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Traffic flows along the 405 Freeway last week amid work on the Mullholland Bridge in Los Angeles. Ten miles of the 405 Freeway will be closed between the 10 and 101 freeways from the evening of Sept. 28 until early morning Oct. 1. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times / September 12, 2012)

Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, September 12. Should library cards serve as a form of identification for Los Angeles residents?

L.A. City Councilman showed strong opposition against such a proposal Tuesday, reports the Daily News. "I think it's ludicrous," he said.

A 25-year-old man, who was arrested last week, was charged Tuesday in the murder of his parents. L.A. Now

Southern California may experience a regular occurrence of unpleasant rotten egg smells if the Salton Sea is not restored, says one writer at KCET.

Police were able to track stolen goods to a park in North Hollywood on Tuesday, where they made eight arrests for Hollywood robberies, reports L.A. Now

With Carmageddon II on the horizon, city officials are once again trying to trick residents to stay away from the lure of the west side with local offers and incentives. Metro has a map of all the deals, and many are in the Valley.

-- Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News

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