• Film Composer Dies Maurice Jarre, whose haunting melodies for such films as Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago captured the whimsy and grandeur of modern cinema, has died of cancer in Los Angeles. He was 84. BBC via L.A. Observed.

Morning Sixpack: A News Roundup

  • Westside Lab Busted A West L.A. meth lab was discovered on a residential street by LAPD who'd arrived at a suspect's apartment on homicide-related business. Two people were arrested and the building evacuated. L.A. Times
  • High Desert Theatergoers Fight Shutdown Supporters of the Palmdale Playhouse are asking city council members not to cut funds to the 14-year-old community theater, which is currently showing, ironically, Death of a Salesman. The older Palmdale Repertory Company and the Desert Opera Theater also face budget cuts. Antelope Valley Press
  • How Swede It Is A Swedish yachting crew became the first Scandinavian team to win the Long Beach Yacht Club's Congressional Cup race in the competition's 45 years. Long Beach Press-Telegram
  • Facing the Music Ex-KB Home CEO Bruce Karatz is scheduled to be arraigned at the Roybal Federal Building Monday morning, charged with manipulating stock options. L.A. Times
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  • The American Patient  "We Be illin'," a benefit concert sponsored by USC med-school students to support single-payer universal health care, will be held at the Knitting Factory Monday night. USC Calendar


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