Reading Material 9/23: Text a Tip; Ed McMahon’s Broken Neck; L.A. Plaza History

  1. The LAPD is implementing a "Text a Tip" system …  "People who want to provide information on
    crimes — but keep their identity secret — can text to CRIMES (274637),
    type in LAPD and text any information they might have on a crime.
    "  I'm all for it, but how, exactly, do you keep your identity secret while texting from your cell phone?  [Wireless Tech]
  2. HAY OWWWW!  Ed McMahon is suing Cedars Sinai for botching treatment of his broken neck.  [Showbizspy]
  3. Here's a nice review of the forthcoming book "Los Angeles Plaza: Sacred and Contested Space." [La Bloga]