LAT in 90 seconds

— A media monopoly actually a good thing? Apple‘s iTunes is keeping downloads at 99 cents, which apparently keeps consumers happy and pirates miserable. We wonder: How does 50 Cent feel?

— Days after the the Mexican Congress moves to allow possession of drugs that are illegal in the United States, San Diego is officially freaking out. We can’t wait to see the tourism slogans that come of that: Come home to Mexico, where the drugs are legal – and so are you!

— The way its been running its kidney transplant program, Kaiser maysoon be changing its slogan from “Thrive.” to “Die.”