Eavesdropping In: LAFD Lends Fire Trucks To Porn Shoot; Fan Returns Chris Brown's $22k Rolex, Lets Her Eat Cake; HP Taps Meg Whitman; Obama West L.A. Office Vandalized; Falling Satellite Update

by Emily Green · September 23, 2011

L.A. Fire Department probes allegations that firefighters not only allowed a fire engine to be used in a porn film as a backdrop for an explicit scene at Venice Beach, but also helped set up the shoot. ....And scene. [KTLA]

A fan returns Chris Brown's lost $22k diamond-encrusted Rollie timepiece and all he gives her in return are two seats to his Cincinnati show, an autograph, and lets her eat cake with his entourage backstage. [TMZ]

Troubled Silicon Valley giant Hewlett-Packard Co. taps one-time CA gubernatorial candidate and former Ebay exec Meg Whitman to replace ousted Chief Executive and revive the company. [LATimes]

Just days before his scheduled visit to L.A. for fundraising events, President Obama's West L.A. campaign office is vandalized, shot with a BB gun, object thrown through a window shattering glass. [NBCLA]

The over 6-ton falling NASA satellite that's been orbiting earth for 20 years will arrive later than expected, either late today or early Saturday likely somewhere over the Pacific Ocean. [KABC]