Link roundup

1. “How dry are the hills around Los Angeles right now? So dry that a small herd of cattle showed up eating lawns near Chatsworth this morning.”

2. LA Weekly:

Turns out the guy the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) hired in January with much fanfare to lead the organization as its CEO is a French convict who engaged in theft, fraud and embezzlement, according to a French report today.


The account says a JACCC employee found out about Willis via … Google search.

3. And in other fun Southern California news:

“Seniores” and “Señoritas” events held at an Anaheim High School — in which students dressed as gang members and a pregnant female pushing a baby stroller — have been canceled after officials concluded that the activities were demeaning toward Latinos and their culture.

The events, which have been held for at least the last three years at Canyon High School, took place during senior activity week in June and were approved by campus administrators, according to school district officials.