* With the U.S. Supreme Court voting 7-2 to resume lethal injections in death penalty cases, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said this decision affirms California's capital punishment procedure. With that, he said he would allow executions to resume. Executions in the Golden State had been held up for two years due to legal challenges in federal and state court.
* With hopes of bringing professional football back to Los Angeles, realtor Edward Roski Jr. will on Thursday lay out his plans for a stadium in the City of Industry, approximately 20 miles from downtown L.A. The stadium would have a shopping mall surrounding it. Los Angeles has been home in the past to both the Los Angeles Rams (St. Louis) and the Los Angeles Raiders (Oakland).
* A club in the city of Orange that promotes weekly sex parties is closing its operations. Club Amnesty's Web site said the city was causing too much hassle for them to operate. They went on to say that it would take too much time and money to fight city hall.
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* The Los Angeles Dodgers pounded out 15 hits in an 8-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Meantime, the Colorado Rockies rolled to a 10-2 win at San Diego.