Tuesday, August 26, 2008

LA City News - HEADLINES - 8.26.08 (5AM Update)

via Zuma's LA Daily Blog by zumadogg@gmail.com (zuma dogg) on 8/25/08
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via L.A. Times - Business on 8/26/08
Production was ramped up in anticipation of a possible actors strike, with most big-budget movies for next year wrapping by June 30.

If not for an epic struggle between alien robots, the streets of Los Angeles might be devoid of major studio drama.

via News by editor@dailynews.com (Brandon Lowrey, Staff Writer) on 8/25/08
NORTHRIDGE - As California Attorney General Jerry Brown rolled out medical-marijuana guidelines Monday, state agents wrapped up a rare dispensary bust in which the owner of a Northridge pot shop and an associate were arrested.

via News by editor@dailynews.com (Rachel Uranga, Staff Writer) on 8/25/08
The union that represents Los Angeles police officers filed an appeal Monday to block a judge's decision that would let the LAPD impose financial disclosure measures designed to root out corrupt anti-gang and narcotics officers.

via News by editor@dailynews.com (Connie Llanos, Staff Writer) on 8/26/08
A massive $800 million proposed development in Universal City that would include a new home for NBC studios would add at least 14,000 car trips per day to the already clogged southeast San Fernando Valley,

via L.A. Times - Business on 8/26/08
A state Assembly panel backs a surcharge for the proposed Climate Change Research and Workforce Development Institute.

With this year's legislative session in its final days, lawmakers Monday unveiled a bill mandating new fees from electricity ratepayers to fund a University of California-run global warming research center.