Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, July 12, 2012. Some good news and some bad news: Crime is down in the region, but homicides are on the rise this year.
For the second time in the past month, a car chase has ended on the Hollywood (170) Freeway. The driver allegedly hit a bus at 100 mph, but no one was seriously injured.
Cal State Northridge's new president is expected to earn a salary of $324,500, which is $30K more than the school's previous leader earned. Dianne F. Harrison might also receive a house and money for a car when her pay package is approved. A CSU spokesman says they need to offer competive salaries to recruit talent. Daily News
You've probably heard of a height requirement to ride certain roller coasters at amusement parks, but what about a limb requirement? Universal Studios Hollywood apparently prohibits riders unless they have at least one leg and one hand, according to two
-- Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News