• Jackson Unburied Funeral arrangements for Michael Jackson remain pending, according to his father, who says the family is still seeking answers to the singer's death. L.A. Daily News

  • Baby, the Rain Won't Fall Los Angeles is poised to record its fourth straight year of below-normal rainfall. L.A. Times

  • First Layoffs: City Engineers The first 11 jobs scheduled for city layoffs all belong to members of an engineers union that does not belong to the umbrella labor group that negotiated with the City Council. L.A. Daily News

  • Lost and Found A registered sex offender was arrested after demanding sex or cash from a South Bay teenager in exchange for her lost dog. Daily Breeze

  • Football Foul? A recent GQ photo shoot featuring comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen and the Birmingham High School football team may threaten the Van Nuys school's bid to convert to a charter academy. L.A. Times

  • Truant School Board Member Evicted Absentee Long Beach Board of Education member Michael Shane Ellis was evicted from an apartment in October for nonpayment of more than $4,000 dollars back rent. Long Beach Press-Telegram

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