Yawn. Another new year, another 400 cars set ablaze in the former land of the Frankish kings. However, the LA Times reports that the mayhem quotient was down from last year, when surly youths attacked trains. And while we doubt any '64 Valiants were involved, we wouldn't be surprised if numerous handfuls of valium and copious quantities of beer were.
Cars set afire in holiday violence [LA Times]
A Riot of Our Own: How to Torch a Car [Internal]