Today’s Headlines

  • Kyle “Butter” Bennett, BMX-style innovator, dies at 33 (New York Times).
  • Not a good week for Carlsbad: woman killed by Amtrak, making it death-by-train number two for the home of Legoland (Patch).
  • Commuting amongst community college students increasing due to severe campus cuts (L.A. Times).
  • The Washington Metro goes jihad (Washington Post).
  • Bike and Hikes L.A. turn bike tours into personal moments of celebration (Patch).
  • Well, Beverly Hills High School District: take that! (L.A. Times) And that! (Daily News)
  • Street racing, engulfing flames, no one in sight — need we say more? (KTLA)

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