The Tuesday Afternoon Cram: Short on Helium, Long on News


Everything you need to know from today’s front pages

Report: DWP Salaries Are About 20% Higher Than Average
This could make rate hikes 100% harder to swallow.

The Remains of Missing UCLA Honors Student May Have Been Discovered
DNA testing is underway.

KNX 1070 Evacuated Because of “Ticking” Package
Turns out a a BET-branded clock was inside.

1 Killed, 3 Injured in Northridge Shooting
Shots were fired just after midnight on Balboa Boulevard.

Pension Reform Approved For Future City Workers
The retirement age goes up, benefit earnings are capped.

Ken Goldman Named CFO of Yahoo
New CEO Melissa Mayer says she’s “thrilled.”
[The Wrap]

Apple Production Halted After Factory Brawl in China

Helium Shortage Lands Birthday Balloons on The No-No List
A professor of sustainability lets the air out of turning another year older.

Sean Lowe Is The New Bachelor
As hubba hubba as ho-hum gets.

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