Van Nuys GM plant closes;
Christopher Commission report;
L.A. riots (Dodger games canceled, the Pantry remains open, L.A. Weekly writer Rubén Martínez has car torched while covering riots);
Watercourt built in California Plaza; Helter Skelter show at MOCA; Pete Wilson seeks federal approval to complete Long Beach Freeway to Pasadena;
Esa-Pekka Salonen becomes L.A. Philharmonic conductor; $14-million Pershing Square makeover plan approved by L.A. Cultural Affairs Commission; Kentucky Cycle opens at Mark Taper Forum;
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