• Jackson Memorial Set A Michael Jackson memorial that would be free for 11,000 ticket holders is planned for the Staples Center this coming Tuesday. The venue's owner, AEG, bankrolled Jackson's comeback tour but may yet profit after the star's death. L.A. Times, L.A. Times

  • Mongols Paraphernalia Seized Sheriff's deputies in San Gabriel confiscated clothing and other items bearing the banned insignia of the Mongol motorcycle club. San Gabriel Valley Tribune

  • July Surprise in Newsroom The L.A. Times' executive editor has been sacked, while other staff members are getting expanded duties. L.A. Observed

  • Bentley-Cartel Link? LAPD investigators are exploring a possible connection between a bullet-riddled Bentley, found with its mortally wounded driver on the Hollywood Freeway last December, and an Arellano Felix drug cartel rivalry. L.A. Times

  • Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dog War AEG pressured Carson to adopt a zero-tolerance policy toward pushcart vendors operating outside the entertainment giant's Home Depot Center stadium, but fans persist in buying street cuisine. Daily Breeze

  • Manny Returns Semi-disgraced L.A. Dodger outfielder Manny Ramirez returns to the team's lineup tonight in a game with the San Diego Padres. L.A. Daily News

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