Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, July 11, 2012 — a day for free sugary cold drinks.
To celebrate their birthday, 7-Eleven stores are giving away free slurpees starting at 11 a.m. La Cañada's new store on 1001 Foothill Blvd. also opens today. LAist
The heat has brought out the Animal Kingdom, with bears in Pasadena and Duarte and an apparent mountain lion in Sherman Oaks and Toluca Lake. The National Park Service hasn't confirmed the latter sightings yet. KCET
A former drink server at the Angeles National Golf Course alleges she was fired after reporting that a customer groped her. Angeles National called her allegations "ridiculous, salacious and unfounded" in a statement. Daily News
After North Glendale residents made it clear that they don't want to share a one-mile stretch of road with cyclists, the Glendale City Council tabled a plan to add bike lanes to Honolulu Avenue. Glendale News-Press