AM Headlines: LA's Most Famous Ankle

A glance at this morning's headlines around LA

LAUSD Surprise: In a move that was considered unlikely, the LAUSD turns over control of 22 campuses to instructors. Full Story

What Ankle Injury?: Kobe Bryant comes back from an injury and pours in 32 points in the Lakers' 1-point win. ESPN Los Angeles

Leprechaun Crossing: Despite an undercover officer dressed as a leprechaun, about 50 motorists are cited for crosswalk violations in Moreno Valley. Press-Enterprise

Of All the Interesting People in La Habra...: A La Habra resident will appear Wednesday on ABC's "The View." You know her as "Octomom." NY Daily News

Rep Says Sheen in Rehab: It's a "preventative measure." What's that mean for his show? Full Story

Standard & Poor's Downgrades LA: It's credit rating, that is. That means the city has to pay more to borrow money. But Burbank gets an upgrade. KPCC | LAist

Dear Comic-Con, Come to Anaheim: The city is making its pitch to lure the event from San Diego to Anaheim. Full Story

400 Sterilized Cats: That's the goal of a group called Actors and Others for Animals. It's part of a Spay Day effort. Cat Channel

UCSD Temporarily Closes TV Station: A racial slur uttered on a student show leads to the decision, just weeks after an off-campus party called the "Compton Cookout" LA Times

Mayor Goes to Washington: Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be part of a group  of more than 30 mayors lobbying on Capitol Hill today for a bill intended to  create jobs in their cities. Villaraigosa and his fellow mayors will try to "push federal lawmakers  to put aside partisan differences and quickly pass a jobs bill that will put  Americans back to work and invest in Main Street metropolitan economies," an  aide said.

How Rich Is Too Rich?: A bill would increase California's lottery jackpot, but some say that's not a good idea. PolitiCal 

Rain Moves In: Rain is expected to arrive in Ventura County Wednesday morning, then makes its way toward LA. Weather Page

New Name for Mountain: Once called Negrohead Mountain, a peak between Malibu and Agoura is renamed. LA Times

 


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