• We Have a Budget L.A.'s City Council unanimously passed a $7.01 billion budget that compromises over the issue of freezing new police hires. L.A. Daily News

  • Murdered Cop's Mom Shot A stray bullet fired during a West L.A. street altercation Friday entered a nearby home and struck the mother of Ricardo Lizarraga, an LAPD Newton Division officer who was killed on duty in 2004. The unidentified woman is in stable condition. The resulting search for suspects snarled traffic along Venice Boulevard, near Culver City. Daily Breeze

  • Soldier's Pay A class-action lawsuit claims L.A. County short-pays employees who serve in the California State Military Reserve. L.A. Times

  • Library Turns Page Pasadena's Fuller Theological Seminary opened its new library, which incorporates an older one, as part of the seminary's $148 million campus expansion. Pasadena Star-News

  • Losing Their T-Shirts After paying $5 million go-away

    money to Woody Allen and posting a net sales increase, L.A.-based

    American Apparel's shares still dropped 20 percent Monday on news of

    the clothing giant's lower wholesale sales. L.A. Business Journal

  • Bear Cub Killer Sought State fish and game investigators are seeking clues in the Saturday night shooting of a black bear cub that staggered into a residential street in Bradbury before dying. San Gabriel Valley Tribune

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