LAT in 90 seconds

– Thomas Kinkade apologizes, sort of, for sleazy dealings with his business associates. And he’d like everyone to know he’s lost over fifty pounds.

– Rob Reiner’s children’s-issues state-funded commission gets audited for possibly inappropriate spending on advertising. I’m sure this will generate lots of exciting Huffington Post wind-bagging.

– Hey, the Most Emailed Stories list now includes ten items instead of five. Nice to know what readers are mildly interested in.