20390559.jpgParadise Found: Gregory Rodriguez writes a sweet valentine of a column about why we all love and hate Los Angeles … all with nary a mention of traffic or bleach bottles! Quite a nice feat of non-cliched editorializing.

31866358-22171202.jpgCruisin’ For a Bruisin’: Scott Collins describes Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s response to Hollywood’s woes as “a girlie man performance,” urging the governor to do something about the “runaway production” problem L.A. faces. He makes excellent points, but does Collins really want to call the Terminator a wuss?

40288133-22163350.jpgSurf Turf Wars: Malibu surfers are being accused of beating up a pap and throwing his camera in the ocean.