Paper Ganesha sculpture by She Hirata.
And a few more links:
1. Nationally recognized anti-gang leader accused by federal prosecutors of helping his fellow gang members terrorize the Lafayette Park area west of downtown Los Angeles.
2. In other local news, unfortunate people stuck in Van Nuys are begging to join my awesome home town of Sherman Oaks.
3. Embarrassing highlights from the Moneyball script.
4. Amazing how fast the story of Mark Sanford turned into yesterday's news. My favorite aspect - - John Kerry used it as an opportunity to make a joke about Sarah Palin: "Too bad, if a governor had to go missing it couldn’t have been the governor of Alaska. You know, Sarah Palin."
*Previously: Palin's Twitter background.
*Find Ganesha statues at eBay.