The Times says business is scoping out the Downtown area for new locales because of talks of a new football stadium. Or could it be that retailers such as CVS, Walgreens and Fresh N Easy are just following the population growth in the City Center? When Gucci moves in next to Staples however, we will know it's because of Farmers' Field.
Barack Obama campaigned on shutting down the Bush-era camps at Guantamo Bay and ending torture of terrorist suspects. The camps are still open and it's pretty much business as usual. No wonder some liberals are quite perturbed.
The DWP is passing out "rain barrels" to residents in Hollywood, which are actually just modified trash cans. Most likely they will become breeding grounds for mosquitos. An ironic quote from a participant: "The government isn’t going to solve all these problems for us."