Morning Sixpack: A News Roundup
Roman Polanski's Trial by Film Just days before a crucial Los Angeles court hearing, the Associated Press' Linda Deutsch explains how a 2008 HBO documentary stirred the film auteur to resolve the legal charges that had kept him in European self-exile for three decades.
One Picture Is Worth a Thousand Lawsuits In this morning's L.A. Times, Harriet Ryan writes about photographer Karl Larsen's anger -- and lawsuit -- over ABC's 20/20 miscrediting his 2007 photo of a crying Paris Hilton sitting in the back of a sheriff's car.
The Valley's Homeless Come Clean The San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission's portable shower is bringing warm, cleansing relief and self esteem to the homeless, one stop at a time, according to an L.A. Daily News report.
Shepard Fairey's "Green" Obama Unconfirmed word has it that at sundown (5:15 p.m.) the Echo Park graphic artist will project his iconic campaign image of the newly inaugurated President on the side of the Hollywood & Highland Center -- "draping" it with a massive poster, sans vinyl or ink.
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