The Wednesday Afternoon Cram, 5/23/12


Everything you need to know from today’s front pages

Santa Monica College Worker Describes Run-in With Mountain Lion in Little Detail
“When I saw the lion, I ran.”

Iowa Man Arrested on Suspicion of DUI with Zebra, Parrot in Car
His girlfriend, who was smart enough not to be in the car, explains the three were “out for a ride.”

L.A. Does Not Have the Worst Traffic
So your out-of-town guest is definitely wrong.

Los Angeles City Council Bans Plastic Bags, Making L.A. Largest City to Do So
Only councilmemeber Bernard Parks, citing health concerns about reusable bags, boted against the measure.

Los Angeles Kings Head to Stanley Cup Finals
The first time since 1993!

Suspect Charged in MTA Bus Driver Killing
It’s murder with special circumstance for defendant Anthony Craig Chambers
[WeHo Daily]