Video: Suspected drunk driver's car goes airborne, wedges between two apartments
STRANGE CRASH: KTLA-TV video shows what happened when a teenager suspected of drunken driving smashed into some apartments in San Pedro. The car went airborne and wedged between two buildings. No one was hurt, but police are investigating.
HE'S GOT AN ANGEL: L.A. author and historian J. Eric Lynxwiler has some big news: "I'm the proud owner of a Richfield Building angel! He's a one-and-a-half-ton, Art Deco symbol of this city that was rescued from the demolition of the Richfield Building, completed in 1929. There were once forty of these winged guardians who watched over downtown from the roof line of the oil company's headquarters at 6th and Flower, but it's unknown how many survived." (LA Observed).
BOATS IN THE HILLS: Villa Park is a landlocked town in the hills of Orange County. But that didn't stop the well-heeled community from having a Christmas boat parade. (OC Register).
STARTING OVER: Former teen swindler from Orange County tries to start new life. (OC Register).
HARD LIFE: Gripping profile of the 14-year-old accused of being a hit man for Mexican drug cartels. (San Diego Union Tribune).
FINDING SPACE: An iPhone app to help find parking in Santa Monica? (Daily Press)
OUT OF THE TRUCK: USC students envision the future of food trucks in L.A. (Curbed L.A.)