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Our chairman, Paul Anik, passed away in January 2009.  LCC 2010 is dedicated to his memory.








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Newsletter, Issue 4, February 26, 2010



IN MEMORIAM:   Our chairman, Paul Anik, passed away in January 2009. Left Coast Crime 2010 is dedicated to his memory.

Daylight Savings Time:  Don't forget! Daylight Savings Time begins at 2:00 a.m. Sunday, March 14. Set your clocks ahead one hour


Program grid is up! Take a look and plan your trip. 


Meet the Authors Wine & Cheese Social:  In conjunction with Left Coast Crime/Booked in L.A., Sisters in Crime Los Angeles, and Metropolis Books, cordially invite you to our “Meet the Authors” Wine & Cheese Social Friday evening, March 12, 2010, 6 to 8 p.m. Metropolis Books, 444 S. Main St., Los Angeles CA, (Just three blocks from the Omni Hotel)  Our Guest Host is Lee Child.  Guest Authors are Toni L.P. Kelner, Don Bruns, Jacqueline Winspear and Parnell Hall.


Parking Update:  Validations are available only if you are parking for the day.  If you are parking for the day, and using a $15.00 validation, you do not have in and out privileges.  If you are parking overnight, validations are not available and parking is $30.00.  If you are spending the night, and paying $30.00 to park, you have in and out privileges.  Hopefully, this is the final revision to parking.


Need a roommate?  Contact our roommate coordinator at


Pictures of Paul Anik:  We are looking for pictures of Paul Anik to make a tribute board.  If you have pictures of him that you’d like to share, please bring them.  You can also email copies to me.  We will be putting together a collage, a memory board, to give to his wife after the convention.  Thanks. 


Volunteers:  While you’re checking out the program grid and making plans, look to see if there is an hour our two you could spend as a volunteer.  Every panel needs a volunteer.  Thanks.


Walking Tours:  There will be sign-up sheets for the Walking Tours when you check in at the Left Coast Crime 2010 Registration Desk. 


Auction:  We have three signed Mickey Spillane books!  Come to the auctions, silent and live, and see what other treasures are hiding there.


Attention all members of SinC and MWA:  Sunday, March 14, all members of SinC and MWA are invited to Left Coast Crime 2010. Admission is free -- just show your membership card.


Prior Newsletters:

       Issue 1

       Issue 2

       Issue 3