Good morning, readers! Today is Saturday, July 7, 2012. Welcome to the start of the real weekend after the awkward mid-week holiday.
L.A. City Councilman Dennis Zine must have been feeling nostalgic for his days as a police officer yesterday when he called 911 to report a silver car speeding down the 101 freeway. Later, he found out it was teen dream Justin Bieber, who was allegedly trying to escape paparazzi. Only in this city. L.A. Times
Over in the city of San Fernando, tension is high as two council members who had an affair last year now apparently hate each other. They both filed for temporary restraining orders this week, which should make Tuesday’s City Council meeting interesting. Daily News
Yesterday, police officers found a harrowing scene in a Sun Valley home: A shotgun and $500,000 worth of meth in a baby’s crib. Luckily, the infant was not home at the time. Burbank Leader
A North Hollywood resident was killed in a crash on Piru Canyon Road on July 4. The driver of the other vehicle was found to be under the influence of alcohol. Drive safe out there. Ventura County Star
Officials broke ground Friday on a $112.6-million transit center project at Bob Hope Airport. The center will include buses, trains and car rentals all under one roof. It’s expected to be completed in two years. Burbank Leader
-- Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News