Sweatin’ Bullets (1/16/06): Predictions!

Picture%201.png An unlucky thirteen years to the day since our last “big one”, City Nerd is predicting another imminent earthquake! (some guy named Psychic Jeffry Palmer puts his money on March 13th)

Rabbi-to-be Mottel writes that a teacher once told him, “The best thing to be in LA is a dog . . . If you’re a dog, Angelenos will go out of their way for you – you won’t be lacking a thing…”

LAist is eager to predict who may be the hot headliner at this year’s Coachella: Last week, Staci Goodner pointed out some blank spots in Gwen Stefani’s tour schedule at the end of April, and yesterday Tony Pierce points to rumors of a Police reunion and says, “Since Coachella loves ’80s bands as headliners, one can only wonder how perfect the Police might be out there in the desert… like tea in the sahara with you.”

Can anyone vouch for Carmax? After having her Honda Civic’s engine computer stolen for a second time, Siel the Green LA Girl is considering taking the thief magnet to Carmax for an appraisel – unless readers have other ideas. (please leave comments about this at her site)

Joseph at Martini Republic takes issue with LA Observed’s “Pledge Week” while applauding Zuma Doggs victory over the city’s nixed ban on Venice Beach street vendors.

Sometimes I feel nosey reading candid MySpace blogs – take Rocio’s for example: “My friend JC has now taken to calling me on weekend mornings so we can read each other LA and NYC craigslist ‘missed connections.’ We try to find well-written ones, ones that make us swoon or just smile. It’s both incredibly sad and touching to see people reveal so much for so many. Here are a few recent ones we liked…”

…photo of Northridge destruction by Doubletree who shares his memory of the 6.7 quake at Flickr…