Eavesdropping In: Syrian President Promises Reform; Tone Loc Arrested; Miss CA Wins Miss USA 2011; Heidi Montag's 14-hour/day Exercise Program; Malibu Artist Paul Alan Rusconi Arrested For Molesting Toddler Daughters

by Emily Green · June 20, 2011

After demonstrations left 1,400 protesters demanding democracy dead, Syria's president Bashar Assad announces intent for political reform but not enough toward democracy. [LATimes]

Rapper Tone Loc, aka Emilio from Ace Ventura, arrested for felony domestic violence against his baby-mama. [TMZ]

Our own Miss California, Alyssa Campanella, wins crown as Miss USA, giving us all a reason to be proud we're Californians. [KABC]

Always the exemplar of balanced, healthy lifestyle, Heidi Montag claims to have lost nearly 30lbs by working out 14 hours a day for the last two months. [PE]

Renowned Malibu-based contemporary artist Paul Alan Rusconi arrested on accusations of molesting his two 20-month-old daughters. [KTLA]