Sweatin’ Bullets: Grab your floaties!

Photo by Poppyseed Bandits: “The Riverside Aquettes perform a synchronized swimming routine at the 27th annual ‘Swim with Mike’ Saturday at USC McDonald’s Swim Stadium. The event was inspired by the 1981 injury of former USC swimmer Mike Nyeholt.” Used under Creative Commons.

Quartz City’s Chris Barrus points out the eerie similarity between new CBS2/KCAL9 billboards and classic Apocalypse Now images.

Will the Mann National be reincarnated? TJ Sullivan at Native Intelligence has some evidence of life after death.

Got a deadbeat landlord? So does Gregory at Apartment Therapy who also suggests a practical solution.

Yesterday LA City Nerd posted what he hoped was the authorative list of the 172 officially designated communities in the City of Los Angeles. And then just overnight he learned it may need to be modified again.

LAists Tony Pierce interviews a jail guard to find out what kind of accomodations Paris Hilton may be experiencing soon.

Ed Fuentes at View from a Loft finds a “Cross the Border” board game being sold on Olvera Street. Expect this to be featured on a Lou Dobbs segment soon.