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Good morning -- here's what's happening 10.22.08

October 22, 2008 |  8:36 am


Big winds mean a big fire in Fontana in San Bernardino County, where  more than 100 acres have burned so far.

Arnold Schwarzenegger has called for a special legislative session in November to deal with the state's economic woes.

A cross in the Mojave Desert placed 70 years ago to honor fallen servicemen may soon be the subject of a church-and-state decision by the U.S. Supreme Court.

More than 1,000 federal agents arrested 61 members of the Mongols motorcycle gang and charged them with federal racketeering.

Jeremiah Lasater, the 14-year-old boy who killed himself in his Acton high school on Monday, was a lonely, geeky kid who was the target of bullying.

A pair of Prop 8 rallies -- one for and one against the ballot measure -- had lopsided attendance in South Central.

Midnight Club Los Angeles, a new video game released this week, features L.A. as one of its stars.

Kobe Bryant was injured while playing in an exhibition game in San Diego.

Two sheriff's deputies from L.A. County are accused of beating up a firefighter last year.

Media tycoon Sumner Redsone, whose billion-dollar fortune is in a bit of trouble right now, is getting a divorce.

A great story about three promising kids from not-so-great public schools getting a shot at a first-class education.

The World Serieszzzzzzzzzzz. Yeah, boring. Bill Plaschke says he has a brilliant way to fix it.

--Veronique de Turenne

Photo: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times