Morning Sixpack: A News Roundup

  • Count 'Em or Lose 'Em After L.A. lost out on $184 million of federal funds because it undercounted its population during the 2000 census, the city will make extra efforts to survey immigrants in 2010. L.A. Times
  • GOP Reps Change Tunes Obama budget critics Buck McKeon and Kevin McCarthy, two conservative Antelope Valley congressmen, are seeking $187 million in earmarks for their districts. Antelope Valley Press
  • Broken Records Dozens of computers containing records on 7,000 credit card accounts and 800 tax filings were stolen from a huge office complex in Woodland Hills known as the Chateau. L.A. Daily News
  • Ain't No Mountain High Enough Nicholas Rice of Hermosa Beach set out this weekend to attempt a solo ascent of Manaslu, the world's eighth highest mountain. Last year, during a failed attempt to reach the summit of K2, also in the Himalayas, Rice was on the mountain when 11 other climbers lost their lives. Daily Breeze
  • Toy Gun, Real Bullets Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a Compton man they say waved  what turned out to be a toy gun at them. Associated Press
  • Budget Whoas The L.A. City Council's Budget and Finance Committee meets Monday for an all-day session to iron out Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's $7 billion proposed budget. Committee Web Site

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