Sweatin’ Bullets (2/03/07): Smash and grab

burglar.jpgThe LAPD is looking for the man (pictured at right) suspected of several break-ins along Ventura Blvd. and Vanowen St. in the past few months. Check the LAPD blog for more details, or if you have information call 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

Wanna be on French TV? Or how about a free, brief tour of celebrity graves? You can do both by showing up at the front gates of Hollywood Forever Cemetery tomorrow morning at 9am, where Karie Bible will be talking with a French TV crew and is looking for extras to pose as “tourists”.

Is Zuma Dogg becoming a more effective public speaker, or is he monopolozing the time for public comment at City Council meetings? Zach Behrens is optimistic at LAist.

During the massive, hours long traffic jam yesterday (caused by a fallen crane at the 405/101 interchange), the 300 bikers with Critical Mass “merrily biked around” the gridlocked drivers, “with a couple stops for antics… like the wrecking of a yellow car (hummer?) pinata.” Siel the Green LA Girl has pics and coverage.

Eric Richardson of Blog Downtown writes that Nicole Kidman’s on-set car crash that knocked out power to some downtown street lights is indicative of a larger problem as the streets remain dark one week later.

Ten years after moving to LA, Socal Mom has her car broken into for the first time… as well as her husband’s.

Dig Lounge has come up with a list of 6 resources for weekend “day trips” around Los Angeles.

One thought on “Sweatin’ Bullets (2/03/07): Smash and grab”

  1. Thanks for the link to my post, but I do have a minor correction. It’s been 10 years since I moved to my current house — but I was born in L.A. and have lived here for all but three of my (gulp!) 50 years.

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