious group’ in the country is people who are not affiliated with any religion.”