• Look Homeward, Antonio In his Wednesday inaugural speech, a humbled Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa pledged to recommit himself to serving Los Angeles, promising to focus on “deadlines over headlines.” L.A. Daily News

  • Southwest Headed South? The Autry National Center of the American West's proposal to transfer part of Southwest Museum's Indian collection to its Griffith Park location could put the Mount Washington institution's future in doubt. L.A. Times

  • Castaic Fire Tamed Firefighters have quelled the last hot spots of a blaze that charred 75 acres near Castaic. L.A. Daily News

  • South Whittier Schools Crisis Education-district officials have declared a financial emergency, causing them to cut nearly a quarter of the budget for the 5,000-student district. Whittier Daily News

  • $300K of Bang Seized Police confiscated about 3,400 pounds of illegal fireworks from a Torrance home, arresting two men. Daily Breeze

  • Feds Target Immigrant Workers Nearly 50 Los Angeles-area business have been informed by immigration authorities that their personnel records will be audited to search for illegally employed workers. L.A. Times

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